Zeke Emmanuel contemplates a $200 million jury verdict in favor of a deceased patient who was denied proton beam therapy

After the jury’s recent decision to award the family of a deceased man $200 million in compensation after the man was denied insurance coverage for a specific treatment for lung cancer, the question remains: Is The jury is wrong at her decision? Bill Esquiw was battling lung cancer and eventually died after UnitedHealth decided they … Read more

War medicine training a challenge to Ukrainian healthcare

France, Ukraine – Igor Denica, a 40-year-old anesthesiologist and intensive care specialist in Rivne, Ukraine, and eight fellow citizens attended training in war medicine given by the Union of Medical Care and Relief Organizations (UOSSM France) in Metz, France (see: Ukraine: French NGO opens war medicine training center in Lviv). The doctor spoke with Medscape … Read more

Hospital medicine is gaining popularity among neonatologists

The number of general internists who choose a career in hospital medicine has jumped from 25% to 40% in 10 years, according to data from the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM). at New study Posted in Annals of internal medicineResearchers from the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM) reviewed certification data from 67,902 general … Read more

SGLT-2 inhibitors as first-line therapy in type 2 diabetes?

Use of sodium-glucose-2 inhibitors instead of inhibitors metformin As a first-class treatment for Type 2 diabetes It seems to reduce the risk heart failure hospitalization but not myocardial infarction (MI), brain attackor deaths from all causes, suggests a new analysis of real-world data. Safety results were similar, except for the fact that genital infections were … Read more