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Turning Autumns to Spring: Writing Our Parts in the Book of Life

January 22, 2016 – 8:24 PM |

Even before I entered the delivery room I heard her scream. It was the first week of my internship. Though Dhaka Medical College Hospital, my workplace, is the biggest hospital in Bangladesh, it is always …

Organ Donation – Your Tryst with Immortality

January 8, 2016 – 9:20 PM |

“A single human body can save up to 8 lives”.
I was first introduced to the concept of organ donation during the first year of medical school. Our anatomy professor very ardently spoke about the growing …

There Are, But Two Stories

April 17, 2015 – 8:22 PM |

This is not your standard white lab coat. It is a dazzling cape meant to outshine all. Various embellishments stud the coat; 3 page long CV, degrees from prestigious institutes, straight A mark sheet , …

Failing the Oath: When the Messiah Turns Away

November 4, 2014 – 7:21 PM |

I peeked over the edge to see the Waikato River flowing like a giant worm’s belly. The sun was out for the first time in weeks and blazing the skies, making you almost forget the …

Euthanasia: A Question of Morals, Mercy and Justice

August 23, 2013 – 5:31 PM |

The family of a man who is in coma has waited for two years, loaning and investing on a person who is half dead. They are just not paying and crying but they are making …

Smoking – Buying Death in Fancy Wraps

August 22, 2013 – 8:30 PM |

Smoking is a practice in which a substance (most commonly tobacco) is burned and the smoke is either tasted or inhaled. How strange it is to think that even a lay man who smokes daily …

Becoming Better Doctors

July 8, 2012 – 5:36 AM | 24 Comments

There are few professions in the world as fascinating as a doctor’s. The reason being its association with the wonderment called life. And while a physicist plays his part carrying the human race technologically forward, …