The stigma of weight and internalized feelings relating to it were found in a Drexel University study to be associated with healthcare avoidance in women with higher body weights.
Pediatrician Hans Asperger, after whom the condition of Asperger syndrome was named, actively cooperated with the Nazi regime, according to a study published in the open-access journal Molecular Autism.
A group led by the Abramson Cancer Center of the University of Pennsylvania has proposed three solutions to maximize the clinical benefit and affordability of targeted cancer drugs.
A simple, one-page form given to patients ahead of their doctor visit can significantly improve satisfaction with the care they receive, according to a study by Duke Health researchers.
Australia is set to join a global initiative tracking progress on health and climate change, say University of Sydney and Macquarie University authors of a Perspective in today's Medical Journal of Australia.
Psychological distress is common in the aftermath of a traumatic injury. Symptoms of depression and post-traumatic stress can make it harder to re-establish one's social and family life, work performance, and wellbeing after injury.
This is the 2018 Medscape Annual Physician Compensation Report, which surveys more than 20,000 US physicians across 29 specialties on questions such as quality of life, salary, and more. It has been used by more than 470,000 physicians in the US to assess information on compensation, hours worked, time spent with patients, and what they find most rewarding -- and challenging -- about their jobs
Commercial adherence to the United States (US) Food and Drug Administration (FDA) 2016 sodium reformulation targets for processed foods will cost-effectively reduce cardiovascular disease (CVD), according to a modeling study published this week in PLOS Medicine.
George Washington University's Dr. Leigh Frame reviewed several studies using placebo groups in clinical trials that may pose ethical issues.
Daniel Callahan on Steven Pinker's new book, rethinking the right to know incidental findings, mental illness and gun control, and more in the March-April 2018 issue.