How to get the best medical care from an internal medicine doctor

In an effort to understand the difference between internal medicine and medical practice, we spoke to a doctor who had spent more than a decade as an internist.He said the distinction is important to keep in mind as you make your decision about a career in medicine.The American Medical Association says internal medicine is a …

Can a vaccine be used to prevent cancer?

Internal medicine physicians in Australia and New Zealand have been urged to use the results of an ongoing trial to advise patients about the potential for a vaccine to prevent the spread of cancer.The trial, known as the Global Study of Vaccines and Immunotherapies (GSV-12), is looking at how the immune system responds to the …

How to avoid being treated for a chronic health condition in the UK

An article from TechRadars sister site, The Future, detailing the health implications of a chronic condition.Health professionals who are working in the private and public sectors in Britain are not only faced with the dilemma of dealing with a chronically ill patient or a family member who has a chronic illness, but they are also …

‘F*** off’: Anti-abortion activists call for ‘a public lynching’ for the baby-killing doctor

The American Civil Liberties Union and the Center for Reproductive Rights are calling on Republican lawmakers to ban abortion providers from performing fetal tissue research and other procedures in the United States.The two groups announced their support for a bill that would prohibit federal funds from going to any abortion provider that performs fetal tissue …