PNIBLOG

Basal Cell Carcinoma "The Doctors"

In this incredible story about a remarkable patient, which aired on “The Doctors”, what looked like a tiny pimple on a patient’s nose, turned out to be a very deeply seated cancer. Her dermatologist referred her to Dr. Kian Karimi. What happened next will shock you.

Hemifacial Spasm

Hemifacial spasm is a medical condition characterized by involuntary twitching of the muscles of facial expression affecting one side of the face. Read about a patient’s experience in dealing with this condition.

cushing's disease

The root cause of many hormonal imbalances is a small pea-size gland, the pituitary, sitting at the base of the brain, which often houses the tiniest of tumors. Patient advocate, Sharmyn McGraw raises awareness for the debilitating and often over-looked Cushing’s disease.

When a fall turns into a race against time

What started out as a normal night in a retired nurse’s life quickly turned into a race against time. Read about how a small fall landed this patient in the hospital and in the OR for emergency brain surgery.

Cancer Survivor

The ever-expanding scope of medicine has radically transformed our lives. Now that we are living longer, how do we deal with diseases that come along with aging? Read about cancer survivorship strategies and how to thrive.