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Reasons Why an Increasing Amount of People Are Getting Regular Hearing Checkups

December 22, 2014 – 12:11 AM |

Today, there are a growing number of people who are making the effort to get their ears checked as well as their hearing tested on a regular basis. This includes regular checkups for both adults and young children. Parents may take their young child in for an ear checkup to make sure that his or her inner ear development is normal.

The Importance of Research Education in Medical School: Filling the Gaps

November 27, 2014 – 2:31 PM |

Most people don’t really understand the importance of research work while studying to become a doctor. Research can really widen the knowledge of a student who is currently studying the same things. The high quality …

Unplucked Weeds: Perceptions about Medicine and Doctors in Pakistani Society

November 21, 2014 – 8:20 PM |

The struggle within the maze starts the very moment when you think of being a part of the medical world! Nothing seems more eventful than this ride alone. It teaches more than what a dozen …

Merits of the Entrance Test Merit System: The Need for Refining and Redefining

November 20, 2014 – 8:32 PM | One Comment

We can imagine the feeling of victory and power when we raise our spirits to compete but when we consider reality, we realize that people struggle more against their rivals to reach the highest standard! …

Pursuing Medical Education: The Tumultous Journey Before, Through and After Medical School

November 13, 2014 – 8:34 PM | 5 Comments

Medical education or more precisely an art of producing a doctor who knows the human body from head to toe; a nurse, who should have the knowledge of every cannula size that’s going to be …

In Perspective: Dilemmas of a Medical Student

November 8, 2014 – 11:36 PM | 2 Comments

Entering a med school is not an easy task. One has to work day in and day out to ace the MCAT exam, and if you think that this is it, I’m afraid you a …

The PMDC Quota Rule: A Boon or a Bane for Pakistan’s Healthcare Future?

November 8, 2014 – 11:05 PM | 2 Comments

Medical journey for female students might get harder after PMDC passed the 50:50 quota of boys to girls ratio in all medical colleges of Pakistan. In the 138th session, PMDC approved this law which will be implemented in admission …

Cash Handling: A Pharmacy Graduate’s Dilemma in Pakistani Tertiary Care Hospitals

November 4, 2014 – 7:39 PM |

Have you ever helped out in a school party or as a proctor in university, worked as a volunteer to handle cash? It can be a headache to collect the accurate amount of money and …

The Integral Role of Bioethics and Malpractice in Medicine

November 2, 2014 – 8:06 PM |

On a typical hot afternoon, a 20 year old male was received in a tertiary care hospital with shortness of breath and unconsciousness. A couple of minutes later, the patient was shifted to intensive care …

An Open Letter to All Medical School Aspirants: What You Need to Know about the Path of Medicine

November 2, 2014 – 7:58 PM |

Each year, medical schools worldwide receive hundreds and thousands of applications. Last year, the Association of American Medical Colleges recorded up to forty eight thousand applicants. From these thousands of applicants, only about forty percent …

Strengthening Healthcare System in Pakistan: Merits and Demerits of the Quota System

October 28, 2014 – 7:52 PM |

The Pakistan Medical and Dental council (PM&DC) which is the Statutory and Regulatory Registration Authority for Medical and Dental Education and Practitioners for Pakistan has been striving hard for the improvement of medical education and …

Reflections: Depression and Anxiety among Pakistani Medical Students

May 16, 2014 – 12:36 AM |

Depression is a mental disorder that presents with low mood, loss of interest or pleasure, feeling of guilt, low-self worth, disturbed sleep or appetite, low energy, poor coordination and tendency to suicide. The elevated rate …

Why Is Medical Negligence Rising?

March 16, 2014 – 12:05 PM |

Medical Negligence
The term ‘medical negligence’ is becoming an all too familiar word spoken by people. In general medical negligence is an act committed by a health care worker or professional that has fell below the …