The ranking is based on which research papers published in the last year have received the most attention from the sources tracked by Altmetric – including mainstream media sites, Wikipedia, blogs, social networks, and post-publication peer-review forums.
Scientists breach brain barrier to treat sick patient
For the first time, doctors have breached the human brain’s protective layer to deliver cancer-fighting drugs.
Read here: http://www.bbc.com/news/health-34775604
As public research grants for randomized controlled trials (RCTs) have diminished and become increasingly competitive, researchers have to search for alternative funding sources.
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Sleep may help the brain “unlearn” strongly ingrained biases (such as stereotypes), and sleep deprivation may make those biases more resistant to unlearning. A recent study reported in Science concludes that memory reactivation during sleep enhances counter stereotype training and that maintaining a bias reduction is sleep-dependent.
SJSM Students can use the clinical reference tool, DynaMed™ from EBSCO. You can now access the valuable, evidence-based content anywhere with the new DynaMed mobile app. The new app has been redesigned to make it easier and faster for physicians to find answers to clinical questions.
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APP from the Department of Emergency Medicine at the University of Maryland
The UMEM Pearls App brings informative and useful emergency medicine educational pearls to your mobile device. Since 2007, the Department of Emergency Medicine at the University of Maryland has developed pearls of knowledge in the field of emergency medicine and made them available to the broader medical community.
A study involving 74,000 women and 43,000 men
shows that eating a diet rich in whole grains was
found to be associated with lower total mortality and
deaths from cardiovascular disease (CVD), but not cancer. Read more here:
In 2012 alone, there were more than 3,600 publications in PubMed on vitamin D: opinion articles, small studies, large studies, evidence reviews, and meta-analyses. What are the conclusions? Read more here: