Sunday, December 5, 2021
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The pain scale needs a revamp

If you've been to A&E, you’ll probably be familiar with the pain scale. It goes something like this: a caregiver shows you a scale...

Radcliffe Department of Medicine 4-Year DPhil Scholars Programme – SPONSORED

The Radcliffe Department of Medicine is a large, multi-disciplinary department, which aims to tackle some of the world’s biggest health challenges by integrating innovative basic biology...

In Conversation With Dr. Robert Lefkowitz

Eight-year-old Robert Lefkowitz was a man (well, boy) with a plan. Inspired by his family physician, Dr Feibush, he knew he wanted to become...

The Power of the Placebo Effect

The placebo effect is a phenomenon which clearly illustrates that having belief in the effectiveness of a treatment can be enough to cause significant...

Review: ‘Breaking and Mending’ by Joanna Cannon

For me, it is Cannon’s complete honesty and authenticity which make this an astounding read ... 'Breaking and Mending' is the perfect book to read as a medical student, a doctor, or anyone who wants to have their heart warmed by tales of genuine compassion and kindness.

University announces courses allowed to return for start of Hilary

Some colleges also suggested that students on these courses could still study at home if they so desired.
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Six Oxford professors elected as Fellows to Academy of Medical Sciences

Six Oxford professors have recently been awarded Fellowships by the Academy of Medical Sciences, an independent body which represents the diversity of medical sciences...

Students win £10,000 prize for using artificial intelligence cancer diagnosis kit

DECancer.AI artificial intelligence detects early cancer through analysis of an affordable blood test and the patient's medical history, allowing for early treatment and care and increasing the chances of the cancer being cured.

Let’s Talk About: Medicine Resits

Learning that you have to resit your medicine exams is difficult, and it is only made worse by an unfair system

Email blunder reveals names of 1st year medics on pass/fail borderline

A timetable for those sitting viva voce examinations included their full names instead of candidate numbers