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The risky lure of Caribbean offshore medical schools

The risky lure of Caribbean offshore medical schools | Caribbean Medical schools | Scoop.it
Many Canadians dream of becoming a doctor. The reality is that only a fraction of students who apply to Canadian medical schools are admitted. This reality is driving an increasing number of Canadian undergraduates to
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Does Acupuncture Work? A Quick Review of the Latest Evidence Does Acupuncture Work? A Quick Review of the Latest Evidence

Does Acupuncture Work? A Quick Review of the Latest Evidence Does Acupuncture Work? A Quick Review of the Latest Evidence | Caribbean Medical schools | Scoop.it
A summary of this report with MedWorm recommendations of related news links and other reading to help further your research.
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How Finland takes care of its mothers and babies [Reblog]

How Finland takes care of its mothers and babies [Reblog] | Caribbean Medical schools | Scoop.it
From the 8 March 2016 blog item at Selam Selam by Laura Kihlström Excerpts Once in a month my husband and I pack Amos in his stroller and walk a few blocks to our closest health care center. We take the elevator to the fourth floor and enter Neuvola, the maternity and child care clinic, or ‘Place for Advice’…
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National Network of Libraries of Medicine Launches NLM RD3: Resources for Data-Driven Discovery

National Network of Libraries of Medicine Launches NLM RD3: Resources for Data-Driven Discovery | Caribbean Medical schools | Scoop.it
From SEA News/NNLM: The National Network of Libraries of Medicine (NNLM) is excited to announce a new web resource, NNLM RD3: Resources for Data-Driven Discovery.
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Tablet PC Enabled Body Sensor System for Rural Telehealth Applications

Tablet PC Enabled Body Sensor System for Rural Telehealth Applications | Caribbean Medical schools | Scoop.it
International Journal of Telemedicine and Applications is a peer-reviewed, Open Access journal that aims to bring together science and applications of medical practice and medical care at a distance as well as their supporting technologies such as, computing, communications, and networking technologies with emphasis on telemedicine techniques and telemedicine applications. It is directed at practicing engineers, academic researchers, as well as doctors, nurses, etc.
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Librarians' Unexpected Skill Underscores The Heroic Roles They Play In Communities

Librarians' Unexpected Skill Underscores The Heroic Roles They Play In Communities | Caribbean Medical schools | Scoop.it
Most people go to libraries to check out books, study or get free Internet access, but in recent years a new use for these common public places has arisen: using drugs.

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Four Things You Need to Know About Phlebotomy

Four Things You Need to Know About Phlebotomy | Caribbean Medical schools | Scoop.it
It might not be a career field you’re familiar with, but chances are high you’ve seen a phlebotomist* at some point in your life. They’re the people who draw blood and make sure it’s labeled correctly before it goes off to your doctor or the lab. Let’s dig deeper into wha
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Stiff vessels, low blood flow in the brain forewarn of dementia

Stiff vessels, low blood flow in the brain forewarn of dementia | Caribbean Medical schools | Scoop.it
USC researchers plan to explore whether constricted vessels could be targeted by existing drugs that were approved for treating other health conditions.  
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5 Statistics That Are Signaling The Rise Of On-Demand Healthcare

5 Statistics That Are Signaling The Rise Of On-Demand Healthcare | Caribbean Medical schools | Scoop.it
Inefficiencies within the healthcare industry have led to increased pressure from both patients and providers towards more on-demand healthcare services.
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Statins May Contribute to Parkinson’s Disease Progression

Statins May Contribute to Parkinson’s Disease Progression | Caribbean Medical schools | Scoop.it
A recent study from the Penn State College of medicine shows that statins may actually contribute to onset and progression of Parkinson’s disease in people who are susceptible to the disease.1 Statins have become an incredibly common pharmacological prescription, stemming from a growing fear of cholesterol. Statins lower cholesterol by inhibiting the rate limiting step […]
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'Give cancer patients gene tests for tailored treatment'

'Give cancer patients gene tests for tailored treatment' | Caribbean Medical schools | Scoop.it
Dame Sally Davies (pictured) said gene testing for patients with cancer would enable doctors to diagnose illnesses more quickly and prescribe a bespoke treatment.
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A comprehensive review of the health benefits of Qigong and Tai Chi

