On A Lighter Note

September 18th, 2019 A study showing that a common technique used for training dogs can be used to make better surgeons, is one of the winners of the 2019 Ig Nobels, the annual Nobel Prize spoof that rewards weird, odd and sometimes head-scratching scientific...

January 9th, 2019 Auto-surgery is not a frequent occurrence, especially in modern times. However, it does happen, and a Medical News Today catalogues some extreme examples. Cardiac catheterisation – Werner Theodor Otto Forssmann was studying medicine in...

December 20th, 2017 The fight against the ridicule of 'man flu' has been taken up by a doctor who  delved into the issue after growing tired of being accused of overreacting. The Guardian reports that in a treatise based on previous studies – some scientific, some...
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