Dermatologists with access to free drug samples are more likely than those without access to samples to write prescriptions for drugs that are more expensive, according to a study by researchers at the Stanford University ...
Maintaining an interest in the goals you pursue can improve your work and reduce burnout, according to research from Duke University.
(Medical Xpress)—Asthma and allergic rhinitis can cause similar systems. However, the different conditions require different treatments, so it's important to distinguish between them. Until now, diagnosing ...
A new analysis by The Associated Press finds that Medicare paid a tiny group of doctors $3 million or more apiece in 2012. One got nearly $21 million.
(HealthDay)—The legalization of medical marijuana has more support among U.S. doctors than among consumers, a new survey found.
(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.
(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 ...
Doctors routinely record blood pressure levels that are significantly higher than levels recorded by nurses, the first thorough analysis of scientific data has revealed.
Research from Journal of Health Care Chaplaincy, the official journal of the Association of Professional Chaplains and a publication from Routledge, aims to better understand doctors' attentiveness to patients'/families' ...
Doctors in California say they've found a quicker way to diagnose patients with the fungal disease Valley fever.
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.
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.
Patients in Intensive Care have a better chance of survival if there are more doctors and nurses working on the unit, new research shows.
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).
The House has passed a measure to give doctors a reprieve from a looming 24 percent cut in their payments from Medicare.