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How long does it take for meniscus to heal?
Meniscus injuryMarch 4, 2017 ET
You don't have to be a top athlete to push the knee over the limit and into a pain and literally destroy it.
How life-saving blood clot becomes dangerous
Blood clotFebruary 4, 2017 ET
Blood clots are good thing. When you injure yourself, cut while shaving for example, your body makes a blood clot and it stops bleeding. When everything sorts out, the blood clot falls apart. But when it doesn't, there is a huge problem.
Five advice for young doctors and smooth career start
Young doctorsDecember 3, 2016 ET
So, you successfully survived the medical school, finished all exams with flying colors and now you are in the hospital. Congratulations. But - what now? How to switch to real life and what advice you didn't hear in the school.
When to take your child to the doctor
PediatricianNovember 5, 2016 ET
One of the important questions to every parent is when to take the child to see the doctor. Some parents are jumping on every problem, some are waiting for too long. Here is guidance when and what to do if you see or think something is not right.
Advice I'd like to hear when I decided to be a doctor
Young doctorOctober 1, 2016 ET
If you are thinking about a career in medicine or have just started your life at the university, we'll give you some advice we wish we heard from someone when we started. They could make your life easier and help you discover something about yourself.
Who's in danger to catch deadly flesh-eating bacteria?
Necrotizing fasciitisSeptember 3, 2016 ET
"Flesh-eating infection," caused by bacteria, is a very dangerous bacterial skin infection that spreads quickly. But, contrary to screaming media headlines, the picture is not so dark as it may seem.
Brain-eating amoeba, a deadly creature that likes warm waters
Naegleria fowleriAugust 6, 2016 ET
A combination of high temperatures, lower water levels, and slow-moving water may produce higher concentrations of Naegleria fowleri, an amoeba that causes sudden and severe brain infection, and almost every infected person dies in a matter of days.
The first most talked-about drug after Viagra
NaloxoneJuly 2, 2016 ET
It is hard to recall when one medicine, except Viagra, attracted so much attention like naloxone did in the last few months. Approved for opioid overdose by the FDA in 1971 as Narcan, this well-made drug blocks the effects of opioids usually within minutes if given soon enough.
Learn about nerves
Damaged nervesNovember 9, 2012 ET
Every system of the human body has tasks it has to do and they all must work in cooperation with each other and there's where nerves step in.
How to choose a good doctor
How to choose a good doctorOctober 13, 2012 ET
There's no doubt that you heard the question "I have this-and-that, do you know a good doctor?" You will, of course, recommend - or not recommend - the one based on your experience but have you ever wonder what a "good doctor" means?