Publisher: Medical News Today

Why do we always seem to catch a cold or flu in cold weather? A new study explains

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Dr. Santosh Kumar, a professor at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, told MNT that: “The study shows a significant role of nasal epithelial extracellular vesicles (EVs) in the sensitivity to viral or other infections and perhaps a self-defense mechanism via TLR. In addition, the EVs’ biology via TLR may change based on the presence of… Read More

Work-life balance for physicians: The what, the why, and the how

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In an opinion article published in Frontiers in Pediatrics, Dr. Arun Saini — an assistant professor in the Division of Critical Care Medicine at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center in Memphis — describes the reasons for physicians seeking a better work-life balance as varied and personal. “Dissatisfaction, depression, and burnout are common in… Read More