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A Woman with Decreased Vision and Diplopia

In the latest Case Record of the Massachusetts General Hospital, a 41-year-old woman presented with decreased visual acuity in the left eye and …

Medical Journals

From Obesity to Epilepsy, One Nerve May Lead to Many Cures

You've probably never heard of the vagus nerve before. But you really should. The longest of the twelve cranial nerves in the human body, the vagus …

No big deal or anything. There's a whole hidden network in your body that scientists JUST discovered.

You thought human anatomy was pretty well figured out by now, right?<p>That whole Gray's Anatomy thing has been around quite a while (the medical …

Alzheimer's Disease

How Habitual Anger May Lead To Stroke, Diabetes

MEDICAL scientists say that anger is not just ordinary emotion; it is necessary emotion that may hurt, if not well handled. Consultant Psychiatrist …

How Do Generic Medicines Compare With The Big Brands?

The word "generic" is derived from the Latin "genus" which means "kind" or "class". For medicines, it was originally used to describe the active …

Sumatriptan is an appropriate treatment for a migraine

4 Shares<p><i>Test your medicine knowledge with the MKSAP challenge, in partnership with the American College of Physicians.</i><p>A 28-year-old man is evaluated …

Diabetes: The Epidemic That Indians Created

A villager in rural Karnataka having his blood tested at a diabetes screening camp. <b>Image:</b> Flickr/Trinity Care Foundation<p>Meerut’s Sharad Tripathi …