The Ebola Fighters – TIME Person of the Year 2014 Dec18

The Ebola Fighters &...

The Ebola Fighters- TIME magazine Person of the Year 2014 As we approach the year end, we look back to recognise and honour the people who have made significant contributions in the past year. TIME magazine has honoured the people at the frontline fighting Ebola across West Africa and other...

What They don’t Teach You in Medical School

There are many, many things they don’t teach you in medical school which are essential to life after medical college. Things like the travails of the stock market; when, where and how much to invest; when to make career moves like shifting to another country. Imagine during internship, there was a two week posting wherein interns could get to know how to work in different countries- the licensing exams, the expected salary structure, the problems and so on. That would be fun. But unfortunately, this article is not about any of that. Its about another matter which is not taught in medical school- communication. Not the communication of...

CuraTED – Inspirational TED Talks For Doctors Nov16

CuraTED – Insp...

There are few things as rewarding to the mind and the soul as a dose of TED talks. Here is our brief list of assorted TED talks on Healthcare from the last few years; by physicians, social activists, strategists and patients. In this set, the first in a series, let us look at the talks that...

20 Tips to come out ...

When you have purchased a new house and settling down with the EMI or say spent a lot of money recently in your marriage, you may face a severe liquidity crisis, unless planned well. This means expenses shooting far higher than your income. Once you start using expensive credit card, home...

That tube around you...

The stethoscope has evolved over the years and the origin of the stethoscope and its history is as fascinating as the history of medicine itself. The origin of the stethoscope is credited to Laennec in 1816, who initially devised a cone made of thick paper and used it to hear sounds!! The...