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Top 10 Neurological Conditions That Affect Memory

Top 10 Neurological Conditions That Affect Memory

While aging does attribute to memory loss, certain neurological conditions can result in more severe memory problems: 1. Alzheimer’s Disease/Dementia Alzheimer’s disease is a form of dementia: a neurological condition where patients have a faster rate of brain cell loss. Memory loss grows increasingly worse with Alzheimer’s disease, resulting in patients being unable to recognize family members in... »

Migraine

Tips for how to control Migraine

Migraine is a primary headache disorder characterized by recurrent headaches that are moderate to severe. Typically, the headaches affect one half of the head, are pulsating in nature, and last from two to 72 hours. Associated symptoms may include nausea, vomiting, andsensitivity to light, sound, or smell. The pain is generally made worse by physical activity. Up to one-third of people have an aur... »

Top 15 Hospitals in the World

Top 15 Hospitals in the World

In health care, like in many things, quality is important. Whether it’s the education of the physicians, the competency of the specialists, or the compassion of the nurses, every detail can make the difference in patient outcomes. While the work of all health care workers is greatly appreciated, there are some facilities which on the whole, can be rated above others in terms of being of the finest... »

5 of the Most Gruesome Experiments Carried Out On Humans By The Government

5 of the Most Gruesome Experiments Carried Out On Humans By The Government

Science can only make progress through trials and experiments. It is done to ensure that the specific study or vaccine is safe for replication. As time progressed, research ethics as well as experiments on humans started to boom. Prisoners, slaves and even enemies were subjected to experiments that were inhumane and risky. Their emotional or physical health were never taken into consideration and ... »

Why America steals doctors from poorer countries

Why America steals doctors from poorer countries

There is one thing we can all agree on, surely. The US system of higher education is the best in the world. Harvard, MIT, Princeton and the rest dominate the league tables. Of course Oxford and Cambridge poke their Hogarthian noses in too, but all surveys suggest that around 75% of the world’s best universities are in the US. But what do these universities do so well? Publishing attention-gr... »

How Much Do Resident Doctors Get Paid?

How Much Do Resident Doctors Get Paid?

Doctors just out of medical school must complete a rigorous training program in hospitals and clinics, called a residency, before they can make the big bucks. Residency programs vary in length anywhere from three to seven years, depending on the specialty. Most resident doctors are typically paid a salary in the range of $40,000 to $50,000 a year, according to data from the American Medical Associ... »

Photo of surgeon sleeps on hospital floor goes viral after 28 hours sift and 5 operations

Photo of surgeon sleeps on hospital floor goes viral after 28 hours sift and 5 operations

With a scrub cap on his head and a mask covering his face, a surgeon sleeps on the floor of a hospital corridor. These powerful photos were taken shortly after the doctor, Luo Heng, completed his fifth operation in 28 hours. Heng is said to have fallen asleep on the floor after spending more than a day carrying out surgeries at the hospital. He was pictured lying on a piece of fabric, with his arm... »

List of Top 5 Richest Doctors in the World by so far in 2017

List of Top 5 Richest Doctors in the World by so far in 2017

This list was made by Gazzete. All doctors are rich. Maybe not at the beginning of their career, but their earning potential is huge. Everyone knows that. But the guys on this list dwarf even the highest income for your local GP. From the plastic surgeons to the cancer philanthropists, making money for a doctor seems as simple as opening a practice. So how did the richest doctors make so much more... »

Surgeon Who Aims To Perform The First Head Transplant Just Gave A Rat A Second Head

Surgeon Who Aims To Perform The First Head Transplant Just Gave A Rat A Second Head

Italian neurosurgeon Sergio Canavero made headlines around the world two years ago with the bold claim that he would soon be stitching one person’s head onto another’s body. Despite the numerous obstacles Canavero faces from ethical and scientific standpoints, he appears to be moving full-steam ahead. Last year, he performed what he called a “proof-of-concept” procedure in ... »

5 Study Techniques Every Clinical Student Should Know

5 Study Techniques Every Clinical Student Should Know

With the start of the new school year, 25,000 incoming medical students in the United States—and hundreds of thousands of students around the world—are wondering how best to study so they can succeed in classes, on board exams, and in the clinic. Fortunately, decades worth of neuroscience research has given us an entire toolkit of techniques, many of which you probably have not heard of before. Bo... »

How do you motivate yourself to keep studying in medical school?

How do you motivate yourself to keep studying in medical school?

Medical school overloads you with content and you often have insufficient time to cover the materials required but you must keep going on, day after day, being on the ball always. Medical students might be the selected people who can take all the stress, etc but how do you keep yourself motivated always? This question was originally posted on Quora.com, and below are some of the best answers: Drew... »

Lina Medina - the world's youngest mother who gave birth at the age of 5

Lina Medina – the world’s youngest mother who gave birth at the age of 5

In 1933, Lina Medina was born in Ticrapo, Peru. At the age of five years, Lina was brought to hospital by her parents who complained of abdominal extreme growth. The girl’s parents initially thought their daughter was suffering from a massive abdominal tumor, but after being examined by doctors in Pisco, Peru, they discovered she was seven-months pregnant. Dr. Geraldo Lozada became Lina’s attendin... »

4 Dangerous Properties of Sugar We Had No Idea About

4 Dangerous Properties of Sugar We Had No Idea About

Those who don’t know that sugar has negative effects on our teeth and waist probably live on a deserted island. However, this isn’t the only impact, or even the worst one, that sugar has on our bodies. Bright Side made this compilation and gives you 4 more reasons to say “no” to that cake. 1. Sugar accelerates skin aging When it gets into the bloodstream, sugar links chemically with su... »

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