Nearly half of physicians report being burned out, but rates vary substantially by medical specialty, according to an article published in AMA Wire. Medscape recently published its "National Physician Burnout & Depression Report 2018," which was based on a survey of 15,000 physicians from 29 specialties regarding burnout and depression.
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The first simple blood test to identify your body's precise internal time clock as compared to the external time has been developed by Northwestern Medicine scientists.
A George Mason University researcher is heading a scientific team that has received a sizable Department of Defense grant to combat the threat of a South American-borne disease that can cause long-term neurological problems and even death.
Severe disease at baseline may be one of the factors associated with the development of conjunctivitis following treatment of atopic dermatitis with dupilumab, according to a small retrospective study
Marine Scientists from NUI Galway have recently returned from an expedition to source new pharmaceuticals from deep-sea sponges on the very edge of Ireland’s continental shelf.
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a new formulation of Grifols' GamaSTAN immune globulin (human) for prophylaxis following exposure to hepatitis A virus (HAV) and for prevention or modification of measles in susceptible individuals exposed fewer than 6 days previously.
White-noise therapy for tinnitus may have long-term adverse effects on the central auditory pathway and the brain in general. For all conditions in which white noise is recommended, we hope physicians will be motivated to become familiar with, and inform their patients about, the potential side effects.
Exposure to traumatic noise can permanently elevate peripheral tone thresholds and cause central auditory dysfunction associated with tinnitus, the team notes. The study was published in JAMA Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery.
Matt Wetschler was bodysurfing at Ocean Beach in San Francisco when he went for a wave and didn't come back up. Some other surfers saw his body floating like a log and pulled him ashore
A new algorithm can automatically map CT scan locations of patients on computational human phantoms may trump manual mapping techniques for patient dose monitoring, clinical trials and epidemiologic studies, detailed in a study published online Sept. 5 in the Journal of Digital Imaging.
A new study simulating the effects of wildfire smoke on human health finds continued increases in wildfire activity in the continental United States due to climate change could worsen air quality over the coming decades.