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UCLan medical student chosen to speak to the Houses of Parliament on health issues affecting the country

Sai Pillarisetti A medical student from the University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) has been handpicked to speak to MPs in the Houses of Parliament about health issues affecting the country. Advertising Sai Ram Pillarisetti was the only student chosen from among four British ‘health heroes’ who were invited to interact […]

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Medical Student Surgically Implants Bluetooth Device In His Ear To Cheat During Final Exam

A serial failure was detected when he embedded a Bluetooth device in his own ear to cheat during an exam The student was seen caught when a team of external supervisors came to school unannounced A cell phone speaker was found implanted in his ear when he was searched by external examiners A final-year medical […]

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5 Tips for Selecting a Diabetes Research Expert | News Health & Medicine

To conduct proper diabetes research and get effective results, you need to select the right expert. A diabetes research expert can make all the difference in the outcome of your project. But how do you find a qualified expert in diabetes research? As you know, diabetes [and other relevant diseases] research is becoming very data […]

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Five reasons to consider St. George’s University Medical School – archyde

Why pursuing a degree at this university in Granada is a decision that will boost your career prospects Published: Thu 24 Feb 2022, 09:00 If you are thinking of applying to medical school, you have probably already gathered some basic information about St. George’s University (SGU) Medical School, Grenada. But there are many other facts […]

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Doctoral student explores how exercise improves multiple sclerosis – News from the School of Medicine

Erin Edwards grew up as a prolific athlete with a passion for sport and physical activity. It wasn’t until her grandfather was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s that she started thinking about the science behind exercise and the brain. “I became interested in how exercise demonstrates many compelling links to improving the quality of life for people […]

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2022 Medical Student Research Symposium Award Winners Announced – Faculty of Medicine News

The twelve students pictured won first place in various categories at the 2022 Medical Student Research Symposium. Eighty medical students from Wayne State University School of Medicine participated in the annual Medical Student Research Symposium, hosted and hosted virtually by the Office of Medical Student Research Programs on January 28. Students submitted 74 combined research […]

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2022 Breast Cancer Symposium scheduled for February 28 – News from the School of Medicine

The 2022 Breast Cancer Symposium, which is taking place virtually this year, is scheduled for February 26, from 7:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sponsored by the Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute and Wayne State University School of Medicine, the conference will be presented virtually via Motown Digital. Keynote speakers will be E. Shelley Hwang MD, […]

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Cancer Treatment Fund Helps Save Beloved Bunny

In side-by-side cubicles at an exotic pet vet conference in Atlanta a few years ago, Tara Harrison and Michelle Underhill struck up a friendship. Underhill, who for a decade had helped rehouse parrots that had outlived their owners, represented the Phoenix Landing Foundation rescue she led. Harrison, an associate professor in the exotic animal service […]

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UAB Cardiogenomics Clinic transforms cardiac care with genomic medicine – News

The cardiogenomics clinic uses a patient’s genetic history to help develop a personalized treatment plan based on their genetic results. The cardiogenomics clinic uses a patient’s genetic history to help develop a personalized treatment plan based on their genetic results.Heart disease is the leading cause of death in the United States, with one person dying […]

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The Terry Foundation creates a Deanery Chair

The RB Terry Charitable Foundation, a longtime philanthropic partner of the NC State College of Veterinary Medicine, has made another transformational investment in the CVM with the establishment of the Dean’s Chair endowed with the Randall B. Terry, Jr. College of Veterinary Medicine . The foundation announced a commitment of $1 million and plans major […]

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Clinical Pearl: Diagnosing pediatric appendicitis at the first… : Emergency Medicine News

Figure: pediatrics, appendicitis, diagnosis BY EMEDHOME.COM A recent study identified characteristics of pediatric patients with acute appendicitis missed in the emergency department. (JAMA Netw Open. 2021;4[8]:e2122248; https://bit.ly/3s5SNDH.) The case-control study analyzed nine years of data from five centers to identify 748 children who had two ER visits in a seven-day period with the diagnosis […]

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Diversity matters: Exposing the blind spots of equity with ethnic identity… : Emergency Medicine News

Figure: Social MI, health equity, ethnic identifiers, DEI, diversity Figure A concrete step towards health equity is the active and accurate collection of ethnic identifiers. This has been a controversial subject for years. One school of thought believes ethnicity information has no place in medical records, while another suggests added value. A health equity stance […]

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How about this? : EM overdoses on aspirin : Emergency Medicine News

