The Science Behind the Sneeze

The Science Behind the Sneeze Although we all know that sneezes and coughs transmit infections, little research had been done to model how they work. To address this knowledge gap, Lydia Bourouiba and John Bush of MIT’s Applied Mathematics Lab used high speed cameras and fluid mechanics to reveal why we’ve grossly underestimated the role…

Troponin elevation in conditions other than acute coronary syndromes

By Asli Tanindi and Mustafa Cemri Hello All, My preceptor recently asked me a questions that I believe all my followers should quickly review – what are the causes of troponin elevation in conditions other than acute coronary syndromes? Quick List: -Chronic renal failure -Advanced heart failure -Subarachnoid hemorrhage (SAH) -Ischemic cerebrovascular accident -Acute pulmonary…

Lifehacker’s Guide on Addiction

For many of us, topics like addiction and substance abuse seem far removed, like they affect other people and don’t (or will never) concern us—the same way depression, anxiety, or other issues can seem remote to those who don’t experience them. But the truth is, addiction is an insidious disease that can creep up on…

Sleep Pathophysiology Review

Good Day Ladies and Gents, Sometimes I like to review things just to keep my knowledge on certain subjects sharp.  So I will begin posting my old review note’s I’ve made for board studying for your benefit.  Hope it helps! 🙂 Cheers, CT             DISCLAIMER: The content of this Website is…