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. The post Should doctors refuse to treat obese patients?

Doctors are consumers too! How DTC media impacts HCPs

Bio Pharma Dive

The findings have implications for how pharma teams should think about their DTC and HCP efforts — they are no longer two separate marketing channels

Insiders

Sign Up for our Newsletter

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Vaccine sales driven down by pandemic's effects on doctor visits

Bio Pharma Dive

Pfizer, Sanofi, GSK and Merck each reported lower vaccine sales as stay-at-home orders kept people from their regular vaccinations

Doctor Evidence Introduces DOC Search COVID-19 Digest

BioTech 365

Doctor Evidence Introduces DOC Search COVID-19 Digest Doctor Evidence Introduces DOC Search COVID-19 Digest Monthly overview will highlight vast amount of information being released about COVID-19 SANTA MONICA, Calif.–(BUSINESS

Doctors still reluctant to prescribe medical cannabis: McMaster

Scienmag

Bluebird's top doctor to depart as company grapples with safety review

Bio Pharma Dive

David Davidson has served as Bluebird's chief medical officer since 2012. He'll leave in one month, per a separation agreement with the company

5 Ways That Digital Signage Improves a Doctor’s Office

Pharma Mirror

When you many patients think of a doctor’s office, hospital, or healthcare facility, they picture a stuffy, cold, and outdated facility that increases your anxiety. Offices with old decor prevent patients from visiting the doctor regularly and feeling relaxed.

Teen Covid-19 survivor returns to Cohen Children’s to thank the doctor who saved her life

BioTech 365

Teen Covid-19 survivor returns to Cohen Children’s to thank the doctor who saved her life Teen Covid-19 survivor returns to Cohen Children’s to thank the doctor who saved her life NEW HYDE PARK, N.Y.–(BUSINESS

Tips on Researching a New Doctor

Triage Cancer

First, check to see if your doctor is included in your health insurance coverage. You can also ask the doctor which health insurance plans they take. . Second, consider checking if the doctor has any disciplinary records.

Doctor invents hybrid mask allowing ENT doctors to see more patients

Scienmag

– An ear, nose, and throat doctor has invented a simple mask design that significantly improves safety during aerosol-generating procedures of the head and neck. VA seeking companies to license, manufacture Credit: Dr. Scott Fuller/VA SACRAMENTO, Calif.

The Covid Drug Wars That Pitted Doctor vs. Doctor

NY Times

How much freedom should front-line clinicians have in treating Covid-19 patients with unproven drugs? The question opened up a civil war in some hospitals

German-Argentinean doctoral program bears first fruits

Scienmag

Dr. Regina Mencia from Argentina was the first doctoral student to complete her doctorate under this programme at the beginning of this year. Credit: Instituto de Agrobiotecnología del Litoral The programme is funded by the German-Argentinean University Centre (DAHZ-CUAA).

Digitally engaging doctors around the world

Pharma Phorum

Pharmaceutical marketing budgets are going through a period of readjustment as companies explore and exploit a myriad of different digital channels to deliver content to, and engage with, their doctors and other audiences. The post Digitally engaging doctors around the world appeared first on.

FDA and doctors warn against extending COVID-19 vaccine dose gap

Pharma Phorum

In the US, doctors pointed out that the slow roll-out of the vaccines is due to logistical challenges rather than supply and urged authorities to focus on this rather than delaying the dosing schedule. The post FDA and doctors warn against extending COVID-19 vaccine dose gap appeared first on.

Boston Doctor Develops Severe Allergic Reaction After Getting Moderna Vaccine

NY Times

The patient, who has a severe shellfish allergy, recovered quickly with treatment. Until now, reports of severe reactions had been linked to the Pfizer vaccine.

Emerging Markets Report: Doctor’s Orders

BioTech 365

Emerging Markets Report: Doctor’s Orders Emerging Markets Report: Doctor’s Orders An Emerging Markets News Commentary ORLANDO, Fla., 16, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — It’s been a little while since we published regarding Grey Cloak Tech Inc., OTCQB: GRCK) soon to be Healthy … Continue reading → GlobeNewswire

Safety considerations for visiting primary care doctors

Scienmag

Rutgers expert warns not to delay visits and offers solutions to stay safe when seeing your physician in person The COVID-19 pandemic has left many people with chronic health conditions relying on telemedicine rather than seeing their doctor in person when necessary or putting off important visits entirely because they fear being infected.

