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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 h... »

Book Pack you’ll need while studying for MBBS

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 bec... »

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 ap... »

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... »

Dr Ruth Pfau, life of a humble leprosy doctor

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 s... »

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 a... »

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 studi... »

Why I chose medical career?

Why I chose medical career?

Well, I chose Medicine for various reasons. First of all, I love studying our body; it’s wonderful to know how your body really works. It’s amazing to discover, that there are a lot of cells that we can’t see with our own eyes, which have to work daily to keep us alive (Thanks guys!) Our heart keeps beating day by day, many organs function without our influence.  What can you say to that, rather t... »

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

‘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 tri... »

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 brai... »

Antibiotics for a virus?

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 t... »

Can a schizophrenic become a doctor?

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 Ps... »

What’s it like to perform surgery for the very first time?

What’s it like to perform surgery for the very first time?

Sure you’ll know what you’re doing and had plenty of practice on things that aren’t people. Sure you’ve watched others doing it. But what’s it like the very first time you cut somebody open to make them healthy? Is there extra fear of messing it up? Were you fairly confident? (This question was originally posted on Quora, and below is a selection of the best relevant ... »

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