Medical research

Removing body clock gene protects mice against pneumonia

Removing the clock gene BMAL1 makes bacteria-engulfing defense cells in the body more effective, a University of Manchester and University of Oxford study published in the journal PNAS has found.

Psychology & Psychiatry

Are benzodiazepines the new opioids?

Imagine you have the kind of crippling, heart-pounding anxiety where you're lying sleepless in bed at night, thoughts racing. You feel paralyzed at work because every decision feels like one that will get you fired. You've ...

Health

Percentage of women in internal med residencies increasing

(HealthDay)—From 1999 to 2016, the percentage of women in internal medicine residencies increased, but the percentage in subspecialty fellowships decreased, according to a research letter published online Sept. 23 in JAMA ...

Health

Medical residents report widespread sexual harassment

Sexual harassment in academic medicine is widespread and prevalent with female residents in surgery and internal medicine reporting the highest rates and those in pediatrics reporting the lowest, a new study finds.

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