'Sit Down, Shut Up and Sign, Don't Make Waves': What We Heard This Week

'SIT DOWN, SHUT UP AND SIGN, DON'T MAKE WAVES': WHAT WE HEARD THIS WEEK

"Some nursing homes and chains will hire medical directors to just do what I call the three S's: Sit down. Shut up and sign. Don't...

Don't Make This Mistake; Make Death Conversations Fun

DON'T MAKE THIS MISTAKE; MAKE DEATH CONVERSATIONS FUN

Welcome to this week's edition of Healthcare Career Insights. This weekly roundup highlights healthcare career-related articles culled...

 
 
 
Does Healthcare Produce Health?

DOES HEALTHCARE PRODUCE HEALTH?

Medical care can diagnose illness and injury, but a lack of medical care is not the cause of illness or injury. Medicine is more an...

What to Expect at This Year's American Academy of Ophthalmology Meeting

WHAT TO EXPECT AT THIS YEAR'S AMERICAN ACADEMY OF OPHTHALMOLOGY MEETING

In this video, Maria Aaron, MD, of Emory University in Atlanta, previews the various educational programs and networking opportunities...

 
 
 
Long-Term Neurologic Problems Rise by 7% After SARS-CoV-2 Infection

LONG-TERM NEUROLOGIC PROBLEMS RISE BY 7% AFTER SARS-COV-2 INFECTION

Risk of movement disorders, memory problems, strokes, and seizures rose 1 year after acute SARS-CoV-2 infection, an analysis of millions...

Does Post-Op Gabapentin Carry Delirium Risk?

DOES POST-OP GABAPENTIN CARRY DELIRIUM RISK?

You passed medical training, now see if you can pass our weekly quiz

 
 
 
The Oft-Forgotten Team Members: Health Unit Coordinators

THE OFT-FORGOTTEN TEAM MEMBERS: HEALTH UNIT COORDINATORS

It was our pleasure to attend the 40th Annual Education Conference of the National Association of Health Unit Coordinators in mid-August...

How Genes Affect Healthy Life Years; Active Surveillance for Prostate Cancer

HOW GENES AFFECT HEALTHY LIFE YEARS; ACTIVE SURVEILLANCE FOR PROSTATE CANCER

TTHealthWatch is a weekly podcast from Texas Tech. In it, Elizabeth Tracey, director of electronic media for Johns Hopkins Medicine...

 
 
 
Incidence of Dry Eye Disease Lower With SGLT2 Inhibitors

INCIDENCE OF DRY EYE DISEASE LOWER WITH SGLT2 INHIBITORS

A potential benefit of SGLT2 inhibitors in patients with type 2 diabetes may be reduced incidence of dry eye disease, said authors...

Giving Up the Knife

GIVING UP THE KNIFE

This year, I stopped doing surgery - giving up the knife, so to speak. It wasn't an easy decision to make. I've been a surgeon for...

 
 
 
Health Insurance Claims for Sex Services Leads to Conspiracy Charges

HEALTH INSURANCE CLAIMS FOR SEX SERVICES LEADS TO CONSPIRACY CHARGES

The Department of Justice is charging a woman for a long-running healthcare fraud scheme: from 2017 to 2021, she billed a health insurer...

Children in Clinical Trials: FDA's Proposed Rules of Engagement

CHILDREN IN CLINICAL TRIALS: FDA'S PROPOSED RULES OF ENGAGEMENT

FDA issued draft guidance on ethical considerations and special safeguards for having children participate in clinical trials. The...

 
 
 
PI3K Inhibitor Fails to Pass Muster With FDA Advisory Committee

PI3K INHIBITOR FAILS TO PASS MUSTER WITH FDA ADVISORY COMMITTEE

The FDA's Oncologic Drugs Advisory Committee made a clean sweep of its 2-day meeting, deciding that the PI3K inhibitor duvelisib does...

Women With Type 2 Diabetes Die Sooner Than Men, Study Suggests

WOMEN WITH TYPE 2 DIABETES DIE SOONER THAN MEN, STUDY SUGGESTS

Certain groups of people may face higher risks of early mortality and loss of life expectancy years from type 2 diabetes, a real-world...

