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With Munchausen-by-proxy syndrome, healthy children are taken to the doctor at the request of their parents while carrying faked symptoms. What is it though that makes such parents, mothers mostly, ... [more]

The headaches improve abruptly when the phone rings. Sounds like magic, but it's merely conditioning. Scientists have now been able to prove that it also works with pain conditions, opening up new ... [more]

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Dr. Hung Nguyen published a picture

Castleman's disease (2)

Ultrasound findings of a mass ai RLQ nearby right iliac vessels. 
2 days ago
Dr. med. Artem Grafov published a picture


Detail of the right lung patient. Experience of working in a coal mine for over 8 years. Chest x-ray: focal shadows, ranging in size from 1 to 4 mm.
12 days ago
Syed Gauhar Husain commented on the News-item Obesity: fat fighter wanted
To reduce obesity specially related to cholesterol intake (butter, cheese, etc.) Walnut is a good recommendation/remedy, as it reduces cholesterol. The walnut should be taken with meals.
Syed Gauhar Husain
28 days ago
Dr Jawahar Ticku commented on the News-item Cancer therapy: millions for ions
Proton beam therapy is definitely a very good modality for deep seated tumors. But it may be ionizing radiation or the proton beam therapy, they are only for localized treatment but the problem in cancer is local spread and metastasis in which case ... [more]
43 days ago
Dr. Hung Nguyen published a picture

GIST of Mesentery (1)

Man 54 yo, abdominal pain and a scar on his lower wall of bossom. Ultrasound detected many round hypoechoic nodes. 
47 days ago
Dr. Hung Nguyen published a picture


Polysplenia syndrome on a 4 months old female child which was left sided isomerism. Big abdomen, jaundice and congenital heart defect.
47 days ago
I have memories of people speaking to me, and I was unable to talk back to them. My mother said that I was less than 2 years old in the house that I have these memories.
at 25.07.2014
Dr B.P. Sharma commented on the News-item Methylphenidate: Chaos in the cortex
Does it affect pituitary to secreat more growth hormone to help in increasing height?
at 08.07.2014
Dr. Rakesh Karnawat published a picture

Congenital amniotic band

Congenital amniotic band - a rare anomaly in newborn.(Operated by Dr.Sunil Kothari,Paediatric surgeon Anaesthesia given by -Dr.R.Karnawat;Dr.Rakesh Nawal)
at 01.07.2014
Dr. med. Karl-Heinz Günther published a picture
at 30.06.2014

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