Articles

Huge Boost in Funding for Healthcare Studies
September 12, 2018
A Congress-authorized nonprofit will inject $85 million in research funds to healthcare issues. Let's take a closer look.

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Air Pollution May Harm Cognitive Intelligence
September 7, 2018
According to the World Health Organization, air pollution kills about seven million people per year. It may also affect cognitive intelligence. Let's take a closer look at a new US-China study that suggests air pollution may have negative effects on cognitive intelligence.

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Medical Students Ditch Class More And More Often
August 29, 2018
Your medical school lecture hall may feel increasingly empty, and your inkling is right. More medical students than ever before are skipping lectures. Find out why.

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Community College Medical Grads More Likely to Choose Family Medicine
August 23, 2018
Family practice is a likely destination for medical graduates who attended community college. Let's take a closer look at the results of a recent study that examined the data.

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Does the Future of Medical Advancement Rest with These Healthcare Workers?
August 22, 2018
Recent research calls for adopting new approaches to and standards for training physician-scientists. Here’s a closer look at why these vital members of the healthcare workforce matter so much, along with how experts say improving training programs will help revitalize the profession.

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Med Students and EHRs: A Call for Better Training
July 31, 2018
Electronic health records (EHR) promise to transform the healthcare system. However, they’re only as effective as the degree to which they’re utilized by humans. Medical students, in particular, have been identified as falling short when it comes to navigating EHR platforms, which is interfering...

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Med Students Develop An App To Communicate With Deaf People
July 11, 2018
Two University of Cape Town medical students developed an app to improve communication with the deaf community. Learn more about their exciting work.

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Which UK Degrees Lead to the Highest Earnings?
July 5, 2018
A recent report from the UK’s Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS) reveals new insights into which degrees offer the most significant financial returns. Here’s a closer look at the findings.

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Med Schools Amp Up Addiction Training for Doctors
June 25, 2018
As the opioid epidemic continues to rage in the US, medical schools are increasingly acknowledging how they can help train doctors to address the problem. Here’s a closer look at ongoing efforts to increase addiction training for med students.

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Medical School Enrollments Up In The US
May 30, 2018
Medical school enrollments are up in the US. While it's good news for medical schools and medicine in general, some medical school administrators are worried about placing all of them for residency. Let's take a closer look.

News

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November 14, 2018

Diabetes impacts hundreds of millions of people all over the world. Because it’s so common, however, many people underestimate its seriousness. Not ...


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November 7, 2018

Ucas reports that record numbers of women have applied to UK medical schools after the government expanded placements to combat the NHS doctor shortag...


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October 31, 2018

With negotiations underway regarding the UK’s imminent departure from the EU, many issues remain up in the air. Unwilling to take any chances, the F...