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Data overload: Doctors say patients come into office misinformed

The proliferation of online medical information has affected the frequency and nature of patient/physician interactions, oftentimes making the nature of physicians’ jobs more challenging. Those are the findings of a survey released by Merck Manuals. The survey of 240 family physicians, conducted at a recent industry conference, revealed that 82 percent of respondents say patients… Read More »

Patients and industry fret over drug supplies, if no Brexit deal

LONDON (Reuters) – Consumers and the pharmaceuticals industry alike are anxious about medicine supplies, if there is no deal on Britain’s departure from the European Union. FILE PHOTO: Protesters demonstrate against the possible stockpiling of medecines and food in the event of a no-deal Brexit in London, Britain. Aug 22, 2018. REUTERS/Peter Nicholls/File Photo While… Read More »

How hearing loss treatment can help Alzheimer's patients

In patients with Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia, the brain is attacked and everyday functions become impossible or extremely difficult. According to the Alzheimer’s Association, a startling 5.7 million people in the United States suffer from Alzheimer’s and other dementia diseases, costing the nation about $ 277 billion in 2018. Despite awareness and research into… Read More »