Sleep and Mental Health in Students By James Davis Sleep and Mental Health in Students Student mental health concerns are on the rise (Chirikov et al., 2020). Schools expanding mental health support do so amid regular questions of efficacy (Chamberlin, 2009). Despite many well-intended initiatives, mental health trends have not changed much over the years. […]
Stroke Reimagined By Stuti Chakraborty Time is Never Enough: The reality behind young strokes (Part 1) Prevalence of strokes among young people has increased over the recent past and emerging data has raised significant public health concerns. However, there is still a lack of research and public health initiatives on young stroke. Young adults […]
Stroke Reimagined By Stuti Chakraborty Time is Never Enough: The reality behind Young Strokes (Part 2) In the first part of this series, I provided insight into the extent of impact of stroke on young adults, globally and highlighted the risk factors for precipitating the occurrence of a stroke. In this part, I will discuss […]
Stroke Reimagined By Stuti Chakraborty The Golden Triad of EPD in Stroke: Prevention (Part 2) Apart from early prediction or detection of stroke, and its related outcomes, it is also imperative to ensure the primary prevention of stroke. This is of relevance from a public health perspective because ensuring the health of billions of people […]
Stuti Chakraborty proposes the GOLDEN TRIAD OF EPD: Early Prevention and Detection in Stroke (Part 1)
Stroke Reimagined By Stuti Chakraborty Detection and Prediction of stroke outcomes have been recent advancements of AI-ML, especially with the help of imaging data The “EPD” In Stroke: Golden Triad of Early Prevention and Detection – Part 1 Through the past blogs and vlogs in this series, we have come to realise the utmost urgency […]
HPHR Fellow Priya Vedula Reflects on Her Experiences with Attending Medical School Online During the Pandemic
. I imagined my first year full of scrubs, white coats, dissections, late nights at the library, and lots of new friends. Unfortunately, these experiences were not in the cards for many of us entering our first year of medical school in the midst of a worldwide pandemic.
Our student group partners with local nursing students to provide a range of services to individuals who receive free hot meals from a local non-profit. We set up tents and tables in the patio area where we check vitals, take blood glucose readings, care for wounds, and provide hygiene items such as masks, hand sanitizers, and sunscreen.
It seems that the key question is not whether we can or cannot mandate; rather, it is whether we should. It seems peculiar that many prominent people who are vaccinated or who understand the importance of the vaccine are choosing to either stay silent about it or actively oppose it.
While it seems that most authorities are heading in the direction of mandates, there are many that are pushing back.
Stroke Reimagined By Stuti Chakraborty The COVID-CVA Connection: A ‘thrombosis’ is the medical term for a blood clot. Blood clots can occur within the arterial and venous supplies of our body, but when they occur in the vasculature supplying the brain, they lead to a deadly and potentially permanently disabling condition called ‘ischaemic stroke’. The […]