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Expanding Horizons for Medical Marijuana: Cannabidiol for sleep problems?

February 10, 2018 – 12:07 AM |

For various reasons, many medical students may have trouble sleeping which can disrupt their behavior and result in a vicious cycle of unhealthy habits. For those in medical school, the issues below may potentially be addressed …

Test Anxiety in Students: How to Accept and Appropriately Address it in Time

January 14, 2018 – 8:24 PM |

Merely passing in exams is not enough for students nowadays. Everyone wants to secure good grades, and so students preparing for an exam are often under a lot of pressure. Test anxiety is a common phenomenon …

Motivational Therapy: A Humanistic Approach towards Psychosocial Rehabilitation

November 9, 2017 – 6:43 PM |

For over centuries, mental illness has been a concern around the world. It has a distressing consequence on the life of an individual and their families. Mental illness can cause emotional changes that comprise of …

Choosing a Medical Specialty: A Huge Decision Awaits You

October 23, 2017 – 8:45 PM | One Comment

Entering medical school is not an easy task; a long and arduous journey full of challenges and hurdles is what has finally led you here. Whether it was your own heartfelt passion to be a …

Assertiveness in Healthcare – Standing up to Authority, For All the Right Reasons

July 20, 2017 – 8:44 PM |

Clinics are a key learning medium for medical and nursing students. As a nursing student in my third year clinical rotation at a maternity center, I encounter many clients daily, some of whom are faced …

A Day in the Life of a Third Year Medical Student

July 15, 2017 – 7:15 AM |

I still remember the days when getting into a reputable medical school seemed to me a far-fetched dream only; passing A-level with flying colors, acing the aptitude test and building up the resolve to reach …

Adverse Blow of Internet Addiction on Student Lifestyle

December 31, 2016 – 6:35 PM |

Due to globalization, children are now becoming more and more attracted to electronic media and spending more of their time on social networking websites, video games, television shows and action movies. On one hand, the …

Chasing Words through Uncharted Lands: Quietening the Noise Around Dyslexia

October 26, 2016 – 12:50 AM |

“If a child can’t learn the way we teach, maybe we should teach the way they learn.”
– Denis Waitley

In Focus: Self-Awareness in Nursing Students in Psychiatry

August 11, 2016 – 9:47 PM |

“Understanding of another human being begins with understanding of self” (Jones & Learning, 2005). Everyone has different strategies to know their inner feelings, thoughts and realities. Understanding of self can help people to differentiate their …

Landing in the Vicious Circle of Abuse: The Making of a Bully

July 31, 2016 – 6:01 PM |

Ever found yourself stammering in response to a simple question asked by a professor? Felt your pulse racing merely at the prospect of delivering a presentation? Or you’ve been asked to demonstrate a physical exam …

The Orthodontist: Let’s Not Forget the Dentist behind the Dazzling Smiles!

January 12, 2016 – 9:43 PM |

It was a bright Sunday and I was working at the dental emergencies as part of my college studies in Paris. While I was working, I met this eight-year-old girl who had deep cavities on two primary …

On the Road to Healing Hearts and Lives – The Heart-felt Story of a Heart

January 11, 2016 – 8:32 PM |

In certain cases, words cannot be truer than those of Elizabeth Blackwell:
‘The idea of winning a doctor’s degree gradually assumed the aspect of a great moral struggle, and the moral fight possessed immense attraction for …

Entering Medical School: Hard Work or Hard Luck

December 2, 2014 – 2:04 AM |

Hurdles in the way, struggling against it, even then ‘failure’ is a great cause of disappointment in medical students these days. Although it is the 21st century , but in our society,the profession of a …