Researchers report that obese patients tend to change doctors more frequently because they have a harder time finding one that they like.
A study reports that two out of five medical students had subconscious biases toward obesity.
IMS Health report also found a decline in doctor visits from 2011 to 2012.
A new study found that over 90 percent of pediatric specialists involved with diagnosing and treating children with ADHD do not follow the guidelines set by the American Academy of Pediatrics.
With more women opting for home births, the American Academy of Pediatrics has recently published a new set of guidelines.
Over 100 doctors worldwide signed a letter calling for pharmaceutical companies to lower the high costs of cancer drugs.
Researchers discovered that although medical care did not differ, doctors tend to treat thinner patients nicer than heavier ones.
A survey found that medical interns only spend an average of 12 percent of their time interacting and examining patients.
An independent review commissioned by the UK's Department of Health called the cosmetic industry a "crisis waiting to happen" and stated that more regulations need to be implemented on both surgical and non-surgical cosmetic procedures.
As a precautionary measure, the CDC held a conference call to review the general procedure in dealing with the H7N9 strain of bird flu if it were to manifest here in the U.S.
Because of the advances in medical technology developed in an effort to keep soldiers alive, Boston’s physicians were prepared to keep victims at the Boston Marathon alive.
A new survey found that when it comes to vaccinations for young children, parents tend to listen to their friends and families before their doctors.
Many doctors prescribe drugs even after drug company reps fail to provide little or no information about the harmful side effects, a process known as "detailing."
In the latest issue of Science, scientists looked into how animals and insects treated certain illnesses and injuries in the wild.
Doctors are urged to think twice before they price that "post" button on Facebook, or that "Accept" friend request from a patient, a new report said Thursday.
Researchers from the University of Sheffield School of Health and Related Research (ScHARR) are today making a series of recommendations for NHS mental health trusts to change the way they collect and use patient feedback to improve the quality of care for inpatients.