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The EU’s Medicine Academies Call for Post-Brexit Research Exchange
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 Federation of European Academies of Medicine (FEAM) recently released a statement imploring the EU and the UK to secure medical research cooperation.

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France Aims to Address Doctor Deficit
October 24, 2018
With countries all over the world facing a deficit of healthcare professionals, French president Emmanuel Macron has proposed new measures aimed at tackling the problem. Here’s a closer look at government plans to increase the number of doctors, along with how these plans fit into Macron’s plans...

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In The US, The Nurse Shortage Is Getting More Acute
October 10, 2018
The UK is not the only country facing a nursing crisis. The aging population in the US has amplified the need for more nurses. Where are they? Let's take a closer look.

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Dessert And Sweet Soft Drinks Must Be Banned From Schools, Say UK Dentists
October 8, 2018
Dentists in the UK call for a ban on soft drinks and sweet desserts in schools. Let's take a closer look.

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Why Aren't More UK Student Nurses Graduating?
October 3, 2018
According to new data, one in four nursing students in the UK does not graduate. Read on to find out why.

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Kenyan and Chinese Entities Partner for New Cancer Institute
October 1, 2018
As cooperation between China and Africa continues to grow, now comes news of a new partnership between one of Kenya’s top universities and a Chinese investment firm. Its purpose? To build and run a new cancer institute in Nairobi.

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This College Football Star is also Studying Medicine
October 1, 2018
Medical school is grueling enough on its own. Now imagine juggling it with a uniquely demanding career at the same time. This is exactly what Canadian Laurent Duvernay-Tardif has been doing since he was drafted into the National Football League (NFL) in 2014 while a medical student. Here’s a close...

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Are Apprenticeships the Key to the Nursing Shortfall?
September 26, 2018
With the global health workforce shortage predicted to reach catastrophic proportions in the decades ahead, there is a push to find solutions which could help bridge the gap. According to New America’s recently released report, 'Apprenticeship and the Future of Nursing,' apprenticeships may be the...

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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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November 12, 2018

It’s International Education Week! An initiative from the US departments of State and Education, this annual observation celebrates the many benefit...


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November 6, 2018

If you are an aspiring doctor with hopes of attending medical school, acing your MCATs is probably one of your goals. However, the reality is that not...


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October 30, 2018

Fintech is booming, and it is making big changes to various industries, not least the healthcare sector. Here's a look at the developments.