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‘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 ... »

150+ Free Pages of Mnemonics in All Medical Branches!

150+ Free Pages of Mnemonics in All Medical Branches!

While browsing on the web searching for mnemonics, we found a nice PDF with 100+ pages including mnemonics in “Anatomy – Biochemistry – Cardiology – Dermatology – Embryology – Emergency Medicine – ENT – Epidemiology – GIT – Genetics – Histology – Immunology – Family Medicine – Internal Medicine – Physical Exa... »

Why do I feel sleepy when I start studying? What can I do?

Why do I feel sleepy when I start studying? What can I do?

This question was originally posted on Quora. Answer 1 by: Alaka Halder, Princeton University ’15 A2A. Studying for the SAT wasn’t my favourite task in the world either, so I’ll share some of the things I did: Get away from your computer and other distractions. You’ve already pointed out that having all those soft copies of SAT guides is pretty useless if you’re on ed... »

What is the Difference Between a Pandemic, Endemic and Epidemic Disease?

What is the Difference Between a Pandemic, Endemic and Epidemic Disease?

The question was posted on Quora and answered by Prakash Kamale The amount of a particular disease that is usually present in a community is referred to as the baseline or endemic level of the disease. This level is not necessarily the desired level, which may in fact be zero, but rather is the observed level. In the absence of intervention and assuming that the level is not high enough to deplete... »

Difference Between Gynecomastia and Chest fat

Difference Between Gynecomastia and Chest fat

This question was posted on Quora by Dr Ashish Dutta, The main difference between the Gynecomastia and Pseudogynecomastia (chest fat) is the mass that’s causing the swelling. By considering the following differences you can figure out whether you have gynecomastia or just chest fat. Gynecomastia is: ● Due to excess breast tissue/glandular tissue growth. ● The underlying matter is tissue which is f... »

Unborn baby DANCES and WAVES in womb in unbelievable 4D ultrasound scan

Unborn baby DANCES and WAVES in womb in unbelievable 4D ultrasound scan

This viral video shows how active unborn babies can be in the womb and it’s a lot of fun for expectant parents to watch 4D Ultrasound A baby seen from the inside, Amazing Video!Join our group: facebook.com/groups/395390270498337Facebook.com/MeddyBear.Net <— Page Posted by Meddy Bear on Saturday, December 19, 2015 This video of an unborn baby has had more than six million views ̵... »

How To Sleep Good

How To Sleep Good

Posted on Quora by Nela Canovic Try these 9 hacks to prepare for getting a good night’s sleep. Set a bedtime alarm on your phone to go off 30 minutes before you need to sleep, which will signal to you that you need to finish up whichever activities you’re working on. Be sure to have a bedtime alarm go off every day of the week, including weekends. Reconsider your dinners and when you eat at ... »

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 ... »

THE STORY BEHIND OUR PICTURE OF MESSY OPERATING ROOM

THE STORY BEHIND OUR PICTURE OF MESSY OPERATING ROOM

For those you know us and follow us, you may remember the image we shared on our facebook page that clearly describing what’s really going on in the operation room. Originally, the image was taken in ER in Israel but the exact location we didn’t share because of privacy reasons. (THE IMAGE CONTAINS GRAPHIC CONTENT – You can see the image here.) The main goal and the purpose of th... »

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