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Increase in number of doctors in Singapore

But they’re all in the public sector. Interesting, I would have expected that the private sector would keep pace with all these other demographic changes (more med school graduates, aging population, greater need for specialists) — but it seems like they are all going to the public sector despite the lower salary etc.


#SomethingonSunday: Albert the Pharmacist

For today’s Something on Sunday, I want to give a shout-out to my pharmacist, Albert. The past couple of times I went to my neighborhood CVS (I know) to get my prescription filled they didn’t have it. 255 more words

Real Life

‘A doctor who always operated on ear, irrespective of problem’: Role of media in Fortis and Max hospital Delhi incidents

        During my  days as medical student, we laughed at a story wherein a doctor always operated on patient’s  ear for all their ailments. Whatever may be the problem in the body, it was only the ear which received the cut always.   317 more words


"Meeting Tracer Tong"; My Trip to Hong Kong

My sister invited me to attend a medical convention with her as to keep her company and support her as she had a poster case presentation from November 24-27. 2,278 more words

Slice Of Life

Hydropower dam energy without sacrificing Mekong food supply: New research offers solution

The Mekong River is an economic engine for fishermen and a food source for millions of people worldwide. Nearly 100 hydropower dams are planned for construction along tributaries off the river’s 2,700-mile stretch, which flows through Burma, China, Vietnam, Laos, Thailand and Cambodia. 385 more words

Physicists excited by discovery of new form of matter, excitonium

Excitonium has a team of researchers at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign… well… excited! Professor of Physics Peter Abbamonte and graduate students Anshul Kogar and Mindy Rak, with input from colleagues at Illinois, University of California, Berkeley, and University of Amsterdam, have proven the existence of this enigmatic new form of matter, which has perplexed scientists since it was first theorized almost 50 years ago. 828 more words

I Was Not Ready to Meet My Maker 

Life is nothing short of a miracle. I have had several experiences in my life that have shown this to be true. One experience, in particular, made me appreciate the sanctity of life more than ever before. 2,227 more words