LIFE OF AN MBBS STUDENT
I have acclimatized myself to the world of books and illness and hospital smells and the tongue...
Arthritis – Symptoms, Types, Diagnosis, Treatment, Management
Astonishingly, according to a leading daily, arthritis affects 15% of India’s population out of which only 30-40% seek orthopaedic help. Thought to be due to the lack of sufficient awareness about the disease, this ignorance often leads to the condition worsening to a point of no return. In this mega guide, we’ll explain everything you need to know about the disease.
Healthcare Industry in India
The Indian healthcare industry, which comprises hospitals, medical infrastructure, medical devices, clinical trials, outsourcing, telemedicine, health insurance and medical equipment, is expected to reach US$ 160 billion by 2017, as per Frost...
Homeopaths Cannot And Should Not Practice Allopathy- Legally, Ethically And Philosophically
Parents dream and groom their children to make ‘doctors’, which is seen as a good ‘money-making’ profession with high social status. But the child fails to get appropriate ranking in entrance exams, and do not get admission to MBBS course.
Tapeworm-Associated Epilepsy on the Rise
It was the work of the lunar god, a “disease of the moon,” thought the Mesopotamians. The Romans attributed it to demonic possession. Priests and peasants in the Middle Ages considered the “falling sickness” a contagious evil.
A migraine is a throbbing painful headache, usually on one side of the head, that is often initiated or "triggered" by specific compounds or situations (environment, stress, hormones, and many others). They occur more often in women...
The Next Big One
These days, warnings of worldwide infection seem like monthly occurrences. And they’re not just in the popular press, but in scientific journals and in bulletins from public-health organizations.
Medical feat: Indian doctors, made in China
Since private medical university fees are too expensive for the average Indian, the dream of becoming a doctor was only within the reach of the well-off that is, until 2003, when Chinese universities touting low tuition threw open their doors to...
A new map, a decade in the works, shows structures of the brain in far greater detail than ever before, providing neuroscientists with a guide to its immense complexity.
Different Colors Describe Happiness vs. Depression
People tend to pick different colors to describe different moods, according to research published Feb. 8, 2010 in the journal BMC Medical Research Methodology.