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Brigham and Women’s finds doctors sleep more when hours are cut

Getting a good night’s sleep is important for everyone — including physicians. In 2011, the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) set a limit on first-year resident physician shifts of 16 or fewer continuous hours of work. This policy change was based primarily on the results of studies comparing outcomes for first-year residents who… Read More »

Exercise more, eat a healthy diet and stop smoking to slash your risk of deadly dementia

Dementia is NOT inevitable: World Health Organization says exercising, eating healthy, quitting smoking and cutting back on alcohol can slash your risk of the disorder Dementia affects around 50million people and this could rise to 152m by 2050 Scientists have called for more work on treatments to stop Alzheimer’s disease In its report the WHO… Read More »