Careers  |  Sign In  |  Register  |   Twitter

Latest Additions

Can you identify this skin ailment? Take this week's Derm Case Challenge to validate your diagnosis.
[case_player][/case_player] The enormously popular video game Fortnite gives rise to hours-long marathon playing sessions—and now there’s evidence that it creates health problems in young players as well. According to pediatricians, children who play Fortnite and other games for extended stretches...
[case_image][/case_image] [case_image_citation] Rizvi SAA, Alvarez A, Alam R, Qureshi Z, Sikandar S, Khan S. [published online March 4, 2019]. Consultant360. [/case_image_citation] [signs_symptoms]A 51-year-old African American woman with a more than 20-year history of severe plaque psoriasis...
While a 2016 study found no significant difference in infection rates between using traditional sutures versus staples, at least one research team feels the surgical staple has room for improvement.
A 76-year-old white woman presented to the dermatology clinic with a papule on the dorsum of the left third digit, near the proximal nail fold, causing nail dystrophy with a longitudinal groove.
A new cancer treatment combines conventional chemotherapy drugs with a digital sensor in a single capsule. Developed by biotech company Proteus Digital Health, the "digital medicine solution" communicates with a patch worn on the patient’s body which sends data to the patient and clinical team...

What are the effects of long duty-hours on physicians in residency?

Do Patients Benefit From Long Shifts for Medical Trainees?

F. Perry Wilson, MD, MSCE, shares insights from a review of recent study results published in the New England Journal of Medicine examining duty-hours rules at 63 residency...