Because little scientific evidence exists for trans medical treatments, doctors are often wary when working with trans people, even if they realize it’s in the patients’ best interests to do so.
It’s common to find medical doctors providing supportive health services and in the process getting distracted from their main clinical job concerns.
Generally speaking, fault can only be proven when the doctor has acted outside of the professional standard of care.
Medical education has not kept up with genetic discoveries — primary care physicians require more genetics and genomics training.
Hospitals have a lot of room to reduce, reuse and recycle supplies – as many were forced to discover during the pandemic.
Canadian government travel restrictions are an attempt to curb the spread of COVID-19 variants. But vague language around exemptions for medical travel may confuse the physicians who can grant them.
Professor of Defence Mental Health, King’s College London
People who feel their work is a calling have more resilience against the negative effects of overwork and stress, but this comes at a cost.
Three women of color with Ph.D.s weigh in on their experience being in the academic field.
Hospitals are losing staff to quarantines as rural COVID-19 cases rise, and administrators fear flu season will make it worse. And then there’s the politics.
Patients have a stake in the relationship between doctors and pharmaceutical companies, so the CMA’s current review of its guidelines for doctor/pharma interactions is everybody’s business.
Decoding doctors’ writing can unlock vital health data.
Many more people need long-term specialist care, or are waiting a long time for elective surgery. These and other factors tell us we need to update how specialist referrals work.
Teaching deaf babies sign language improves the success of cochlear implants – and also safeguards their long-term physical and mental health.
Recent Alberta legislation increasing privatization in the health sector risks undermining the public health-care system, and will likely put profits over the public interest.
Stories featuring demons and sex date back to early Judaism and Christianity. They inspired the witch craze and continue to be believed by many conservative Christians in America.
Telehealth has seen massive increases in use since the pandemic started. When done right, remote health care can be just as effective as in-person medicine.
Just because YouTube recommends a video doesn’t mean it has medically valid information.
COVID-19 has again demonstrated the health inequities that exist between African Americans and whites.
Staff shortages and lack of training are placing healthcare workers in danger.