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Week 29: Abdomen Practical!

Busy week.

I had my abdominal practical exam on Tuesday and it went great! I haven’t received my grade yet, but I was given really great feedback. 260 more words

Pa School

Pathophysiology of Disease: An Introduction to Clinical Medicine Flash Cards, McGrawHill 2014

120 case-based cards offer a fun, fast way to review the pathophysiologic basis of common diseases
  • 120 cards cover the topics most relevant to medical practice…
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5th Semester: Check!

I usually only write in moments of reflection. I find it is easier and faster when I am feeling inspired and when my thoughts sort of line themselves up without me forcing them to. 3,278 more words

09. Fifth Semester - Fall 2014


It is 6th January 2015, but the number of scientific publications concerning the therapeutic effects of berberine published this year already exceed 100. Diarrhoea, breast cancer, diabetes, hyperlipidaemia, leukaemia and quite a few more – all are possible targets for the chemical. 1,189 more words

Disease Management

"Apart from the anatomical location, pathological processes in the CNS and the rest of the body are very similar"

It can be assumed that if two diseases are very similar in terms of symptom expression, for example Alzheimer’s and vascular dementia ,then perhaps similar pathological processes are occurring and ultimately this can help identify patient treatments and discover new therapeutic targets. 137 more words


Kidney pathology: Hyperfiltration and diabetes

This topic is expanding from the material covered in the tutorial by relating this to kidney pathologies. Here we focus on diabetes and current research on this area. 272 more words


Will they ever stop growing?

Do cysts continue to grow even after reaching end stage kidney failure?

This post was prompted by a question on a PKD Facebook page.  Now, anecdotal evidence is often really useful, but after several responses warned that cysts continue to grow FOREVER, I began to wonder if there was any evidence that would pass scientific muster, one way or the other. 726 more words