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Stanford psychiatrist studies mental health in Muslim

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SHAFAQNA - Rania Awaad, M.D., is a practicing Psychiatrist based at the Stanford University School of Medicine. She is also a researcher and the Director of the Stanford Muslims and Mental Health Lab. Rania Awaad, MD, studied Islamic law prior…

Does Chemotherapy in Breast and Ovarian Cancer Patients Cause AML and MDS?

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SHAFAQNA-Cancer patients with secondary malignancies have limited access to data regarding the possibility of their myelodysplastic syndrome (MDS), acute myeloid leukemia (AML), or both, being caused by the usage of certain chemotherapeutic…

Iraq’s growing mental health problem

SHAFAQNA - Iraq already had shortages of psychiatrists and psychologists before the rise of so-called Islamic State. Now, as hundreds of thousands of civilians emerge from years of IS rule, the impact of those shortfalls is becoming painfully…