mistress of surgery
meghna (may+gnaa).
a misanthropic
feminist med student who enjoys eating & attractive people. aspiring brain lady.
33,495 notes + reblog

Mia Jane-Harris creates absolutely stunning close-up photographs of medical specimens of human cadavers in her series “Your Corpse is Beautiful” and shows us just how beautiful death can be.

It’s unfortunate, and I really wish I wouldn’t have to say this, but I really like human beings who have suffered. They’re kinder.

—Emma Thompson (via onlinecounsellingcollege)
42 notes + reblog

clulessmedic:

Tuberculosis

  • Ziehl-Neelsen staining of acid fast bacilli 
  • Mycobacterium tuberculosis estimated to infect 1/3 of population
  • Treatment 4 drugs (1) initial phase = rifampicin, isoniazid, pyrazinamide, ethambutol for 8 weeks. (2) continutaion phase = rifampicin and isoniazide ofr 16 weeks.
  • Side effects; hepatitis, neuropathy, optic neuritis, arthralgia, drug interactions, orange discolouration to sclera

PS - if you like mnemonics just remember “RIPE" for the TB drugs.

6,907 notes + reblog

md-admissions:

Me describing what it means to be a third year med student to first and second year students.

5,691 notes + reblog
Via: elucipher
Source: fer1972

fer1972:

Van Der Lichaam Aromatherapy Packaging by Virginia Holman

Tagged:
# design

Feminism never made me hate men. The reaction to feminism did that.

1,120 notes + reblog
Via: neurosciencestuff
Source: teded

teded:

When you eat something loaded with sugar, your taste buds, your gut and your brain all take notice. This activation of your reward system is not unlike how bodies process addictive substances such as alcohol or nicotine — an overload of sugar spikes dopamine levels and leaves you craving more.

From the TED-Ed Lesson How sugar affects the brain - Nicole Avena

Animation by STK Films