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A Day in the Life of a MD-PhD Student
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A Day in the Life of a MD-PhD Student

Physician-scientists are medical doctors who contribute significant effort toward scientific research and play an integral role in the advancement of medical knowledge. They provide a unique perspective to the research community through first-hand experience with patients and the problems they face, but they also have the research skills to directly …

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Operating theatre related syncope in medical students: a cross sectional study
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Operating theatre related syncope in medical students: a cross sectional study

Abstract Background Observing surgical procedures is a beneficial educational experience for medical students during their surgical placements. Anecdotal evidence suggests that operating theatre related syncope may have detrimental effects on students’ views of this. Our study examines the frequency and causes of such syncope, together with effects on career intentions, …

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Morphine important informations: Uses, Side effects and Precautions
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Morphine important informations: Uses, Side effects and Precautions

What is morphine? Morphine is an opioid pain medication. An opioid is sometimes called a narcotic. Morphine is used to treat moderate to severe pain. Short-acting formulations are taken as needed for pain. The extended-release form of morphine is for around-the-clock treatment of pain. This form of morphine is not for use …

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Disseminated Intravascular Coagulation (DIC): Causes, Diagnosis & Treatment
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Disseminated Intravascular Coagulation (DIC): Causes, Diagnosis & Treatment

What Is Disseminated Intravascular Coagulation? Disseminated intravascular coagulation (DIC) is a rare, life-threatening condition. In the early stages of the condition, DIC causes your blood to clot excessively. This can cause blood clots that reduce blood flow and can block blood from reaching bodily organs. As the condition progresses, the …

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Colleagues Laugh At ‘Awkward’ Doctor For Writing Name On Cap, Don’t Realize It Saves Lives
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Colleagues Laugh At ‘Awkward’ Doctor For Writing Name On Cap, Don’t Realize It Saves Lives

Sydney based anesthetist Dr. Rob Hackett’s colleagues thought he was a little strange, a little bit off for his decision. Little did they know that his “awkward” decision to write his name and profession across the top of his scrub hat would lead to some beneficial safety changes in the …

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“Everyday is a Battle” — Teenager’s Life Is Forever Ruined by the Dangerously Ineffective HPV Vaccine. Here’s Her Incredible Story!
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“Everyday is a Battle” — Teenager’s Life Is Forever Ruined by the Dangerously Ineffective HPV Vaccine. Here’s Her Incredible Story!

The HPV vaccine is recommended for all girls between 11 and 12, but reports like this one have meant the vaccine has been branded as one of the most dangerous in the world. Chloe was a seemingly normal pre-teen, she loved to dance and one day hoped of becoming a …

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13 worst physicians of 2017, as named by Medscape
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13 worst physicians of 2017 – Named by Medscape

As it does each year, Medscape has recognized 26 of the best and worst physicians in medicine, healthcare, research and health policy. The “best” include leaders and groundbreakers in psychiatry, oncology and health economics, whereas the “worst” includes those who faced criminal charges from murder to Medicare fraud. Here’s who made the “worst” category. “Worst” …

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5 Things Doctors Should NEVER Post on Social Media
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5 Things Doctors Should NEVER Post on Social Media

The popularity of social media has exploded in recent years with 31.24% of all web traffic now coming from social media platforms.  According to the New York Times, in April of 2015, the leading social media platform is Facebook with an incredible 1.44 billion users. This immense popularity offers medical professionals some exciting …

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How To Get Rid Of Plaque and Whiten Your Teeth Without Expensive Treatments
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How To Get Rid Of Plaque and Whiten Your Teeth Without Expensive Treatments

Plaque is the colorless, sticky film of bacteria which accumulates on the teeth. If left untreated, it continues to buildup and hardens into tartar, leading to gingivitis, or inflammation of the gum tissue. Fortunately, there are several natural remedies which will prevent these issues in a completely safe and effective …

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