Training for 21st century doctors: medicine, business, and leadership development
Leaders from Penn's Perelman School of Medicine call for new academic approaches to train next generation
World No Tobacco Day 2018
In 2018, World No Tobacco Day (WNTD) will focus on "tobacco and heart disease". Cardiovascular diseases (CVD), including stroke, are the world’s leading causes of death, and tobacco use is the second leading cause of CVDs, after high blood pressure.
World Press Freedom Day 2018
The theme for the 25th celebration of World Press Freedom Day is “Keeping Power in Check: Media, Justice and The Rule of Law”.
The best way to prepare for a career in medicine and the importance of curiosity at Medicine X | ED
To prepare for medical school, it would make sense to study chemistry and biology, or perhaps even statistics and computer science. But several speakers at Stanford Medicine X | ED Saturday morning pointed to two fields of study they say could provide excellent foundations for careers in medicine: Landscape architecture and journalism.
Stanford Medicine’s Big Data in Precision Health Conference set for May 23-24
The two-day conference will feature leaders from academia, government and industry who harness immense data sets to more precisely predict, diagnose and treat disease.
Incident Management System
To enhance World Health Organisations Emergency Programme (WHE) response capability,
To enhance World Health Organisations Emergency Programme (WHE) response capability, WHE proposed the development of a series of training packages to build staff competencies, skills and knowledge, to enhance deployment and response capability.
MARIJUANA: The Latest Scientific Findings and Legalization
California, Massachusetts, Maine, and Nevada became the latest states to legalize recreational marijuana, bringing to 28 the number of states that have okayed the drug for medicinal use, recreational use, or both ...
What do we know about the health impacts of marijuana, and what do we still need to learn?
Estimating HIV incidence and number of undiagnosed individuals living with HIV in the European Union/European Economic Area, 2015
Since 2011, human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) incidence appears unchanged in the European Union/European Economic Area with between 29,000 and 33,000 new cases reported annually up to 2015.
Typhoid Fever: A Race Against Time
Salmonella uses immune cells, the Biozentrum of the University of Basel
The life-threatening disease typhoid fever results from the ongoing battle between the bacterial pathogen Salmonella and the immune cells of the body. Prof. Dirk Bumann's research group at the Biozentrum of the University of Basel has now uncovered how the typhoid pathogen repeatedly manages to evade the host's immune system. Their findings are published in the scientific journal Cell Host & Microbe