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Most children with isolated skull fractures may not need to stay in the hospital, which finding has the potential to save the health care system millions of dollars a year ("Isolated Skull Fractures: Trends in Management ...
Other Apr 30, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
New research out of the George Washington University Cancer Institute (GWCI) focuses on the difficulties of transitioning to adulthood while dealing with the long-term and late effects of cancer and its treatment. The study ...
Cancer Apr 26, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
By 2030, you—and every U.S. taxpayer—could be paying $244 a year to care for heart failure patients, according to an American Heart Association policy statement.
Cardiology Apr 24, 2013 | 1 / 5 (1) | 0
Up to 20 percent of veterans returning from Afghanistan and Iraq have experienced at least one blast concussion. New research suggests that nearly half these veterans may have a problem so under-recognized that even military ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Apr 22, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Though the toll of sepsis is known to be enormous – it is estimated to cost the U.S. health care system $24.3 billion each year, and is the nation's third-leading killer, behind heart disease and cancer – the true magnitude ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Apr 16, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—Only one-third of men over age 65 who receive an abnormal result from their PSA test actually undergo prostate biopsy to look for disease, a new study finds.
Cancer Apr 15, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
Information collected from individual patients at doctor's office and hospital visits could be used to improve health care and reduce costs on a national scale, according to a discussion paper released by the Institute of ...
Health Apr 15, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—Intensive glucose-lowering therapy (INT) is associated with favorable changes in lipoprotein levels and inflammatory risk factors even though it does not lower the incidence of cardiovascular ...
Diabetes Apr 15, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Older adults who are subject to elder abuse, neglect and exploitation face a greater risk of being hospitalized than other seniors, according to the results of a study published in the April 8 issue of JAMA Internal Medicine.
Health Apr 08, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
New genetic factors predisposing to schizophrenia have been uncovered in five families with several affected relatives. The psychiatric disorder can disrupt thinking, feeling, and acting, and blur the border ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Apr 03, 2013 | 3 / 5 (1) | 0 |
(AP)—Vermont has become the first state to let people without health insurance see how much they would pay to get coverage through the federal health overhaul beginning next year.
Health Apr 01, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—For African-Americans with type 2 diabetes, health care-promoted interventions targeting patients, the health care system, or both, can improve the quality of care, according to a review and ...
Diabetes Apr 01, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Among kidney failure patients on dialysis, Hispanics tend to live the longest and Whites the shortest, with Blacks' survival time in between these two, according to a study appearing in an upcoming issue of the Clinical Jo ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Mar 28, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
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 |
Stronger protections are needed to prevent people with HIV from also becoming infected with hepatitis, researchers argue in a new study led by Michigan State University.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Mar 27, 2013 | not rated yet | 0