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Weekly Research Round-up #1: January 1-7

This is a recap of all the research articles I found interesting, especially those related to infectious diseases, emerging and reemerging infections, antimicrobial resistance and One Health or EcoHealth approach. This is a regular new series I intend to write about on a regular basis. Should AED Devices Be Routinely Included in Wilderness Medical Kits? … Continue reading

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Are patients really “worse off” with older docs?

In what appears to be a largely counter intuitive result, research by the American Journal of Medicine has unearthed that patients end up faring worse when treated by older doctors or more experienced doctors. This Reuters article delves into the issue and discusses several aspects of the study in great lengths. This study has also … Continue reading

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Move Over Penis Captivus, Cello Scrotum and Guitar Nipple, we have TEXTER’S THUMB!

The medical mind has pondered and pondered on the existence of maladies of the body and mind which are real, and sometimes, not so real. While the cynics say that the latter exist only in the realms of medical lore, us medical history nuts always beg to differ. A number of exotic diseases have sprung … Continue reading

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