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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... »

A doctor in Iraq was stabbed and killed!

A doctor in Iraq was stabbed and killed!

After a sad event of killing an Iraqi doctor by stabbing him at his private clinic here is the Declaration of Iraqi medical Association about rejection of the increasing violence against doctors Best regards Dr. Shayma’a Alkamali Member of Baghdad Council of Iraqi medical Association »

4 Excellent Post Surgery Healing Foods

4 Excellent Post Surgery Healing Foods

Healing is a pivotal factor when it comes to surgeries. Surgical operations are carried out only when they’re necessary or when there is no alternative or agreeable way out of a medical condition. Surgeries are meant to readjust and restore normal physiological functions of the body. It is an invasive and vulnerable process for the patient. A surgery isn’t successful until the postoperative care i... »

3 Ways Dentists can Optimize  Postoperative Care

3 Ways Dentists can Optimize Postoperative Care

Our love for sweet desserts and late night hunger binges is an attribute of the first world lifestyle. Prolonged poor oral hygiene and unhealthy snacking habits often take a toll on our teeth. Did you know that carbonated cold beverages contain acids that literally erode our teeth? Sugary drinks cause tooth decay and accumulation of cavities in your mouth. Your teeth are basically exposed bones th... »

How Much Do Doctors Really Make?

How Much Do Doctors Really Make?

Taking into consideration the explosive growth of human population globally, having reached a staggering 7.5 billion last year, one profession we can’t ever get enough of are medical doctors. With third world countries contributing to a major chunk of the populations, doctors are needed more than ever to counter and eradicate prevalent diseases that underdeveloped or even well developed countries ... »

A little kid gets his finger stuck inside a Fidget Spinner!

A little kid gets his finger stuck inside a Fidget Spinner!

No, this is not an engagement ring! You have probably seen fidget spinners- it’s currently the most popular toy on the market, and you can purchase it for about 2$ in a variety of colors. This trend is everywhere, in the shops, on the streets, even some drugstores are selling it! This toy was introduced to public as a mean of coping with stress, anxiety, ADHD and autism. But what you donR... »

Useful History taking format in medicine

Useful History taking format in medicine

History Taking Format Hello, Mr/Mrs/Miss.         . I am Dr.         , one of the doctors in this department. I am here to ask you some questions about your condition. Is that OK? I assure you whatever we talk will be strictly confidential. Present Illness What brought you to the hospital today?  (Could you tell me what happened?) Can you describe more about your symptom? Has this happened before?... »

The world’s oldest doctor dies at age 105!

The world’s oldest doctor dies at age 105!

Shigeaki Hinohara ( 4 October 1911 – 18 July 2017) was a Japanese physician. This extraordinary man continued with his practice as a doctor even after turning 100 years old. He was highly respected in Japan and was a honorary head of St. Luke’s International Hospital in Tokyo. The cause of death was respiratory failure on July 18th, according to the hospital. He was 105. Hinohara had been sufferin... »

Memorization Made Easy For Medical Students

Memorization Made Easy For Medical Students

A good memory is a useful tool to have by your side, no matter what your occupation is. Students, in particular, tend to encounter difficulties in memorizing a large amount of content, and that’s quite natural. Going through extensive reading material can be quite daunting, let alone memorizing it all. Medical students have to learn and memorize new things day in and day out. Memorizing material t... »

3 Amazing Remedies to Alleviate Headaches

3 Amazing Remedies to Alleviate Headaches

Headaches are a very common occurrence nowadays. They have become increasingly prevalent due to its established positive association with the many factors present in today’s urban lifestyle such as city’s photochemical smog, high cholesterol diets, and ubiquitously-present radio waves due to cell phones. The instant need for gratification is understandable because headaches can be a real bummer! H... »

Oncologists urge you to stop eating these 8 foods that are proven to cause cancer

Oncologists urge you to stop eating these 8 foods that are proven to cause cancer

Cancer is a complex group of diseases with many possible causes. Known causes of cancer include genetics; lifestyle factors such as tobacco use, diet, and physical activity; certain infections; environmental exposures to different chemicals and radiation, and more. How much do daily habits like diet and exercise affect your risk for cancer? Much more than you might think. Research has shown that p... »

Ranking of best 40 Hospitals in the World!

Ranking of best 40 Hospitals in the World!

According to The “Ranking Web of World Hospitals” is an initiative of the Cybermetrics Lab, a research group belonging to the Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas (CSIC), the largest public research body in Spain. 1.    Cleveland Clinic   USA 2.    St Jude Children’s Research Hospital USA 3.    Johns Hopkins Medicine USA 4.    Mayo Clinic Scottsdale AZ USA 5.    Univer... »

Can Stress Cause Constipation?

Can Stress Cause Constipation?

It’s a commonly known fact that stress, and especially fear, can potentially cause sudden and unwanted bowel movements. Stress is often linked with diarrhea and is a strong risk factor in IBS (irritable bowel syndrome). But what’s less known is that stress can also prevent bowel movements. In some cases stress can actually lead to constipation. But how precisely can stress cause consti... »

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