Survey shows physicians inaccurately overestimate both risks and benefits

Most internal medicine residents and attending physicians overestimate the benefits and harms of common interventions, according to a new survey. Physicians and residents overestimated a treatment’s benefits 79% of the time and the harms 66% of the time, according to a survey of clinicians working in primary care, hospital medicine and specialty care at two

Gallstones Linked to Higher Heart Disease Risk

Researchers say gallstone and heart disease association highlights a connection between the gut and the cardiovascular system. People who’ve ever suffered gallstones may have a slightly increased risk of developing heart disease down the road, a large new study suggests. This is especially true in women. Researchers suggested that changes in the gut’s microbiome may

Boutique Hangover Clinics Are All The Rage–But Are They Worth It?

The Hangover Clinic, a mobile center in Australia, joins a growing number of facilities that heal the ailments of over drinking with IV therapies. But these treatments aren’t worth the triple digit price tag. “Doctors, nurses, and paramedics have been using IVs to recover from hangovers for decades because it works,” said Max Petro, a