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A Glimpse into the Historical Journey of How We Came to Understand Cancer

December 12, 2014 – 4:37 PM |

Just like any other branch of pathology, our understanding of cancer has also evolved over the period of our existence. The earliest recognition of cancer can be seen in fossils of dinosaurs that existed 80 …

Revolutionizing Medicine – The Future of 3D Printing in Healthcare

November 12, 2014 – 11:19 PM |

3D printing has gained much popularity recently. Within the space of a few years, it has gone from a novelty known only to enthusiasts, to a process that had had an impact on almost every …

Understanding Craniosynostosis : A detectable Sign

October 26, 2014 – 2:01 PM |

Crouzon syndrome is one of the eight FGFR related craniosynostosis disorders. It was discovered by a French surgeon Octave Crouzonwho wrote the findings of this hereditary craniofacial condition in a 1912 issue of the Bulletins …

Determining the Fate of a Surgical Instrument

October 11, 2014 – 12:53 AM |

There could be no doubt that surgical instruments are one of any surgeon’s closest companions and partners in patient care. Among other factors, the ease, precision and outcome of any surgical procedure also depends upon …

Squint and its Treatment

February 14, 2014 – 9:08 PM |

There are number of eye diseases that have been listed so far apart, squint is one of them. The scientific name for squint is named as STRABISMUS. Basically; it is a condition, where the eyes …

Nano-robots – The Promise of New Feats in Medicine

September 7, 2013 – 10:58 PM | One Comment

Understanding human body has always held mysteries, because for a long time period what lies inside was unknown. From dissected cadavers, people drew diagrams. Then with technology like X-rays, it became possible to understand and …

An Informal Introduction to the Anesthetist

May 28, 2013 – 9:35 PM |

Scene 1: There was a knock on the door. An expectant face appeared and pleaded,
“Sir! Please get the patient under.”
 
Faces of people sitting in the room displayed apathy. The senior most of them, with a …

Breast Cancer Prevention: Jolie’s Awakening Move!

May 26, 2013 – 10:07 PM |

God has bestowed human beings with several emotions; be it happiness, pensiveness, jealousy, pride, hate, fear or love. The only strongest forces which can drive man to do the unpredictable and capricious things in impulsiveness …

Argus II Bionic Eye: Good News for Retinitis Pigmentosa Sufferers

May 22, 2013 – 11:44 PM | One Comment

Blindness is a massive tragedy. Among all the other disabilities, blindness leaves a person thirsty of the beauty of the world, and unable to look even at one’s own self! That is a great pity.

Under the Surgeon’s Knife

January 9, 2013 – 1:35 PM | One Comment

‘’Brutality” may be an apt word for some to use while describing the profession and practices of surgery. The thought of a sane human cutting open another living human sends shudders down the spines of …

Veins…At the Receiving End of a Raw Deal?

August 14, 2012 – 5:08 AM | 2 Comments

Advances in arterial surgery and research have been “palpably” more rapid compared to venous surgery especially since 1980. The reasons that have been cited behind this are the frequently unsatisfactory outcomes and perceived lack of “pleasing” …