Medical Education

Ridgefield Medical Student Receives White Coat

Nazifa Tokhi, who was coated by her brother Billal Tokhi (D.O. '15), talked about her admiration for physicians.<p><b>From NYITCOM:</b>Matthew Betschart of …

Medical School

All Children’s unveils a $95 million research center. Next step: ‘Cure some diseases.’

ST. PETERSBURG — "Vicky Hopkins" is 37 weeks pregnant and splayed on a bed at Johns Hopkin’s All Children’s Hospital. Four obstetricians surround her …

Research Center

Excess pounds can lead to a leaky bladder

(Reuters Health) - Young and middle-aged women who are overweight or obese may be more likely to develop a leaky bladder, researchers say.<p>Australian researchers found that obese women were twice as likely as those at normal weight to leak urine, according to a paper in Obesity Reviews.<p>The effect …

Urinary Incontinence

Chicago Med: Catch up before Chicago Med season 4

Need to catch up with Chicago Med before the new season? Here’s everything you need to know about where Chicago Med left off ahead of Chicago Med …

Medical School

Melbourne medicinal cannabis company debuts on the ASX with $19.65m IPO

There's certainly no shortage of medicinal cannabis stocks to invest in on the ASX, and with today's listing of Althea (ASX: AGH) we're certainly …

Cannabis

Health and Disability Commission speaks up on patient consent issue

Medical examinations performed without consent is a disciplinary matter, says the Health and Disability Commissioner.<p>A response that follows a <i>NZ</i> …

New Zealand News

Black Doctors Organization Honors Top Hospitals for Diversity

BlackDoctor.org, a health and wellness site targeted to African Americans and a repository for finding black doctors in your local area, released its …

African-American News

Gujarat government lost Rs 750 crore central grant to set up medical colleges

The Gujarat government could not avail the Rs 750-crore grant that could have been utilised to establish five medical colleges in the state under a …

Medical School

Sexism and misogyny in health service does not just harm women

Patriarchal ethos dangerous for all who are not the archetypal male, white and middle-class patient<p>10 minutes ago<p>The words used in the Scally report …

Health Care

Disparities in Human Papillomavirus Vaccine Completion... : Obstetrics & Gynecology

Kaiser Permanente Northern California Gynecologic Cancer Program, and the Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences, Helen …

San Francisco

University In Texas Offering Free Tuition To Low-Income, Middle-Income Undergraduate Students

<b>(CNN)</b> — Rice University will award scholarships that will cover the cost of tuition to students from low-income and middle-income families starting …

New York University

Canada Said to Push for UN Meeting With Saudis After Rights Spat

Canada is extending an olive branch to Saudi Arabia after a diplomatic blowout, as the countries weigh whether they can potentially avoid a prolonged …

Human Rights

Grieving woman, 37, allowed medical students to discuss ultrasound scans of her dead baby in front of her and endured a mammoth 33 HOUR labour to donate its body to science

A woman whose baby died in the womb was subjected to four hours of ultrasound scans and a 33-hour labour so medical students could study her …

Health (UK)

Sion Hospital gets modular OTs

The Brihanmumbai Municipal Commissioner (BMC) has converted two operation theatres inside Sion Hospital into modular ones to facilitate kidney …

Medical School

Australia doctors warn 'humanitarian emergency', seek access to Pacific camp

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australian doctors said on Thursday a “humanitarian emergency” is unfolding at an Australian-run detention center in the Pacific and they asked for government permission to treat asylum seekers at the remote facility.<p>Australia’s hardline immigration policy requires asylum seekers …

Asylum Seekers

Physician burnout common in Florida, U.S., survey finds

As many as 80 percent of Florida physicians have experienced burnout at some point in their career, according to a recent survey by the national …

Health Care

Daily Bulletin: Medical Students Are Mobilizing For Gun Reform

<i>Good morning, Bulletin readers. Because federal law prohibits the ATF and local law enforcement agencies from releasing the results of crime gun</i> …

Gun Control

The Application Of AI To Augment Physicians And Reduce Burnout

Recently, there has been an explosion of interest in applying artificial intelligence (AI) to medicine. Whether explicitly or implicitly, much of …

Health Care

One of the World's Biggest Scientific Societies Just Made It Possible to Strip an Honor From Alleged Harassers

Advocates see this as a concrete signal to the scientific community that bad behavior won't be tolerated.One of the world's largest scientific …

Medical School

Teach medical students to use diagnostic tools with their patients - STAT

Most medical students learn within the first few days of medical school that to advance into the competitive specialties they must have great Step 1 …

Medical School

Harnessing Brain Science to Drive Behavior Change in Healthcare

When I first started teaching Harvard medical students, I became despondent over how little of my teaching the students actually retained in the …

Talent Management

Pinnacle Dermatology expands in Michigan

Pinnacle Dermatology based in Lombard has acquired Walter Barkey, MD, PLLC, further expanding the Pinnacle footprint and dermatology expertise in …

University of Michigan

Purdue establishes National Academy for Veterinary Medicine

With help from a new federal grant, Purdue University's College of Veterinary Medicine is stepping up to expand access to the veterinary profession …

Veterinary Medicine

Language-Based Inequity in Health Care: Who Is the “Poor Historian”?

Ryan C. Language use in the United States: 2011. US Census Bureau. https://www.census.gov/prod/2013pubs/acs-22.pdf. American Community Survey reports …

Community Health

Growing concern over medical students’ excessive drinking

Medical school is stressful and many medical students use alcohol to blow off steam, sometimes in weekend binges. It’s a pattern that schools and …

Medical School

What are dietary lectins and should you avoid eating them?

DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I keep reading about weight loss and other health benefits from a diet where people eliminate lectins. Is there any truth to the …

Mayo Clinic

Stanford team will participate in NIH-funded study of tobacco policies

Scientists at Stanford and two other universities have received a five-year, $11.6 million grant to conduct research on policies related to tobacco …

Medicine

New medical training centre opens at Ninewells Hospital

<b>A new medical education training centre in Dundee has opened.</b>The Dundee Institute for Healthcare Simulation (DIHS) is based at the city's Ninewells …

Medical School

Many Young Doctors Report Burnout, Regret Career Choice

TUESDAY, Sept. 18, 2018 -- Burnout affects nearly half of all resident physicians in the United States, raising their risk for serious mistakes, a …

Mayo Clinic

'Science Fair' Turns Groundbreaking Research Into Epic Teen Drama

This is the 'Friday Night Lights' of science.<p>If you like science documentaries, you will like <i>Science Fair</i> — the winner of Sundance Film Festival’s …

TV