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Brain section multitasks, handling phonetics and decision-making

... research. This section of the brain the left inferior frontal sulcus treats different pronunciations ... found that the brain signal in the left inferior frontal sulcus changed when the final sound was a ... "What these results suggest is that [the left inferior frontal sulcus] is a shared resource used for ...

New study shows people with mental health problems receive inadequate medical care

... people with mental health problems are receiving inferior care for their medical needs. The study by a ... mental health or substance abuse diagnosis is of inferior quality to the usual standard of care. This ... "Perhaps most surprising, our study found that inferior quality medical care did not depend on the ...

Less costly, more accessible and as effective: Simplified treatment for sleep apnea

... (CPAP) machines to titrate CPAP pressures is not inferior to the traditional model which relies on ... was that the simplified model of care was not inferior to the usual physician-led, hospital-based ... the physician-led group, but did not suffer from inferior care or outcomes. "While we were not surprised ...

QLT Announces Second Quarter Results for 2009

... of the study is to evaluate whether Visudyne combined with Lucentis is not inferior to Lucentis monotherapy with respect to the mean change from baseline in ... the vision outcomes with combination therapy are superior, the same, or inferior to the monotherapy regimen given in this study. * Announced that on ...

How to build a bigger brain

... and areas within the orbito-frontal cortex, the thalamus and the inferior temporal gyrus all regions known for regulating emotions. "We know ... matter in the right orbito-frontal cortex, the right thalamus and the left inferior temporal lobe. There were no regions where controls had significantly ...

Sex is in the brain, says new research from Stanford

... in three brain areas of HSDD women the medial frontal gyrus, right inferior frontal gyrus and bilateral putamen compared with the control subjects ... the HSDD women had increased activity (the medial frontal gyrus and right inferior frontal gyrus) have been previously associated with, respectively, ...

Former Medical Director Speaks Out About Medicare Fraud

... in healthcare cost every year by closing coding loopholes that allow inferior and unregulated products to be sold as if they were approved "durable ... to stop because the poorly defined code may technically allow the inferior products to use that code. All of this highlights the need for a combined ...

When your memories can no longer be trusted

... the brain, and found that those who confabulated all shared damage to the inferior medial prefrontal cortex, a region in the centre of the front part of the ... deficits. Instead it must be due to a specific function controlled by the inferior medial prefrontal cortex. Damage to this region appears to lead to the ...

Patients with head and neck cancer may have impairment of some driving skills

... suggests that patients with cancer in the head and neck region may have inferior performance in some driving skills compared with individuals without the ... scores. This pilot study provides preliminary evidence indicating inferior driving performance in a group of patients with cancer in the head and ...

One-fourth of HIV patients believe their doctors stigmatize them

... any health care provider: Been uncomfortable with you" Treated you as inferior or in an inferior manner" Preferred to avoid you" Refused to serve you" Patients were ...

Colonoscopy Beats 'Camera Pill' at Catching Colon Cancer

... just 14 were caught by the pill technique, the researchers noted. The authors therefore concluded that capsule endoscopy is currently inferior to colonoscopy as a screening method, but they called for more research. The noninvasive character of this technique has the potential to ...

American Red Cross Bleeds Frontline Blood Drive Workers

... other donor safety activities, and turn blood collection into an assembly line process. Red Cross also wants to implement a more expensive and inferior health care plan. "The American Red Cross is an American icon for hope and service. I'm sure few would question the legitimacy of the Red Cross, ...

Teamsters Call on United Way to Aid Frontline Blood Drive Workers

... as phlebotomy, maintaining donor health records and performing other donor safety activities. Red Cross also wants to implement a more expensive and inferior health care plan. For 16 years, the Red Cross has been under a federal court order to improve its blood donor operation, and it has been fined ...

QLT announces 12-month results from Novartis sponsored MONT BLANC study evaluating standard-fluence Visudyne(R) combination therapy

... secondary to age-related macular degeneration. The purpose of the study is to evaluate whether Visudyne combined with Lucentis is not inferior to Lucentis monotherapy with respect to the mean change from baseline in visual acuity (VA) and to evaluate the proportion of patients with a ...

NYP/Weill Cornell physician-scientists present at 2009 American Transplant Congress in Boston

... Jose Figueiro, David Serur, Joseph Del Pizzo, Sandip Kapur Some transplant centers avoid accepting older living donors due to concerns over inferior kidney function in the recipient. The authors have shown that equivalent outcomes can be achieved with transplantation of kidneys from donors older ...

