James McCormack is a Professor in the Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences at the University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada, and is passionate about music and evidence based medicine. In a unique endeavor that reminds me of the incomparable ZDoggMD, he has brought together these two passions in a synergistic manner. He has started making videos to promote the concepts of EBM amongst the common man, … Continue reading Viva la Evidence: EBM + ColdPlay
When Chris Rumble, an American Hockey player aged all of 22 years was diagnosed with Leukemia, he was, understandably crushed. But, he brought together the Hemato-Oncology floor of the Seattle Children’s Hospital together for a fantastic remake of the fantastic Kelly Clarkson number, what doesn’t kill you makes you stronger. It has already gone viral, hitting half a million views by the time I reached … Continue reading What Doesn’t Kill You Makes You Stronger
Alright, with all the hate and fear and negative stuff going around for the last few days, I decided to can it. Come on folks, let’s move on already and let peace reign. And with that let me provide, for your entertainment, the Anesthetists’ Hymn, a parody of “Total Eclipse of the Heart” – a song which a lot of people like. Anyways, this one … Continue reading Anesthetists’ Hymn
Fair warning: this is going to be one of those posts which makes my readers (yes, you three, I am talking to you) wonder why I choose to keep up the pretense of calling this a medical blog! Kaise batayein, Kyun tujhko chahe Yaara batha na paayeinBaatein dil o ki Dekho jo baki Aake tujhe samjhaeinTu jaane naaaaa Tu jaane na aaaa.. Now hear the … Continue reading Lost for Words!
World, stop talking about Bieber and listen to this kid go: MI Theme Admittedly, this ain’t the most difficult thing to strum on a guitar, but look at the way the li’l dude gets immersed in his thing. Its as if the guitar is just an extension of his being. This is some seriously good stuff… I first stumbled onto his playing when I was … Continue reading Its Fingerpluckin’ Good!
What could be more infotaining than Pinky and the Brain describing the, well, brain! Check out this amazing video! Continue reading The Most Authoritative Description of the Brain
OK. Maybe its not that bad, but the puns that can be made are just mind numbingly numerous! I must say I am no great fan of music lyrics (be it Bollywood, Hollywood, Indie artists, whatever) going round nowadays but even by my low standards of expectations, the lyrics of the following song has shocked me: If you clicked to see the video, you … Continue reading Death by Youtube: First Bieber Fever, and now the Black Plague!