Author: Anastasija Zaičenko Art and medicine have always been connected. The depiction of medical conditions in art can be useful in studying the history of medicine. Famous artworks quite frequently present medical anomalies, including genetic diseases. In this article I’m going to show you famous paintings , in which diseases and disorders are presented.
Author: Anna Grizāne Do you ever look back at your teenage years and think – “Oh my my, what was I thinking?” A lower back tattoo, a questionable hairstyle choice, a broken leg which could have easily been avoided if you had not taken that leap, a party with random strangers which could have gone
Author: Terēze Pavloviča Have gadgets destroyed our generation? We don’t ride horses anymore when we go shopping and typewriters can mostly be found in museum expositions. In the last 20 years, great steps in technological advancement have been made. If we remember the first personal computers, nowadays they are reduced in size and Wi-Fi is
What advice would you have for those who aren’t sure which specialty in medicine they want to choose, but really want to be successful at what they do? Well, I think that it is only normal that we are not always confident and are a bit scared when we start something new. Especially in a
Author: Marija Luīze Kalniņa When thinking about the words “stroke patient”, we like to think of elderly people with gray hair and dentures arriving at the hospital after an acute stroke episode. Ultimately, for some this episode is fatal while leaves others with severe neurological disabilities. We are not wrong to think so – according
Author: doctor Ilze Prikule The origin of language dates back by a hundred thousand years and it is a significant milestone of human communication. At the end of the 20th century, scientists discovered that the human language foundation begins before birth and although during the first year of life children are not likely to say a single
Author: Valdis Ģībietis, doctor, resident in internal medicine The Latvian vaccination calendar includes vaccines against 14 diseases, while additional vaccines are available for risk groups. Their aim is to protect children and adults from severe infections, in order to avoid complications and death. To vaccinate or not to vaccinate is every person’s choice. Even though
Author: Veronika Baltmane Have you ever felt uncomfortable while your parents were showing your childhood photos to all your relatives? Especially, if these were pictures of you sitting naked in a bath or at the beach? Now try to imagine your emotions if a picture like this was posted on the social network available to
Author: Ivars Veckalns If you have read the title you have a general idea about what the main topic of this article will be. It will be about penises. This organ can be classified in many different ways – big, small, straight, curved, disappointing, showers, grovers etc. But in this article we will focus on
Author: Rajlakshmi Sohini Mukhopadhyay Imagine you’re a lawyer, and your client has been convicted of a crime. What happens when your client is put on the stand, and he or she looks somewhat confused about why they are even there?