Depression is a serious challenge confronting medical students. There are many contributing causes, from the strenuous work hours to the difficulty of seeing patients suffer and sometimes die. Another cause that has yet to gain traction in the public sphere, but with which medical students and medical school administrators are all too familiar, is the immense difficulty of holding supervising doctors accountable for bad behavior in the hospital.
Through a partnership with Johns Hopkins Hospital, Fresenius Kidney Care, one of the nation's largest dialysis treatment providers, will expand its network of dialysis centers with eight new locations in the Baltimore area.
Zhiyong Xi is a man on a mission. He wants to rid China -- and potentially the world -- of mosquitoes, specifically the ones that carry devastating diseases like Zika and dengue. And he's doing it in the classic style of good versus evil.
The ultrasound market is currently valued at $6 billion globally. Contrary to popular perception, the use of ultrasounds for women's health and pregnancy follow-ups represents less than 20% of their overall use for healthcare.