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An ethical dilemma to ponder: "To protect their daughter, Carla and Clifford seek hormonal therapy that will close the growth plates in her bones, ensuring that she will permanently have the body of a 6-year-old child." #medtwitter #medstudent
"Have something rainbow-flavored somewhere," @DoctorJesseMD of @MedicalCollege , said at #MGMA19AC . "Straight patients won't notice, but it will mean the world [to others]." By @joycefr . @MGMA #LGBTQ #LGBTQhealthhealth
This common drug may reduce head injury deaths, according to research led by Ian Roberts, MB, BCh, of @LSHTMpress , publish @TheLancetd in @judyreports . @MedPageNeuroBy , .
Are you up on the advances made in #breastcancer treatment in recent years? #medtwitter #meded #foamed #medstudent #medstudenttwittert #BCSMwitter
A female physician fresh out of medical school writes about being sexual harassed, and how prevalent it is among her peers. By @tsaiduck77 . Via @washingtonpost . #MeToo #MeTooMedicineM #womeninmedicine @TIMESUPHC #TIMESUPicine
The hypertension blood pressure threshold is 130/80 mm Hg, right? In this @apcardio episode, Andrew Perry, MD, digs into the nuances with Eugene Yang, MD, of @UW , to discuss updated to hypertension guidelines. @ACCinTouch @American_Heart
"The most important thing to know, and you have to prepare yourself for it, is that it is the end of the antihistamine era," Gil Yosipovitch, MD, of @univmiami , said at #fallclinical19 . @fallclinical
People with #bipolardisorder had significantly greater risk of later developing #Parkinson 's disease, according to research led by Joaquim Ferreira, MD, PhD, published in @JAMANeuro . By @judyreports , @MedPageNeuro . @GregoryPontone #WSPD
ICYMI: "Physicians are the only ones trained in monitoring the side effects of using radioisotopes for clinical care for our patients." @AmerGastroAssn #AMAMtg #AGAConfRep
Three North Carolina healthcare workers were charged with forming a fight club with dementia patients at an assisted-living facility. By @lateshiabeachum via @washingtonpost .
Genetically modified fungus kills Anopheles mosquitoes -- a major malaria vector -- in African field trials. @BBCNews
A @nytimes piece touting medicine as a "family-friendly" profession ignores the realities #womeninmedicine face, says critics. By @KristinaMFiore , with reactions from: @darakass @arghavan_salles @MKnoll_MD @obrienek .
Congratulations to Patrice Harris, MD, the first African-American woman to be named president of the @AmerMedicalAssn ! By @shannonfirth . #AMAmtg #AMAmtg20192  @AMAmedstudents019
Health officials are investigating three potential human cases of eastern equine encephalitis in Michigan. It has a 33% fatality rate for humans. By @nickmonacelli via @Local4News .
Who wouldn't want to watch @RealDoctorMike reacting to #memes ? #DrMike #video
"Doctors should be doing medicine, not economics, and we should aim for a system where they don't have to," said @paulkrugman , PhD, Nobel laureate in economics, at an event sponsored by the @NYAMNYC . By @joycefr . @NobelPrize
Mark your calendars! This Thursday at 3 PM ET, we tackle #MeToo in medicine.
HC Healthcare#TIMESUP #TIMESUPHC #TIMESUPHealthcare #medpagelive
In the absence of federal funding for #firearm injury research, one physician group has taken matters into its own hands. @meganranney @ResearchAffirm @AmerMedicalAssn @ACPinternists @EmergencyDocs #ThisIsOurLane #gunviolence #publichealth #StandAffirm
“Physicians throughout the country were already committed to solving this epidemic.” By via .
Have a laugh with the ever-charming @RealDoctorMike as he reacts to medical #memes . #medicalmeme #doctormeme #meme