Breaking Bad News: Every Intern’s Nightmare 

A lot is learnt in medical school, way more than a normal human being should learn, and after graduation the new interns are so excited to finally put their years of lectures, reading and exams to use. It is often disappointing when a young doctor is faced with the reality that all their years in… Continue reading Breaking Bad News: Every Intern’s Nightmare 

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The Lumbar Puncture: Power of the Grapevine

Of all the infections that one could get, if you were to hazard a guess, you would probably say the worst is an infection of the brain. There is no official hierarchy of infections but I would also say it's up there. Meningitis is an inflammation of the meninges, which is a layer that covers… Continue reading The Lumbar Puncture: Power of the Grapevine

The Silent Killer, Exposing the Witchcraft 

My grandmother is a superwoman, and no she is neither a killer nor a witch but this episode is inspired by her and many other African senior citizens. I have decided to share a personal experience about a disease that is not well appreciated in our communities but is also linked to quite a number… Continue reading The Silent Killer, Exposing the Witchcraft