Being depressed or tired makes people less alert, but not sleepy, a Canadian study found. That means that sleepiness and poor alertness are not the same, and that doctors should not use the terms interchangeably.
Positive thinking, including “concentrating on [a] hedonistic future” are signs a patient with remitting-relapsing multiple sclerosis (RRMS) has accepted his or her illness, a Polish study found. Acceptance is a treatment goal because it is associated with better compliance as well as a heightened sense of well-being, researchers said.
A recent study showed that a large number of surgeons in the United States are reaching retirement age with no plans to put down their scalpel. What this can mean to the patients they treat has yet to be determined.
One of the most important facilities in the American military medical system is Brooke Army Medical Center. As a level 1 trauma center and a key research facility the San Antonio institution plays many roles all with one goal in mind.