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The Daily Bhaskar Post: A Symptom of a Deeper Illness

So in the past couple of days I have been reading a lot about a “reputed” Daily having spouted a venomous piece about how patients should protect themselves against sexual abuse by physicians. The general tone of the article, coupled with the salacious and malicious intent with which it is saturated, has naturally hit a… Keep Reading

History of Medicine

[Warning: NSFW] Sex and the CT (MRI, Actually)

Disclaimer: This post contains a lot of explicit images and one explicit video as well. The language is also not suited for the run of the mill blog, but in the spirit of writing unhindered, I have edited myself as little as possible. If there is a possibility that graphic references to (human) sexual activities offend… Keep Reading

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Life Beyond Medicine

International Day Against Homophobia (IDAHO)

Hat tip to David for putting me up to this. International Day Against Homophobia is celebrated every year on May 17, and promotes the concepts of tolerance and acceptance, which is basically all that “the gays” are asking from society. I have been a long time, vociferous supporter of the gay rights movement in my… Keep Reading

Life Beyond Medicine

So What If Peter Roebuck WAS Gay?

I logged in to check if I had any comments or mails to moderate or reply to and I was hugely shocked to see this on the stats tab of the blog: Initially I had thought that the spike of visits was because of this post I wrote about my experience of the AIIMS PGMEE… Keep Reading

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Research Blogging

Get That Heroin Rush, Safely

Clinical observations and lesion based studies have long shown that the brain is an important adjunct for sexual functions. Although the role of the brain in ejaculation and orgasmic sensations is not well understood, the impairment of these functions in patients with strokes or parkinsonism have long shown that the brain has some role to… Keep Reading

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Research Blogging

Sex and the Senile

Geriatric sexuality is a very sparsely explored domain in the medical arena. With the developing world getting top heavy on the age pyramid, this has become a rather timely question to ask. This study conducted in Australia takes a look at the prevalence of sexual activities in people ages 75 years and above (upto 95… Keep Reading

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Tears = Turn Off

How many of us have been reduced to blubbering idiots by the tears of a distressed damsel? I am sure the casualties are too many to put a number. Almost all of us have come across a time when we were moved by the tears of a lady. Often the center of male chauvinism, the… Keep Reading

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