Health

Hospitality, not medical care, drives patient satisfaction

Patients' ratings of hospitals and willingness to recommend them have almost no correlation to the quality of medical care provided or to patient survival rates, according to new Cornell University research.

Oncology & Cancer

Study finds 95 percent satisfaction rate with Mohs surgery

Patients who received Mohs surgery to treat the most serious form of skin cancer, melanoma, reported a 95 percent long-term satisfaction rate with their results, according to a new study by UT Southwestern Medical Center ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Some surprisingly good news about anxiety

Anxiety disorders are the most common type of psychiatric illness, yet researchers know very little about factors associated with recovery. A new University of Toronto study investigated three levels of recovery in a large, ...

Surgery

New technique improves face-lifts for balding men

(HealthDay)—A new method of face-lift surgery eliminates visible scars for bald men undergoing the procedure, according to a study published in the January issue of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery.

Psychology & Psychiatry

How do you know when it's time to break up? Here's the research

Christmas may be a time of giving, but it's also a peak time for break-ups. Facing the prospect of spending yet another festive season with their romantic partner, many people start having doubts about their relationship ...

Health

How to amp up the quality of your sex life

Quality over quantity is an approach that can lead to a better sex life. Studies show that feeling satisfied with the sexual aspect of their relationship is more important to many people than how often they have sex.

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