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Today is Purple Day for Epilepsy

    Today is Purple Day for Epilepsy, an annual day of recognition each March 26th when people wear purple and hold various events to increase awareness of epilepsy worldwide. The UMHS Endeavour looks at the history and meaning of Purple Day for Epilepsy and what it means for the public and students at American and Caribbean medical schools. Purple Day Roots Purple Day for Epilepsy started back in 2008 when a young girl struggling

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Salt Damages Organs & Tissues: Study

  Salt isn’t just bad for your blood pressure, a new study says. Salt can also cause damage to your blood vessels, heart, kidneys and brain, researchers learned. The UMHS Endeavour looks at a University of Delaware study published last week in the Journal of the College of Cardiology and what its findings mean regarding salt intake for the general public and future doctors at American and Caribbean medical schools.    Salt’s Effect on Organs

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UMHS Students Conduct Microbial Survey on Campus

  What microbial bugs are on the UMHS campus, from computer keyboards to door handles? A group of EBS4 students is determined to find out as part of a new research project. The UMHS Endeavour takes a brief look at what students at UMHS, one of the leading Caribbean medical schools, are doing to learn about bacteria right on the St. Kitts campus in an effort to understand how people can be exposed to potentially

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Med School Admissions Online Resources

  Premed students and recent college graduates planning to apply to American and Caribbean medical schools have a cornucopia of online resources and websites to guide them on many issues, from preparing for the MCAT (Medical College Admissions Test) to med school interviews. The UMHS Endeavour looks at a sample of medical school admissions online resources (the many websites out there) to help future doctors today. Premedlife Premedlife (http://www.premedlife.com/) is one of the most popular

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