Doctors are humans too, and they get burned out just like all of us. The problem is the stakes are high, as a survey reveals that physician burnout could actually be the source of many medical errors in hospitals and clinics.
A doctor used television and social media to reach out to a woman and urge her to seek medical help for a lump on her throat. It turned out she had thyroid cancer and she had no idea.
Female doctors might be better than their male counterparts in providing health care for the elderly hospitalized patients.
The battle against addiction to opioids is still ongoing.
Challenging the human capabilities, online symptom-checker applications were still swept away by real physicians as results from a study tried to compare performances of human doctors to sophisticated computer programs on disease diagnostics for the first time.
When you ask doctors' advice about e-cigarettes, a study says that you'll get varied answers.
Smart Tissue Autonomous Robot (STAR) outperformed both the experienced surgeon and robot-assisted surgery (RAS).
Researchers recently discovered common pigeons can learn to distinguish between benign and malignant human breast tissue in digitized mammogram slides.
With pesticides, parasites and climate change to worry about, bees across the country are in decline and often sick, which is why hives have bee "doctors" that can nurse their ill brethren back to health with some medicinal honey.
The average American consumes more than 3,400 mg of sodium a day, which is the same as 1 ½ teaspoons. Doctors have long touted the need to reduce sodium intake, but now a new study says there is actually no evidence to back up the benefits of a low-sodium diet.
Many patients who quit taking their cholesterol-lowering statin drugs because of side effects can successfully try again taking them, a new study said on Monday.