Tuberculosis through the years..

Ever wondered why March 24 is celebrated as World TB Day? That’s because on this very day back in 1882, German microbiologist Dr. Robert Koch announced the discovery of Mycobacterium tuberculosis, the bacteria that causes tuberculosis (TB). At that time, one in every seven people living in the USA and Europe were dying due to […]

Don’t You Know That I’m Rare?

World Rare Disease Day is celebrated on the last day of February. It was started in 2008 to raise awareness and improve access to treatment and medical representation for individuals with rare diseases and their families. Rare diseases are not as rare as we think and affect many individuals. Rare diseases are a difficult territory […]

Love: The Intoxicating Cocktail of Chemicals

Love is a complicated emotion; not just in practice, but also in theory. When you are in “love”, your body and mind are subjected to different chemicals and stimuli, all of which mix and match to give you a different individual experience. While the outcome is surely unique for every single person, there is little […]

Can Online Networking Portals Benefit Doctors or other Healthcare Members?

What is networking? Keeping the literal meaning aside (since we’re all familiar with that), networking is an underrated and often overlooked step in our career development. With the advent of technology and its increased relevance in almost all fields, online networking is the latest trend. The healthcare sector is slowly warming up to the idea […]

Fast 5: Latest Technological Trends in Healthcare

It has taken a while, but the healthcare industry has finally accepted technological advancements with open arms. Technology has played a major role in this industry, right from computer-aided surgeries to medical apps on our smartphones. Given the exponential growth of technology, robots performing surgeries using artificial intelligence in the future shouldn’t come as a […]

The success of Medical Tourism in India

Medical tourism in India is on a steady rise. Our country has become a popular choice of many patients across the globe due to our efficient, affordable and safe medical facilities. Here are five of the best success stories of foreign patients seeking medical treatment in India. 1. A bedridden Polish woman walks just after […]