A new drug candidate may be the first capable of halting the devastating mental decline of Alzheimer's disease, based on the findings of a study published today in PLoS One.
Medications Dec 14, 2011 | 4.8 / 5 (17) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- Obesity now accounts for almost 21 percent of U.S. health care costs -- more than twice the previous estimates, reports a new Cornell study.
Health Apr 05, 2012 | 3.4 / 5 (5) | 4 |
(Medical Xpress) -- In a new report released by the IMS Institute for Healthcare Informatics, the results show that over 78% of the almost four billion prescriptions written in the U.S. in 2010 were for generic drugs. The ...
Medications Apr 22, 2011 | 3.7 / 5 (3) | 0 |
(Garrison, NY) In a feature article in The New Republic, Daniel Callahan and Sherwin Nuland propose a radical reinvention of the American medical system requiring new ways of thinking about living, aging, and dying. They argue that a sustainab ...
Health May 31, 2011 | 5 / 5 (2) | 1
Preventing heart disease before it starts is a good long-term investment in the nation's health, according to a new policy statement from the American Heart Association.
Cardiology Jul 25, 2011 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
Italian and Spanish scientists studying the use of stem cells for treating spinal cord injuries have provided the first evidence to show that meninges, the membrane which envelops the central nervous system, is a potential ...
Medical research Oct 28, 2011 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
Employees who participated in a health-improvement program had fewer medical costs than non-participants, according to a new report in the American Journal of Health Promotion. In addition, three year employ ...
Health Mar 07, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
Alternative funding for health care in Canada will not result in lower costs nor contribute to financial sustainability, states a commentary in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal).
Health Aug 22, 2011 | 3 / 5 (2) | 0
A recent study in the Journal of the American College of Radiology suggests that self-referral in medical imaging may be a significant contributing factor in diagnostic imaging growth.
Other Jul 01, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
As the nation seeks to expand health care coverage to more citizens without adding burdensome costs, researchers from Harvard University, Brigham and Women's Hospital and CVS Caremark reported that preventative health care ...
Health Jul 07, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(AP) -- The "golden years" may lose some luster for many baby boomers worried about the financial pressures that come with age
Health Jul 28, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1
Do pharmaceutical ads educate patients and improve health -- or merely spur drug sales?
Health Sep 14, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
The Finnish government and major insurance companies announced Wednesday they will pay for lifetime medical care for children diagnosed with narcolepsy after receiving the swine flu vaccine.
Health Oct 05, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(AP) -- Insurance company Kaiser Permanente Colorado is offering cash to Coloradans to lose weight and keep it off.
Health Dec 28, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Promoting immunizations as a part of routine office-based medical practice is needed to improve adult vaccination rates, a highly effective way to curb the spread of diseases across communities, prevent needless illness and ...
Health Jan 11, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0