This is how to become a surgeon, including the various types of surgical sub-specialties. In this So You Want to Be series, we’ll cover various types of doctors and healthcare specialists and help you decide which career is best for you. 💌 Sign up for my weekly newsletter – https://medschoolinsiders.com/newsletter 🌍 Website & blog –
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Mixing a specific type of meditation with a well-known hallucinogen may make for a new form of therapy that could aid those with depression, according to a new study. New research suggests that combining meditation and psilocybin may improve symptoms of depression. People often still regard psychedelic psychotherapy as a controversial treatment. However, recent evidence
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High-Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) workouts are an effective way to maximize both your time and effort to be healthy and fit. In just 30 minutes, you experience a total body workout that increases your fitness, sharpens your mind and elevates your mood. Each HIIT Workout comes from actual classes performed by Mayo Clinic learners. No
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Chemotherapy has helped make the most common childhood cancer one of the most curable, but researchers have evidence that the treatment may also prime some patients for relapse. Results published in the journal Blood reported that treatment-induced mutations cause drug resistance in some patients whose acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) returns. Our study reveals the evolution
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Ending the cycle of negative thought rumination is the premise of a depression treatment called metacognitive therapy. New findings suggest that it may be more beneficial in stopping depression relapse than other more commonly used methods. New research suggests that a new form of therapy called metacognitive therapy may prevent depression from returning. Depression is
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Jonathan Bush Last time Jonathan Bush was in the corporate world, he was engaged in a bruising battle with Paul Singer’s Elliott Management, ultimately losing control of AthenaHealth, the health software company he co-founded in 1997 and took public a decade later. That was June 2018. Bush resurfaced this past September, announcing that he was
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Noteworthy and even game-changing new treatments and therapeutic strategies for COPD, cystic fibrosis, and other pulmonary diseases happened in 2019, but the headlines continue to be dominated by a still mysterious outbreak of vaping-related lung injuries. Few EVALI Answers In mid-August, health officials with the CDC first announced their investigation of close to 100 cases
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You might have heard the term “brain food” used to describe food that’s good for you. Doctors at Mayo Clinic say there really is a diet that benefits the brain. But this diet is not for everybody. It’s for kids who have epilepsy, and it’s based on extremely high fats and very few carbs. More
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You can only earn the best grades if you’re effective at figuring out what the key points and important information is, so that you can approach your studying appropriately. It’s not easy figuring out which information is high yield and which information is low yield. In this video, we’ll help you determine what information is
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A research team at The University of Tokyo has reproducibly synthesized staircase-like supramolecules of a single handedness, or chirality, using standard laboratory equipment. By gradually removing the solvent from a rotating solution containing non-chiral precursors, they were able to produce helixes that twist preferentially in a particular direction. This research may lead to new and
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It felt like my head was in a vice. That’s how some people describe the pain of a migraine. But a migraine is much more than just a headache. It includes symptoms that happen before the pain starts and after it goes away. One of those symptoms is aura, and it can be just as
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New research studies the association between environmental quality in over 3,000 United States counties and finds intriguing differences between rural and urban areas. Share on PinterestNew research suggests that several environmental factors are affecting the risk of type 2 diabetes. Estimates indicate that over 30 million people in the United States are currently living with
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A national survey of acute and critical care nurses finds that measures to reduce unnecessary testing and treatments are increasingly being integrated into clinical practice, even though most respondents are not aware of the campaign behind the specific recommendations. A multidisciplinary Critical Care Societies Collaborative (CCSC) work group conducted the survey to assess awareness and
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Ataxia means the loss of coordination of body movements. Acute cerebellar ataxia is a disorder in children that causes a sudden loss of coordination. It is relatively prevalent in children, especially following an infection or serious illness. Most cases resolve without specific treatment. Acute cerebellar ataxia is the most common cause of childhood ataxia. Read
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New research by Keith Chan of UAlbany’s School of Social Welfare shows that among girls ages 12-17, the misuse of opioids greatly increases the chance of having a major depressive episode. Prescription opioids may include oxycodone, hydrocodone and fentanyl. “Adolescent females were at a higher risk for poor mental health outcomes compared to adolescent males,
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A diagnosis of ovarian cancer can be frightening or overwhelming. Prognosis provides a general picture, though the outlook depends on individual factors. The prognosis of ovarian cancer depends on the stage and factors such as the person’s age and general health. This article will describe the stages of ovarian cancer, treatment options, and survival rates.
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