Researchers call for more study after report confirms suspected spike in stimulant prescriptions among women during pandemic.
To prescribe pre-exposure prophylaxis against HIV for a patient, doctors must use the code that denotes “high-risk homosexual behavior.”
Healthcare organizations are trying to make headway against ingrained patterns of inequitable care, an NEJM commentary notes.
Bioethicist offers reasons to have a document that would guide global distribution of vaccines and medications during pandemics.
Even as more older people want, or need, to extend their careers, ageism's societal influence can pose an obstacle.
An analysis suggests that other criteria have a more ethical basis to help decide which patients to prioritize for lifesaving care.
While pandemic news drove visits, advances in other areas of medicine and biomedical science also piqued interest.
A journal essay argues that Western societies could benefit from acknowledging social robots' relational value.
Millions of people in low-income countries should have basic vaccine protection first, two bioethicists argue.
Over the past 15 months, face masking has proven its value as an intervention against the transmission of COVID-19, says Dr.