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Multiple Mini Interviews - Gerard Browne 2015

University of Dundee Medical Student performs mid-flight rescue

Student life : Study

Our compact city campus has an ideal location in the heart of Dundee, only a five-minute stroll from the city's best shops, bars, arts and leisure …

Health budget rise 'less than was promised'

<b>Ministers in England have given the wrong impression about how much extra they are spending on health, MPs say.</b><p>The government made big play of the extra £8.4bn on top of inflation it was giving the NHS this parliament when it unveiled its spending plans last year.<p>But the Health Select Committee …

Pokemon Go's mental health benefits are real

Dr. John Grohol is an expert in technology's impact on human behavior and mental health, and for the past 20 years he's studied how people operate online. He's the founder of mental health network <i>Psych Central</i>, and he knows all about the latest tools aimed at helping people deal with anxiety, …

Uncovering the mystery of DNA replication

By looking into the mechanism of a backward enzyme, scientists speculate why DNA replication always happens in the forward direction. The team …

Replication

Complete Guide: How To Relieve Stress Naturally And Fast

Suffering from stress can be an almighty strain on ourselves both mentally and physically. It depletes a person’s quality of life and affects those …

Full medical: how Apple can change healthcare for the better

<b>Apple, Inc.: world pioneers in the fields of hardware, software and… healthcare?</b><p>Over the last few years, Apple has quietly built up an impressive …

Medical Technology

Flexible Spinal Implants Help Paralyzed Rats Walk Again

Spinal implants have suffered similar problems as those in the brain—they tend to abrade tissue, causing inflammation and ultimately rejection by the …

Neurophilosophy

Public health cuts 'could hamper anti-obesity effort'

<b>Local councils in England are warning that government cuts to public health funding could hamper their efforts to tackle obesity.</b><p>Local Government Association figures show that councils will have spent £505m by 2017 on fighting obesity.<p>Councils use the money to measure children's weight at primary …

What Are The Health Benefits Of Pokemon Go?

Last week Niantic rolled out Pokemon Go, an augmented-reality game that lets players explore their city to catch ’em all. The game uses your phone’s …

Pokémon Go: How the game is helping players tackle anxiety and depression

Tempting mobile gamers into the great outdoors, forging new communities – there’s an app for that, apparently, and it’s called Pokémon Go. In less …

Ultrasound scan

<b>An ultrasound scan, sometimes called a sonogram, is a procedure that uses high-frequency sound waves to create an image of part of the inside of the</b> …

Blood Pressure : How to use a blood pressure monitor

Simple steps to an accurate reading<p>There are a few simple steps that you can follow to be sure that you get an accurate reading of your blood …

Diabetes

Laparoscopy (keyhole surgery)

Overview<p><b>Laparoscopy is a type of surgical procedure that allows a surgeon to access the inside of the abdomen (tummy) and pelvis without having to</b> …

Working with cadavers is an important part of medical education

More than 40 years ago I had the opportunity to dissect cadavers at George Washington University’s medical school. I now teach gross anatomy as an adjunct in a physician-assistant program. Rather than being “antiquated and dehumanizing,” as expressed in a Feb. 17 letter [“Unidentified remains at …

George Washington

Lab Results

By combining the hard data of medicine with the soft skills of presentation and public speaking, the Booth Healthcare Analytics Laboratory is giving …

Chicago Booth

Applying to Medical School

10 Tips for Medical Applicants | University of East Anglia (UEA)

Hundreds of Genes Spring to Life Up to 4 Days After Death, Scientists Find

Wha??<p>When a person's heart and brain have stopped ticking, and their respiratory and circulatory systems grind to a halt, it’s time to declare death. …

Immune System

Scientists Just Found a Compound That Kills 98% of a Drug-Resistant Bacteria

Yes!<p>Researchers have discovered a compound in an Antarctic sea sponge that's capable of killing 98 percent of the drug-resistant superbug, …

Biology

Acing Your Medical School Interview - Tips from Interviewers

Medical School Preparation Week 2016 - Our students say