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Psychiatrist: My Medicine Raised Our Patient’s Blood Sugar, Can You Help? PCP: That’s a Dump!

By HANS DUVEFELT, MD If my hypertensive patient develops orthostatism and falls and breaks her hip, I fully expect the orthopedic surgeon on call to treat her. I may kick myself that this happened but I’m not qualified to treat a broken hip. If my anticoagulated patient hits his head and suffers a subdural hematoma,… Read More »

Great Ormond Street Hospital chasing £45MILLION from foreign patients

Great Ormond Street Hospital is chasing £45MILLION of debt from foreign patients and may have to write much of it off, shocking figures reveal Foreign patient debts risen from just over £30million in 2017 to £46million now Hospital billed international private patients a record £62.3m in 2018-19 Ambitious international expansion planned despite difficulty in getting… Read More »

Half of H.I.V. Patients Are Women. Most Research Subjects Are Men.

Inspired by reports of a second patient apparently freed of infection with H.I.V., the virus that causes AIDS, scientists are pursuing dozens of ways to cure the disease. But now, researchers must reckon with a longstanding obstacle: the lack of women in clinical trials of potential H.I.V. treatments, cures and vaccines. Women make up just… Read More »