As with any profession, returning to work after long-term absence because of illness or injury can be daunting for healthcare providers.
The FDA has announced a new plan to significantly modernize the regulation and oversight of dietary supplements.
In an effort to effectively address global health concerns, the WHO has announced the 13th General Programme of Work, a 5-year strategic plan spanning from 2019 to 2023.
Over 1400 clinical trials and research studies were reviewed by a panel of 13 experts to develop the new guideline.
If you're constantly running behind schedule, try these tips to make your practice more efficient.
The uEXPLORER combines positron emission tomography (PET) with X-ray computed tomography (CT) allowing for imaging of the entire body at the same time.
Assure Slide, a swallowing aid, has been made available by Arkray USA for patients who have difficulty swallowing tablets, capsules, and powders.
Gaps in previous iterations of ICD codes failed to allow clinicians to accurately identify victims of human trafficking.
Even the use of as few as 2 concomitant drugs can introduce the risk for drug interactions and subsequent adverse effects.
The news comes after FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, MD announced last week a plan to recall some furloughed workers to conduct inspections.
The consequence of the shutdown means the budget appropriated by Congress for the Agency is on hold, resulting in ~7000 of it's 17,000 employees being furloughed.
Direct-to-consumer television advertising may not be the best place to provide cost information on prescription drugs and biologic products.
Physicians have a moral obligation to protect their patients from both physical and financial harms associated with pharmaceutical therapies.
As patients continue to equip themselves with knowledge gleaned from sources outside the exam room, physicians must reassess their role.
A recently published case report describes the case of a 36-year-old male chronic heart failure patient who, "spontaneously expectorated an intact cast of the right bronchial tree," following an extreme bout of coughing.
Currently, same-day delivery is available only in Dallas, Chicago, New York City, Gainesville, Miami, Tampa, and Fort Lauderdale; this program will be expanded in 2019.
When deviating from published guidelines, physicians must ensure their recommendations are based on justified belief, not personal bias.
Medicare costs may be contained by incentivizing multisector health activities, according to researchers.
A neighborhood's "phase" of gentrification may be predictive of certain health disparities among residents.
Researchers are concerned that the increased focus on sexual harassment resulting from the #MeToo campaign may cause negative health outcomes.
College students of color report an increased fear of crime and violence on college campuses.