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The Science and Art of Medicine

A clinical setting is a problem-solver’s playground. Patients are riddled with mysteries that one has to consider carefully in making a reasoned deduction. Advances in technology is allowing us to gain access to the unknown worlds of the cell and innermost depths of the body. 171 more words


What Your Personality Reveals About Your Health

Being down for anything lifts your health, a new study says.

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Are you as worry-prone as Woody Allen, or as chill as Seth Rogan? 1,012 more words


Exoskeleton enables paralyzed groom to walk down the aisle

Matt Ficarra has been practising for the big day since April

Matt Ficarra has been paralyzed from the chest down since an accident three years ago, but that didn’t stop him from walking down the aisle at his wedding. 109 more words


'India needs to do more in medical research'

NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday said India is lagging behind in the field of medical research and more work should be done. 210 more words


EbolaWatch: Phobia, pols, meds, & Africa

Always Africa, though news from the continent is slow today.

First from the London Daily Mail, which gets it about right:

Ebola hysteria sweeps US schools: Teacher who visited Dallas told not to come to work as hundreds of Mississippi parents pull kids school because principal visited Zambia… 3,000 miles from countries hit by the disease…

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