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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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?