Health informatics

AMA pushes for widespread telehealth adoption

(HealthDay)—At a Special Meeting of the AMA House of Delegates, the American Medical Association (AMA) adopted a new policy to advocate for widespread adoption of telehealth beyond the COVID-19 pandemic.

Oncology & Cancer

Novel method detects melanoma with over 90% accuracy

In Europe, melanoma is the fifth most common type of cancer and is the major cause of death from skin cancer. Northern Europe displays the largest age-standardized rate mortality of 3.8 per 10,000 in the region, with an incidence ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Risk for severe disease up for pregnant women with SARS-CoV-2

(HealthDay)—Pregnant women with severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) have increased risks for severe COVID-19-associated illness, according to research published in the Nov. 2 early-release issue ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

From findings to therapy: Why doctor-patient talk is central

Developing a medical indication is an everyday process but still lacks a precise definition. In clinical practice, the process is informed by medical expertise and the condition of the individual to be treated. According ...

Radiology & Imaging

Body MRI reinterpretations plagued by discrepancies and errors

According to an article in ARRS' American Journal of Roentgenology (AJR), secondary interpretations of body MRI at tertiary care centers identify a high rate of discrepancies—with primary errors being interpretive in origin—suggesting ...

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