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Prostate Cancer and Race
Over the years, as a staff medical reporter for a large metro daily in Chicago and a freelancer, I have written many stories ...
Tildrakizumab Delivers in Phase IIB PsA Study
MADRID -- Tildrakizumab (Ilumya) offered superior efficacy and comparable safety versus placebo in patients with psoriatic ...
Clinical Challenges: Test Your Knowledge of Cutaneous Squamous Cell Carcinoma
While most cutaneous squamous cell carcinomas are effectively managed conservatively, a considerable proportion of patients ...
Docs Are Being Nickel-and-Dimed to Death
So, who doesn't want a better healthcare system? We are barraged with stories in the medical literature and in the public ...
Exploiting Doctors and Nurses; ‘Dignity in Grief’; Curbing Compassion Fatigue
Fred N. Pelzman, MD, of Weill Cornell Internal Medicine Associates and weekly blogger for MedPage Today, follows what's going ...
Nurse's Sinister Swap? UCLA Mum on Accused Gyn; Kid Nets $11.5M for Botched Dx
This weekly roundup features arrests, criminal proceedings, and other reports alleging improper or questionable conduct by ...
How Alex Trebek is Managing Grim Cancer Diagnosis
In a recent People article, Jeopardy! host Alex Trebek shared some good news. Diagnosed with stage 4 pancreatic cancer in ...
Cannabinoids in Oncology: A Growing Role
At the 2019 ASCO annual meeting in Chicago, Mellar Davis, MD, of Geisinger Medical Center in Danville, Pennsylvania, ...
Ophthalmologists, the 'Physically Weakest' of All Specialists
Disclaimer: This post is from GomerBlog, a satirical site about healthcare. New research has shed light on which group of ...
Incivility in ORs Linked to Diminished Clinical Performance
Even "run of the mill" instances of rudeness adversely affects procedures Source Reference: Katz D, et al "Exposure to incivility hinders clinical performance in a simulated operative crisis" BMJ Qual ...
Morning Break: MD Anderson Woes; Reused Anal Probes; Breaking Bad News Badly
People who upped their red meat consumption over time by at least half a serving per day also increased their mortality risk ...
The AMA's Bogus Lenin Scare Tactic Quote
Last week, the American Conservative Union and several like-minded groups launched a campaign to defeat "Medicare for All" ...