(HealthDay)—The legalization of medical marijuana has more support among U.S. doctors than among consumers, a new survey found.
Patients in Intensive Care have a better chance of survival if there are more doctors and nurses working on the unit, new research shows.
President Barack Obama has signed into law a bill giving doctors temporary relief from a flawed Medicare payment formula that threatened them with a 24 percent cut in their fees.
With just hours to spare, Congress has stepped in to prevent doctors who treat Medicare patients from being hit with a 24 percent cut in their payments from the government.
(Medical Xpress)—New research from a University of Queensland sociologist shows many doctors over-prescribe antibiotics because they want the best outcomes for individual patients.
Many lung cancer patients suffer difficulties with sexual expression and intimacy, yet for too long the topic has been ignored by doctors and researchers, experts have said at the 4th European Lung Cancer Conference (ELCC).
(HealthDay)—An ongoing shortage of the drug nitroglycerin is causing problems and concerns for doctors and hospitals in the United States. The drug is often the first therapy used by emergency room doctors ...
The House has passed a measure to give doctors a reprieve from a looming 24 percent cut in their payments from Medicare.
Doctors routinely record blood pressure levels that are significantly higher than levels recorded by nurses, the first thorough analysis of scientific data has revealed.
Doctors in California say they've found a quicker way to diagnose patients with the fungal disease Valley fever.
Cuba's doctors got a big pay raise Friday —to 64 dollars a month, the official Communist Party newspaper Granma said.
Mark DuVal's law firm has been busy teaching medical device and drug makers how to obey the Physician Payments Sunshine Act.
(Medical Xpress)—Stratified or targeted care of back pain implemented by family doctors leads to 'significant' improvements for patients and a 50% reduction in work absence – without an increase in healthcare costs – ...
(HealthDay)—Special counseling from family doctors had no effect on young people's binge drinking or marijuana use, new research suggests.
Patients are more likely to raise a health problem with a doctor they've seen over time and have built-up a relationship with, new research has revealed. The insight comes as an increasing number of patients struggle to see ...