Figure: aspirin, chest pain, best practices Figure Aspirin for chest pain is here forever, but should it be? The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services withdrew its aspirin rule on arrival last year. The federal government no longer sees the point of monitoring compliance or financially rewarding good compliance. A CMS spokesperson confirmed this to […]

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Clinical controversies: Hydralazine is broken (no need to f… : Emergency medicine news

Figure: hydralazine, hypertension, best practices Figure So much variability exists when it comes to managing hypertension in the hospital. (J Clin Hypertens. 2010;12[9]:698; https://bit.ly/3o3B64N.) Hydralazine, a potent vasodilator, is used throughout the United States as an intravenous drug to lower blood pressure, and it is often used off-label for hypertensive emergencies, although it has little […]

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News: Program brings vaccine to where patients are : Emergency Medicine News

Figure: COVID-19 vaccine, social ME Figure We treat a large number of people with issues related to homelessness, chronic non-communicable diseases, psychological crisis and substance abuse at St. Vincent’s Hospital Melbourne, a large tertiary public teaching hospital in central -city of Melbourne, Australia. Our most frequent emergency patients are disproportionately affected by these primarily social […]

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NUMBERS: Opportunity cost as a proxy for empowerment : Protec… : Emergency Medicine News

Figure: opportunity cost, employee power, BATNA Figure I used a computerized survey of nearly 500 emergency physicians in my last two articles (http://bit.ly/EMN-numbERs) to examine general opportunity costs – the cost of pursuing one option versus your next best alternative – and related them to pursuing an education in the stock market. But what about […]

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News : Starting a Ketamine Clinic: Another Option for PEs : Emergency Medicine News

ketamine infusion, EM activity: Dr. Ko opens his ketamine clinic. I’ve worked as an ER doctor for a decade, but I jumped into the side gig world four years ago by starting a ketamine infusion clinic in Palm Springs, California. The seed was planted years ago when I first came across an article about […]

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Permanent AFFIRM: Congress poised to make biggest investment… : Emergency Medicine News

Figure: armed violence, violence prevention, Congress Figure The United States is in the midst of not one but two pandemics: COVID-19 and gun violence. Our country has seen the highest increase in per capita homicides in modern history since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic. (Federal Bureau of Investigation; https://bit.ly/3EE0jbM.) This translates to 21,570 people […]

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The Speed ​​of Sound: PTA: Ultrasound for Victory : Emergency Medicine News

intra-oral ultrasound, peritonsillar abscess, diagnosis: Peritonsillar abscess as visualized by intraoral ultrasound. Figure A 25-year-old man presented with worsening sore throat and fever. His voice sounded like he had just taken a bite of a hot potato. His posterior pharynx reveals erythema and swelling on the left, with deviation of the uvula to the right. […]

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ER Goddess: My Stupid Heart Belongs to Medicine : Emergency Medicine News

Figure: EP life, first person, narrative medicine Figure I’ve been writing this column since 2015. I’ve poured out my frustrations and revelations related to our crazy specialty in an article every month for over six years. This month, as I sit down to write my 75th article for REM, I’m having a little trouble finding […]

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Scientific conferences on toxicology: Toxicology articles to read for 20… : Emergency medicine news

Figure: toxicology, Digibind, digoxin, Cannabis Figure These three articles are not necessarily the best medical toxicology articles of 2021, but they are particularly interesting. Clinical experience with anti-digoxin antibody dose titration in acute digoxin poisoning (ATOM-6) Chan BS, et al. Clin Toxicol (Phila) 2021; August 23: 1 I argued in […]

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BradyCardia: A complicated case of sudden shortness of breath… : Emergency Medicine News

Figure: cardiology, shortness of breath, diagnosis Figure Figure A man in his 60s who suffered a recent stroke was brought in by EMS from a rehabilitation center for sudden shortness of breath. His blood pressure was 110/70 mm Hg and his heart rate was around 130 on the ground. The doctors put him on CPAP. […]

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Quick Reference: Symptom: Facial Swelling : Emergency Medicine News

Figure: facial swelling, rash, diagnosis Figure A 23-year-old woman with no medical history presented with facial swelling. She was brought in by ambulance and said on arrival that the swelling had started a few days earlier. She noted that she started taking an antibiotic for a cyst 10 days prior and then developed pain […]

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POV: Overworked nurses need relief : Emergency Medicine News

Figure: nursing, EM workforce, nurse-patient ratio Nurses are the primary patient-facing members of most healthcare organizations and often the first point of contact for many people seeking medical care. They initiate screening exams, draw blood, administer medications, provide education and counseling, and are often the customer service side of any facility. My hospital once ran […]