Pacemaker electrodes – a quick fix for major depression?

Major depressive disorder is a prevalent and debilitating condition. It leaves patients despondent, unable to maintain jobs and stable relationships and often leads to suicide. Treatment-resistant depressive disorder is a term used to denote a depressive condition that does not respond to two courses of typical antidepressant medication. Deep brain stimulation, a surgical treatment involving […]

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Bored of the Bodycon

This will come as a surprise to some: there was a time before bodycon. Remember the days? Remember when you first saw that skirt made of elastic in Topshop and scorned it, wondering if Topshop was bored and doped up on ibuprofen? Well, I bet that between then and now, you have owned one. You’re […]

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Fashion and Racism

Another month, another Vogue cover. As is to be expected, another beautiful female face (on this issue Rooney Mara) stares up from its cover, advertised as ‘Pale Fire’. So far, so Vogue. Inside, more and more models, blondes and brunettes, don the whims of this season’s darling designers. Again, none of this seems out of […]

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