Emotionally Unstable Personality Disorder

Emotionally Unstable Personality Disorder

Emotionally unstable personality disorder or borderline personality disorder (BPD) is a personality disorder that affects impulse control, interpersonal relationships, and self-image. BPD is characterized by emotional dysregulation, impulsive aggression, repeated self-injury, and chronic suicidal tendencies. The prevalence of BPD is estimated to be 1.6% in the general population and 20% in the inpatient psychiatric population [1]. It…

What Is Chronic Fatigue Syndrome?

What Is Chronic Fatigue Syndrome?

Chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) or myalgic encephalomyelitis (ME) is an illness characterized by profound disabling tiredness, a diminished capacity to perform routine tasks, and sleep disruption that lasts for more than 6 months. 1. Epidemiology of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Based on prevalence estimates from the Institute of Medicine, chronic fatigue syndrome affects around 0.2-2.6% of…

Cancer a Failed By-product of Genetic Evolution?

Cancer a Failed By-product of Genetic Evolution?

“Cancer, a Failed By-product of Genetic Evolution?” has long been a prevailing notion in the study of oncology, suggesting that cancer is a consequence of genetic mutations gone awry during the process of evolution. This concept proposes that cancer arises as a by-product of genetic adaptations that confer advantages for survival and reproduction but inadvertently…

How Genes Affect Human Obesity

How Genes Affect Human Obesity

How Genes Affect Human Obesity is a topic of considerable interest and importance in the field of genetics and public health. While obesity is often attributed to lifestyle factors such as diet and exercise, growing evidence suggests that genetic predisposition plays a significant role in determining an individual’s susceptibility to weight gain and obesity-related complications….