 
 
 
Approved Myeloma Drug in Limbo After Negative ODAC Review

APPROVED MYELOMA DRUG IN LIMBO AFTER NEGATIVE ODAC REVIEW

The FDA's Oncologic Drugs Advisory Committee may have dealt a decisive blow to the dangling accelerated approval of melphalan flufenamide...

More $$ On the Way to Fight the Opioid Overdose Crisis, White House Says

MORE $$ ON THE WAY TO FIGHT THE OPIOID OVERDOSE CRISIS, WHITE HOUSE SAYS

WASHINGTON - The Biden administration announced several new actions aimed at tackling the opioid overdose crisis, including more funding...

 
 
 
Type 1 Diabetes Outcomes Particularly Bad for Girls

TYPE 1 DIABETES OUTCOMES PARTICULARLY BAD FOR GIRLS

Girls may face a higher rate of type 1 diabetes-related complications and poor outcomes versus boys, according to a systematic review. Across...

Early, Midlife Infections Up Alzheimer's, Parkinson's Risk

EARLY, MIDLIFE INFECTIONS UP ALZHEIMER'S, PARKINSON'S RISK

Early and midlife infections treated in outpatient or inpatient hospital settings upped the risk of a subsequent Alzheimer's or Parkinson's...

 
 
 
The Will to Live; Unhealthy Gut Bacteria; Promise of Genomic Testing Evolves

THE WILL TO LIVE; UNHEALTHY GUT BACTERIA; PROMISE OF GENOMIC TESTING EVOLVES

An oncologist wonders whether the will to live or deciding to let go has more to do with survival than all that modern treatment has...

Ethics Consult: Agree to Perform Voluntary Surgical Castration? MD/JD Weighs In

ETHICS CONSULT: AGREE TO PERFORM VOLUNTARY SURGICAL CASTRATION? MD/JD WEIGHS IN

Welcome to Ethics Consult - an opportunity to discuss, debate , and learn together. We select an ethical dilemma from a true, but anonymized,...

 
 
 



Green's form pressures Marsh, Stoinis to prove their World Cup fitness

Cameron Green's India exploits mean Mitchell Marsh and Marcus Stoinis will not want to put a single foot wrong in their returns from injury Read more ...

‘Huge wake-up call': Optus to offer credit monitoring as government...

In her first significant comments since the hack, the cybersecurity minister confirmed almost 3 million Optus customers had significant amounts of personal data stolen in last... Read more ...

Princess Mary filmed dancing at royal event

In a rare glimpse of her royal duties Mary, Crown Princess of Denmark, has been filmed dancing at an official event with husband Frederik, Crown Prince of Denmark. Read more ...

Australian NFL rookie gets high praise after win

Former NFL MVP Lamar Jackson praised Australia's Daniel Faalele for stepping up when the team needed him. Read more ...

The Ocean Cleanup puts an end to the Great Pacific Garbage Patch

The 1.6 square kilometres of plastic pollution in the Great Pacific Garbage Patch is being removed by The Ocean Cleanup. Read more ...

Kurt Fearnley appointed chair of NDIA

The new chair of the NDIA, former Paralympian Kurt Fearnley, says it is important for NDIS participants to see themselves in the scheme. Read more ...

Gentlemen Jim: neurologist, mentor and inspiration

‘Gentleman Jim' McLeod was a world authority in the fields of multiple sclerosis and disorders of peripheral nerves, and a mentor to generations of young medical professionals. Read more ...

Caddick hired document shredder after investigation launched, ASIC tells inquest

The regulator's lead investigator Isabella Allen, however, said she didn't believe Melissa Caddick was tipped off about their investigation into her Ponzi scheme. Read more ...

DNA lab staff raised concern about testing change, inquiry hears

A powerful public probe into the Queensland government's forensic lab has held its first public hearing after an interim report rocked the state's criminal justice system. Read more ...

What the West should learn from the protests in Iran

Iran's supreme leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, clearly believes that compromising on the regime's ideological pillars - including hijab - will only hasten its collapse. Read more ...