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A Virtual Brain – The Benefits of Brain Modelling

May 25, 2016 by Viatcheslav Wlassoff

Simulations have proved to be a useful tool in many fields of science. Pharmaceutical companies are now using molecular modelling to understand the behavior of medicines and guide the design of new drugs. When building aircraft, aeronautical engineers rely on modelling so heavily that no airplane prototype goes into real flight without...[read more]

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Rising 21st Century Trends in Healthcare

May 17, 2016 by Ryan Kh

The future for medicine is far brighter than its past, as it should be. The 21st century is certain to usher in revolutions in the world of healthcare, as the century before it proved to do as well. For us in the meantime, it can seem like the so-called progress never materializes, but even in 2016, the seemingly future of medicine is already present.[read more]

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Five Fields In Healthcare That Are Quickly Growing

May 17, 2016 by Anita Ginsburg

The healthcare industry can be extremely lucrative, but it is tough for many students and professionals to decide which fields are growing and in need of new talent. Here is a list of five healthcare fields that are not only growing today, but also estimated to need thousands of new employees in the coming years.[read more]

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Medical Advancement: Innovation to Sports Injuries Treatments

May 16, 2016 by Viatcheslav Wlassoff

Until recently, the idea of controlling our environment using our thoughts belonged to science fiction books and movies. But with the development of neuroscience in the last 30 years, this dream is becoming a reality.[read more]

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Moles: Simple Skin Issue or Something More?

May 12, 2016 by Viatcheslav Wlassoff

This article presents a selection of research papers on the subject of neuroscience and neurology published in April. As usual, many new interesting findings were made public this month, and the selection presented here reflects mostly my personal opinion of their importance.[read more]

The Hidden Dangers of Working as a Health Care Professional

May 5, 2016 by Jennifer Landis

Medical personnel face all sorts of occupational hazards that tend to fall under the radar, often hiding from the professionals themselves. Especially if you practice in the health care industry or aspire to a career in the field, it is imperative to acknowledge these dangers so you can strive to avoid them.[read more]

Professions of Interest in the Medical Field

May 4, 2016 by Rachelle Wilber

Due to an aging and expanding population coupled with huge advancements in technology, the medical field is expected to be an in-demand career choice for decades to come. For this reason, there's never been a better time to change careers or encourage your children to enter the medical field.[read more]

Continued Education - How Medical Professionals Can Improve Their Skill Set

May 2, 2016 by Rachelle Wilber

It is no doubt that medical professionals go through extensive training and education in order to be able to practice their specialty. When it comes to any given practice, staying current and up to date on the latest and greatest trends could quite possibly be the biggest challenge for anyone in any heathcare profession.[read more]

Educating Medical Professionals and Healing with Virtual Reality

April 29, 2016 by David Kirby

Virtual reality stands poised to innovate the field of healthcare education.This opportunity allows medical professionals to prepare for rare medical scenarios, gaining experience they’re unlikely to get any other way.[read more]

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A story about the pharmaceutical industry, doctors and patients

April 18, 2016 by Paul Tunnah

As a father of two small children I am familiar with the value of a good story. Every night sees a ritual take place that is repeated in family households all over the world, where bedtime books are read to ease the passage of little people into sleep.While it can be easy as a parent to tune out once you’ve read a particular favourite...[read more]

Tackling the Side Effects of Parkinson’s Treatment

April 17, 2016 by Viatcheslav Wlassoff

Parkinson’s disease is a slowly developing progressive disorder which is estimated to be the second most common neurodegenerative disease. At present, the disease affects 5 million people and the numbers are projected to reach 9 million by the year 2030.[read more]

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How That New Drug Goes From Idea to Market

April 16, 2016 by Ryan Kh

The development and approval of new drugs is mandated by FDA's CDER (Center for Drug Evaluation and Research) center, the apex government body governing this segment. So how is a drug conceptualized and then developed, marketed, and then transported to various parts of the country for storage, management, and transportation of drugs?[read more]