Nav: Home

Current Medical students News and Events

Current Medical students News and Events, Medical students News Articles.
Sort By: Most Relevant | Most Viewed
Page 1 of 25 | 1000 Results
Researchers suggest empathy be a factor in medical school admissions
The national norms can help to distinguish between two applicants with similar academic qualifications, and identify students who might need additional educational remedies to bolster their level of empathy. (2019-07-25)
Smaller class size means more success for women in STEM
A new study demonstrates that increasing class size has the largest negative impact on female participation in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) classrooms, and offers insights on ways to change the trend. (2019-07-24)
Facebook can help college students with lower confidence build relationships
Facebook can help first-semester college students maintain relationships with high school friends and assist them in creating new friendships, according to new research from Binghamton University, State University of New York. (2019-07-23)
Study demonstrates stress reduction benefits from petting dogs, cats
Just 10 minutes of interacting with cats and dogs produced a significant reduction in students' cortisol, a major stress hormone. (2019-07-15)
The new racial disparity in special education
Racial disparity in special education is growing, and it's more complex than previously thought. (2019-07-02)
Professors need to be entertaining to prevent students from watching YouTube in class
Students think it is instructors' responsibility to ensure they don't surf the web in class, according to a new study. (2019-06-26)
Music students do better in school than non-musical peers
High school students who take music courses score significantly better on math, science and English exams than their non-musical peers, according to a new study published in the Journal of Educational Psychology. (2019-06-24)
Alcohol advertisements influence intentions to intervene in sexual assault situations
College students who viewed alcohol advertisements that included objectified images of women were less likely than others to report intentions to intervene in alcohol-facilitated sexual assault situations. (2019-06-18)
Schools that are socially connected have similar educational outcomes
Ivan Smirnov, a researcher from the Higher School of Economics, analysed the data of 36,951 students from 590 schools of Saint Petersburg and found that there is a strong correlation between the educational outcomes of a school and its digital neighbours. (2019-05-29)
Study: High rates of food insecurity found at Southern Appalachia Colleges
College students in Southern Appalachia are affected by food insecurity at a higher rate than the national average, which can translate into poor academic performance and unhealthy spending habits and coping mechanisms, according to a new study coauthored by researchers at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, and published in Current Developments in Nutrition. (2019-05-24)
'Brand Me' presentations increase students' confidence and enhance their employability
The University of Portsmouth is helping its students build a strong personal brand to increase their confidence and enhance their employability. (2019-05-17)
Bullying linked to student's pain medication use
In a school-based survey study of all students in grades 6, 8, and 10 in Iceland, the use of pain medications was significantly higher among bullied students even when controlling for the amount of pain they felt, as well as age, gender, and socioeconomic status. (2019-05-09)
Low-cost intervention boosts undergraduate interest in computer science
A recent study finds that an online intervention taking less than 30 minutes significantly increased interest in computer science for both male and female undergraduate students. (2019-05-06)
Study: Loan-replacement grants boost low-income students' graduation rates
Receiving Illinois Promise loan-replacement grants influenced low-income students' decision to attend the University of Illinois and boosted their graduation rates, according to a new study led by the program's founding director, Susan Gershenfeld. (2019-04-29)
Policies valuing cultural diversity improve minority students' sense of belonging
Psychology researchers exploring the belonging and achievement of middle school students found valuing cultural diversity reduces achievement gaps over the course of a year, while policies that favor colorblindness and assimilation led to wider achievement gaps. (2019-04-24)
Scholars: Estimates of food insecurity among college students problematic
A good estimate of how many college students struggle with food insecurity is a difficult number to pin down, says new research from a team of University of Illinois experts who study food choice issues. (2019-04-24)
Nursing, dental, and medical students train together to improve kids' oral health
Nursing, medical, and dental students can work as a team to improve their knowledge of pediatric oral health -- and how to work with their fellow health professionals, finds new research led by NYU Rory Meyers College of Nursing. (2019-04-22)
Female medical students report higher rates of feeling intimidated in surgical attachments
A greater number of female medical students have experienced intimidation in their training than their male counterparts, according to a new research study published by researchers at RCSI (Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland). (2019-04-18)
For busy medical students, two-hour meditation study may be as beneficial as longer course
For time-crunched medical students, taking a two-hour introductory class on mindfulness may be just as beneficial for reducing stress and depression as taking an eight-week meditation course, a Rutgers study finds. (2019-04-15)
More Michigan students taking, passing advanced math
Michigan high school students are going above and beyond the required math curriculum, likely an effect of the state's graduation requirements, finds new research from Michigan State University. (2019-04-11)
Dermatology students improve Wikipedia entries on skin disease