Study reveals bias among doctors who classify X-rays for coal miner’s black lung claims

Scienmag

UK doctors ask for ‘urgent review’ of COVID-19 vaccine second dose delay

BioPharma Reporter

The British Medical Association (BMA), the trade union and professional body for doctors in the UK, is calling for the delay between Pfizer/BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine doses to be reduced from 12 weeks to six weeks.

Eohilia maker Takeda targets doctors in a first-time eosinophilic esophagitis awareness push

Journal for Clinical Studies

Thanks… The post Eohilia maker Takeda targets doctors in a first-time eosinophilic esophagitis awareness push appeared first on Journal for Clinical Studies. Until a few years ago, eosinophilic disorders were largely invisible.

AI tool aims to help doctors, patients better prepare for surgery

Scienmag

– A new tool using an artificial intelligence platform may help doctors better prepare patients for surgery. Credit: Purdue University/Mohammad Rahman WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind.

INRS awards an honorary doctorate to biochemist Nahum Sonenberg

Scienmag

Credit: Owen Egan Institut national de la recherche scientifique (INRS) is proud to announce that McGill University biochemist and professor Nahum Sonenberg will be awarded an honorary doctorate during the virtual graduation ceremony on November 28th.

ReceptorNet Helps Doctors Make Clinical Decisions for Breast Cancer Treatment

BioSpace

Part of the difficulty of treating breast cancer is the genomic variability of the patient population, as well as the different forms the cancer can take

Doctors express concern over clearing NHS bottleneck

Pharma Times

The survey, by the British Medical Association, highlights the huge challenge in returning to a normal service as waiting lists grow

HempFusion Announces Large-Scale Distribution Agreement with Fullscript.com to Launch Doctor Practitioner Sales Channel

BioTech 365

HempFusion Announces Large-Scale Distribution Agreement with Fullscript.com to Launch Doctor Practitioner Sales Channel HempFusion Announces Large-Scale Distribution Agreement with Fullscript.com to Launch Doctor Practitioner Sales Channel DENVER–(BUSINESS WIRE)–$CBD.U #CBD–HempFusion

Pediatric heart transplant method developed by U of A doctors allows for more surgeries, better outcomes: Study

Scienmag

One in four doctors attacked, harassed on social media

Scienmag

Amid COVID-19, it is vital doctors feel safe advocating for masks, vaccine adherence CHICAGO — While many physicians benefit from social media by networking with potential collaborators or interfacing with patients, a new study from Northwestern University and the University of Chicago found many physicians also report being sexually harassed and personally attacked on these […].

Family doctors begin COVID-19 immunisation drive in UK

Pharma Phorum

The roll-out of the biggest vaccination programme in the history of the UK’s NHS is gathering pace, as family doctors and their teams begin taking delivery of Pfizer/BioNTech’s COVID-19 shot. The post Family doctors begin COVID-19 immunisation drive in UK appeared first on.

Doctor Evidence (“DRE”) Named Member of The Trinity Challenge

BioTech 365

Doctor Evidence (“DRE”) Named Member of The Trinity Challenge Doctor Evidence (“DRE”) Named Member of The Trinity Challenge AI-driven healthcare technology leader selected to participate in global initiative to better protect the world against health emergencies SANTA MONICA, Calif.–(BUSINESS

Having a single personal doctor may sometimes lead to unnecessary tests

Scienmag

But can the relationship built between doctor and patient also lead to unnecessary care? Patient care by a single primary care physician is associated with many health benefits, including increased treatment adherence and decreased hospital admissions and mortality risk. A new University of Florida study finds that male patients who have a single general physician […].

