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Spain's exhausted medics demand post-virus job security

Madrid - Spain hailed its medic heroes during the coronavirus crisis, but as infections fall many frontline staff have been left depressed and traumatised by their experience, fearful of an insecure future.With 36.

Short on protective gear, Russian medics fear infecting patients

Mytishchi - With Russian medical workers often forced to make or buy their own protective equipment, Olga was not surprised when a fellow doctor at her clinic in the Moscow suburbs tested positive for the coronavirus.

Where are the best and worst U.S. states for medical provision?

A new survey, from WalletHub, reveals the extent of medical provision in the U.S. The survey draws out some stark contrasts between different states in relation to healthcare resources.

First-aid workers slam medic arrests at Hong Kong campus

Fpo - Hong Kong medical workers on Friday expressed outrage over the arrests this week of a number of colleagues at a university campus occupied by pro-democracy protesters, and called on the government to allow them to do their jobs.

Computer-generated doctor successful in trial

Will the virtual world extend to computer generated medics offering advice to patients? The technology and supporting medical science has taken a step closer. In a trial a computer-generated physician has explained test results to patients.

British doctors request three-person baby study

Newcastle - British doctors have made a formal request to the national fertility regulator to undertake mitochondrial replacement therapy. This involves creating a baby with DNA from three people.

Foreign medics treat wounded children in Iraq's Mosul

Mosul - Foreign medics are helping Iraqi special forces personnel treat a growing number of children wounded by intense urban warfare inside the jihadist-held city of Mosul.

Growth in e-learning for developing world healthcare workers

In many parts of the developing world, especially areas where pathogens pose a significant risk, resources are scarce. To help with medical training, e-learning platforms provide a way forwards.

Doctor's political preferences influence their recommendations

Washington - The treatment options recommended by a medical doctor appear to be influenced by their political leanings (as expressed by party preference), according to a new study.

Medics call for nine antibiotics per year limit

A new research paper has called on medics to restrict doses of antibiotics prescribed each year to nine per year. This is seen as necessary in order to limit antibiotic resistant bacteria.

Declaring links to drug companies to become mandatory

London - Medical doctors and other health officials could be instructed to declare all financial links to pharmaceutical companies. New plans are being drawn up in the U.K. to make this mandatory.

High figures paid by pharma companies to doctors revealed

The latest figures for the amount of money spent by the pharmaceutical industry on the medical profession for the U.K. has been revealed — £41 million ($60 million). This is dwarfed by the amount spent in the U.S.

Review: New online tool seeks to find better doctors Special

Developers have produced an online and mobile service that is designed to make complex and previously unattainable U.S. government data on each doctor easily searchable in 10 seconds or less by anyone. Digital Journal took a look.

Study: Doctors are 'influenced' by pharma payments

Medics in the U.S. who receive free meals or money from pharmaceutical companies are more than twice as likely to prescribe their medicines compared to those who do not receive any incentives.

China investigates drugs firm Sanofi for 'bribing doctors'

Authorities in China are looking into the French pharmaceutical firm Sanofi's activities, following on from bribery accusations dating back to 2007.

Are medics prescribing too many antibiotics?

A new report has slammed medics for prescribing too many antibiotics and also for prescribing antibiotics that are too potent.

GSK bribing medics with cash and 'sexual favors' (update)

'Big Pharma' company GSK is accused of bribing to government officials, doctors, hospitals and industry associations using travel agencies as conduits for the cash in China. China also states that sexual favors were offered as bribes.

Is the Body Mass Index ethnically biased?

The U.K. government has questioned whether its own one-size-fits-all approach to the recommendations for ‘health,’ Body Mass Index, is ethnically biased.

Medics call on UK government to address emergency care

The British Medical Association (BMA) has called on the U.K. government to work more closely with doctors in order to tackle the current pressures on front-line care.

Mother and infant saved by Task Force medics in Kabul

Kabul - Polish medics on a quick reaction force mission in Kabul, Afghanistan came upon a car with a very pregnant woman inside Monday. They arrived in the nick of time, the woman was in a difficult labour and needed help.

Canadian Medics Are Heroes

Sitting in our warm homes Canadians are watching their children prepare for the holidays. The troops in Afghanistan are in our minds but we are far removed from the constant sounds of war.

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