Do terminally ill patients in New Mexico already have the right to end their lives?
As predicted, this year's flu vaccine is doing a pretty crummy job. It's only 23 percent effective, primarily because it doesn't include the bug that is making most people sick, according to a government ...
Physicians who use health information technology (HIT) systems are only slightly more likely to receive the patient information they need to provide coordinated care, reports a study in the January issue of Medical Care.
UK doctors subject to complaints procedures are at significant risk of becoming severely depressed and suicidal, reveals research published in the online journal BMJ Open.
It was 11:45 a.m. and Dr. Christopher Bailey's laptop was chirping, indicating a patient was on the line.
It's like OpenTable for medical appointments. No waiting weeks to see a dermatologist. No sitting for hours in the emergency room. No frantic calls to find a family doctor with openings.
UK trainee doctors on the frontline of care seem to be no better at recognizing and treating the potentially fatal allergic reaction, known as anaphylaxis, than they were 10 years ago, reveals a small study published in Postgraduate Me ...
Doctors who are the subject of complaints procedures or investigation by the General Medical Council experience high rates of serious depression and anxiety as well as suicidal thoughts, according to a new study.
Conversations around end-of-life medical care can be challenging. Consider someone I'll call Mrs. Jones, an elderly patient with advanced heart disease. When her doctor asked her to discuss the kind of care ...
Brazil's Justice Ministry says it will investigate doctors and medical supply providers suspected of overcharging the public health care system for prostheses.