The Advantages of Studying Medicine in the Caribbean

  There’s a growing need for qualified physicians in the U.S. At Saint James, you’ll find a world-class medical education that offers the same curriculum and meets the same rigorous standards as American and Canadian medical schools. It’s fair to say that the primary difference is our Caribbean location – and that offers some unique […]

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Important Notice for ALL Anguilla Students 11/27/17

The SJSM Anguilla campus will resume all Basic Science classes in January 2018. The semester will start normally with an orientation for new students on January 8th, 2018. Orientation will begin at 10am and last for approximately 2 hours. All classes will begin at 8am on January 9th, 2018.  We recommend that all students arrive […]

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Asthma may be linked to heart failure

New research published in the journal JACC: Heart Failure is suggesting that asthma sufferers may be more at risk of cardiovascular conditions, including heart attack, heart disease, and stroke. This is because these people who suffer from the condition “may also be at greater risk of left ventricular hypertrophy (LVH),” according to Medical News Today.  Characterized as […]

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The path to success? Being yourself.

Why are we more drawn to certain people than others when it comes to medical care or for that matter, anything? Is it the way they dress, walk, speak, or present themselves? Or maybe just because their website looks cool. The answer is that people make conclusions about each other constantly based on a number of […]

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burning the midnight oil

Just how bad is it to burn the midnight oil?

While the phrase “burning the midnight oil” is familiar to many, the health problems associated with it may not be. With research linking the activity to cognitive impairment, metabolic disorders, and even breast cancer, working the night shift may negatively affect the body’s ability to repair its DNA. Published in the journal Occupational & Environmental Medicine, Dr. Parveen Bhatti (of […]

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blind man with a stick

Age-related blindness could now be treatable

A new type of eye drop being developed by scientists at the University of Birmingham holds promise for treating one of the major causes of blindness in the United Kingdom. Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is a health issue that currently affects more than 600,000 people throughout the UK, and despite being painless, causes the person to slowly […]

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