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Common Sense Test

This fun test will check how good your common sense is. You...

The Chronic Kidney Disease Myth

Myth: The risk for chronic kidney disease is not linked to...
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The BMI Score Myth

children's antibiotics

Do Children’s Antibiotics Lead to Type 1 Diabetes or Celiac Disease?

In a recent study, researchers investigated whether there is a link between children's antibiotics and...
microcytosis

Is Microcytosis Due to Low Iron Linked to Lower Cognitive Development in Young Children?

  Researchers in Ireland looked at the associations between signs of microcytosis (small red blood cells...
emergency sedation

What is the Safest Medication for Emergency Sedation in Children?

Researchers examine the risk of serious events during emergency sedation in children. This study is...
smoking bans

Do Smoking Bans Decrease Child Hospital Admissions?

Recent studies determine whether public smoking bans decrease the amount of children being admitted to...
obesity and stroke

Childhood Obesity and Stroke: A Rising Health Concern

A recent study determined whether there is a relationship between childhood obesity and risk of...
iron-deficiency anemia

Does Ferrous Sulfate Resolve Iron-Deficiency Anemia in Children?

Iron-deficiency anemia affects millions of people around the world. Although iron-deficiency anemia is usually easily...
brain structures

How Does Schizophrenia Change Brain Structures?

Researchers compare the volumes of various regions of the brain in people with and without...
mental health disorders

New Screening Strategy For Mental Health Disorders in Adolescents

A new screening strategy, YouthCHAT, is soon to be implemented in New Zealand to combat...
medical school depression

Medical School Depression: Are There Specific Causes and Patterns Among Students?

A recent study published in the journal of BMC Medical Education gives an insight into...
psychotherapy

Psychedelics and Psychotherapy: Is There a Role for MDMA in the Treatment of PTSD?

In a recent study, scientists investigate the use of MDMA in conjunction with psychotherapy as...
workplace bullying

Workplace Bullying Comes at a High Cost

Researchers study the effects of workplace bullying on sickness absence and whether the relationship can...
thinspiration

How Do Thinspiration Posts on Social Media Affect Mental Health?

A recent study investigates social media posts on body ideals such as the thinspiration trend...
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Joke Of The Day – November 22, 2016

After graduating from a medical school: I always wash my hands! ...

Brain Teaser – November 18, 2016

Dr. Johnson and his family are on an island and they...
radiation overexposure

Minimizing Radiation Overexposure Risks in Children during CT Scans

Healthcare professionals have acknowledged that children are at risk of radiation overexposure during CT scans...
radiotherapy

Has the Safety and Efficacy of Radiotherapy Improved?

A recent review evaluated advances which surround the use of radiotherapy to treat cancer patients...
wearable sensors

Wearable Sensors For Osteoarthritis Therapy

Scientists have now engineered wearable sensors that may predict how patients with knee osteoarthritis might...
contrast agent

New MRI Contrast Agent May Be Safer Than Current Technology

A team at the South Korean Institute for Basic Science has created an iron oxide...
gadolinium deposits

Gadolinium Deposits Found in the Brain after Repeated MRI Sessions

Gadolinium deposits have been found in the brains of patients who undergo multiple magnetic resonance...
artificial neural network

Artificial Neural Network Uses Light Beams to Mimic Human Brain Functions

From SIRI to self-driving cars, artificial intelligence (AI) is being rapidly developed. Researchers from MIT...

Autism Spectrum Disorder

Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) is classified as a pervasive developmental disorder and affects as many...
crohn's disease

Crohn’s Disease

What is Crohn’s disease? Crohn’s disease is an inflammatory bowel disease that affects the lining of...

Acne

What is acne? Acne is an umbrella term for skin conditions which result from the clogging...
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Psoriasis

What is Psoriasis? Psoriasis is an incurable autoimmune disease. Although the skin is mainly affected, psoriasis...
asthma

Asthma

What is Asthma? Asthma is a condition which causes airways in the lungs to narrow making...
anemia

Anemia

What anemia is: Anemia is a medical term for low hemoglobin content in the blood. Hemoglobin is...

Vitamins and Supplements IQ Test

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How well are you familiar with basic facts about vitamins and...

Today In Medical History – November 22, 2017

November 22, 2017: (1824) Baltic German physician and ophthalmologist Georg von Oettingen...

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