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First visit to the gynae

Once we had decided on the hospital to deliver our little one, the next step was to decide on our gynae. Wifey and I felt more comfortable in engaging a senior consultant at KKH, as we wanted the best for the child birth. 381 more words


Doritos Commercial Has The Public Laughing

Man, this has to be my favorite commercial of them so far!

I love how Doritos are so original on their commercials. Kudos to the advertisement team for making me laugh and everyone on Facebook and Twitter. 18 more words


Medical Art

During one of my clinical days, one of the supervisors asked me to paint “severe mitral regurgitation” as seen on an echocardiogram. For those who don’t know what that means, it occurs when the heart’s mitral valve doesn’t close all the way, allowing the blood to leak through the valve when it should be closed. 72 more words



In a previous post I talked about why X-ray isn’t ideal for studying speech (rest assured though, it’s improved a lot since 1928). The last study I know that used X-ray… 436 more words

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Understanding the Cancer Journey: Tests & Procedures 3

When a child is diagnosed with cancer, the parents and the child are usually in shock over the diagnosis, and this can make them feel totally lost and at sea because the general Jane or Joe Public does not really know that much about cancer, especially Childhood Cancer. 594 more words


Minister’s Directive on Sex Determination Creates a Stir

by Debayan Roy & Bristi Dey

CHENNAI, Feb 5: As soon as Maneka Gandhi, the Union Women and Child Development Minister, issued a statement hinting towards the legalization of sex determination tests in an attempt to track the birth of a female foetus and lower down instances of female infanticide, there has been an uproar among activists and citizens over the possible repercussions of such a method. 1,414 more words