Medicspeak is a web-based collaborative platform created to improve the way health professionals share information. It enables doctors to collaborate with each other and discuss various medical cases, publish their views on certain topic and post their queries for feedback.
Using new technology, scientists have mapped thousands of genes that are essential for cancer cell survival, and have started to identify clusters unique to individual cancers.
Air pollution has been known to cause serious health issues for many years. A new study links it to cardiovascular problems and stroke in diabetic women.
Researchers find heart disease patients may worsen their health by spending too much time sitting. What is more, exercise does not counteract this effect.
Mosquito-borne virus chikungunya can cause encephalitis, leading to disability and death, especially in infants and over 65. One locally transmitted case has occurred in the US.
USMLE / Residency interview tips and commonly asked questions in the residency interviews can be found in the group 'residency interviews'. It also has postings by medical students who have attended the interviews earlier.