Daily Tip

” Men ought to know that from nothing else but the brain come joys, delights, laughter and sports, and sorrows, griefs, despondency, and lamentations….. All these things we endure from the brain. ” Hippocrates – “On the Sacred Disease”

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As mentioned we now have a NEW sectionShort videos about interesting medical topics given by experts in their field. Today, it gives me great pleasure to introduce Dr Jaume Sauleda, who is a renowned Chest Physician working in Son Espases and expert in the field of Bronchoscopy, as well as being among other a Master Chess player and a tremendous supporte of the 2nd Best Football club in the world, Barcelona. The first is obviously, Liverpool. Thanks a lot Jaume for your fascinating talk on Bronchoscopy.



The Importance of English in Medicine

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Mark Twain

Mark Twain, the great American Novelist of the Nineteenth century, famous for the “The Adventures of Tom Sawyer” and “Adventures of Huckleberry Finn”, which was once called “The Great American Novel” said – “The man who does not read good books has no advantage over the man who can’t read them” 

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The Great Figures In Otology

Another Guest Contributor. Dr Fernanda Muñoz a resident in ENT at Son Espases University gave this fascinating talk about The Great Figures in Otology in the ENT Department at Son Espases Hospital. It is very interesting and it reminds me of Edmund Burke who said,
” Those who don’t know history are doomed to repeat it”.
Thanks Fernanda !!!
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Not better, not worse, just different

What a lucky man I am !!!! It gives me great pleasure to introduce my third Guest Contributor in the space of around ten days, and each one has been an extremely interesting, inspiring and beautiful piece from the “future of medicine”, three young doctors ( or near-to-be doctors!!), from very different parts of the…

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I am reading “The Emperor of all Maladies”, a brilliant “Biography of Cancer” by Siddhartha Mukherjee, and I had just read about Atossa, the Queen of Persia  ( around 440BC), who had a terrifyingly aggressive form of breast cancer. Even though she could have had all the beast physicians attend her, she hid herself away…

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Short Topic Videos

Coming VERY soon to MEDICAL ENGLISH  a new set of short videos. In each video an expert will describe a medical topic. The first will be about “Bronchoscopy” by Dr Jaume Sauleda, Pneumologist at Son Espases University Hospital in Palma de Mallorca. I hope that they are of interest and, don’t forget if YOU wish…

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South Africa

The second extraordinary guest contribution in less than a week, and I am really delighted. It makes me believe in people, again; if I ever had really stopped, which I hadn’t.  The future of Medicine in is the hands of dedicated, talented and hard-working people like Paloma and today’s contributor. Dr Elisabetta Nervo, a Pneumology…

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