In the mid-1960’s, many Ivy League and Seven Sister colleges as well as prestigious prep schools allowed researchers to photograph incoming students naked as part of work on a now-discredited theory linking physical characteristics to leadership potential. A former student who went through it, now a physician and writer, discusses how research ethics have …
Today, women outnumber men in medical school. But 175 years ago, women were unheard of in medicine.
Experts discuss how to help doctors better listen to their patients when diagnosing their illness in order to improve care plans and decrease healthcare costs.
A link between a blood thinner and a reduced risk of cancer, kids who eat fish sleep better and higher IQs, and the rise in women enrolling in US medical schools.
In an age of increasing medical complexity, some leading thinkers in medical education are proposing that the time spent on medical education be cut by nearly one third. The key, these advocates say, is ridding curricula of requirements that most doctors never use. Experts discuss both sides of the issue.
Studies have found that many doctors don't really listen to their patients, and so miss how illness is affected by the other things in life.