Tag Archives: Power

The power of an individual’s story reminds physicians why they got into medicine

As a surgeon who specializes in gynecologic cancer, I have performed thousands of operations over my two-decade career. But the ones my team and I have done since the beginning of this year have been the most fulfilling. The reason? A simple yet remarkable adjustment in how we prepare for surgery has forever changed the… Read More »

Anti-vaxxer disinformation poses threat to the life-saving power of vaccinations

Is there any impulse more fierce than a mother’s or father’s to protect their child from harm? And is there any political act more cynical than weaponising that parental bond to spread fear, chaos and mistrust among enemies? Yet in the increasingly toxic debate over whether children should be vaccinated against infectious diseases, little lives… Read More »

Medical News Today: Increased muscle power may prolong life

Increasing muscle strength is good, but increasing muscle power may be even better for enjoying a longer life, according to a recent study. Increased muscle power can improve longevity, new research suggests. Professor Claudio Gil Araújo, who is the director of research and education at Exercise Medicine Clinic — CLINIMEX in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil,… Read More »