Medical School

This rare genetic disease keeps you awake until you die

A woman and her husband completely changed career paths to study a deadly disease that killed her mother she learned she inherited.<p>Sonia Vallabh was …

Medicine

Beer can cut the risk of having a stroke and developing heart disease

We’ve all heard about the health benefits of tea, coffee, chocolate, red wine, some only half true, but what would you say if you heard that beer – …

Diabetes

How to Lose Belly Fat in 30 Days With Exercise

Excess fat in the belly area can place you at risk for health conditions, such as diabetes, hypertension and heart disease, finds Harvard Medical …

Weight Loss

How to Lose Belly Fat in 2 Weeks

Two weeks is not enough time to make substantial physique changes. However, you can make a small but noticeable difference to your belly fat in that …

Weight Loss

New treatment for endometriosis on the horizon

Let’s face it: managing your period is a hassle. There’s the cramping, the bloating, the bleeding, and the feeling a little cranky. Not to mention …

Pain

University of Saskatchewan medical school gets $20 million in funding restored from provincial government

Reversing a decision made in its spring budget, the Saskatchewan government has restored $20 million in funding to the University of Saskatchewan’s …

Canadian News

Beat migraine pain with 7 common foods available in your kitchen

So instead of popping pills, choose from a range of natural remedies to fight migraine.<p>Migraine is one of the most prevalent health problems with one …

Health

Tiny Laser Device Predicts Cardiac Arrests

A laser-based device can predict when a heart will stop beating based on insufficient oxygen delivery Photo: Abigail Moore/Boston Children's …

Medicine

Trump administration red tape tangles up visas for skilled foreigners, data shows

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Trump administration is making it more difficult for skilled foreigners to work in the United States, challenging visa …

Immigration

Statins Can Reduce Heart Disease Risk

Statins cut risk of death from heart disease by 28 percent in men.<p>That’s according to a new study — the longest ever conducted of its …

Diabetes

Doctor failed to treat man struggling to breathe

A doctor who allegedly failed to treat a patient struggling to breathe as she gave a lecture to medical students is facing allegations of …

News (Ireland)

Sanofi teams with researchers to develop trispecific antibodies for HIV

• A team of scientists from Sanofi (PA:SASY) (SNY), Harvard Medical School, NIAID, MIT, Harvard, The Scripps Research Institute and the Ragon Institute …

Stock Markets

Harvard Medical School Aims to Take Leading Role in LGBTQ Health Care

Seeing a Harvard Medical School diploma hanging up in your doctor’s office may in itself be impressive, but now, for some LGBTQ patients, the degree may now provide some additional comfort. With a new LGBTQ elective course, the incorporation of LGBTQ health needs into existing courses and an …

Health Care

Air pollution: A threat to your heart and longevity?

• Research health conditions<br>• Check your symptoms<br>• Prepare for a doctor's visit or test<br>• Find the best treatments and procedures for you<br>• Explore options for …

Harvard Medical School

Now hear this: Podcasts used to advance medical ethics education

Max, a 72-year-old patient dying of severe congestive heart failure, asks his physician to turn off his left ventricular assist device (LVAD) because …

Health Care

What parents should know about tattoos

<i>Follow me on Twitter</i> @drClaire<p>These days, tattoos are increasingly common. According to a 2015 Harris poll, three in 10 American adults have a tattoo …

Tattoos

Korean-American Scientist Couple Discovers Major New Cause of Autism

Share Email Comments<p><b>A Korean-American couple may have found one of the causes of Autism spectrum disorder (ASD), a condition that has puzzled</b> …

Autism

Sleeping on a plane during a change in altitude could damage your hearing

You snooze, you lose, right?<p>Well, according to research published by Harvard Medical School, snoozing really could mean losing something: your …

Harvard Medical School

Why snoozing through these specific parts of a flight is bad for your health

Sleeping is sometimes the only way to get through a long flight—you can only binge-watch <i>so</i> many consecutive episodes of <i>Gilmore Girls</i>, after all …

Lifestyle

The Social Life of Opioids

In the story of America’s opioid crisis a recent tripling in prescriptions of the painkillers is generally portrayed as the villain. Researchers and …

Arianna Huffington

Med Students Aren’t Taught How to Prescribe Marijuana

More than half of states have legalized medical weed but med schools haven't caught up yet.<p>Twenty-nine states and the District of Columbia currently allow medical marijuana (MMJ). But it's a confusing landscape: The qualifying conditions for MMJ prescriptions vary by state (there's no recognition …

Cannabis

Ottawa doctor joins group backing proposed tax reforms

280 physicians, medical students pen open letter to finance minister supporting controversial changes<p>Dr. Hasan Sheikh divides his time between Ottawa …

Health Care

In patient satisfaction scores, what role does bias play?

Seeking data on stereotypes’ impact<p>Research currently examines physician bias against patients, but patient bias against physicians remains poorly …

Health Care

Billy Eichner Jokes He 'Went to Med School for 7 Years' to Prep for Playing a Doctor

Billy Eichner put down the microphone and picked up a stethoscope for his role on <i>Friends from College</i> – but what other prep work did the comedian do …

Celebrity News

Doctors spoiler: 'Sticky Butterfly'

Daniel gets caught up in a sad situation involving a dying beekeeper.<p>Daniel receives a visit from Yoshiko Tanaka, who is concerned about her father. …

Trump’s Deadline On ‘Dreamers’ Reverberates Through Health Industries

Karla Ornelas said she has “always had the idea of being a doctor, I’ve never seen myself doing anything else.” The third-year pre-medical student at …

Health Care

Believing others have more friends could make you unhappy

When we move to a new environment - be it a new job, new school, or new neighborhood - we tend to think that our peers have more friends than we do. …

Medicine

Medical Students Benefit From Studying Visual Art

New research finds observational skills learned at the museum can be easily applied to clinical work.A modern physician's job may consist largely of …

Medicine

Light As Medicine — Scientists Explain How It Benefits Our Mood, Skin, and Health

In the 30 years since Donna Keller-Ossipov had her first migraine, she’s tried everything from pills to Botox to keep the crushing headaches at bay. …

University of Arizona

Accelerating Change in Medical Education Community

Community Topics<p>Connect with your colleagues in medical education and learn more about the work of the consortium and how to implement its …

Education