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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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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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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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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TIPS FOR CHOOSING GOOD FOODS FOR HEALTHY HEART

TIPS FOR CHOOSING GOOD FOODS FOR HEALTHY HEART

Experts agree that high cholesterol and blood pressure are decisive heart disease risk factors, but many people who suffer from chest pain or even from heart attacks have levels that are faultlessly normal. This problem has inspired experts to scour the body for other cardiovascular villains. A few have emerged in recent years, but the one that stands out the most is inflammation. The latest studies suggest that chronic inflammation of the lining of arteries is an important factor in the expansion of atherosclerosis and coronary heart disease. What is…

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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, but arrives too late…. Of course, in the present day’s situation there is no truth to that joke, but it shows how different kinds of…

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‘Fear Not, This Is Normal’: Advice for Young Doctors

Medscape asked some of our contributors and our community to offer advice to soon-to-be residents. The responses that poured in went far beyond the expected tips to help achieve success during residency. Most submissions included insights from years of professional experience, along with wisdom to help all young doctors, not just those in training. In fact, the scope of the advice is likely to trigger reflection in those of all ages. Here are just a few highlights of what they had to say. Prime Directive One of the themes that…

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49 Fascinating YouTube Videos to Learn About the Human Body

49 Fascinating YouTube Videos to Learn About the Human Body

As any doctor, nurse practitioner or other health care professional knows, the body is an interesting system. In many ways, it’s like a machine, with many complex parts. There is a lot to learn about the body and how it works, as well as how its different systems interact to create a larger system. Here are 49 interesting YouTube videos that can help you learn about the human body: Brain Your brain directs the rest of the body’s functions. It is also one of the most mysterious parts of the…

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Why are lab coats and physician coats white colored?

The white coat gives a specific emotional response from patients. Traditionally, they were beige, but white is synonymous with innocence, being trustworthy, cleanliness and life. In the past, doctors wore their street clothes most often or black, reflecting the mortality and frequent deaths seen in their chosen profession. Today, the coats lend an air of professionalism and evoke feelings of a doctor’s superiority and intelligence in patients. Recently, my sister received her white coat in a ceremony held at her medical school. Many medical schools do this as a rite…

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Funny Moments of Doctors during their shift

1. A man comes into the ER and yells, “My wife’s going to have her baby in the cab!” I grabbed my stuff, rushed out to the cab, lifted the lady’s dress, and began to take off her underwear. Suddenly I noticed that there were several cabs -and I was in the wrong one. Submitted by Dr. Mark MacDonald 2. At the beginning of my shift I placed a stethoscope on an elderly and slightly deaf female patient’s anterior chest wall. “Big breaths,” I instructed. “Yes, they used to be,”…

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Average salaries for physicians depending on their specialty

According to the American medical group association “AMGA” report in 2006 this is a list of average salaries for physicians in USA. This list may help you if you are medical student or young doctor so you can choose the most suitable specialty for your capabilities and needs. Orthopedic Surgery – Spine : $688,503 Orthopedic Surgery – Joint Replacement : $605,953 Neurological Surgery : $592,811 Cardiac & Thoracic Surgery : $533,084 Orthopedic Surgery : $500,672 Diagnostic Radiology – Interventional : $478,000 Orthopedic Surgery – Hand : $476,039 Transplant Surgery – Liver :…

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7 Trending Medical YouTube Channels to Help You Study

7 Trending Medical YouTube Channels to Help You Study

This question was posted on Quora by Nayeem Talukder Videos in medical fields have always been a huge value for medical education , either it was for pre-graduate medical student or for ongoingcontinuous medical educations , there are many of medical videos at YouTube mainly submitted by users randomly to their accounts , but there are many medical channels which are broadcasting medical videos , some of those are directed for certain special as surgery and radiology but most of them are general medical videos . What is so great…

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Can a schizophrenic become a doctor?

17 this year, and I have interest in pursuing medicine after I clear my national exams. Say if I can manage my symptoms well with an exception of a few relapses and do well in my national exams in the next three years, would this illness in any way, hinder me from getting into a medical school? This question was originally posted on Quora, which was answered by Susan Winslow, 25 years Certified Psychiatric Nurse  Yes, a person with schizophrenia can become a doctor and people have. However it is…

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