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Thousands of new doctors opting for a better life abroad

Disillusioned medics are quitting the NHS and heading for countries such as Australia<p>Doctors who are newly qualified form a growing proportion of the thousands of British medics seeking jobs abroad each year, triggering concerns that the NHS is heading for a staffing crisis.<p>Specialist recruitment …

Radiation Therapy

Morocco's Best-Kept Secret Is This All-Blue Village

Tucked high in Morocco’s Rif Mountains, the all-blue town of Chefchaouen is a calming respite from the overwhelming frenzy of Marrakech and Fez. Photographer and writer Lucy Laucht takes us on a tour of Morocco's hidden gem.

Travel Photography

Here's the disturbing psychology of how doctors get through their day

Attending Surgeon: "Intern, what's the story on this patient?"<p>Resident Intern (replies sheepishly): "This patient is a 51-year-old with a left breast lump, and 17 out of 20 lymph nodes positive for cancer, returning to the operating room."<p>Attending Surgeon (in a very matter-of-fact tone): "Oh, …

Breast Cancer

Chicken, Tremolo, Sweep. Pick Your Picking Style.

Sleep Sharpens Our Ability To Recall Memories And Information, Study Finds

Last-minute swotting for an exam before going to bed might be a good tactic for students, according to new research on the benefits of "sleeping on …

Pluto: ten things we now know about the dwarf planet

• <b>Pluto is larger than we thought</b> Pluto’s diameter is larger than expected at 2,370 kilometres across. This is about two-thirds the size of Earth’s moon, giving Pluto a surface area comparable to Russia. The finding is significant because it means the world is less dense than previously thought, …

Solar System

100 things we didn't know last year

<b>Interesting and unexpected facts can emerge from daily news stories and the Magazine picks out such snippets for its weekly feature, 10 things we didn't know last week. Here's an almanac of the best of 2014.</b><p><b>1. The Pentagon has</b> a plan for combating a zombie apocalypse.<p>Find out more (Foreign</b> …

Sydney Opera House

Online Medical Portal For Medical Students

View All Articles MBBS Club<p>[Updated] MBBS 4th Year All Subjects UHS Orignal MCQs<p>We have compiled the Past MCQS [Orignal UHS MCQs] of all subjects, …

Medical School

Melonomics: Sounds like a cancer, smells like a melon

Melonomics<br>/Meh-luh-NOH-miks/ n.<p>A project that deciphered the genetic blueprint, or genome, of melons.<p>The melonomics project — named for melon …

8-Legged Nightmares? The World's 3 Deadliest Spiders

Nothing strikes fear into the hearts of more people than spiders. The eight-legged beasts boast a menacing appearance, and some pack a deadly, …

Zoology

Doctors graft hand to man’s leg for a month to keep it alive

Groundbreaking surgery in China sees factory worker’s hand then successfully re-attached to his wrist<p>Surgeons in China have restored the use of a hand severed in an industrial accident by grafting it onto a man’s ankle for a month before re-attaching it to his arm.<p>The groundbreaking surgery was …

China

The Google Glass Epic Fail: What Happened?

Here we are in the summer of 2015 and hardly a peep about a device that the media and public obsessed about for two years. So, what happened to …

Wearable Tech

Pluto, We Love You. Sorry We Banished You From Our Orbit

Dearest Pluto,<p>It was the Roman poet Sextus Propertius who said: "always towards absent lovers, love's tide stronger flows." We see now the prescience …

How Grave Robbers And Medical Students Helped Dehumanize 19th Century Blacks And The Poor

The history of autopsy and dissection of human bodies in the United States may seem like an innocuous topic, a necessary means to study life and its inevitable end. But in the 19th century, the vast majority of people who were dissected and autopsied were socially and economically marginalized …

Archaeology

Lyme Disease Is Spreading, Government Research Finds

Lyme disease is gradually spreading from the Northeast and becoming more common farther south and east, government researchers reported Wednesday.<p>A county-by-county look at the infections shows it’s found in four times as many counties now as it was in 1993, a team from the Centers for Disease …

Disease

Diabetes amputations hit record 135 a week

Charity urges people to tweet Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt using #135shoes to highlight fact feet particularly at risk from diabetes-related amputations<p>The number of amputations carried out due to diabetes has reached an all-time high of 135 a week, a charity has warned, as it urged the Government …