Optometry

Thursday, October 16, 2014

UV vs. blue light: Which is more dangerous?

We concluded the last blog with a question: Which type of light do you feel is more dangerous to your patients, UV light or visible light including blue...

Endocrinology

Thursday, October 16, 2014

Personal memories of diabetes fuel a professional outlook

The February issue of Endocrine Today highlighting the history of diabetes and its management really caught my...

Pediatrics

Monday, October 06, 2014

Imhotep: The real father of medicine? An iconoclastic view

Near the beginning of the Bronze Age, the third dynasty of ancient Egypt began, which was the first dynasty of the “Old Kingdom”...

Dermatology

Tuesday, September 30, 2014

Rejuvenation of the Aging Neck

The long, slender neck is a symbol of youth, beauty and elegance. When the aging process hits the neck and lower face, it creeps silently upon us, until suddenly, one...

Infectious Disease

Tuesday, July 29, 2014

Protect your patients traveling to polio-infected countries

In 1988, when the global polio eradication effort began, there were an estimated 350,000 paralytic cases, about 1,000 cases per day on ...

Hematology Oncology

Tuesday, April 01, 2014

Bringing colorectal cancer into the spotlight

Still in the shadow of public and medical attention, yet quite infamous, colorectal cancer is the second leading cause of cancer-related deaths in the...

Psychiatry

Tuesday, July 09, 2013

What happens to autistic children when they get older?

The increased prevalence of autism, now estimated between 1 and 88 children and 1 and 50 males will present a sizeable challenge to the...