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Females' pain not taken as seriously as men's pain: Study(Photo by Sandy Millar on Unsplash)

Females in pain not taken as seriously as male patients: Study

ANI |
UPDATED ON APR 07, 2021 06:06 PM IST
A new study spills the beans on gender stereotype and exposes a significant patient gender bias that could lead to disparities in treatments as it reveals that women's pain behaviours are discounted in comparison to when men expressed the same amount of pain
Representative image.
Representative image.

Medical students studying Shakespeare may easily connect with patients: Study

ANI | , Washington
PUBLISHED ON APR 04, 2021 07:00 PM IST
Dr Jeffrey stated that the idea that emotions are disruptive and need to be controlled is deeply ingrained in medical education and practice, contributing to doctors distancing from patients.
Rapid blood test can now identify patients at highest risk of severe Covid-19(Twitter/WebMD)
Rapid blood test can now identify patients at highest risk of severe Covid-19(Twitter/WebMD)

Rapid blood test can now identify patients at highest risk of severe Covid-19

PTI |
UPDATED ON JAN 16, 2021 08:24 AM IST
Since some coronavirus patients get better without intensive treatment, scientists have now developed a rapid blood test that can identify patients at highest risk of severe Covid-19 complications or death
New research from Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis indicates that allergens in the environment often are to blame for episodes of acute itch in eczema patients.(Yahoo)
New research from Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis indicates that allergens in the environment often are to blame for episodes of acute itch in eczema patients.(Yahoo)

Acute itching in eczema patients linked to environmental allergens

ANI |
UPDATED ON JAN 15, 2021 02:52 PM IST
New research from Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis indicates that allergens in the environment often are to blame for episodes of acute itch in eczema patients.
Massachusetts Institute of Technology.(mit.edu)
Massachusetts Institute of Technology.(mit.edu)

MIT wireless device allows remote monitoring of COVID-19 patients

New York | By Indo Asian News Service
PUBLISHED ON APR 16, 2020 08:50 AM IST
The device can monitor a patient’s breathing, movement and sleep patterns using wireless signals.
All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi.(HT file)
All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi.(HT file)

AIIMS Resident Doctors Association opposes centre’s proposal to review students tuition fees, patients’ user charges

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India
PUBLISHED ON NOV 24, 2019 11:32 AM IST
AIIMS Resident Doctors Association opposed the proposal, saying it strongly supports quality and affordable education for all sections of the society.
Trust the doctors a little more. Your attitude will not only put them at ease, but will also help the confidence levels of the patient you care so much for.(iStock)
Trust the doctors a little more. Your attitude will not only put them at ease, but will also help the confidence levels of the patient you care so much for.(iStock)

A Calmer You, by Sonal Kalra: Did you remember to thank the doc?

Hindustan Times | By Sonal Kalra, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JAN 05, 2019 05:31 PM IST
Maybe it’s time to bring back our trust in the good ol’ medical practitioners!
Patients who were able to speak to infection preventionists reported receiving constructive information and feeling reassured about their condition, whereas patients who did not, reported feeling dismissed by staff members.(Shutterstock)
Patients who were able to speak to infection preventionists reported receiving constructive information and feeling reassured about their condition, whereas patients who did not, reported feeling dismissed by staff members.(Shutterstock)

Patients experience emotional response to diagnosis and ‘feel dirty’

Asian News International | By Asian News International, Washington D.c.
UPDATED ON AUG 17, 2018 11:06 AM IST
According to the analysis, many patients experienced an emotional response to their diagnosis and described ‘feeling dirty,’ ‘having the plague,’ or ‘feeling like a leper.’
File photo of AIIMS Delhi. (Mohd Zakir/HT Photo)
File photo of AIIMS Delhi. (Mohd Zakir/HT Photo)

Delhi govt move to reduce medical cost good, but has to consider reality

By MC Misra
UPDATED ON JUN 01, 2018 01:10 PM IST
Any healthcare facility, secondary or tertiary, needs to spend on the infrastructure.
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