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A Ketogenic Diet May Protect Against Gout

Could a low-carb, high fat diet help in treating the symptoms of gout? A new study investigates how the diet affects rodents and humans. Characterized as a rheumatic disease, gout affects more than 8 million people in the United States every year. It is caused by either an excessive production or insufficient excretion of uric […]

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Teens And Their Screens Tied To Obesity

It has been long established that watching too much television is linked to childhood obesity. Now a U.S. study is suggesting that this also holds true for smaller screens as well, including smartphones, gaming consoles, tablets, and computers. According to a researchers’ report in the Journal of Pediatrics, if teens had the habit of watching […]

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The SJSM Newsletter: January 2017

The Saint James School of Medicine quarterly newsletter is now available for January 2017! It was a busy time approaching the end of another year, with much to report from our students and faculty. Get the details on new student policies, exciting student activities – like the AMSA Breast Cancer Awareness Drive – and our incredible […]

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medical school news: The Truth Behind Mixing Medications

The Truth Behind Mixing Medications

While individual prescriptions have been skeptically checked and approved by the FDA, multiple medications at once have not. So what happens to your body when you mix two or even nine medications? Russ Altman, Big Data Techno-Optimist and Internist took matters into his own hands to find out how. Through in-depth research and multiple tactics […]

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G.I.V.E. at caribbean med school

G.I.V.E. Says Farewell and Hello Again

G.I.V.E. celebrated its one-year event anniversary at Saint James School of Medicine on April 4, while continuing efforts within the community. Through our continued relationship with Saint Benedict’s Children’s Home, we have made monthly visits providing children with mental and physical stimulation. Each visit has benefited the volunteers, staff, and most importantly, the children. G.I.V.E. […]

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Caribbean med school alum Wins AMSA's James Slayton National Award for Leadership Excellence

Student Smit Deliwala Wins AMSA’s James Slayton National Award for Leadership Excellence

After being nominated by the American Medical Student Association (AMSA) for the James Slayton National Award for Leadership Excellence, Saint James is exhilarated to announce that Smit Deliwala has been selected as the 2016 winner! The prestigious honor was conferred at the AMSA National Convention in Washington, D.C. In the eyes of SJSM, this achievement is […]

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overseas medical school research: the new AICM

The New and Improved AICM

SJSM is excited to announce the new and upgraded version of our already successful AICM program during the fifth semester at Jackson Park Hospital. In this program, students have access to a comprehensive review combining multiple experts. This semester, we brought in several talents from Kaplan, Dr. Francis from PASS and a very special lecture […]

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