New York University makes tuition free for all medical students

New York, United States – New York University (NYU) said Thursday it would offer all its current and future medical school students free tuition in an effort to tackle soaring debt levels and encourage more applicants.

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Syrian girl, 8, born with no legs, finds hope in Turkey

Syrian girl, 8, born with no legs, finds hope in Turkey

Earlier this month, Maya Merhi, 8, who was born with no legs due to a congenital condition, was moving around a Syrian displaced persons camp on artificial limbs made of plastic tubing and tin cans. But after pictures of her plight, including those taken by AFP in Syria, were seen around the world, she was brought to Istanbul for treatment. And her life should be about to change.

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US man’s tattoo leaves doctors with life-and-death dilemma

WASHINGTON — A Florida hospital faced an unsettling ethical quandary when paramedics brought in an unconscious patient with “Do Not Resuscitate” tattooed across his chest — leaving doctors grappling with whether the message accurately conveyed his end-of-life wishes.

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Malaysia wants long-term solution for overworked doctors

The Health Ministry of Malaysia wants to set up a system to analyse the working patterns of medical officers (MOs), housemen and specialists while on call, to find long-term solutions to protect their welfare and safety.

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