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5 Traits Every Premed Should Avoid

5 Traits Every Premed Should Avoid

Avoid arrogance Premed is one of the harder majors in college and we are known to most of the rest of the college community as the hard-workers who many times give up doing more fun things in order to succeed in our courses. So naturally it is easy to feel as if we are better than other students. This is something that needs to be avoided because arrogance is a disabling trait that will not help y... »

Paralyzed Surgeon but still working!

Paralyzed Surgeon but still working!

A Missouri surgeon paralyzed in 2010 is continuing to operate on his patients — from a stand-up wheelchair. Dr. Ted Rummel experienced a blood-filled cyst on his spine burst, leaving him unable to move any part of his body below the waist. He is paralyzed from the waist down after his illness. He now performs procedures on patients’ hands, elbows, feet, knees and ankles from his sitting whee... »

7 Subtly Romantic and Medical Ways to Say “I Love You”

7 Subtly Romantic and Medical Ways to Say “I Love You”

There’s a lot of cheesy chemistry and biology pick up lines and ways to say I love you. A couple of my favorites are “I wish I were DNA helicase so I could unzip your genes” and “You’re the sodium to my chloride.” But what about more complex areas of science? here’s some ways to say you care on a physiological level. 1. You make me have premature ventricular contractions. In premature ventricular ... »

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... »

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 ... »

Lactated Ringers vs. Normal Saline

Lactated Ringers vs. Normal Saline

Lactated ringers vs. normal saline – when you read this, what comes to your mind? After much thought many will still be blank and some might just say they are clear fluids used to treat diseases. That might be true, but very vague. Read on to get a clear understanding of them. Lactated Ringers vs. Normal Saline Lactated ringers and normal saline are both crystalloid solutions that have been used f... »

The reason we don’t get a heart cancer

The reason we don’t get a heart cancer

Your heart Your heart is virtually impervious to cancer due to its muscular, non-fatty nature along with substantial assistance from the pericardium. Food for thought: there are cancers of the brain, blood, lymph nodes, lungs, bone, and every other bodily organ, part, or system imaginable. Why, then, do we never hear about heart cancer Could it be our hearts, long symbolized as the root of loving ... »

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... »

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... »

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