Two out of five medical students have an unconscious bias against obese people, according to a new study by researchers at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center. The study is published online ahead of print in the Journal of ...
Other May 23, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
New research shows girls with learning and physical disabilities are more likely to suffer period problems compared to the general population.
Obstetrics & gynaecology May 03, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
A Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM) study shows a mind-body class elective for medical students helps increase their self-compassion and ability to manage thoughts and tasks more effectively. The study, published ...
Psychology & Psychiatry May 01, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Americans with brain diseases such as Alzheimer's disease, Parkinson's disease or multiple sclerosis (MS) who need to see a neurologist may face longer wait times or have more difficulty finding a neurologist, according to ...
Neuroscience Apr 17, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
New breast imaging algorithm brings breast cancer diagnosis and treatment to underserved area of Uganda
Radiologists are a step closer to implementing a program in an underserved region of Uganda for diagnosing and treating women with palpable breast masses.
Cancer Apr 13, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(HealthDay)—About half of medical students with no experience with robotic-assisted laparoscopic surgery can learn basic skills within two sessions using a simulator, according to a study published in the ...
Surgery Mar 29, 2013 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0
Shared decision-making between patients and physicians about health care decisions has previously been presented as superior to an approach that emphasizes physicians taking a leading role in directing key aspects of a patient's ...
Surgery Mar 25, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
The number of U.S. senior medical students choosing categorical internal medicine residencies increased for the fourth consecutive year. According to the 2013 National Resident Matching Program, 3,135 U.S. medical school ...
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Peer support groups show promise for combating the debilitating stigma that surrounds epilepsy in much of the developing world, according to a new study led by a Michigan State University medical student.
Neuroscience Mar 11, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Medical students at the University of Arizona are using a new study tool this semester that lets them interact with a real human heart at home – courtesy of their iPads.
Other Mar 07, 2013 | 3 / 5 (1) | 0
A new free online educational resource has been developed by health researchers from the University of Otago, Wellington to help people learn about addiction directly from those who have experienced it.
Addiction Mar 06, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—The proportion of black males in medical school is decreasing, according to a report published by the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC).
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A first-of-its kind national survey of medical students and residents finds that despite recent efforts by medical schools and academic medical centers to restrict access of pharmaceutical sales representatives ...
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Researchers at the Stanford University School of Medicine have identified a group of progenitor cells in the inner ear that can become the sensory hair cells and adjacent supporting cells that enable hearing. Studying these ...
Medical research Feb 26, 2013 | 5 / 5 (3) | 1 |
Deaf and hard of hearing (DHoH) people must overcome significant professional barriers, particularly in health care professions. A number of accommodations are available for hearing-impaired physicians, such as electronic ...
Health Feb 05, 2013 | 1 / 5 (1) | 0