Roundup: Best Medical News for December 2016

Female Physicians Post Lower Patient Mortality Rates A study by Yusuke Tsugawa and other researchers from the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health was published on the 19th on JAMA showing that patients with female doctors tend to have lower mortality rates. The cross-sectional study went over data of Medicare beneficiaries and discovered that […]

Philippine Health Emergency Preparedness Day

Did you know that as many as 53% of out-of-hospital cardiac arrests happen in the presence of a witness? At least, that’s what the Philippine Heart Association’s records show. What’s alarming about it is actually shown by another statistic: that only 36% of those cases receive first aid. In most cases, bystanders simply do not […]