Artificial Intelligence will take over Radiology in the days to come - Dr. Salman Zaman

KARACHI: Prof. Nadeem Ahmed from Aga Khan University alongwith Dr. Amjad Sattar and Naveed Ahmed chaired the session devoted to Radiology during the JPMC annual symposium on October 27, 2019. Dr. Sana Faizan was the moderator of this session.

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Students are now considered as partner who enjoy freedom to learn - Prof. Ronald Harden

ISLAMABAD: Prof. Ronald Harden Prof. Emeritus of Medical Education at University of Dundee UK and a world renowned medical educationist was the first invited guest speaker at the International Medical Conference on Medical Education organized by Riphah International University here from 19-22 October 2019.

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It is better to wait for ten to twelve weeks for Neoadjuvant radiotherapy for cancer resection - Prof. Panis

KARACHI: Changing Practice in Rectal Cancer was the topic of first presentation by Prof. Yves Panis noted Colorectal Surgeon from France during the 14th Colorectal Week for Colorectal Surgery organized by Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Centre Karachi held from 14-17th October 2019.

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Medical Colleges must have a curriculum which reflects the needs of the population they serve-Dr.Gohar Wajid

Islamabad: Medical education needs to be aligned with the societal needs which will differ from country to country. Social accountability of medical colleges in a country like Pakistan will mean that each institution should establish a standard for an ongoing record of its graduates,

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New genetic analysis improves diagnosis of intellectual disability

Whole-genome sequencing can be used to diagnose intellectual disability more accurately than other methods of genetic analysis, researchers at Karolinska Institute report in the scientific journal Genome Medicine.

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WHO & UNICEF to Co-host Child and Adolescent mental Health conference in Italy on Nov. 7-9, 2019

ITALY: In a joint push to put child and adolescent mental health higher up on the global health agenda, UNICEF and WHO will co-host their first ever conference on the topic in Florence, Italy, on 7-9 November.

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Personalizing stroke treatment using brain computer interfaces

After only one hour of training with a brain computer interface (BCI), there were significant changes in people’s brains suggesting that BCIs could be personalized for treating stroke and other brain disorders.

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Speakers discuss cutting edge psychiatry relevant to the SAARC region

COLOMBO: The South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) countries are a group of eight countries (Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan and Sri Lanka) which share the filial bonds of history and heritage.

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World Congress of Social Psychiatry in Romania attracts 653 delegates

BUCHAREST: The 23rd World Congress of Social Psychiatry was held here from Oct 25-28, 2019 which attracted 653 delegates from 66 countries. The largest delegations came from Romania-297 followed by India-29, UK-25, Japan-23, Thailand-23, France-21, Australia-18, USA-17, Portugal- 17, Italy -16 and Germany-13.

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