A comprehensive review of the health benefits of Qigong and Tai Chi | Caribbean Medical schools | Scoop.it
By Dr. Mercola Tai Chi, a branch of Qigong, has been practiced for over 2,000 years. Qigong has an even longer history, dating back about 5,000 years
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From detection to diagnosis, the opportunities for AI in healthcare

From detection to diagnosis, the opportunities for AI in healthcare | Caribbean Medical schools | Scoop.it
The rise of artificial intelligence is empowering doctors and patients at every stage of the healthcare cycle, helping to turn old healthcare models on their head.
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Best Medical Colleges in Barbados

American University of Barbados, Best Medical School of Caribbean, Best Medical School in Caribbean, Top Medical School in, Caribbean Medical Education
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Precision Medicine: Can We Afford It? Can We Afford Not To Explore It? [news release]

Precision Medicine: Can We Afford It? Can We Afford Not To Explore It? [news release] | Caribbean Medical schools | Scoop.it
From the 8 March 2016 Texas A & M news release Excerpts Imagine that the next time your doctor orders a round of tests, in addition to cholesterol and vitamin D, she also orders a genome sequence. It sounds like science fiction, but the day might come sooner than you think. Precision medicine—in which each…
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Featured Review: Asthma education for school staff

Featured Review: Asthma education for school staff | Caribbean Medical schools | Scoop.it
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Experimental Treatments for Macular Degeneration

Experimental Treatments for Macular Degeneration | Caribbean Medical schools | Scoop.it
Stephen Rose of the Foundation Fighting Blindness responds to reader questions about treatments now under investigation for macular degeneration and Stargardt’s disease.
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The Semmelweiss Library and Archives of the History of Medicine

The Semmelweiss Library and Archives of the History of Medicine | Caribbean Medical schools | Scoop.it
Established in 1837 by the Royal Society of Physicians in Budapest, the cultural and historical legacy of the current Semmelweis Museum, Library and Archives of the History of Medicine is much olde…
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Bronchitis Cough Remedies: Holistic Remedies for Cough Treatment

Bronchitis Cough Remedies: Holistic Remedies for Cough Treatment | Caribbean Medical schools | Scoop.it
Cough remedies target the root cause with holistic remedies for cough treatment in a natural way.
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New Study Shows Vast Majority of Patients Prefer Marijuana Over Opioids

New Study Shows Vast Majority of Patients Prefer Marijuana Over Opioids | Caribbean Medical schools | Scoop.it
A new study from researchers at UC Berkeley and HelloMD.com shows that most patients prefer using cannabis instead of opioid-based medications to treat their pain.
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Your DNA – a Self Testing 101

Your DNA – a Self Testing 101 | Caribbean Medical schools | Scoop.it
Your DNA is a string of protein pairs that encapsulate your “build” instructions, as inherited from your birth parents. While copies of it are packed tightly into every cell in, and bei…
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Protection or Poison? The Fluoride Debate in Film

Protection or Poison? The Fluoride Debate in Film | Caribbean Medical schools | Scoop.it
By Sarah Eilers Fluoride, a pedestrian topic? You may not think of it as an agitating one, or a source of community division and debate. Your tap water likely includes fluoride, as does your toothpaste. Your dentist may rub it onto your teeth after a cleaning. But the introduction of fluoride into public water supplies…
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Critiquing systematic review search strategies on PubMed

Critiquing systematic review search strategies on PubMed | Caribbean Medical schools | Scoop.it
Systematic reviews are only as good as their methods. Some librarians and information specialists have taken to PubMed Commons to tackle issues surrounding the quality and efficacy of search strategies and their reporting.
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Medication Mistakes Have Doubled in U.S. Since 2000: Study: MedlinePlus Health News

Medication Mistakes Have Doubled in U.S. Since 2000: Study: MedlinePlus Health News | Caribbean Medical schools | Scoop.it
Poison control centers get one call every 21 seconds about a potentially serious mix-up
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Google could soon get access to genetic patient data

Google could soon get access to genetic patient data | Caribbean Medical schools | Scoop.it
In an article for The Conversation, Edward Hockings a researcher at the University of the West of Scotland, explains the risks of letting a private company have access to sensitive genetic data.
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