Share Unique or New things in Medicine or anything that you find Strange/Interesting/Worth sharing! - USMLE Forums
USMLE Forums Logo
USMLE Forums         Your Reliable USMLE Online Community     Members     Posts
USMLE Articles
Go Back   USMLE Forums > USMLE Step 1 Forum

USMLE Step 1 Forum USMLE Step 1 Discussion Forum: Let's talk about anything related to USMLE Step 1 exam

Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
Old 06-16-2012
Hope2Pass's Avatar
USMLE Forums Master
Steps History: 1+CK+CS+3
Posts: 1,684
Threads: 213
Thanked 1,660 Times in 674 Posts
Reputation: 1670
Smile Share Unique or New things in Medicine or anything that you find Strange/Interesting/Worth sharing!

Just starting a thread to share things we come across during our prep or outside of prep. Things like unique medical diseases or syndromes or cases and stories. There are definitely a lot of those out there and I think we should have a dedicated thread to share those!

I'll start off this list by sharing a video I came across. It's Rett's disorder. I was trying to youtube the characteristic mid-line hand-wringing that is exhibited by these patients but then came across this eye opening video! It's absolutely amazing how every one of these disorders that we learn about are life changing for people affected by it - the patients and their friends and families.

Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message

Old 06-16-2012
lysogeny's Avatar
USMLE Forums Scout
Steps History: 1+CK+CS+3
Posts: 57
Threads: 6
Thanked 40 Times in 18 Posts
Reputation: 50

I feel the need to share this one, even though maybe a lot have seen this on the news already. It's such a breakthrough that I can feel the hope for those people diagnosed with AIDS.

Here's an article published a week ago

Video from last year:
<script type='text/javascript' src=';hostDomain=video.sanfrancisc;playerWidth=425;playerHeight=360;is ShowIcon=true;clipId=5854260;flvUri=;partnerclipid =;adTag=News;advertisingZone=CBS.SF%252Fworldnowpl ayer;enableAds=true;landingPage=;islandingPageover ride=false;playerType=STANDARD_EMBEDDEDscript;cont rolsType=fixed'></script>

There's no easy cure, but now we know that it's possible.

I haven't seen a scholarly article about it, but I'm guessing they're talking about the homozygous CCR5 mutation?? *geek mode on*
Ha! My eyebags ain't Gucci but can sure fit Schwartz, Nelsons, and Williams in em!
To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
The above post was thanked by:
dr.Zh (06-16-2012), sukar (06-16-2012)
Old 06-16-2012
USMLE Forums Master
Steps History: Not yet
Posts: 590
Threads: 8
Thanked 244 Times in 196 Posts
Reputation: 254

Sleep for weeks/months..? Kleine Levin syndrome

Lysogeny - Thanks for the post. I didn't see this news.. It's a good start for the CURE of AIDS.
H2P - Rett Syndrome pts (the girls) make me sad.. I hope they find a way to trt it soon.
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message


Step-1-Preparation, Videos-Animations

Quick Reply

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the USMLE Forums forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.
User Name:
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.
Email Address:
Medical School
Choose "---" if you don't want to tell. AMG for US & Canadian medical schools. IMG for all other medical schools.
USMLE Steps History
What steps finished! Example: 1+CK+CS+3 = Passed Step 1, Step 2 CK, Step 2 CS, and Step 3.

Choose "---" if you don't want to tell.

Favorite USMLE Books
What USMLE books you really think are useful. Leave blank if you don't want to tell.
Where you live. Leave blank if you don't want to tell.


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Step Up to Medicine and few other things dr.muhamad USMLE Step 2 CK Forum 10 03-06-2012 06:59 PM
Lors through online portal-a unique situation. ednorton IMG Residency Match Forum 4 09-06-2011 07:20 AM
Sharing A Unique Experience from another forum..... Crimsonboy USMLE Step 1 Forum 1 08-27-2011 10:27 AM
Can't find step-2CK Kaplan internal medicine notes! cool_atomic For Sale & Wanted Items 2 11-04-2010 03:22 AM
USMLE unique Online Coaching xcelusmle USMLE Links & Free Ads 0 07-17-2010 05:50 PM

Find Us on Facebook
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8
Copyright ©2000 - 2020, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
vBulletin Security provided by vBSecurity v2.2.2 (Pro) - vBulletin Mods & Addons Copyright © 2020 DragonByte Technologies Ltd.

USMLE® & other trade marks belong to their respective owners, read full disclaimer
USMLE Forums created under Creative Commons 3.0 License. (2009-2019)