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Can we sing our way out of the disease ?

 “ Music has healing power. It has the ability to take people out of themselves for a few hours.” – Elton john   Music has been used as healer innumerable times metaphorically from a very long time. Since the 1800s, music has formed a very crucial part of various treatments. The rhythms can not only […]

Phineas Gage: The Neurosciences’ most famous patient

07/30/2020 Hello readers! Today, we bring to you the case of an erstwhile American railroad worker- Phineas Gage who was injured in an accident during the railroad construction. Why?  Of course, if we have hit this case today, there’s definitely something very special about it. This is a hitherto unprecedented case. This case is one […]

Worms in the heart!!

05/27/2020 Yes, you read that right. In medicine, it is termed as ‘Cardiac Cysticercosis’. Its really disgusting to think of, right? It might be but yes it exists. We will introduce you to this disgusting yet interesting condition in medicine- worms that can seek asylum in your heart. Let us introduce you to the terms […]


  CAUTION: THIS BLOG IS BASED ON A TRUE STORY The heading itself raises several questions, first being what are medical fictions? The television shows / movies/ YouTube series. Which illustrate important aspects of medical training such as doctor patient relationship, professionalism, ethical conflicts , struggles  and much more. The second question which arises in […]

SCIENCE BEHIND ROMANCE- The Broken Heart Syndrome

  “It happens all the time, they take your heart and steal your life, and its as though you feel you’ve died ’cause you’ve been killed inside. But yet you are still alive, which means you will survive.“              -EMINEM (Space Bound)   Broken Heart Syndrome- Takotsubu Cardiomyopathy (Stress Cardiomyopathy)- […]

Struggles and Vagaries of an Epileptic: Unveiling the Truth

In the rich and culturally diverse country of ours, it is very heart breaking to see how certain diseases and abnormalities are analysed and judged in the lower strata of the society. One such disease which is looked down upon and treated by quacks rather than doctors is epilepsy. It still comes as a surprise […]

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