Faced with a daunting rise in diabetes and obesity, bariatric surgeons are extending a lifeline to many patients.
A survey of people with multiple sclerosis reveals significant interest in physician-assisted suicide — findings that highlight the value of dealing with mental health issues among this population, according to researchers.
As the medical toll of multidrug-resistant bacteria rises, recent research from the University of Virginia (UVA) provides insight into how a particularly at-risk population — hospitalized patients — may contract these pathogens from a hidden nursery: a component of the piping beneath hospital sinks.
Involvement of radiologists in mapping out medical facilities’ mass casualty incident (MCI) plans is key to handling those occurrences, as demonstrated by a 2015 tragedy in Seattle that left 51 victims in need of emergency care.
Use of marijuana by expectant mothers in the United States rose 62 percent from 2002 through 2014, raising concerns among researchers even as legalization of pot has spread.
One in six women with early-stage unilateral breast cancer undergoes double mastectomy even when it is unlikely to provide a survival benefit, according to a recent Jama Surgery study.
A vast range of personal and sociocultural factors affect women’s well-being, making women’s health a field that is in a constant state of change.
With the right strategy, health system CEOs can leverage online outlets to improve the reach of their hospitals’ voice and engage a population hungry for information and perspective.
As if providing excellent care, navigating government regulations and juggling staff schedules were not enough, physician practices also face the serious threat of internal fraud.
A study published in the Journal of Investigative Dermatology links traffic-related air pollution to the formation of lentigines, benign lesions also known as liver spots, on the cheeks of Caucasian women in Germany and Han Chinese women. The findings suggest a...
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