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(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
Flu vaccines given to children should be more rigorously tested before before being allowed onto the market, researchers say, to prevent a repeat of the 2010 vaccine release, which caused a spate of high ...
Medications Apr 15, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Companies may be misusing the drug patenting system in order to gain control over high-cost drugs in Australia, research from the Melbourne Law School has found.
Medications Apr 10, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 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
Health systems worldwide are increasingly negotiating secret price rebates from pharmaceutical companies and Canadians risk losing out on the deal.
Health Apr 08, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 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 |
After crocheting a colorful blanket, Joan Ferguson snuggled up under it one night and proudly thought: "This is one groovy blanket. I'm brilliant."
Psychology & Psychiatry Apr 02, 2013 | 5 / 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
Methadone treatment for opioid dependence remains widely unavailable behind bars in the United States, and many inmates are forced to discontinue this evidence-based therapy, which lessens painful withdrawal symptoms. Now ...
Addiction Mar 27, 2013 | not rated yet | 0