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Is Germany’s Medical School Selection Process Unconstitutional?
January 17, 2018
Germany’s highest court recently ruled that the methods used by its universities to allocate medical school spaces is partly unconstitutional. Here’s a closer look at the current process, why it violates laws, and what to expect moving forward.

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Hong Kong Undergrads Develop New Virus Identification Tool
January 10, 2018
A new technique developed by fifteen undergraduate students in Hong Kong may help doctors diagnose deadly viruses more quickly—and save lives. Let’s take a closer look.

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More Parents Look to International and Online Education
December 22, 2017
Good news for students who want to study abroad or online—parental support is on the rise—at least according to a new survey by HSBC. Let’s take a closer look.

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Scholarship Allows Med Students to Learn More About Oncology
December 20, 2017
If you’re a medical student looking to learn more about neuroscience, this scholarship might be for you. Let’s take a closer look.

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Are Researchers Paying Enough Attention to Sex and Gender?v
December 14, 2017
As the field of medicine becomes increasingly personalized, are researchers keeping up -- particularly as it pertains to sex and gender? An international team of researchers investigating the matter has gleaned a fascinating new insight: Female researchers are more likely to factor sex and gender i...

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These Are the UK’s Most Stressful Jobs
December 4, 2017
A new survey found that the most stressful jobs in the UK are related to healthcare, welfare, and education. Let’s take a closer look.

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Nursing Shortage Continues to Intensify
November 29, 2017
New data from the just-released 2017 AMN Healthcare Survey of Registered Nurses reveals that the anticipated nursing shortage is drawing closer. Here’s a closer look at the study and what its results mean for the healthcare sector.

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Younger Patients Search for Healthcare Providers Online
November 23, 2017
Business is booming in healthcare technology as an overwhelming number of younger patients prefer to research providers—and book appointments—online. Let’s take a closer look at the results of a recent survey.

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How Chinese Students are Earning Credit for Weight Loss
November 15, 2017
As the obesity epidemic continues to grow, a Chinese university is taking unique measures to promote healthy living among its students by offering a one-year, accredited weight loss class. Here’s a closer look at the initiative.

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What Smartphones Mean for Health Care
November 8, 2017
The newest technology in medicine? Smartphones. Let’s take a closer look at the innovative apps that may just save your life.

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January 15, 2018

If you’re a current medical student or thinking about applying in the year ahead you may be wondering the same thing: What does the future hold for ...


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January 1, 2018

Happy New Year! Time to make your 2018 the best yet. How? Live healthier. Live happier. Make some different choices and send yourself down a healthy p...


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December 25, 2017

While Christmas means an automatic day off for most professionals, the same can’t be said for many doctors. After all, injuries and illnesses don’...