White male doctors in the US earn substantially more than black male physicians, even after accounting for factors such as medical specialty, experience, and hours worked, according to a study published by The BMJ.
The majority of patients prefer their dermatologists to be dressed in professional attire with a white coat, according to an article published online by JAMA Dermatology.
If you’ve ever wanted to watch an operation from the comfort of your own home, this week your wish will come true.
Do vampires go for certain blood types? It’s a possibility, according to a fascinating piece of conjecture in the Irish Medical Journal.
Colouring books may seem like the mainstay of the young, but their popularity among adults has increased in recent years.
As exits go, Paul Kalanithi’s last day working as a surgeon could not have been more dramatic for him, in spite of the ‘happy ending’ for the elderly man under the knife for a compressed nerve root.
Vhi SwiftCare is warning the public to be careful this Christmas, advising that December 26 and 27 are the most accident-prone days of the year.
In the wake of the recent announcement by the The International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) that red meat and processed meat are probably and definitely cause cancer, it’s worth looking at another institution’s lengthy list of carcinogens.
A surprising revelation has surfaced from a review charting the history of respiratory diseases over the past century. In ancient times, asthma sufferers smoked herbal cigarettes to relieve their symptoms, while in the 19th Century, black coffee was recommended to treat the same affliction.
While I wouldn’t particular advise listening to Queen’s ‘Another One Bites the Dust’ before or during a surgical procedure, new research out this week from The Lancet suggest listening to music before, during, or after surgery is beneficial to patients and can significantly reduce pain and anxiety.