Monthly Archives: September 2012

Tamoxifen vs. Raloxifene

Tamoxifen and Raloxifen both are anti estrogenic on breast tissue so they are both useful for CA but Tamoxifen is more famous because Raloxifen...

USMLE Step 2 Clinical Skills (CS) score reporting delayed for another week

Changes made to the Step 2 Clinical Skills (CS) examination in mid-2012 required a delay in the reporting of scores of examinees tested from...

Minimum passing performance for USMLE Step 2 Clinical Skills (CS) to be reviewed in...

The USMLE program recommends a minimum passing level for each Step examination. The USMLE Step Committees are responsible for establishing and monitoring these standards,...

The App Which Tells You The Cost of Medical Procedures

Depending on the area you live in the country, you can come across different costs for healthcare services from different providers. Ever wondered an...

Medscape iOS App gets updated to 3.3

Medscape from WebMD one of the leading medical resource used by many physicians, medical students & nurses has been updated to version 3.3. The new...

World’s First Mother-to-Daughter Uterus Transplant Raises Ethical Questions

Women have been given hope of having children after surgeons in Sweden performed the world's first mother-to-daughter uterus transplants. A team of more than 10...

Research involvement or publications is not in top 25 factors for getting interviews in...

A survey conducted by National Residency Match Program of Residency Program Directors across USA revealed that most programs didn't ranked or gave importance to...

NRMP survey reveals most important factors used for ranking applicants in residency match

The National Resident Matching Program (NRMP) conducted a survey of program directors of all programs participating in the first quarter of 2012. The survey fielded during the...

More men are getting breast surgeries than before, 2011 report by the American Society...

According to 2011 report by the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS), male plastic surgery procedures are on the rise in the United States. ...

Acupuncture more effective than placebo for chronic pain, research reveals

Acupuncture is an old Asian medical treatment method being used for centuries, it is the practice of inserting and stimulating needles at specific spots...

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