MSG and “Chinese Restaurant Syndrome”: Real effect or racial prejudice?

MSG and “Chinese Restaurant Syndrome”: Real effect or racial prejudice?

By Jason Lo Hog Tian

Monosodium glutamate (MSG) is a powerful flavour enhancer that has been a staple in cooking for decades. However, if you have spent any amount of time in a Western country, you are probably aware of …

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The rise of medical wearables in the 2020s

The rise of medical wearables in the 2020s

By Serina Cheung

While the 2010s will be known as the rise of the smartphone, the 2020s are poised as the rise of “wearables”. Electronic devices that consumers can wear, such as smartwatches, are considered “wearable technology”. The advancement of …

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The Rise of Cannabidiol: A New Health Craze

The Rise of Cannabidiol: A New Health Craze

By Mashal Ahmed

Cannabidiol! The new magic elixir, the miracle drug, cure to every possible ailment you can think of. Whether you suffer from depression, anxiety, psychosis, epilepsy, arthritis, migraines, dry skin, insomnia, an opiate addiction or the unrelenting pain …

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Surface versus Structure: The longstanding issue of the gender pay gap in medicine

Surface versus Structure: The longstanding issue of the gender pay gap in medicine

By Krystal Jacques

The issue of the gender pay gap is frequently forgotten by today’s society but is still pervasive across various fields of work today. A 2019 report by StatsCan revealed that Canadian women earn 0.87 cents for every …

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