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Tag Archives: medicine

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  • 12
    Dec

    2022

    Long COVID as a Case Study for Race/Disability...

    Chimére Smith is one of tens of millions of Americans with symptoms of long COVID. According to an August 2022 NBC News story, the 40-year-old Black woman from Baltimore was experiencing extreme fatigue,...

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  • 9
    Dec

    2022

    The new treatment for Alzheimer’s disease is...

    The media have been busy in discussion with the results of a large clinical trial that is a new monoclonal antibody therapy, designed to treat patients with the early stages of Alzheimer’s disease....

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  • 28
    Mar

    2022

    I Want to Save the World!

    My co-authors and I were having our first meeting with Sara Epperson, Yale’s Director of Digital Education, to discuss our proposal to record a Coursera online class based on our then-upcoming textbook...

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  • 10
    Jan

    2022

    Medicine and statistics- not Montagues and...

    In his 1597 play ‘Romeo and Juliet’, William Shakespeare narrates the tragic story of Romeo Montague and Juliet Capulet. The two young persons are in love, but their families are engaged in a blood...

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  • 2
    Aug

    2021

    How to Read an EEG

    “Do epileptologists just make things up?” remarked one of my trainees after seeing me read an EEG, obviously completely exasperated looking at a screen full of squiggly lines! EEGs are indeed daunting...

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  • 30
    Apr

    2021

    Why might ethnicity affect outcomes in...

    This month, our book “The Maudsley Trainee Guide to the CASC: Preparing for the MRCPsych CASC Examination” will be published after years of tireless labour. We were driven to create this preparatory...

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  • 23
    Aug

    2017

    The psychosis of childbearing

    ‘Puerperal psychosis’   Psychosis after childbirth was first mentioned by Hippocrates, who reported delirium complicating puerperal sepsis in 8/17 case histories in women (covering the whole of...

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  • 13
    Jun

    2017

    By Destroyer of furries (Own work) [CC BY-SA 4.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/4.0)], via Wikimedia Commons

    The Cancer Stem Cell Theory – A Physics...

    Complexity of cancer stem cells evolution and precision medicine Understanding how tumours grow and develop is a key objective in cancer research. It is, however, an extremely complex problem that needs...

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