Staying alert for patients with narcolepsy
The chronic neurologic disorder entails not only excessive sleepiness but also social and professional challenges.
Malaria vaccine gets special delivery by tiny health personnel
Plus: Sleeping and sweating the years away and dragon-sized embezzling from a cancer charity.
Temper tantrums, bullying colleagues: How to avert physician misbehavior?
“Any human put in a position of power over other humans has the potential to be disruptive, harass, etc, if they have certain personality traits...
Physician bias may prevent quality care for patients with disabilities
Many physicians report being ill-equipped to treat people with physical and cognitive disabilities, and some said they try to avoid doing so, a...
Understanding of developmental language disorder in children
The condition is common and estimated to affect 7% of children – approximately two in every classroom – but is underrecognized.
Long COVID could cost the economy trillions, experts predict
“I think it’s hard for the public to grasp ... and understand the scale of this public health crisis.”
Meet our newest genetically engineered frenemy, herpes
Plus: Cooking and cleaning your way to air pollution, dying to become a tree, and thawing out “COVID-frozen” goals.
Toward a new open-door model for psychiatric wards
Use of open wards constitutes a paradigm shift in hospitalization toward a person-centered psychiatry.
Early bird gets the worm, night owl gets the diabetes
Plus: Sweating for mosquito science, sharing genes with zebrafish, and sharing vomit with synanthropic flies.
House passes prior authorization bill, Senate path unclear
A $16 billion estimate for a bill meant to speed Medicare Advantage prior authorizations may complicate efforts to pass the measure. But the...
WPATH removes age limits from transgender treatment guidelines
Depending on interpretation, the latest version of the WPATH standards of care for transgender youth could be seen to have abandoned age limits on...