Sorrow Of The Dentist by Ayam Chhatkuli

And now, something slightly different than what you would expect from Meddy Bear. We are here to prove that doctors also have an artistic side to them. We present to you a poem written by one of our fans, Ayam Chhatkuli from Nepal. Enjoy!         Sorrow of the dentist Before I joined the med school the focus of my sight was different I used to see a whole human All I see now is the teeth with calculus and stain.   When I see an old man…

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Breakthrough technology joins forces with Medicine- the future of Human Anatomy

How can new technologies help educate the medical professionals? We live in a time when everything changes not even by year, not by month and not really a day – it comes down to a smaller measure of time when talking about the progress of new technology. As Moore’s law has predicted for decades, the number of transistors in a dense integrated circuit doubles every two years as the electronical aids improve. This, of course, directly translates to the capabilities of such devices. So, where have we gone now, in…

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Think with your skull!

For most people, skulls symbolise pirate chests or some ancient times. Some people only associate skull with death without which we wouldn’t be able to examine beauty and complexity of it. But for us, medical professionals, it associates with medicine, with something exquisite and detailed; as I personally was learning about the bones of the skull in my first year anatomy class, I became completely fascinated of how precise and well – made it is. Well, what exactly is it made of? It is comprised of 22 bones which are…

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Interesting facts about trigeminal nerve

Did you just feel that last warm gasp of summer air touch your face? Fair enough, whilst writing this it is still summer, but there is more to it than just motion of the air in the atmosphere. And this is where the fifth cranial nerve, or trigeminal nerve, comes in. It is a nerve responsible for such motor functions as chewing and biting and – you guessed it – the sensation in the face. When talking about the trigeminal nerve, it is most important to remember both functional classification…

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What is Hemodialysis (Extracorporeal dialysis)?

Hemodialysis (haemodialysis), also called kidney dialysis or just dialysis, is a treatment for acute kidney failure. Patients need dialysis if their kidneys are not working properly, i.e. they are no longer removing enough waste (such as creatinine and urea) and fluid from the blood. This usually happens when around 85-90 percent of kidney function is lost. In order to perform the hemodialytic treatment, the blood of the patient is put in an artificial kidney which, through the pumping machine, circulates the blood through a filter that cleans it, and returns it back…

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The amazing anatomy of Dental Plexus

As you probably are already aware of, the trigeminal nerve is quite a vast one. It itself has three major branches which innervate a vast region of the head, including such internal parts as the sinuses and dura mater, and, of course, big part of the upper digestion earns credit to the trigeminal nerve – including the muscles involved in chewing and swallowing as well as the sense of your gums and teeth. All of this is done via smaller branches which furthermore innervate their target structures. The dental plexus…

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Abortion with a help of a pill – today it’s a reality

Abortion with a help of a pill - today it's a reality

In a large number of countries in the world, abortion as a method of terminating a pregnancy, is unfortunately still a taboo subject. Despite the social and medical advancement in the world, abortion is still used as birth control and contraception. It is accompanied by many physical, emotional and psychological consequences for a woman in the reproductive period and therefore every woman should have the right to free choice, the right to a safe and legal abortion and full information about the procedure. On average, about 41% (85 million) of…

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Book Pack you’ll need while studying for MBBS

Greetings, med students! We have been getting a lot of questions on our page, regarding medical literature. Where do I find the books, which ones you recommend, do you have anatomy books are only some of them, to name a few. So, look no further, as we have something for you ! With help of one of our fans A. Aqeel, we have gathered a list of medical books, which should help you on this quest of becoming a medical professional. We know this road is very rocky one, with…

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Find out what are the deadliest toxins on Earth

Find out what are the deadliest toxins on Earth

Arsen, in the amount of а rainfall can kill a man for two hours, but it also acts as a joke in relation to what follows. When we think of the deadliest toxins, most of us will remember the arsen. George thirds of England, Napoleon Bonaparte and Chinese king Gaungxu, are considered to share the same thing – all three died of arsenic poisoning. Only 200 milligrams of arsen, corresponding to approximately one drop of rain, is sufficient to kill anyone within two hours. The first sign of poisoning is…

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The Darker Side Of Medicine: Another Doctor Assaulted While On Duty

Being a doctor is a noble calling. All those years spent in medical school, then specialization, more studying, sleepless nights on duty, etc… Learning never really ends when you decide to commit yourself to this profession. It takes years, even decades for a person to become a good medical professional. But, not everyone knows how to appreciate all the efforts a doctor has to go through his/her education. Here is the story of Dr Mohammed Ruda, from Baghdad (Iraq). Dr Ruda is a resident in general surgery at the Sheikh Zayed…

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Gonorrhea slowly becomes incurable

Gonorrhea slowly becomes incurable

Gonorrhea (trigger or cap) – contagious sexually transmitted disease, which is spread by sex contact, can be transmitted from the mother to the fetus during pregnancy, and very rarely through contaminated objects (clothing, crop, shunter) and its causing the so called bacteria Neisseria gonorrhea. A source of infection is an infected person and is transmitted by direct sexual contact through the skin and mucous membrane of the genital organs. The clinical picture of gonorrhea is different in men and women. The World Health Organization (WHO) announced a dramatic announcement urging…

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Dr Ruth Pfau, life of a humble leprosy doctor

 Dr Ruth Katherina Martha Pfau (9 September 1929 – 10 August 2017), German doctor and nun, has passed away during a surgery procedure in Karachi. She was 87 years old. Dr Pfau, also known as Pakistani Mother Teresa, devoted her whole life to treating leprosy patients in Pakistan. Dr Pfau was born in Leipzig, Germany. After World War II, she escaped to West Germany with her family, and decided to study medicine. In the 1950s she studied medicine at the universities of Mainz and Marburg. After finishing her studies and joining Catholic order…

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3 Highly Effective Study Habits

3 Highly Effective Study Habits

Students confront many issues in their lives, and because of all of the challenges you deal everyday, it’s very difficult to concentrate on studying. And yet if you are in school, you have to do at least a little studying in order to grow from year to year. The gold to effective studying it’s not in studying longer, but studying wiser. You can start studying wiser and smarter with these 3 proven and truly effective studying habits. 1: It matters how you approach your studying So many people look at studying…

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