Housing insecurity is tied to an increased risk for developing albuminuria.
A study aimed to identify associations between Physician Orders for Life-Sustaining Treatment orders and intensive care measures in decedents with chronic ill-ness.
Guidelines on research ethics review vary significantly between countries, according to study data published in Health Research Policy and Systems.
As excitement grows around AI and the benefits it could have in healthcare, concerns remain about the technology’s pitfalls.
We make a promise to do good by our patients, but what does it mean to do harm? Should we include socioeconomic harm in this discussion?
The International Committee of Medical Journal Editors is taking steps to identifying potential conflicts of interest through changes to a key form.
In the context of medical assistance in dying (MAiD), a framework allowing clinicians to communicate their ethical concerns may have benefits for both patients and providers.
Investigators explored concerns with regard to opioid prescribing in compliance with new regulations in a commentary piece.
So-called “Pharma Bro” Martin Shkreli faces charges of price fixing of a drug used to treat the potentially fatal condition toxoplasmosis.
Online direct-to-consumer pharmaceutical companies can give rise to distinct ethical challenges including potential conflicts of interest for prescribing physicians.
Probiotics information available online is often from commercial sources, and most webpages do not refer to scientific literature.
From the qualitative analysis, researchers concluded that there is an unmet need for diabetes supplies, likely as a result of inequities present in the healthcare industry.
The out-of-pocket costs for out-of-network (OON) care grew rapidly for privately insured Americans from 2012 to 2017.
Cross-sectional study data published in the New England Journal of Medicine indicate that discrimination, abuse, and harassment are highly prevalent in surgical residency training, especially in female residents.
People who are homeless are less likely to receive appropriate interventions for cardiovascular conditions compared with individuals who are not homeless, which may indicate significant barriers to care in patients who are homeless.
Black and Latinx patients are less likely to receive specialty cardiology services during admission for heart failure (HF) compared with white patients, a study in Circulation: Heart Failure suggests.
A Research Letter published in JAMA Network Open discussed newspaper adherence to media reporting guidelines following the deaths of Kate Spade and Anthony Bourdain by suicide.
“Research misconduct represents clear and present dangers to academic institutions and their faculty, residents, students, and staff,” declared the authors of a review published in the American Journal of Medicine.1 The review, authored by thought leaders from Florida Atlantic University and the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine & Public Health, discussed the consequences of…
The National Institutes of Health has announced a plan to enforce 12-year term limits for tenured laboratory and branch chiefs; however, such a limit has yet to be enacted in academic medicine. Authors of an article published in the New England Journal of Medicine argue that lack of term limits on leadership positions at academic…
Despite increasing numbers of organ donations and optimized organ recovery, the current supply is not sufficient to meet current and future organ needs.