Many hospitals will need to turn to what is called cyberdefense in an effort to defend patient confidentiality.
Even though there is no cure for dementia, studies show that it making be striking older people later in life than in had in the past.
A new report in the New England Journal of Medicine has found that physicians need to talk to their patients more about treatment options and their costs.
Thanks to electronic medical records outputting data at an unprecedented rate and volume, databases for studies can now number in the millions. There are advantages and disadvantages as to how this might influence patient care and treatment.
Three types of ‘patients’ turn to doctors for pain medication: those who are in pain, those who are addicted to the drugs and those who are filling prescriptions only to sell the drugs on the street.
For the 70,000 people impacted and their families, cystic fibrosis is a life changing and shortening condition.
According to a report in the New England Journal of Medicine, doctors now have confirmed a specific target for lowering blood sugar. It is to get the hemoglobin a1c to about seven percent — but not much lower.
If you are considering getting pregnant, you should see an obstetrician as soon as you can.