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The Mental Health Crisis Strikes UK Universities
June 21, 2017

Just how big of a problem is mental health on university campuses in the UK? According to figures recently released by the Higher Education Statistics Agency (HESA), the issue is not only significant, but growing, as reported by The Guardian. Here’s a closer look at the relationship between mental health and university enrollments, along with proposed solutions from higher education leaders and health experts aimed at reversing the trend.


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Patients Treated By Older Doctors More Likely To Die
June 14, 2017
A Harvard University study suggests that patients—regardless of their age or condition—who are treated by a doctor older than 60 are more likely to die.  Let’s take a closer look.

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Does Bigger Healthcare Mean Better Healthcare?
June 7, 2017
Think the biggest, most expensive physician practices must deliver a better quality of care? Think again, says recent research from Harvard University published in Health Affairs. Here’s a closer look at the findings.

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Japan and India Cooperate To Improve Quality of Medical Devices
May 31, 2017
Two powerhouses recently teamed up to improve the quality of medical devices globally.  Japan and India are working together to bring the highest quality medical devices to the world.  Let’s take a closer look. 

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Why You Shouldn’t Eat Gluten-Free Unless You Have Celiac Disease
May 24, 2017
Gluten-free.  It’s all the rage—but why?  A new study suggests why you might not want to follow this fad unless you have celiac disease, an autoimmune disorder that prevents your body’s ability to process gluten.  Let’s take a closer look.

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New Legislation Supports US Telehealth Growth
May 17, 2017
Six US senators have recently joined forces to introduce a new piece of legislation which will support the growth of telehealth and remote patient monitoring, according to a recent report from Health Data Management. Here’s a closer look at the bill, along with how stakeholders it will help pe...

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Is Rosemary the Key to Memorizing?
May 10, 2017
Need to remember something?  Do as the ancient Greeks and wear a garland of rosemary around your neck.  Why?  Let’s take a closer look.

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Will Your Next Doctor Visit Be with an AI?
May 4, 2017
Tired of struggling to get doctor’s appointments and long waiting room waits? According to  British firm Babylon, this scenario may be a thing of the past thanks to the debut of “the world’s most advanced artificial intelligence healthcare platform,” according to a repor...

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Glasgow Medical Students Must Retake Exam
April 26, 2017
With evidence of collusion, the University of Glasgow medical school will require about 270 medical students to re-sit the Objective Structured Clinical Examination (OSCE)—a week-long clinical exam that tests students’ abilities to handle real-world medical problems.  Let’s ta...

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How Many Hours are First-Year US Docs Now Allowed to Work?
April 19, 2017
Young physicians have long been limited to 16 straight hours of patient care, but that’s about to change, according to a recent report from The Washington Post. The new cap for first-year doctors? 24 hours. Here’s a closer look at this controversial change, along with why the Accreditati...

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June 21, 2017

Just how big of a problem is mental health on university campuses in the UK? According to figures recently released by the Higher Education Statistics...


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June 14, 2017

A Harvard University study suggests that patients—regardless of their age or condition—who are treated by a doctor older than 60 are more ...


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June 7, 2017

Think the biggest, most expensive physician practices must deliver a better quality of care? Think again, says recent research from Harvard University...