DIY Career Networking for University Students — myGraduateSchool Blog

It is definitely a mistake for students to wait around for their professors to put any effort into providing this kind of valuable advisement and mentoring, because quite frankly, this is not something the university administration expects or requires its academic faculty members to do. It is simply not in a professor’s job description. via DIY … Continue reading DIY Career Networking for University Students — myGraduateSchool Blog

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5 Palliative Care Programs in Canada

Is Palliative Care in Canada fully integrated into the health care system that it allows every end-of-life care patient to receive the comfortable measures to face death? Progress has been made of services available to Canadians, but unfortunately the answer is: No. Most people would prefer dying at home alongside with close family members, however […]

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Roles of Essential Vitamins and the Consequences of Their Deficiencies

WHAT ARE VITAMINS? Vitamins are essential nutrients needed by the body in small amounts, to allow the body to grow, develop and function normally. Although our body can make some of its own vitamins, we get the majority of the vitamins we need from the food we eat every day1. In total, there are 13 […]

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Top 5 Free Research Programs

Throughout graduate studies and into a research career, software, internet sites, and digital tools are required for effective communication of scientific discovery. Here are five of my favourite, some of their competitors and examples of their application. R  Everyone has their favourite statistics package; I use R. Statistica is another I have tried with a […]

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ATTENTION: SKETCHYMEDICAL – the best learning tool for health professionals.

TO ALL MEDICAL SCHOOL STUDENTS & MED LAB STUDENTS & OTHER HEALTH CARE PROFESSIONALS: I just discovered the most amazing learning tool ever, that I have to share all of its glory to you all. Friends, you just have to sign up for SKETCHYMEDICAL. It provides multiple curriculum of online sketches (or stories) to aid […]

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Newly Graduated and Unemployed: Why This is Actually the Best Time of Your Life

[Featured Image Credit: Lendingmemo.com.] Rewinding back to my second year of university, I recall telling the Science career advisor that my biggest fear would to be to come out of university with no job waiting for me the minute the calendar would turn its page to May 1st. Fast forward to the end of my undergraduate journey and […]

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Determining the Dose the Does the Damage

“It’s the dose that kills” is a key foundation in studying toxicology – even in the case of the chemical, water. But how do researchers discover the dose that hurts, but doesn’t kill? Toxins can be categorized by their effects on the body, sometimes called end points. These include: Carcinogen Genotoxin Mutagen Neurotoxin Immunotoxin Modulator of […]

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Lung Functioning And Its Medical Diagnosis

As air quality is an increasingly concern for many people, especially in urban cities, I wanted to discuss the how doctors diagnosis a person with asthma using the most common technique in the North America, a procedure called spirometry1. Spirometry is a breathing test that uses a spirometer to measure lung volume and how well […]

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