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This was an email. I read your article on Physician’s Weekly about unmatched MDs. I am a bit down and looking for advice. I graduated from a Caribbean Med school. I have failed attempts and many gaps. Academically I dug myself into a deep dark hole, but my desire to practice medicine kept me going. I recently took Step 3 and just received my scored (failed by 2 points). I do not know anyone in medicine that can help me get a residency. I know I will be a great physician. I am just a horrible…Continue
Getting blood from a woman who has ever been pregnant could be risky for men, a new study from the Netherlands suggests. The study, published today (Oct. 17) in the journal JAMA, found that men who received blood transfusions from previously pregnant female donors were 13 percent more likely to die during the study period, compared with men who received blood transfusions from male donors. In contrast, men who received blood transfusions from women who had never been pregnant were not at…Continue
Just when you thought there could not be another bad medical show, ABC TV presents “The Good Doctor.” It’s about an autistic young man going to California to become a surgical resident. Just after he lands at the airport in San Jose, an overhead sign breaks and causes the unluckiest 8-year-old boy on earth to suffer three life-threatening injuries. The Good Doctor gives a bystander, who sort of sounds like a doctor but is not too confident, an anatomy lesson about where to hold pressure on a…Continue
Dentistry is a great career path and can lead to living a secure life. If you have decided to go with dentistry, you have to consider which school is the best to complete your course. Being part of the medical field, you will have great earning potential. If you like interacting with different people every day, but do not see yourself as a doctor, dentistry might be a great option for you. Before you can become a dentist, you are going to have to consider where to study and this is where I…Continue
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Medical student advisors and interventional radiology (IR) programs should continue to anticipate a high number of applications for integrated IR positions, according to a new study from the University of California, San Francisco. The study, published online Aug. 24 in Current Problems in Diagnostic Radiology, surveyed first through fourth year medical students and radiology residents regarding their interest in IR versus diagnostic radiology (DR). “Medical student preference for IR seems…Continue
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From out-of-body surgery to extreme cosmetic surgery in the name of art, these 6 stories illustrate incredible feats that have been achieved with a scalpel. 1. Everyone gets a sinus surgery Mark Weinberger, otherwise known as ‘The Nose Doctor’, told nearly all his patients that they would require sinus surgery. Although patients merely complained of the sniffles, Weinberger would mislead them with falsified pictures of sinus polyps, insisting surgery was the only option. The fact that he…Continue
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is an eating plan designed to reduce chronic inflammation, a key factor in a host of health problems and several major diseases. Uses for the Anti-Inflammatory Diet In chronic inflammation, the immune system continually releases chemicals that are typically responsible for combating harmful substances like viruses and…Continue
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Two-year-olds are filled with wonder and curiosity. And they’re learning and growing at an incredible rate. So it’s no surprise that parenting and disciplining a 2-year-old presents some unique challenges.
Perhaps your toddler is using her newly developed motor skills to scale the furniture any chance she gets. Or maybe your 2-year-old has discovered screaming at the top of her lungs is an excellent way to get attention.
No matter what your 2-year-old is up to, there’s a good…Continue
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Operation is the only remedy to get relief from this disease. Mesh, which is a piece of synthetic cloth, was introduced in the market in 1990 for use in hernia repairs. We stitch a small piece of cloth to repair our torn shirt. Same principle is used in mesh repairs where in this mesh is stitched on the weak spot or hernia hole to give protection and prevent recurrence. Relapse rate or failure rate after groin hernia surgery has come down to 7-8% in USA after every body started doing hernia…Continue
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This book is a great writing work of Frank H. Netter MD who is known for his various contributions to the field of medical sciences especially, Anatomy. This book is the most beloved book of students who want to learn human anatomy in the best way. This book gets a new edition every year which has the latest research and it remains up to date. Now, I am going to mention some of the major features from two of its editions which are 5th and…Continue
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Paralysis affecting all 4 limbs.
Partial loss of power is Quadriperesis/tetraperesis
Types: I. Quadriplegia of upper motor Neuron Lesion
II. Quadriplegia of lower motor neuron lesion.
II. Lower motor lesion: Flaccid…Continue
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While consuming alcohol in small amounts has its health benefits, using alcohol as an escape from daily social and work pressures could lead to harmful effects.
Consuming alcohol more than the body can endure can pave the way for devastating health conditions, including permanent damage to the liver.
1. What is alcohol addiction?
When a person becomes so dependent on alcohol that it becomes difficult to function without it, the condition is called alcohol addiction.…Continue
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Do you love eating sweets and sugary foods too much and end up overdosing on them? Sweets may be delicious, but they contain an excess amount of sugar, which is harmful for your health. There are several ways in which excess sugar can negatively affect your body.
You may not realize that you are overdosing on your sugar intake, and hence you should consider certain warning signs which indicate that you are consuming sweets abnormally. They are as follows:
You crave for sweets…Continue