Britons soon will practise telling GPs how to practice
The British government has been investing millions of pounds into health care. The Department of Health is now planning to conduct a massive survey to determine how// accessible the services are to the patients in Britain. Through the intended survey, patients are going to be endowed with the speci...
New training method helps surgeons evaluate their own minimally invasive surgery skills
...afe training methods for minimally invasive surgery. The first is the so-called box trainer, an enclosed rectangular box in which trainee surgeons can practise
performing basic manipulative tasks with the surgical devices, such as picking up and moving objects. As they do this, they can be assessed by an expe...
New tool trains athlete brains to react 53 percent faster
... helmet that would allow them to train anywhere. They could also wear cybernetic gloves and glasses and, while viewing superimposed images, they could practise
complex movements with a fictitious opponent. Every movement of the hand, foot and head would be recorded with sensors.
Pet Doors Opening at Assisted Living Centers
...ed-living facilities that are actively encouraging seniors to bring along their well-behaved pets -- or inviting them to "adopt" resident pets.
of encouraging seniors in such facilities to interact with pets has many benefits.
Just ask Loren Shook, CEO of Silverado Senior Living, the San J...
Video game shown to cut cortisol
...an Psychological Associations Journal of Personality and Social Psychology.
We already knew that it was possible to design games to allow people to practise
new forms of social perception, but we were surprised by the impact this had when we took the games out of the lab and into the context of peoples str...
Computer Games World Cup Kicks Off in Paris
...Sennheiser, Razer and Qpad -- all big names in the industry. His team is among the favorites to win the Counter-Strike competition.
"We try to practise
four hours a day, four days a week, and we intensify before the competition," he said. "I get a salary every month. I cannot tell exactly how much but...
FDA Approve S Robotic Device to Help Stroke Patients
... Robotic devices, that help stroke patients practise
daily tasks with impaired limbs, are proliferating in US .
The US Food and Administration has approved a new robotic device called the Myomo e10...
Singapore Imposes Stricter Controls for Foreign-trained Doctors
... Doctors who are not graduates of recognised foreign medical schools, including those from India, will no longer be allowed to practise
in Singapore starting next year, the health ministry said Saturday.
These physicians, who come from countries like the Philippines, India and ...
BMA Calls for Flexible Working as Number of Women Doctors Swell
... it shows that many junior doctors are demoralised and uncertain about their careers. Around one in seven (15%) say that on graduation their desire to practise
medicine is either lukewarm or weak. Fewer than a fifth (16%) are confident that they will automatically get a job on completion of their training. ...
Royal College of Physicians Exams Now in India
...ies expect at least 90 to 100 physicians taking the test this year.
The membership to the RCP is recognised worldwide and allows physicians to practise
almost in every country. At least 25,000 doctors take the exam every year.
There are plans to offer the specialist examination for membership ...