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A little kid gets his finger stuck inside a Fidget Spinner!

A little kid gets his finger stuck inside a Fidget Spinner!

No, this is not an engagement ring! You have probably seen fidget spinners- it’s currently the most popular toy on the market, and you can purchase it for about 2$ in a variety of colors. This trend is everywhere, in the shops, on the streets, even some drugstores are selling it! This toy was introduced to public as a mean of coping with stress, anxiety, ADHD and autism. But what you donR... »

Useful History taking format in medicine

Useful History taking format in medicine

History Taking Format Hello, Mr/Mrs/Miss.         . I am Dr.         , one of the doctors in this department. I am here to ask you some questions about your condition. Is that OK? I assure you whatever we talk will be strictly confidential. Present Illness What brought you to the hospital today?  (Could you tell me what happened?) Can you describe more about your symptom? Has this happened before?... »

The world’s oldest doctor dies at age 105!

The world’s oldest doctor dies at age 105!

Shigeaki Hinohara ( 4 October 1911 – 18 July 2017) was a Japanese physician. This extraordinary man continued with his practice as a doctor even after turning 100 years old. He was highly respected in Japan and was a honorary head of St. Luke’s International Hospital in Tokyo. The cause of death was respiratory failure on July 18th, according to the hospital. He was 105. Hinohara had been sufferin... »

Memorization Made Easy For Medical Students

Memorization Made Easy For Medical Students

A good memory is a useful tool to have by your side, no matter what your occupation is. Students, in particular, tend to encounter difficulties in memorizing a large amount of content, and that’s quite natural. Going through extensive reading material can be quite daunting, let alone memorizing it all. Medical students have to learn and memorize new things day in and day out. Memorizing material t... »

3 Amazing Remedies to Alleviate Headaches

3 Amazing Remedies to Alleviate Headaches

Headaches are a very common occurrence nowadays. They have become increasingly prevalent due to its established positive association with the many factors present in today’s urban lifestyle such as city’s photochemical smog, high cholesterol diets, and ubiquitously-present radio waves due to cell phones. The instant need for gratification is understandable because headaches can be a real bummer! H... »

Oncologists urge you to stop eating these 8 foods that are proven to cause cancer

Oncologists urge you to stop eating these 8 foods that are proven to cause cancer

Cancer is a complex group of diseases with many possible causes. Known causes of cancer include genetics; lifestyle factors such as tobacco use, diet, and physical activity; certain infections; environmental exposures to different chemicals and radiation, and more. How much do daily habits like diet and exercise affect your risk for cancer? Much more than you might think. Research has shown that p... »

Ranking of best 40 Hospitals in the World!

Ranking of best 40 Hospitals in the World!

According to The “Ranking Web of World Hospitals” is an initiative of the Cybermetrics Lab, a research group belonging to the Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas (CSIC), the largest public research body in Spain. 1.    Cleveland Clinic   USA 2.    St Jude Children’s Research Hospital USA 3.    Johns Hopkins Medicine USA 4.    Mayo Clinic Scottsdale AZ USA 5.    Univer... »

Can Stress Cause Constipation?

Can Stress Cause Constipation?

It’s a commonly known fact that stress, and especially fear, can potentially cause sudden and unwanted bowel movements. Stress is often linked with diarrhea and is a strong risk factor in IBS (irritable bowel syndrome). But what’s less known is that stress can also prevent bowel movements. In some cases stress can actually lead to constipation. But how precisely can stress cause consti... »

‘Social Snacking’ – Facebook Users Update Their Status to Feel Less Lonely

‘Social Snacking’ – Facebook Users Update Their Status to Feel Less Lonely

When friends – real, live friends, not “Facebook Friends” – told me about Facebook a few years ago and urged me to sign up, I asked them what it was like. Most of them talked about it in superlatives, saying how great it was to be able to stay in touch with friends all over the world and update them on the latest news and photos from their lives. But one passed along a warning, which u... »

Contraceptives and sterilization (Arabic) – كيف يمكنني ممارسة حياتي الجنسية دون الخوف من حدوث حمل أو إنجاب أطفال؟!

Contraceptives and sterilization (Arabic) – كيف يمكنني ممارسة حياتي الجنسية دون الخوف من حدوث حمل أو إنجاب أطفال؟!

“كيف يمكنني ممارسة حياتي الجنسية دون الخوف من حدوث حمل أو إنجاب أطفال؟!” قد يكون هذا من أشيع الأسئلة التي تطرح على طبيب الأسرة باعتبارها تشكل حيزا من اهتمام الشباب الغير مستعدين لتكوين عائلة، أو الذين انتهوا من إنجاب العدد المرغوب لديهم من الأطفال!! للأسف لا تتوفر، حتى اليوم، وسيلة مثلى لمنع الحمل، بحيث تكون ناجحة بنسبة 100% في منع الحمل، وخالية من الاعراض والاثار الجانبية او الاخطار الصحية، بالإض... »

Antiobiotics: Bacteriostatic Vs. Bactericidal

Antiobiotics: Bacteriostatic Vs. Bactericidal

Depending on mode of action, antibacterial drugs can stop multiplication of bacterial cells (bacteriostatic action) or however to provocate its deah (Bactericidal action). This division is somewhat conditional. Bactericidal antibacterial drugs (bactericide) in some bacteria can act only as bacteriostatic for example: penicillins which are bactericidal antibiotics, in enterococcus act as bacteriost... »

Diabetic Retinopathy

Diabetic Retinopathy

Author: Diala Diab                                                                  Country: Lebanon                                                                  Current School: Yeditepe                                University, Medical Faculty, Istanbul. Abstract: Topic: Diabetic Retinopathy is one of the most wide world leading causes of blindness as a result of prolonged and severe diabete... »

Which medical specialty is considered the most cerebral by other doctors? Why?

Which medical specialty is considered the most cerebral by other doctors? Why?

The question was asked on Quora byand answered by Liang-Hai Sie It Would Depend on the Specialty of the Doctor Doing the Considering. There is an old joke which goes like this: A GP doesn’t know anything and can’t do anything. A Physician knows everything but can’t do anything. A Surgeon doesn’t know anything but can do anything. And lastly: The Pathologist is always right,... »

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