Monthly Archives: September 2013

An Australian Audit Of Vaccination Status In Children And Adolescents With Inflammatory Bowel Disease

A multi-faceted retrospective review of immunization status was undertaken, with hospital records audited, a telephone interview survey conducted with consenting parents and the vaccination history was checked against the primary care physician and Australian Childhood Immunization Register (ACIR) records. The routine primary childhood vaccinations and administration of the recommended additional influenza and pneumococcal vaccines was […]

Rabbi Ties Jewish Faith To Medical Marijuana

Now, he is practicing his faith in a different line of work: Kahn runs a dispensary for medical marijuana. Call it a mitzvah — or one of God’s commandments. “From the Jewish perspective, nothing is more important than the concept of healing and bringing sufferers relief,” said Kahn, 61. “I was a congregational rabbi during […]

Cure For Ibd Disease Closer: Gastroenterologist

On Nov. 1, to kick off Crohns and Colitis Awareness Month, CCFC launched a report intended to raise awareness of IBD in Canada, and to lead to new research opportunities and improved quality of life for Canadians living with IBD. At a panel discussion held at Torontos Mount Sinai Hospital on Nov. 1, Mount Sinai […]

Obamacare Doctor Rationing Begins In California

President Barack Obama even traveled to the Golden State in June to tout the health-care laws success at pushing down costs for consumers. Unfortunately, several analyses have recently revealed that because of Obamacare individual health insurance premiums are headed anywhere but down for California residents. The Los Angeles Times reported yesterday that Californians will actually […]

Foreign Doctors Face Language Tests

UK Autism Doctor Launches Formal Complaint Against London Sunday Times Reporter While the GMC would not have a right automatically to test all doctors, the shift means it could act on worries raised when medics try to register for work in the UK. This could mean GMC inspectors checking for language competency when looking at […]

Specialist Doctors Continue To Quit New Zealand

However, Powell disputed these “embellished” figures and said he felt badly let down by the Government’s inaction despite repeated warnings from the union. Of the New Zealand doctors who registered in 2010, 13.5 per cent were no long practising here a year later, compared to 5.5 per cent a decade ago, according to ASMS figures. […]

Hospitals Buying More Doctors’ Practices

Perry touts effects of tort reform on doctors But it has no goal in terms of numbers. “We are looking to hire some (gastroenterologists) … and a few more neurologists. We are filling in particular needs here and there,” he said. “What we are doing … is trying to right-size it around the idea that […]