A group of medical students recruited to improve Wikipedia articles on skin-related diseases, saw millions more views of those stories following their editing, highlighting the value of expert input on the popular web encyclopedia. (2019-04-03)
Student loan forgiveness programs driving physicians to primary care
A 2016 survey of graduating osteopathic medical students showed 33 percent intended to work in primary care. (2019-03-26)
Surge in cannabis use among youth preceded legalization in Canada
National discussions on cannabis legalization, along with increased access to medical marijuana, may have encouraged more high school students to consume the drug years before it became legal in Canada. (2019-03-25)
Study explores why 'progressive teetotalers' may emerge from college engineering programs
First-year engineering students who gravitate toward progressive ideas, including about gender equity in the workplace, tend to drink less alcohol, according to a study by a University of Kansas researcher. (2019-03-25)
Stricter US state gun laws linked to safer high schools
Adopting stricter state gun laws is linked to a safer school experience for students, finds research published in the Journal of Epidemiology & Community Health. (2019-03-21)
Cardiovascular screenings uncover diabetes, high cholesterol in middle schoolers
A pilot study of 45 middle school kids shows that more than a third of those screened had abnormal levels of blood sugar or high cholesterol. (2019-03-15)
College drinking intervention strategies need a refresh
Peer approval is the best indicator of the tendency for new college students to drink or smoke according to new research from Michigan State University. (2019-03-14)
Mindfulness found to improve mental health of students
Mental health among university students could be improved by introducing mindfulness training. (2019-03-11)
Singing for science: How the arts can help students who struggle most
Incorporating the arts -- rapping, dancing, drawing -- into science lessons can help low-achieving students retain more knowledge and possibly help students of all ability levels be more creative in their learning, finds a new study by Johns Hopkins University. (2019-03-05)
Student-led rheumatology interest group increases interest in field
A group of student and faculty researchers from the GW School of Medicine and Health Sciences published outcome of establishing Rheumatology Interest Group in the International Journal of Rheumatology. (2019-02-26)
What was effect of offering breakfast in the classroom on obesity?
Offering breakfast in the classroom at some Philadelphia public schools did not affect the proportion of students developing overweight and obesity, when examined as a combined measure, after 2.5 years. (2019-02-25)
Split and continuous sleep in teens impact cognition and glucose levels differently
Under conditions of insufficient sleep, effects on cognitive performance and morning glucose levels vary depending on how sleep is distributed, says study's principal investigator Professor Michael Chee. (2019-02-22)
Yea, team! Winning fans see self-esteem boost
Fans of a college football team that wins a big game could experience a boost in self-esteem that lasts at least two days after the event, a new study suggests. (2019-02-20)
Kent State study finds multitasking increases in online courses compared to face-to-face
The phenomenon of multitasking across three or four internet-connected devices simultaneously is increasingly common. (2019-02-14)
Gay-straight alliances contribute to a safer school climate long-term
Gay-straight alliances (GSAs) help make schools safer for students the longer they are in place, even among straight students, finds new research from the Stigma and Resilience Among Vulnerable Youth Centre at the University of British Columbia. (2019-02-05)
BU program successful in preparing minority students for dental school
Boston University's Oral Health Sciences master's program is a successful credential-enhancing program for dental school applicants, while also serving as a pipeline to increase the number of qualified applicants from underrepresented minority groups. (2019-01-30)
Children's race, not disability status, may predict more frequent suspension
Suspension is one way schools discipline students, but the high number of and disparities in suspensions in the U.S. has sparked controversy and policy debate. (2019-01-30)
Female graduates who wear 'sexy clothes' seen as less capable than counterparts
Females who dress 'sexily' at their graduation are perceived as being less competent and are believed to have performed worse in their degree than their peers who dress more professionally, new research from the University of Surrey reports. (2019-01-29)
Giving high school students the tools to question classic literature
Generations of students have read Shakespeare and Hemingway for high school literature class. (2019-01-29)
Perceived barriers to minority medical students pursuing dermatology
The specialty of dermatology is one of the least diverse medical fields. (2019-01-09)
Page 1 of 25 | 1000 Results
   First   Previous   Next      Last   

Best Science Podcasts 2019

We have hand picked the best science podcasts for 2019. Sit back and enjoy new science podcasts updated daily from your favorite science news services and scientists.
Now Playing: TED Radio Hour

Anthropomorphic
Do animals grieve? Do they have language or consciousness? For a long time, scientists resisted the urge to look for human qualities in animals. This hour, TED speakers explore how that is changing. Guests include biological anthropologist Barbara King, dolphin researcher Denise Herzing, primatologist Frans de Waal, and ecologist Carl Safina.
Now Playing: Science for the People

#SB2 2019 Science Birthday Minisode: Mary Golda Ross
Our second annual Science Birthday is here, and this year we celebrate the wonderful Mary Golda Ross, born 9 August 1908. She died in 2008 at age 99, but left a lasting mark on the science of rocketry and space exploration as an early woman in engineering, and one of the first Native Americans in engineering. Join Rachelle and Bethany for this very special birthday minisode celebrating Mary and her achievements. Thanks to our Patreons who make this show possible! Read more about Mary G. Ross: Interview with Mary Ross on Lash Publications International, by Laurel Sheppard Meet Mary Golda...