The federal government has a word for physicians who don’t have financial relationships with pharmaceutical and medical device manufacturers: “Error.”
Last week, the government began allowing doctors to log into a secure website to check the payments attributed to them by drug and device makers. This information will be made public later this year under the Physician Payment Sunshine Act, a part of the 2010 Affordable Care Act.Read More...
Prostate cancer is the most commonly diagnosed cancer in males, with about 240,000 diagnoses expected this year.
Human papillomavirus, or HPV, which can cause cervical cancer in women, is also known to cause anal cancer in both women and men.
Men who are infertile because of defects in their semen appear to be at increased risk of dying sooner than men with normal semen, according to a study.
A study published today found that almost 40 per cent of Ontario female prisoners have a history of traumatic brain injury (TBI).
Sleep Health Must Explore Sex and Gender Differences, Says New Report from the Society for Women’s Health Research
Sleep research must examine sex and gender differences with more study of sleep-related problems that affect women as well as potential treatments.
By Lucy Wiley
The mighty engine called “personalized medicine” is on track to deliver a promise made 15 years ago when the Human Genome Project unraveled our DNA. The project’s success promised a way to look at our genes, find disease-causing flaws in our DNA and treat them with drugs tailored for the mission.
True, most of us are still not onboard with personalized medicine. Having your genotype sequenced is not yet part of the annual check-up. Yet new DNA-based developments arrive almost every day.Read More...
In mice with diet-induced diabetes—the equivalent of type 2 diabetes in humans—a single injection of the protein FGF1 is enough to restore blood sugar levels to a healthy range for more than two days.
Favorite TV Reruns May Have Restorative Powers We hear all the time that we need to get off the couch, stop watching TV and get moving. But what if watching TV under specific conditions could actually provide the mental boost you need to tackle a difficult task? A new paper that describes two studies by Jaye […]
A new test for tuberculosis (TB) could dramatically improve the speed and accuracy of diagnosis for one of the world’s deadliest diseases, enabling health care providers to report results to patients within minutes, according to a study published this week in the journal Angewandte Chemie.