“You can’t yoga your way out of this.” — Lindsey Myers, MPH, of the Association of State and Territorial Health Officials, on a pilot program designed to fight burnout among the public health workforce.
“We don’t recommend this to our patients.” — Marzena Gieniusz, MD, of Northwell Health in New York, on trendy NAD+ injections being marketed for anti-aging effects.
“Osteopathic schools are drastically increasing, raising the importance of the issue.” — Atsushi Miyawaki, MD, PhD, of the University of Tokyo, on research comparing outcomes between MD and DO physicians who managed older hospitalized patients.
“When it comes to replacing heavy duty weight loss medications, it’s not going to be remotely comparable.” — Jamie Kane, MD, of Northwell Health Center for Weight Management in New York, about the supplement berberine, which has been called “nature’s Ozempic.”
“There’s also evidence showing that people with unhealthy sleep aspects sometimes have gut microbiome changes or blood clotting disorders that have also been associated with higher risk of long COVID.” — Siwen Wang, MD, of the Harvard T. H. Chan School of Public Health in Boston, on research linking sleep patterns with long COVID risk.
“I was really hoping that they would pause [the policy] and that they would hear our input.” — American Gastroenterological Association president Barbara Jung, MD, reacting to UnitedHealthcare’s decision to scrap its proposed prior authorization policy for certain GI procedures and instead institute an “advanced notification” policy.
“A teenager who was extremely fearful the first time, walked in on her own the third time, and when she saw the N2O mask, sat on the hospital bed and spontaneously brought it to her face and started doing breathing exercises.” — Cyril Sahyoun, MD, of Children’s Hospital of Geneva, on how a family-centered sedation protocol helped kids with autism manage routine medical procedures.
“It may be beneficial for fathers with previous antidepressant treatment to have a mental health check-up with their [general physician] in the first year after having a child.” — Holly Christina Smith, MSc, of University College London, on a study about new fathers and antidepressant treatment.
Source : MedPageToday