Doctors Archive

Latest Posts

Why doctors should prescribe ‘exercise medicine’ to cancer patients

Cancer patients who exercise experience milder side effects from treatment, have a lower risk of cancer recurrence, and a lower risk of dying. (Shutterstock) Cancer patients who exercise experience milder side effects from treatment, have a lower risk of cancer recurrence,

When Cancer Patients Ask About Weed, Many Doctors Say Go For It

Thirty U.S. states have enacted medical cannabis laws, and all but one of them include cancer in the list of conditions allowed. Such laws give cancer patients across the country access to a substance that remains illegal under federal law. Anecdotal

Ministry phases out handwritten doctor’s prescriptions

7,000 deaths worldwide result from illegible handwriting. The UAE’s Ministry of Health and Prevention has issued a circular that private medical facilities can no longer issue handwritten prescriptions and instead must give electronic or printed versions. The deadline for implementing the