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...

SAVE THE DOCTOR- IND...

(An open letter to the young Indian Doctor)   Dear Friends, The campaign started by the young doctors has gone viral. Much has been voiced by the junior doctors in the hot seat as well as policy makers. As expected from an educated community, the voices of passion are balanced by those...

Dr Atul Gawande Jul10

Dr Atul Gawande

  5 Most Awesome International Doctors Of Indian Origin,  Tune in every 5 days to see who’s made the Hi-Five list for this month, and who we’ve put to the test. Armed with a resume worthy of a US Presidential candidate (Two Masters from Harvard and a Rhodes Scholarship!), this Indian-American...

TO BEING DOCTORS-TO-BE Jul06

TO BEING DOCTORS-TO-...

“This week we have a young final year Medical Student’s thoughts on life in Medicine – some of you may have read it on his blog. For the rest, here is Mrigank Warrier with…..”   We who were always overachievers. Who missed the dusk of our adolescence solving...

Dr. Vilayanur Ramachandran Jul05

Dr. Vilayanur Ramach...

  5 Most Awesome International Doctors Of Indian Origin,  Tune in every 5 days to see who’s made the Hi-Five list for this month, and who we’ve put to the test. He’s the author of some of the most thought-provoking books in the medical world, as well as one of the defining global...