News tagged with economic costs
A slowdown in the growth of U.S. health care costs could mean that Americans could save as much as $770 billion on Medicare spending over the next decade, Harvard economists say.
Health May 06, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1 |
The monetary cost of dementia in the United States ranges from $157 billion to $215 billion annually, making the disease more costly to the nation than either heart disease or cancer, according to a new RAND Corporation study.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Apr 03, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(HealthDay)—Workers with rheumatoid arthritis have higher health care and other costs for U.S. employers than workers without the condition, a new study finds.
Arthritis & Rheumatism Mar 15, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Antibiotic resistance "has the potential to undermine modern health systems," argue health economists Richard Smith and Joanna Coast on bmj.com today. They believe that an increase in resistant organisms coupled with a big ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Mar 11, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(HealthDay)—The total cost of diabetes in the United States jumped from $174 billion in 2007 to $245 billion in 2012, a new report shows.
Diabetes Mar 06, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
People with disabilities are at a greater risk of being the victims of violence and of suffering mental ill health when victimized, according to research published February 20 in the open access journal PLOS ONE by Hind K ...
Health Feb 20, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Today, The Lancet Infectious Diseases published a new report that examines the global economic burden of Chagas disease. In the first study of its kind, researchers measured the health and economic impact of Chagas diseas ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Feb 07, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(HealthDay)—States with a Stand-Your-Ground (SYG) law have significantly more pediatric assault injuries due to firearms, according to research presented at the annual meeting of the Eastern Association ...
Health Jan 18, 2013 | 3.4 / 5 (5) | 8
(AP)—The government says Americans kept health care spending in check for three consecutive years.
Health Jan 07, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—The financial burden of caring for patients with chronic low back pain (CLBP) in the United Kingdom is twice that of caring for patients without CLBP, according to a study published in the Jan. ...
Health Jan 03, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
About 60% of infectious diseases are caused by viruses, bacteria and other pathogens that make the jump to humans from other species. This includes some of the most devastating disease outbreaks of the past 30 years, including ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Dec 04, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
A study of postdischarge (PD) complications after general surgery procedures found that overall, 16.7 percent of patients experienced a complication and 41.5 percent of complications occurred PD, according to a report published ...
Surgery Nov 19, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
The U.S. preterm birth rate dropped for the fifth consecutive year in 2011 to 11.7 percent, the lowest in a decade, giving thousands more babies a healthy start in life and saving billions in health and social costs.
Obstetrics & gynaecology Nov 13, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Mental health experts from Meharry Medical College School of Medicine have released the first comprehensive report on the correlation between the incarceration of African American males and substance abuse and other health ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Nov 11, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
Deliberately inflicting carefully controlled painful stimuli on human volunteers and seeing how well specific drugs reduce the feeling of pain can be an effective way of testing new drugs. So conclude two researchers who ...
Medications Nov 08, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0