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Women in healthcare face more harassment, have fewer opportunities and lower wages, study shows

Women in medicine continue to face significant gender-based obstacles in the workplace, according to a new study, 2019 Women in Medicine, a by CompHealth. Both female and male physician respondents reported that women experience increased harassment, fewer opportunities and lower wages. Although both women (83%) and men (73%) indicated a belief that the medical industry… Read More »

How to live longer: This type of relationship may extend your lifespan reveals new study

Living a long and happy life is largely contingent on the type of lifestyle a person pursues. Humans, particularly in the developed world, have amassed enough data to know what habits will generally take years off their body clock, such as smoking cigarettes and substance abuse. Although avoiding patently unhealthy habits is important, a new… Read More »

How fast do we feel pain? Study overturns previous notions

New research overturns the widespread notion that humans, unlike other mammals, process pain more slowly than touch. The findings may have significant implications for the diagnosis and treatment of pain. Pain signals may travel just as quickly as touch signals in humans, new research suggests. Until now, the scientific consensus has been that in humans,… Read More »