After the World Health Organization (WHO) Emergency Committee announced a global emergency back in January 2020, governmental policies to contain the spread of the virus were rapidly implemented across the world. Without precedent, the first shocking decision was made by … Continue reading Global Health: The Negative Impact of Covid-19 Related Restrictions on Mental Health in Students in France
The history of humanity is full of painful episodes that changed our world view. In the years since the renaissance, there were many atrocities committed in the name of God. Scientists were condemned to death under the charges of heresy. … Continue reading Unethically Obtained Data! What Should We Do?
Back in January 2020, I was doing my Sub-I rotation with the cardiology team at Jackson Memorial Hospital in Miami. One day, we were suddenly paged by the EM team for a suspected myocardial infarction. When we arrived to the … Continue reading Are Beta Blockers Contraindicated in Cocaine Induced Chest Pain like how we Learned in Medical School?
Introduction Major depression disorder (MDD) is a psychiatric disorder characterized by a widespread and steady low mood linked to anhedonia, low self-esteem, sadness, and worthlessness. The limbic-thalamic-cortical network is a major mechanism involved in the pathophysiology of MDD. Several neuroimaging … Continue reading Working-Memory fMRI Displays Major Activation Differences Between Recurrent Unmedicated and Euthymic Major Depressive Disorder Patients: A Quick Review