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Internationally Renowned Obstetrician & Gynecologist Professor Sir Sabaratnam Arulkumaran Joins the Medical School

Professor Sir Sabaratnam Arulkumaran, President of the International Federation of Gynaecology and Obstetrics and outgoing President of the British Medical Association, has been appointed Chair of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology at the Medical School of the University of Nicosia from June 2014.

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Take an MCAT preparatory course at University of Nicosia

The University of Nicosia announces the offering of a preparatory course for the Medical College Admissions Test (MCAT).  MCAT is a standardized multiple-choice-question exam required for admission to North American and some European Medical Schools like our St George’s, University of London 4-year graduate-entry programme (MBBS4).

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Swedish Covenant Hospital becomes Chicago clinical site

The Medical School is pleased to announce that Swedish Covenant Hospital has become our clinical training partner in Chicago.  Swedish Covenant Hospital is a comprehensive healthcare facility providing health and wellness services to the communities of Chicago’s north and northwest sides.

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Eating breakfast daily may help to prevent early development of diabetes risk in children

Children who eat breakfast daily have a lower risk of developing Type 2 diabetes than those who skip it or only eat it occasionally, says new research.

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Loss of sensation in the feet of diabetes patients linked to cardiovascular disease, say researchers

Experts have discovered that loss of sensation in the feet, a result of diabetes, may be a predictor of cardiovascular events such as heart attack and strokes.

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Ethics and Professionalism in Medical Education and Medical Practice

The Medical School in collaboration with the Nicosia-Kyrenia Medical Association ‘Hippocrates’ organised on July 8 a Symposium titled ‘Ethics and Professionalism in Medical Education and Medical Practice: UK and Cyprus’.  The symposium proved to be successful and included participants spanning many disciplines.

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