Though a recent report ranking the health care systems of 7 industrialized countries received the most attention because the US was in last place, other interesting results from the study bring into question patient-centered medicine.
Archive for June, 2010
For more than 80 years, since the development of the first antibiotic, humans and bacteria have been in a form of arms race with ever more advanced antibiotics fighting ever more resistant bacteria. Now, the strategies in the battle are changing.
Known to human kind for more than 4000 years, Gout has brought excruciating episodes of joint pain to many affluent individuals. In modern society, however, an increasing number of individuals are alsosharing in the pain associated with the condition.
Being the most common form of cancer by a long stretch, physicians diagnose skin cancer in the US more than 1,000,000 times per year and the rate is growing. What most people do not know but should is exactly who is at risk.