Florida doctor pleads guilty to clinical trial data fraud

Outsourcing Pharma

A Miami physician has owned up to falsifying research data and patient participation figures for a pediatric asthma trial conducted from 2013 to 2016. Markets & Regulations

Doctors use existing treatment earlier to save the lives of Covid-19 patients

Scienmag

Credit: Lancaster University The lives of patients hospitalised with COVID-19 are being saved by doctors who are using an existing medical treatment at an earlier stage.

A third of UK doctors have treated COVID-19 patients without full PPE, report finds

Pharma Times

Report also highlights the impact of COVID-19 on the physical and mental health of doctors

UK doctors call for tighter rules on coronavirus antibody tests

Pharma Phorum

Doctors have called for rules to be tightened on coronavirus antibody tests in the UK amid fears that false readings could put the public at risk. The doctors said the tests should not be used without professional support, must give accurate results and be “properly readable”.

Patients Happier With Doctors of Same Race

The Pharma Data

MONDAY, Nov. 16, 2020 — Racial/ethnic concordance between patients and their physicians is associated with higher patient satisfaction scores, according to a study published online Nov. 9 in JAMA Network Open. Junko Takeshita, M.D.,

Doctors Ask Arizona Gov. Ducey to Facilitate COVID-19 Treatment with Ivermectin for Vulnerable Patients

BioTech 365

Doctors Ask Arizona Gov. Ducey to Facilitate COVID-19 Treatment with Ivermectin for Vulnerable Patients Doctors Ask Arizona Gov. Ducey to Facilitate COVID-19 Treatment with Ivermectin for Vulnerable Patients TUCSON, Ariz., 26, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — In a letter to … Continue reading → GlobeNewswire

FDA grew too close to Biogen during Alzheimer’s drug development, doctors say

Pharma Phorum

With the deadline for a regulatory decision approaching for aducanumab in June, three doctors who took part in the expert advisory board meeting that overwhelming voted against approval in November questioned the FDA’s approach to conflicting phase 3 trial data.

City of Hope Doctors Present Innovative Therapies to Better Treat Blood Cancers at American Society of Hematology Virtual Conference

BioTech 365

City of Hope Doctors Present Innovative Therapies to Better Treat Blood Cancers at American Society of Hematology Virtual Conference City of Hope Doctors Present Innovative Therapies to Better Treat Blood Cancers at American Society of Hematology Virtual Conference Advances in … Continue reading → Business Wire

Doctors warn pandemic has pushed lung cancer services back 20 years

Pharma Phorum

The post Doctors warn pandemic has pushed lung cancer services back 20 years appeared first on.

70% of US Infectious Disease Doctors Support Two-Doses of COVID-19 Vaccine for All Recipients, as Prescriber Trust in Vaccine Rises, Says New InCrowd Data

BioTech 365

70% of US Infectious Disease Doctors Support Two-Doses of COVID-19 Vaccine for All Recipients, as Prescriber Trust in Vaccine Rises, Says New InCrowd Data 70% of US Infectious Disease Doctors Support Two-Doses of COVID-19 Vaccine for All Recipients, as Prescriber … Continue reading → Business Wire

Few Adults Report Having Firearm Safety Discussions With Doctors

The Pharma Data

Few Adults Report Having Firearm Safety Discussions With Doctors. Professional. MONDAY, Jan. 4, 2021 — Less than 10 percent of U.S. adults living in homes with firearms report having discussed firearm safety with a clinician, according to a research letter published online Dec.

How to Talk to Your Doctor About Arthritis Pain

The Pharma Data

Yet the best way to get the right treatment for the exact pain you’re experiencing is to put those symptoms into words, so your doctor can pinpoint a diagnosis and help you find relief. This can help a doctor determine the type or dosage of pain medicine you may need. SUNDAY, Dec.

Doctor Evidence (DRE) and The Castleman Disease Collaborative Network (CDCN) Announce Collaboration

BioTech 365

Doctor Evidence (DRE) and The Castleman Disease Collaborative Network (CDCN) Announce Collaboration Doctor Evidence (DRE) and The Castleman Disease Collaborative Network (CDCN) Announce Collaboration DRE will work with David C. Fajgenbaum, MD, MBA, MSc, and his team of researchers to … Continue reading → Business Wire