Nearly one-fifth of US GDP is spent on health care. Where does all of that money go?
Doctors are taught how to treat skin cancer – but not necessarily how to empathise with those who have it.
Doctors and other health professionals are too focused on rehab and not enough on secondary prevention.
We asked two academics to check Jeremy Hunt's figures.
More than a third of GPs have had no training on autism.
Doctors can be struck off for having sexual contact with their patient, but where are the sanctions for patients?
Many women are not getting the right kind of attention.
Doctors in Kenya went on strike two months ago asking the government to implement a collective bargaining agreement signed in June 2013.
Nurses have taken on a surprising number of tasks that were once the preserve of doctors. And they do them exceptionally well.
Medical students are practising invasive techniques on themselves and fellow students, a new study shows. But aside from obvious safety concerns, is there anything wrong with self-practice?
The humanitarian crisis in the Middle East is getting worse by the day. A survey of aid workers provides a glimpse into life on the ground, and clues to why the humanitarian sector is ailing.
Medical students are using virtual reality to help them learn anatomy. But is it the game changing technology some people say it is?
Junior doctors are often blamed when things go wrong in hospital. But are we placing too many demands on them?
PTSD isn't all about bombs and bullets. The baggage soldiers and medics bring to war zones will help us better understand diverse responses.
Highly engaged doctors do much better on a wide range of important measures, from clinical performance, financial management and safety indicators to patient experience and overall quality standards.
Listen up junior doctors, here is your survival guide.
Pay-for-performance for doctors works brilliantly ... but only in theory.
Throughout the medical profession, there is a culture of fear surrounding mental illness.
In Australia, estimates suggest undesired harmful effects from medication or other intervention such as surgery occur in around 17% of hospital admissions. But blaming the doctors won't help.
Instead of scouring the developing world for healthcare staff, we should be doing more to help doctors and nurses arriving here as refugees to join in.