Sunday, 18 August, 2019

Month: August 2019

Trauma Of Child Domestic Workers In Pakistan

Trauma Of Child Domestic Workers In Pakistan

Each night, after a 12-hour shift of domestic drudgery, Neelum, 11, and Pari, 13, leave their employer’s million-dollar mansion with its manicured lawns in Karachi’s glitzy Defence neighbourhood and return to their servant lodgings. There they sleep on thin, termite-infested mattresses, under-nourished from their diet of leftovers. Behind the glistening

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The European Capital Of Culture

The European Capital Of Culture: Plovdiv, Bulgaria

Plovdiv is the second-largest city in Bulgaria after Sofia, with a city population of 346,893 as of 2018 and 675,000 in the greater metropolitan area. It is the economic capital of Bulgaria and an important transport, cultural, and educational centre. Plovdiv is situated in a fertile region of south-central Bulgaria on the two banks of the Maritsa

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Brain Scans Discover Consciousness In Coma Patients

Brain Scans Discover Consciousness In Coma Patients

Some patients that become unresponsive following a significant brain injury retain a degree of ‘hidden consciousness’ and are more likely to make a recovery, neurologists at Columbia University have found. The team used specially designed computer software to analyse standard electroencephalography (EEG) data collected from 104 unresponsive patients to search

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