News tagged with health care resources
Forget apples – lifting weights and doing cardio can also keep the doctors away, according a new study by researchers at the University of British Columbia and Vancouver Coastal Health Research Institute.
Health May 14, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1
A UCLA study shows that heart failure medications recommended by national guidelines are highly cost effective in saving lives and may also provide savings to the health care system.
Cardiology Mar 28, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
(HealthDay)—The average five-year cost of caring for patients with diabetes is higher for those with abnormal kidney function, suboptimal glycemic control, and presence of proteinuria, according to research ...
Diabetes Feb 04, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Efforts to lower health care costs in the United States have focused at times on demands to reform the medical malpractice system, with some researchers asserting that large, headline-grabbing and "frivolous" payouts are ...
Health Apr 30, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
New evidence on the link between suicide and the economy shows that the monthly suicide rate in New York City from 1990 to 2006 was 29% higher at the economic low point in 1992 than at the peak of economic growth in 2000.
Psychology & Psychiatry Mar 15, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
In vitro fertilization (IVF) may significantly increase the risk of birth defects, particularly those of the eye, heart, reproductive organs and urinary systems, according to new research presented Saturday, Oct. 20, at the ...
Obstetrics & gynaecology Oct 20, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
People with serious mental illness (SMI), such as bipolar and major depressive disorders, have increased mortality and physical illness and use greater health care resources than people without mood disorders.
Psychology & Psychiatry Jun 19, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Reforming Medicare payments based on large geographic regions may be too bluntly targeted to promote the best use of health care resources, a new analysis from the University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health ...
Health Oct 31, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Physicians in Canada should consider refusing to prescribe cognitive enhancement medications—also used to treat attention deficit disorder (ADD)—to healthy patients, states an analysis article in CMAJ (Canadian Medical A ...
Medications Dec 17, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Hypnotherapy helps fight IBS symptoms. These are the findings of a thesis from Sahlgrenska Academy, University of Gothenburg, Sweden which proposes implementing this treatment method into the care of severe sufferers of this ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Dec 18, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
The deadly US shooting rampage last week has revived debate about access to mental health care—a tough issue as state funds dry up and laws make it difficult to treat people against their will.
Psychology & Psychiatry Dec 20, 2012 | 1 / 5 (1) | 0
A new study published online today in the American Journal of Managed Care found that in Medicare Part D, generic drug coverage was cost-saving compared to no coverage in bipolar disorder and schizophrenia, while also improv ...
Health Feb 20, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
HIV-positive children older than 1 year who were treated after showing moderate HIV-related symptoms did not experience greater cognitive or behavior problems compared to peers treated when signs of their infection were still ...
HIV & AIDS Mar 06, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
For people with long term conditions, telehealth can reduce deaths and help patients avoid the need for emergency hospital care, finds a study published in BMJ today.
Health Jun 21, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Pediatric patients, primarily those who are underinsured (either without insurance or receiving Medicaid), are increasingly receiving psychiatric care in hospital emergency departments (EDs), according to an abstract presented ...
Health Oct 14, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0