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DAAs do not increase risk of hepatic decompensation in HCV patientsResearchers say theirs is first national study with a large population to examine possible link.
DAA therapy effective in advanced liver disease in real-world studyAll-oral sofosbuvir-based therapy proves a significant advance for hepatitis C virus patients.
Health IT creates lose-lose situation for physicians
Health IT creates lose-lose situation for physiciansPatients are torn between whether they want their physicians to use technology or not.
Why do women physicians experience burnout more than men?
Why do women physicians experience burnout more than men?The statistics are clear: Physicians are burned out, miserable and trying to get out of the clinical practice of medicine, and women physicians are leading the pack at twice the level of burnout as their male colleagues.
Researchers isolate cells that weaken immune response to cancerStudy provides new insight on isolating and suppressing immune cells that could play a vital role in inhibiting other immunotherapy efforts against cancer.
Study: Safety, components concerns spur vaccine hesitancyResearchers find callers to a national health center were most concerned about the safety and components of vaccines based largely on old information.
Trump attempts market stabilization of Obamacare
Trump attempts market stabilization of ObamacareWhat the proposed changes mean to physicians.
Uncertainty slows physician investments in EHRsA new administration in Washington, D.C., will likely impact federal regulations around EHRs, so physicians should cautiously move forward.
Interconnectivity, more devices heighten security risk to EHRsPhysicians facing evolving cyberthreats need to evolve their security stance to avoid being weakest link in electronic ecosystem.
Should medical residents’ work hours be increased?
Should medical residents’ work hours be increased?This month, the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education will decide whether interns should be allowed the same 28-hour shifts senior residents work instead of the current, 16-hour shift maximum.