Archive: 01/03/2013

Bird flu virus research awaits approval

A bird flu virus at the center of an international debate sits in a padlocked freezer, deep inside a University of Wisconsin-Madison lab, waiting for new government guidelines that will allow researchers to continue unlocking ...

Mar 01, 2013
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Ocular complications common after pediatric HSCT

(HealthDay)—For pediatric patients undergoing hematopoietic stem cell transplantation (HSCT), complications are common, but are generally mild and self-limiting, according to a study published online Feb. 28 in JAMA Ophthalmology.

Mar 01, 2013
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CMS issues final rule on physician sunshine act

(HealthDay)—The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) have issued a final rule requiring drug and device manufacturers and group purchasing organizations (GPOs) to report payment or gifts of more than $10 to ...

Mar 01, 2013
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AAD: Older men should screen themselves for skin cancer

(HealthDay)—Men aged 50 years or older are more likely to be diagnosed with invasive melanoma by a dermatologist than to detect it themselves; and they are less likely to seek a skin cancer screening due to a suspicious ...

Mar 01, 2013
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Young males with HIV face greater risk of hearing loss

(HealthDay)—HIV infection is significantly associated with an increased risk of developing sudden sensorineural hearing loss (SSHL), according to research published online Feb. 21 in JAMA Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery.

Mar 01, 2013
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