How Not To Be Overwhelmed By The Medical Syllabus

Being a student also means that you get to enjoy the perks of anxiety, stress and overwhelm from time to time among others. I know- because the whole medical curriculum is giving me i-won’t-be-able-to-do-this vibes. And these vibes come from the fact that I have a ton of textbooks to read and study from, other … Read more

Medimagic App Review: The Best 3D Learning App For Medical Students

Hello there, my beautiful friends! I hope you are doing great! In my first year, there were a lot of situations when I felt lost. Like, I had no idea what the teachers were talking about, or what the ligaments of knee joint were, Or what were the steps of ketogenesis… And a lot more. … Read more

Diphtheria – Respiratory tract infection

Diphtheria is a respiratory tract infection. Agent of infection Corynebacterium diphtheriae Organism features Special features Virulence factors Diphtheria toxin (DT) Mechanism of action ↓ Fragment B binds to host cell receptors ↓ Helps in internalization of fragment A ↓ Fragment A causes ADP ribosylation of elongation factor 2 (EF-2) ↓ EF-2 inhibited ↓ inhibiton of translation (protein sysnthesis) … Read more