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Medical Students: Our Journey, Our Battles and Our Rights

November 20, 2014 – 9:04 PM |

Medical students are seen conventionally as nerds and officially accepted as future money makers. It is general concept in society we live that once we have done our MBBS, we are off to make money …

Medical Practice on Screen: The Other Side of the Picture

June 25, 2014 – 1:22 AM |

Media has the power to catch attention. Various researches establish that mass media shapes people’s ideas about health issues, and that entertainment plays a bigger and better role in this process than factual output. Particularly …

Media and Medics: Friends or Foes?

August 7, 2013 – 10:45 PM |

Too tired to sit upright, I lay sprawled on the couch surfing in an ocean of TV channels.
Angelina Jolie undergoes double Mastectomy.

Depression – Is it All in the Head?

March 16, 2013 – 11:49 PM |

Friday afternoon surgery; fed up, hungry and desperate to get home for the weekend, the patience of the primary care physician (General Practitioner, GP) is put to the test. This particular Friday afternoon, my supervisor’s …

Chronic Pain Distorts Our Perception of Space-Time

January 18, 2013 – 4:13 PM | One Comment

Among the wide array of intriguing sensations known to man, pain stands quite distinctly. It unites us, separates us, motivates us, drives us and in instances controls us. Everyone’s perception of pain is similar and …