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Scientists faked a procedure on patients to find that stents don't actually make them feel better

About 20 years ago, doctors first used a stent—an inflatable tube, usually metal or plastic—to reopen blocked blood vessels around the heart. Since, it’s become a standard of care for relieving heart-related chest pain. 509 more words

How to Kick Start Your 1st Term at Imperial

Summer’s just ended (although if you’re from London you wouldn’t feel that – it’s never even been summer at all) and you already started packing. You kiss your mum/pupper/teddy bear other half goodbye and wipe off that nasty tear thing that’s gotten into your eye. 700 more words

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more positions in the UK [postdoc & professor]

I have received additional emails from England advertising for positions in Bristol, Durham, and London, so here they are, with links to the complete advertising! 79 more words


Induction week: Imperial College London

As I near the end of the first week of my intercalated degree, I am beginning to realise that I should have paid a little bit more attention in the first few lectures of biochemistry in my first year of medical school! 460 more words


Clementine Chambon lighting up lives in UP's Sarvantara village

It is often said that every dark cloud has a silver lining but for UP’s Sarvantara village the wait for that silver lining has been way too long, but fortunately the day has come after nearly 70 years. 323 more words

Newsy Takes

MDMA to Cure Addiction Crisis?

Scientists in Bristol, UK, have developed a programme researching the application of MDMA as a treatment for addiction, according to The Independent.

The original study in the usage of MDMA in addiction treatment began at Imperial College London and clinical psychiatrist and senior research fellow at Imperial College London Dr Ben Sessa stated on his website: 266 more words

Interview: Matt Williams and Caroline Morton

Matt is a consultant in oncology and an academic at Imperial College London. Caroline is a GP trainee and an education fellow at Imperial College London. 63 more words

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