DR MAX THE MIND DOCTOR: Admit obesity’s an addiction or NHS is doomed

DR MAX THE MIND DOCTOR: Unless we admit that obesity’s an addiction the NHS is doomed Within ten years, it’s estimated that one in four hospital beds could be taken up by patients with type 2 diabetes.  Just think about that: a quarter of everyone in hospital will suffer from the condition. Shockingly, some experts say this is a conservative […]

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Michael Schumacher’s stem cell surgery is ‘experimental’, doctor says

Could pioneering stem cell treatment offer hope for Michael Schumacher? How French surgeon drafted in for a ‘secret operation’ is at the forefront of the experimental procedure being tested on heart failure It is understood the German will be operated on by a heart specialist in Paris The procedure is thought to involve grafting stem cells onto damaged tissue An […]

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Doctors in Debt: These Physicians Gladly Struck a Deal With California

Dr. Michael Gabriel Galvez, a pediatric hand surgeon who treats mostly low-income patients at a hospital in California’s Central Valley, jokes with families that he went to “30th grade.” But that did not come cheap. The debt he has accrued from 18 years of higher education and medical training, including Stanford Medical School, fellowships and residency, is about $250,000. (And […]

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Physicians claim: the end of homeopathy-reimbursement by health insurance companies

Once in France, patients in the future homeopathic remedies themselves have to pay, has asked the Chairman of the cash-medical Federal Union, Andreas streets, and also an end to the financing of such services by the health insurance funds in Germany. "There is no sufficient scientific evidence for the effectiveness of homeopathic Verfahren", streets of the &quot said;Rhine Post" from […]

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Drugs: Before the holidays recipe to the doctor to get

In many States, especially many of the holidays are coming in the next few weeks. Who is dependent on his daily medicines, checks therefore the best in the run-up to his stock and gets a new regulation in his medical practice, advises the Hessian pharmacists Association (HAV). "Drug therapies have no Feiertage", notes Lutz Mohr, a member of the Board […]

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Exhaustion, nose bleed on rise due to heat: Doctors

With the rising temperatures, the number of heat-related diseases is also increasing, doctors in the city said. The Civil Hospital in Civil Lines attended to around 1,000 patients with complaints of dizziness, lightheadedness, heat exhaustions, among other heat-induced illnesses this month, doctors said. During the same period last year, the hospital had treated close to 700 such patients. The hospital […]

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Am I bipolar? When to see a doctor

Bipolar disorder interferes with a person’s moods and activity level. Doctors diagnose people of all ages with bipolar disorder. However, according to the National Alliance on Mental Illness, the average age of a person developing bipolar disorder is 25. There are many treatments available to help people with bipolar manage their symptoms. Signs and symptoms People with bipolar disorder can […]

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What These Medical Journals Don’t Reveal: Top Doctors’ Ties to Industry

This article was reported and written in collaboration with ProPublica, the nonprofit journalism organization. One is dean of Yale’s medical school. Another is the director of a cancer center in Texas. A third is the next president of the most prominent society of cancer doctors. These leading medical figures are among dozens of doctors who have failed in recent years […]

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U.S. doctor released from Omaha hospital after Ebola monitoring

(HealthDay)—An American doctor who was monitored for 21 days after possible Ebola exposure did not develop the deadly disease and has been released from the Nebraska Medicine-Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha, officials say. The unidentified doctor’s possible exposure to Ebola occurred in the Democratic Republic of Congo, where there is an Ebola outbreak. “This person completed the required 21-day monitoring […]

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