Debtfreeleague.com National Debt Relief Stimulus Plan Fights Recession and Unemployment

... alternative to become debt-free and improve credit. Clients remark at how powerfully the debt reduction plan excels over bankruptcy and the inferior debt consolidations of consumer credit counseling . Equally impressive are the plan's superior debt reduction savings, impressive guarantees, ...

Park Meadows Cosmetic Surgery, a Pioneer in DIEP Flap Breast Reconstruction Surgery in Colorado, Introduces New, Informative Website

... compassionate care for patients with breast cancer. Additionally, Park Meadows surgeons were among the first in Colorado to offer DIEP Flap (Deep inferior Epigastric Perforator) breast reconstruction, a complex and innovative technique performed by less than five percent of plastic surgeons across the ...

Psoriasis Patients Happy With Home-Based Treatment

... typically involves going to the hospital three times a week for eight to 10 weeks. In addition, many dermatologists believe home UVB treatment is inferior to, and carries more risks, than hospital treatment, even though there's no evidence of that, the study authors noted. The researchers from the ...

Dr.Khanna Featured in Highly Respected Trade Journal

... signs that LASIK may not be a viable option for a certain case: (1) there is a big difference in the pachymetric readings in the superior and inferior cornea; or (2) the thinnest point of the cornea is displaced inferiorly." Dr. Khanna is one of the top PRELEX and LASIK surgeons in Los ...

For Bipolar Depression, Surveyed Experts Indicate That Current and Emerging Therapies Have No Advantage Over Seroquel in Decreasing the Severity of Symptoms

... some therapies in development for bipolar depression hold promise, most have efficacy, safety and tolerability, and/or delivery features that are inferior when compared with lamotrigine. "Owing to its efficacy and tolerability advantages, lamotrigine edged out Seroquel, its closest competitor, to ...

For ST-Elevation Myocardial Infarction (STEMI), Interviewed Experts Indicate That The Medicines Company's Angiomax/Angiox Has Efficacy Advantages Over Sales-Leading ReoPro

... of STEMI with PCI hold promise, most have efficacy, safety and tolerability, and/or delivery features that interviewed physicians indicate are inferior when compared with Angiomax/Angiox. "Interviewed physicians regard Angiomax/Angiox as being highly efficacious because it is associated with ...

Older New Yorkers Maintain Key Health and Community Services in New York State Budget

... Under the new budget agreement, low-income New Yorkers occupying assisted living beds paid for by Medicaid (ALP beds) will be governed by an inferior set of rules than those occupying non-Medicaid assisted living beds which must comply with ALRA. Programs that assist grandparents who are ...

Stanford Study on CyberKnife Radiosurgery for Prostate Cancer Demonstrates 100 Percent PSA Response at 33 months

... an image age of two minutes or more, potential motion that has proven to occur in as few as 30 seconds remains undetected, potentially resulting in inferior targeting accuracy and a heightened risk of surrounding tissue complications. Another study, led by the Stanford University School of ...

New Clinical Study Finds Masimo Rainbow SET(R) Pulse CO-Oximetry(TM) Accurate in the Noninvasive Monitoring of Fluid Status During Surgery

... critical points where preload changes occur rapidly: 1) immediately before clamping, 2) during clamping, and 3) immediately after clamping of the inferior vena cava (IVC), and found that PVI changed rapidly and significantly in response to known acute changes in preload (clamping and unclamping of IVC) ...

Younger Women With Breast Cancer Face Added Peril

... for Radiation Oncology news release. "Our study hopefully will help radiation oncologists plan therapies for younger breast cancer patients, who have inferior outcomes compared to older patients, and generate new interest in prospective studies to evaluate the best treatment strategies for these young ....

Specialists are Highly Satisfied with the Safety and Efficacy of Atripla and Isentress in the Treatment of HIV Patients

... development for HIV hold promise, most have efficacy, safety and tolerability, and/or delivery features that interviewed thought leaders believe are inferior when compared with Isentress/Truvada. "Experts we surveyed rated Isentress plus Truvada as one of the safest antiretroviral regimens available," ...

Simpler Sleep Apnea Treatment Seems Effective, Affordable

... cost an average of $722 less than it did in the physician-led group. "The main finding of the study was that the simplified model of care was not inferior to the usual physician-led, hospital-based model," Nick A. Antic, of the Adelaide Institute for Sleep Health, said in an American Thoracic Society ...

