Monday, July 7, 2014

"Fasting is the greatest Remedy—the physician within" -Phillipus Paracelsus, one of the three fathers of Western Medicine

Fasting 

-reduces inflammation

-reduces oxidative stress

Ramadan Mubarak to my Muslim friends!

Friday, June 6, 2014
Tuesday, June 3, 2014
Me: I need some tea
My Friend: looked at her mum and says “Mummy, I’ll stop drinking coffee when she stops taking tea” and she goes one, “Also, coffee has so many health benefits than tea”
Me: “Haha, that’s not true, tea is better than coffee
After looking at the above image, here was our conclusion
Me: See, Tea is better than coffee, but they both have some benefits and some side- effects
My Friend: This is such a biased study.

Me: I need some tea

My Friend: looked at her mum and says “Mummy, I’ll stop drinking coffee when she stops taking tea” and she goes one, “Also, coffee has so many health benefits than tea”

Me: “Haha, that’s not true, tea is better than coffee

After looking at the above image, here was our conclusion

Me: See, Tea is better than coffee, but they both have some benefits and some side- effects

My Friend: This is such a biased study.

Saturday, May 31, 2014

LinkedIN: “If I were 22”

If you’re a regular user of linkedIn, you might have noticed the LinkedIn posts titled “If I were 22: …..”

You should check it out! They’re amazing especially for recent college graduates

Enjoy! {click here}

Thursday, May 29, 2014

Today I Saved a Life—by Edwin Acevedo

I wish I could tell you a story about fancy heroics – about an exploratory laparatomy, a chest thoracostomy, or a patient that coded and I was the last person to perform the chest compressions that brought them back to life.  But I can’t.  But I can tell you that I saved a life. Read more

Tuesday, May 20, 2014

Pancreatic cancer second most deadly by 2030

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By 2030, the top cancer killers in the United States will be lung, pancreas and liver…

Many Americans are not aware that the combination of obesity, high-caloric intake and lack of physical activity is the second-leading cause of cancer in the U.S….

Surgery is the only treatment known to cure pancreatic cancer, but less than 20% of cases are operable

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Friday, May 2, 2014
The Official Guide to the MCAT® Exam (MCAT2015), Fourth Edition, is completely updated for the newly designed MCAT exam that will first be administered in the spring of 2015. 
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The Official Guide to the MCAT® Exam (MCAT2015), Fourth Edition, is completely updated for the newly designed MCAT exam that will first be administered in the spring of 2015. 

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Thursday, May 1, 2014