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Estd. 2010

Ricin a biological weapon ? – Symptoms & Treatment

Ricin – a phytotoxin extracted from Riccinus communis(Castor Plant) has gained attention in recent times as US intelligence revealed that major anti-national groups have planned to use it as a biological weapon to endanger lives of people around the world.This article provides all essential information about Ricin, the toxalbumin, symptoms of exposure, protecting yourself from further exposure and treatment of accidental exposure to ricin.

Laptop Exposure and Male Infertility

Exposure to laptop computers might adversely affect male fertility by inducing DNA fragmentation and decreasing progressive motility, according to research presented here at the American Society for Reproductive Medicine 66th Annual Meeting.

In the first study of its kind to evaluate the effect of laptop computers receiving wireless Internet signals on human spermatozoa, researchers evaluated semen samples from 15 men. The samples were separated into 2 incubation groups: one that was exposed to a laptop computer receiving a WiFi signal for 4 hours, and another that was not.

AIIMS May 2011 Results For Download in PDF Check Now

The most awaited results of the premier medical institute in India,All India Institute Of Medical Sciences(AIIMS) post graduate Entrance exams is out. The Medical Post Graduate aspirants from all over India had appeared for the exam conducted on May 2011. The Question paper was said to be easy by most of the students. The results are available both as PDF download and on Online results checker. Individual results for AIIMS can also be had if Roll No. is known. Have you secured a rank ? If so please leave a comment with contact details so we can have an interview with you !! All the best for your PG seats.

Anybody having difficulty finding your results, comment your Roll no. we’ll send you the result.


AIIMS May 2011 Rank List | AIIMS May 2011 Roll No List


Chemical Peeling – Facts, Images & Powerpoint Presentations

Chemical Peeling is the application of a chemical agent to the skin that causes controlled destruction of a part of the epidermis with or without the dermis leading to exfoliation , followed by subsequent resurfacing of the epidermis and remodeling of the dermis. For over a century, chemical peeling has been used as a safe modality for the treatment of pigmentary dyschromias, superficial growths and photodamaged skin.

Does Steve Jobs – The Apple CEO, Have Just Six Weeks To Live ?

Does Steve Jobs really have just six weeks to live?

This million dollar question is the hottest topic on the web right now. Lets consider it for a brief discussion.

AIPGMEE 2011 – All India Post Graduate Medical Entrance Exam Results For Download PDF, Word With Results Checker


Click here for AIPGMEE 2012 Results Declared 03/03/2012

All India Post Graduate Medical Entrance Exams also referred to as AIPGMEE- 2011 was conducted by AIIMS- All India Institute Of Medical Sciences on January 9th 2011. This was completely handled online. The Medical Post Graduate aspirants from all over India had appeared for the exam. The Question paper was said to be easy by most of the students. The complete results published in a rankwise format can be had from the following link for free download in PDF and Word format. Individual results for AIPGMEE can also be had from here.Is your number on the rank list ? If so please leave a comment with contact details so we can have an interview with you !! All the best for your PG seats. |

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We will keep you updated on AIPGMEE 2011 results.

Contraception and Cancer – The Scared Teen Who Had Sex

A typical teen afraid of cancer risk compounded by family history.

A 20-year-old woman presents to your office for her well-woman exam. She has recently become sexually active and desires an effective contraceptive method. She has no medical problems, but family history is significant for breast cancer in a maternal aunt at the age of 42. She is worried about getting cancer from taking birth control pills. You discuss with her the risks and benefits of contraceptive pills. You tell her that which of the following neoplasms has been associated with the use of oral contraceptives?

New Cigarette Warning Labels – Will It Stop A Smoker ? [FDA]

“The existing warning labels on cigarette packs have not been updated in 25 years, so this is very good timing,” FDA Commissioner Margaret Hamburg said at a second news conference Wednesday elaborating on the proposal. “Some of the images, I am sure you will agree, are very, very powerful — and that is the point. We need to make sure anyone considering smoking, particularly kids, fully appreciate the consequences of cigarette use.”

The Perfect Employee Who Never Completes His Work In Time

An interesting case I found On Medscape Student Quiz section.

A 52-year-old man is sent to see a psychiatrist after he is disciplined at his job because he consistently turns in his assignments late. He insists that he is not about to turn in anything until it is “perfect, unlike all of my colleagues.” He has few friends because he annoys them with his demands for “precise timeliness” and because of his lack of emotional warmth. This has been a lifelong pattern for the patient, though he refuses to believe the problems have anything to do with his personal behavior. Which of the following is the most likely diagnosis for this patient?

10 Awesome Images To Use On Smoking

Here are a few awesome images I collected from Deviant Art. Feel free to use these copyright free high quality images on your powerpoint presentations or similar media.

Most of the Images retain their quality if you download them after clicking them. The displayed thumbnails are of poorer quality.

Do download them and provide your feedback.

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