A common argument used by proponents of intermittent fasting is that it makes evolutionary sense because we evolved from hunter-gatherers who faced alternating periods of feast and famine.
Research on the hydra has shined a light on why organisms die, but the picture painted by longevity research so far, although rich in detail, has been contradictory and confusing.
The underlying factors that govern our health and longevity are not merely cheerfulness vs. moroseness, they are positive vs. negative attitudes, compassion vs. hostility, love vs. hate.
The advantages of having an advance directive that is easily modifiable to reflect the changing wishes of a dying individual far outweighs the concerns of those who advocate for a legalistic approach.
Stakeholders are looking to patients as key variables in adherence and wondering whether throwing tech at a problem will affect more than just wallets.
Prescription drug expenditures are nearly 20% of healthcare costs and are expected to increase more even as pending health insurance reform threatens coverage for millions.
The newest method to treat depression comes is an anesthetic medication, ketamine, that has been used in emergency and operating rooms for more than 50 years.
Many mass shooters, including James Hodgkinson, the baseball field shooter, have a history of violence, particularly against women. This, not politics, likely fueled the horrific event in Virginia.
What physicians and hospital staff need to know in order to protect patient safety if all patient care data vanish after a cyber attack.