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Research : Low cigarette Consumption and Risk of Coronary Heart disease and Stroke: Meta-analysis of 141 cohort studies in 55 study reports

AbstractObjective To use the relation between cigarette consumption and cardiovascular disease to quantify the risk of coronary heart disease and stroke for light smoking (one to five cigarettes/day).Design.  Systematic review and meta-analysis.Data sources Medline 1946 to May 2015, with manual searches of…Continue

Tags: Smoking, Cardiology, Medicine, Internal

Started by Dahl Domingo Mar 10.

Tips for Research Writing (Proposal Refinement)

1. Know yourself: Know your area of expertise, what are your strengths and what are your weaknesses. Play to your strengths, not to your weaknesses. If you want to get into a new area of research, learn something about the area before you write a proposal. Research previous work. Be a scholar..2. Know the program from which you…Continue

Tags: Students, Thesis, Medicine, proposal, Writing

Started by Dahl Domingo Mar 6.

Why Are Medical Conferences Useful? 1 Reply

Medical conferences have been used as a means of discussing new ground-breaking technology and innovation amongst the professional medical world. Researchers, doctors, physicians, and clinicians travel to a conference with the purpose to learn and be taught about the upcoming and featured technology and methods. But is the purpose truly being served, and is the time commitment and funding worth the expense? This poses a big…Continue

Tags: events, 2019, usa, health, meetings

Started by Sophia Smith. Last reply by Jessy Browne Feb 9.

Ten (10) Things You May Not Know About Midwives in Work-Related Psychological Distress

While the International Confederation of Midwives has recently updated the international definition of the midwife, less attention has been paid to defining the issue of work-related psychological distress in midwifery populations. Work-related psychological distress can be defined as a unique, discomforting, emotional state…Continue

Tags: Psychology, Stress, Medical-Students, Midwifery

Started by Dahl Domingo Dec 19, 2017.

Laughing at cancer: Humour, empowerment, solidarity and coping online

AbstractIn the context of cancer, humour and joking can still be seen as socially unacceptable. Yet people with cancer can find relief in making light of their often life-threatening situations. How and why they do this has received little systematic attention to date. This paper begins to address this gap by exploring 530,055 words…Continue

Tags: Medicine, Patients, Recovery, Humor, Oncology

Started by Dahl Domingo May 28, 2017.

Should Doctors Be More Careful with Social Media?

The Internet provides an invaluable tool for medical professionals to both develop clinical skills, and obtain information. 1 In addition, according to a study put forward by Google, approximately 86% of patients utilize the Internet for educational purposes. The introduction of social media (SM) interfaces (e.g. Facebook,…Continue

Tags: Ethics, Medicine, Media, Social

Started by Dahl Domingo Jun 2, 2016.

Gut-Brain Connection : BWH researchers find evidence that Diet and Gut Microbes can influence brain inflammation

A team of investigators at Harvard-affiliated Brigham and Women’s Hospital (BWH) has found evidence that suggests that bacteria living in the gut may remotely influence the activity of cells in the brain that are involved in controlling inflammation and neurodegeneration.“For the first time, we’ve been able to identify that food…Continue

Tags: Diet, Biology, Neurology, Brain

Started by Dahl Domingo May 12, 2016.

Top 5 Reasons Applications Get Rejected 1 Reply

Last year, roughly half of all medical school applicants did not receive an acceptance letter. Though many applicants possess a genuine passion for helping others through medicine, the medical school application process grows more competitive with each passing year. Unsuccessful applicants must either reapply after bolstering their applications or seek alternative career paths. However, learning to recognize the most common reasons that applications are rejected can help you maximize your…Continue

Tags: flicks, Campus, Admissions, Applications

Started by Dahl Domingo. Last reply by afeef sofean Apr 30, 2016.

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