I don’t know why but this cartoon by the FANTASTIC Abstruse Goose reminded me of my life. Continue reading …maybe your life just sucks?
Thanks to Dr. Shock, I stumbled across this wonderful pic: http://twitter.com/#!/DrShock/status/58217594305511425 Kinda reminds me of Michelle Au’s wonderful cartoon, the 12 types of medical students, and especially, this one: I need to be more like this guy in order to succeed in the hated and feared post grad entrance exams. Sigh. Wish me luck… Continue reading What’s Normal for A Medical Student?
Fizzzy, over at A Cartoon Guide, has an excellent guide on the different types of medical bloggers. Take a look see: Click on image to get a larger size. So if you have been reading my blog for some time now, would it be prudent to ask you what you thought was my blogging style like? Personally, I think I am somewhat a combination of … Continue reading What’s My Blogging Style?
The Student BMJ is by far the most popular medical student publication in the world. It has just run a cartoon on the issue of the Wakefieldian MMR-Autism mishap. Take a look. To see the high res version of the cartoon, and find more reading links and stuff, click on the image to go to the sBMJ website. Continue reading The Student BMJ Cartoons Wakefield
The Health InterNetwork Access to Research Initiative (HINARI) was an endeavor of the WHO to promote access to information in major scientific journals to students, scientists and researchers in low income nations at free of cost or low costs. It was alunched in 2002-2003 to facilitate the process of dissemination of knowledge via the internet. However, this News article in the BMJ brings to light … Continue reading HINARI: A Slow and Silent Death?
So, I have talked about the Kim Tinkham issue in some passing references on this blog, and I think that her unfortunate demise stands as a monument against tinkering with non-scientific woo-s to help with potentially fatal situations. The author of the much revered nerdcomic XKCD was recently faced with illness in his own family, and thankfully, he has overcome it. How? This is how: … Continue reading XKCD and Kim Tinkham