The use of artificial intelligence in medicine is generating great excitement and hope for treatment advances

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Evidence-based medicine has made progress since doctors’ infamous bloodletting of George Washington, but less than you might think

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But a curable disease? If this controversial idea gains acceptance, it could radically change the way we treat getting old

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Virtually all top medical journals require authors to disclose potential conflicts of interest, but few—just 12%—apply that same medicine to their own editors by publicly disclosing editors’ financial ties to industry, a study has found

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Anaesthetist John Carlisle has spotted problems in hundreds of research papers — and spurred a leading medical journal to change its practice

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It’s launching their physicians into uncharted territory. Corner-store cannabidiol “scares the bejesus” out of Dr. Jacqueline French. French, a neurologist, tries to steer her patients away from sprinting to the neighborhood bodega to buy versions of the hemp derivative that’s better known as CBD

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After a motorcycle accident that almost took off his foot, Johns Hopkins bioethicist Travis Rieder became dependent on the pain medication he had been prescribed. Though he managed to wean himself off the drugs, the experience prompted him to write “In Pain: A Bioethicist’s Personal Struggle with Opioids.”

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But they’re learning hard lessons along the way. The numbers are encouraging, but only a start, educators say

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