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2013-09-17 23:17:55

MedicalSchoolChoices.com offers potential students an easy way to find medical schools in the US that suit them best. (PRWEB) September 17, 2013 The medical field continues to be a vibrant and lucrative industry that attracts a large number of students each year. The decision about where to attend medical school is an important one that requires intensive investigation. People who are investigating schools often become frustrated with the lack of information regarding available programs...

2013-09-16 23:00:14

Patients having knee MRI examinations are significantly more likely to receive a negative finding if referred by physicians who have a financial interest in the imaging equipment being used, according to a study published online, September 17, in the journal Radiology. Oak Brook, IL (PRWEB) September 16, 2013 Patients having knee MRI examinations are significantly more likely to receive a negative finding if referred by physicians who have a financial interest in the imaging equipment...

2013-09-16 08:27:59

BANGKOK, September 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Elsevier's flagship 'clinical insight engine' provides fast, comprehensive and trusted medical content and answers to more than 500 clinicians Elsevier [http://www.elsevier.com ], a world-leading provider of scientific, technical and medical information products and services, announced today that Bangkok Hospital and Bangkok Health Research Center, both part of the Bangkok Hospital Group, have selected...

2013-09-12 08:32:39

PROVIDENCE, R.I., Sept. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Association of Medical Directors of Information Systems (AMDIS) announces the full program for the Fall Symposium, which brings leading physician and clinical IT leaders together to share ideas, tactics and lessons learned in healthcare IT. The AMDIS Fall Symposium is designed for clinical informatics professionals looking to apply the latest digital technologies, applications and resources to all their initiatives to improve patient care...

2013-09-10 23:00:32

MyMEDHoliday.com has added the Philippines as one of its top medical tourism locations. The Philippines offers lower cost medical procedures at accredited medical facilities and relaxing recuperation spas on its scenic islands. (PRWEB) September 11, 2013 International medical tourism has a new hotspot, according to health and wellness travel portal MyMEDHoliday.com, which has added the Philippines to its list of top medical tourism destinations. “Medical tourism in the Philippines is...

2013-09-05 11:35:51

Textbooks give short shrift to big issues like evolution College biology textbooks cater to the needs of pre-med majors and not those of the majority of students who take introductory science classes, a new study reveals. A text analysis of eight commonly used biology textbooks found that all of them closely follow the curriculum suggested for pre-med students by the Medical College Admission Test (MCAT). That means the texts put a heavy emphasis on molecular and cellular biology,...

2013-09-04 08:28:45

When the tiny roundworm C. elegans reaches middle age—at about 2 weeks old—it can't quite move like it did in the bloom of youth. But rather than imposing an exercise regimen to rebuild the worm's body-wall muscles, researchers can bring the wriggle back by stimulating the animal's neurons. And, they say, pharmaceuticals might have a similar effect in mammals. Scientists at the University of Michigan's Life Sciences Institute and Medical School have found that the loss of motor ability...

2013-09-03 08:29:06

HAMDEN, Conn. , Sept. 3, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- St. Vincent's Medical Center made two pledges totaling $1,050,000 to the Frank H. Netter MD School of Medicine at Quinnipiac University. The medical center pledged $1 million to establish the medical school's first endowed chair, The St. Vincent's Medical Center Endowed Chair in Medical Sciences, which will be held by Stephen Wikel, senior associate dean for scholarship and professor and chair of the Department of Medical...

2013-09-03 08:27:41

Announce new Physician Organization, Northwestern Medical Group CHICAGO, Sept. 3, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Northwestern Memorial HealthCare (NMHC) today announced the closing of its affiliation agreement with Northwestern Medical Faculty Foundation (NMFF) effective September 1, 2013. As the primary faculty practice for Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, NMFF will join Northwestern Memorial Physician's Group (NMPG) and Chicago Lakeshore Medical Associates to...

2013-08-30 23:00:10

John Davy, a Liberty University senior biochemistry and molecular biology major, received a 40 on the Medical College Administration (MCAT) test (the entrance exam for medical school) in May, placing him in the 99.8 percentile for test takers nationwide. Lynchburg, VA (PRWEB) August 31, 2013 As Liberty University prepares to matriculate its first class of medical students next fall in its College of Osteopathic Medicine, undergraduate students in the Department of Biology & Chemistry...