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Will medical tourism survive covid-19?

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The BMJ - Malaysia had big plans for its medical tourism industry in 2020—only for the pandemic to hit. Megan Tatum reports on a sector full of...

  • At the start of 2020, the Malaysian government predicted two million international visitors would arrive for medical treatment, but in March all that came to a halt. @1988_megan looks at this hammer blow to Malaysia’s medical tourism dream https://t.co/dIHpvTvRBA

Varicose veins in primary care

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The BMJ - ### What you need to know A 62 year old woman presents to her general practitioner with bilateral lower leg swelling and aching. She...

  • NEW #BMJEducation article offers guidance to GPs on the assessment of patients presenting with varicose veins, how to recognise chronic venous insufficiency, when to refer, and appropriate management strategies that can be initiated in primary care https://t.co/pkWy9PeyJo

The BMJ - The UK government must immediately issue an apology “on behalf of the healthcare system” to people affected by three medical interventions—Primodos, sodium valproate, and...

  • The UK government must immediately issue an apology to people affected by three medical interventions—Primodos, sodium valproate, and pelvic mesh—and ensure they are listened to, supported, and compensated, a long awaited safety review has concluded https://t.co/vLykvBOUyO

American Medical Association - A law restricting doctors unduly burdened patients, said the nation’s high court in ruling against a Louisiana law limiting who could perform...

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    “We will always fight government intrusion that compromises access to safe clinical care.” @subailey reiterates #OurAMA's mission to protect the patient-physician relationship from unjustifiable government interference. https://t.co/QkmbI6IS5K

bioRxiv - RIPK3 amyloid complex plays crucial roles in execution of TNF-induced necroptosis and in response to immune defense in both human and mouse. We have...

The BMJ - ### What you need to know In response to the covid-19 pandemic, many health systems attempted to rapidly reorganise their healthcare workforce in the...

bioRxiv - The human metabolome has remained largely unknown, with most studies annotating ~10% of features. In nucleic acid sequencing, annotating transcripts by source has proven...

YouTube - Explore the ways COVID-19 may uniquely impact Asian American and Pacific Islander communities during the latest installment of our YouTube health equity...

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    Our upcoming Prioritizing Equity panel focuses on #COVID19's unique impact on Asian American and Pacific Islander populations. Health care leaders will address the #pandemic's impact on xenophobia, health equity, date concerns and more. https://t.co/Xe07CreLOx https://t.co/Xe07CreLOx