News tagged with financial impact

New materials to be developed to repair eyes

For an individual the loss of sight is estimated by the RNIB to have a financial impact of £20k per year and the annual cost to the UK economy is around £6.5 billion in terms of direct healthcare costs and other costs such ...

Jun 02, 2014
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Fractures take high toll on high school athletes

(HealthDay)—Fractures account for about 10 percent of all injuries suffered by U.S. high school athletes, and can have a major physical, emotional and financial impact on the young competitors, according ...

Dec 04, 2012
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Who cares for the elderly?

Carers for the elderly are more likely to be female, aged 70, facing health risks, and under financial stress a Sydney Nursing School and Sydney Medical School study has found.

Oct 02, 2012
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