Younger breast cancer patients have greater chance of recurrence

... and lead author of the study, said. "Our study hopefully will help radiation oncologists plan therapies for younger breast cancer patients, who have inferior outcomes compared to older patients, and generate new interest in prospective studies to evaluate the best treatment strategies for these young ....

St. Mary Medical Center Opens New Cardiovascular Catheterization Labs Reaffirming Role as a Regional Leader in Cardiovascular Medicine

... supplier of blood to the brain. Amplatzer Closure - Inserted through a catheter in a leg vein, the amplatzer closer is threaded through the inferior vena cava to the heart in order to close patent foramen ovale and atrial septal defects. Once the device is positioned, it is unsheathed, allowing ...

Doctors Fear Patients Not Filling Prescriptions

... are clinically equivalent to brand drugs, whereas the remaining respondents feel it depends on the medication, or in some cases, a generic can be inferior to brand name drugs. Patients are still influential in the prescribing process, with respondents revealing patient preference or request as the two ...

An Oral Disease-Modifying Drug for Relapsing-Remitting Multiple Sclerosis Would Earn High Patient Shares in Both Europe and the United States

... some therapies in development hold promise, most have efficacy, safety and tolerability, and/or delivery features that surveyed neurologists say are inferior when compared with Tysabri." About the Report Multiple Sclerosis (Relapsing-Remitting): Emerging Therapies That Offer Improved ...

AARP Urges Governor to Use Budget to Maintain Quality of Life For Aging New Yorkers

... of 2004. ALRA created strong consumer protections for assisted living residents. Under this proposal low-income New Yorkers would be governed by an inferior set of rules and non-Medicaid assisted living residents would continue to benefit from the strong consumer protections and disclosures provided under ...

Why bladder cancer is deadlier for some

... among African-Americans. "The current study by Scosyrev et al elegantly demonstrates that, even after controlling for tumor characteristics, inferior outcomes remain for African-American patients and women," write physicians Mark Katz, M.D., and Gary Steinberg, M.D., of the University of Chicago ...

Why Bladder Cancer Is Deadlier for Some

... among African-Americans. "The current study by Scosyrev et al elegantly demonstrates that, even after controlling for tumor characteristics, inferior outcomes remain for African-American patients and women," write physicians Mark Katz, M.D., and Gary Steinberg, M.D., of the University of Chicago ...

RCOG.com and ProstRcision.com Increase Online Presence for Cancer Information

... term 10-year cure rates, a DaVinci prostate cancer surgery performs the same as the traditional radical prostatectomy; either surgical option has inferior 10-year cure rates to ProstRcision as performed at RCOG. Currently, the seven clinics of Radiotherapy Clinics of Georgia, based in metro ...

Rice psychologist identifies area of brain key to choosing words

... appropriate. Tatiana Schnur, assistant professor of psychology at Rice, wanted to determine whether one particular part of the brain, the left inferior frontal gyrus (LIFG), is necessary for resolving the competition for choosing the correct word. She and her colleagues compared brain images from ...

Lumension Provides Leading e-Commerce Company Proactive Endpoint Security at a High Return

... improve security coverage of all devices in the network and multiple applications, and it will save operational expenses associated with attacks or inferior products. That's a good combination that works for EC Suite." The Ogren Group's analysis found EC Suite achieved an impressive 258 percent ...

In New Jersey, a Blue-Ribbon State Government Commission Tells Governor Corzine and the Legislature: It's Time to Enact Marriage Equality

... the children raised same-sex couples because their families are given the stigmatizing label of civil union; and to LGBT youth who view themselves as inferior because they cannot marry . "Their heartbreaking testimony," the report states, "brings to life their struggle in a way that no numbers -- ...

Half-Dose Flu Shot Works Well in Young Adults

... "Antibody responses to intramuscular half-dose trivalent inactivated influenza vaccine in healthy, previously immunized adults were not substantially inferior to the full-dose vaccine, particularly for ages 18 to 49 years," the researchers wrote. The participants were given their flu shots between ...

AOA-Led Group Urges Obama to Increase Health Care Access, Affordability by Combating Provider Discrimination

... is anti-competitive in nature, denies patient choice, restricts access to care and, in general, results in a weaker health delivery system with inferior outcomes," Dr. Kehoe added. About the American Optometric Association (AOA) The American Optometric Association represents ...
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