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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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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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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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 suffering from medical conditions affecting his heart and other organs as a result of his age. He was born in Yamaguchi prefecture…

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Antibiotics for a virus?

  Imagine the following scene. You are lying in bed, your throat hurts, nose is running, your whole body is in pain, you feel weak. In comes your mother (sister, father…etc. ) and tells you to go and see a doctor, they will give you antibiotics and you will feel much better. Sounds familiar? Everyone has experienced this at least a few times in a lifetime. Why is using antibiotics for treatment of viruses wrong? Well, first and foremost, antibiotics do not have any effect on viral infections. In a…

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