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Virtual reality to train surgeons

Tue, 17 Oct 2017 05:22:35 +0000

Virtual reality technology that users can feel as well as see has been developed to train surgeons. The equipment allows them to interact with virtual “flesh and bone” in simulated theatre environments.  

Why alternative facts work

Mon, 16 Oct 2017 05:19:23 +0000

Trying to oppose to the alternative facts with real facts doesn’t work as much as you probably think. Humans aren’t rational creatures, and here’s what we can do about it.  

Chronically suicidal patients

Mon, 25 Sep 2017 06:08:07 +0000

The Chronically Suicidal Patient and Stigma from Within the Mental Health System TLC and short inpatiënt stay — Walter van den Broek (@DrShock) September 23, 2017 #Goodreads TLC and short in patiënt stay as possible  

Deep brain stimulation hooked this Stanford neurosurgeon

Sat, 01 Oct 2016 14:59:49 +0000

Thanks to a mentor at the University of Pennsylvania, he was able to refine his interest and gain exposure to an actual brain surgery as an undergraduate. …….It was that experience that made me realize this is what I wanted to do every day. Read more  

Toots Thielemans R I P

Mon, 22 Aug 2016 11:40:06 +0000

Toots Thielemans (Brussels 29 April 1922 – 22 August 2016) died today. He deceased in his sleep in the hospital, where he was rehabilitating from a fractured shoulder. An inspiring, endearing icon in jazz history.  

Learn about the flu, flipped classroom model

Tue, 28 Jul 2015 05:22:49 +0000

Flu Symptoms and Diagnosis: Learn the common symptoms of the flu and how it can be diagnosed. an innovative curriculum on influenza created by former medical student Kelsey Hills-Evans, MD, now an internal medicine resident at Harvard. Her online videos, such as the one above (which is the first in the series), are accessible not […]