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Canadian medical students call for free, universal access to contraception

Medical students across Canada are calling on the federal government to make contraception free and universally available to all.  In Canada, it’s up to provincial governments to determine what medical needs are covered by insurance, including contraception. But coverage varies from province to province, and contraception is often not included in …

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Transgender youth in Alabama can get gender-affirming medical care, judge rules

A federal judge on Friday blocked part of an Alabama law that made it a felony to prescribe gender-affirming puberty blockers and hormones to transgender minors. U.S. District Judge Liles Burke issued a preliminary injunction to stop the state from enforcing the medication ban, which took effect May 8, while …

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Medical students studying in China University seeks physical training in India, Delhi HC issues notice, Health News, ET HealthWorld

Medical students studying in China University seeks physical training in India, Delhi HC issues notice, Health News, ET HealthWorld

The Delhi High Court on Thursday issued notice to the Centre and National Medical Council (NMC) on a plea moved by students seeking directions to NMC to allow physical training in India of Indian students studying medicine in China, who are stuck in their home country India, due to COVID-19 …

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Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy: MedlinePlus Medical Test

Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy: MedlinePlus Medical Test

What is a sentinel lymph node biopsy? A sentinel lymph node biopsy is a test that checks lymph nodes for cancer cells. Lymph nodes are part of the lymphatic system, a network of organs and vessels that help the body fight infections and other diseases. Lymph nodes are located throughout …

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Cold Stimulation Test: MedlinePlus Medical Test

Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy: MedlinePlus Medical Test

What is a cold stimulation test? A cold stimulation test involves placing your fingers in an ice water bath to find out if you have Raynaud’s syndrome. Raynaud’s syndrome, also known as Raynaud’s disease or Raynaud’s phenomenon, is a condition that causes brief episodes where little or no blood flows …

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