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Doctors Discover Needle Lodged in 80-Year-Old Woman’s Brain

AuroBlog - Aurous Healthcare Clinical Trials blog

An elderly woman in Russia’s Far East was revealed on Wednesday to have lived for 80 years with an inch-long needle in her brain, after doctors made the unexpected discovery during a CT scan. Doctors believe the woman was the victim of a failed infanticide carried out by her parents, and said they would not […]

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Should doctors refuse to treat obese patients?

World of DTC Marketing

IN BRIEF: Doctors are not required to treat obese patients who won’t do anything to lose weight but the problem is more than reminding patients they need to get exercise and drop pounds. Susan knew she needed to lose weight, especially when her doctor told her that her A1C indicated that she was prediabetic.

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Doctors don’t have time for digital

World of DTC Marketing

QUICK READ: Patients are returning to their doctor’s office, and it’s not uncommon for appointments, or routine visits, to be scheduled weeks or months in advance. When I sent an email to my doctor’s office, I was shocked when she said the earliest appointment she had for physicals was in September.

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Signal: UK NHS pay row intensifies as doctors launch joint strike

Pharmaceutical Technology

UK public sector doctor's pay is below that in Germany or the US, and ongoing strike action may lead to more emigration.

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Doctor entrepreneurs seek healthcare management expertise to initiate best practices at clinics: Raj Sehgal

AuroBlog - Aurous Healthcare Clinical Trials blog

India’s smart doctor promoters are seeking help of professional healthcare management companies to introduce best healthcare management practices in their establishments, said Raj Sehgal associate director, TR Lifesciences. This is because these clinics encounter challenges even as there are growth prospects.

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After surprise trial failure, ALS doctors brace for one less treatment option

Bio Pharma Dive

Physicians are preparing for tough conversations with patients on Amylyx Pharmaceuticals’ drug, Relyvrio, while holding out hope it still may help some with the disease.

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Teleconsultation positions itself as viable alternative to offset low doctor-to-population ratio & specialists shortage

AuroBlog - Aurous Healthcare Clinical Trials blog

Teleconsultation is seen as a viable alternative with low doctor-to-population ratio and shortage of specialists doctors. In fact, teleconsultation is seen to bridge this gap by allowing patients in remote areas to receive earlier diagnosis and treatment with low cost and faster follow-up check-ups.

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