European Society Of Cardiology Announces New Heart Drug.
Ebola Worse Than Feared by CDC.
A race against a killer disease courtesy New England Journal of Medicine. 28 August 2014.
Ebola Spreads across to Central Africa.
A very thought Provoking Blog by Nomadic GP
Most GPs I know pride themselves on being true generalists, and have gravitated towards this area of medicine because they enjoy the challenge and variety that comes with the territory. They also tend to value holistic, patient-centered care and the satisfaction that comes with long term doctor-patient relationships.
Inevitalby, though, each GP has strengths and weaknesses when it comes to their clinical expertise. For me personally, I’m very confident with women’s health, pretty good with infants and neonates, comfortable with suturing and minor procedures, but much less assured when it comes to men’s reproductive health, elderly patients with complex mutli-comorbiditiy, and skin cancer checks, for example.
I’m not overly concerned by this, and nor should my patients be. I feel that I’ve got enough of a grasp of the basics that I can at least make the first steps towards investigating and managing pretty much any presenting complaint, and am happy to do some…
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Your Health Comes First.
by lmaresz, http://pixabay.com/en/cloud-sky-yellow-radius-sunshine-143152/ CC0
Now I don’t know if this song is a real thing, or just something my mother used to sing to me as a child in the 1980s. But it would go ‘ooooh, Vitamin D, Vitamin D’. I assume it was about how good Vitamin D was for you, maybe there was a line about going out into the sun? But it might well have been a song about sliced bread or falling in love that my mother changed the words to one day and they stayed changed. This happens a lot in my family.
Anyway, this is a post about mens sana in corpore sano. That is, this is a blog about academic writing, which happens in the mind; but our minds function in our brains, which are organs, that are located in our bodies.
So, I’ve been sick for ever, it seems. (I wrote about…
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American Storyteller, Catherine Hamrick, on Selfies.
14 August 2014
Last night Bravo TV host Andy Cohen knelt in a selfie homage to Kardashian’s derrière.
The trailblazer of the “selfie movement,” Kardashian now sets her sights beyond Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook to print. Her book, aptly named Selfish, practices the “art” of clicking personal self-photos—hence a highly questionable aesthetic tome with airbrush geniuses on call.
Mark your calendars! The photo-finish pub date is April 7, 2015, as announced by Universe, the pop-culture imprint of Rizzoli. Billed as a “hardcover coffee table book,” its trim size is 5 x 7 inches, hardly worthy of a diminutive side table.
What “never-before-seen” bod parts will Kardashian flash?
Has this world gone celeb ass-backwards?
My hair designer has never heard of the late…
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Dr Mustapha Tahir: New Words in Oxford English Dictionary.
14 August 2014
Dr Mustapha Tahir.