Tag: "access" at medical news
Support for Children's Health and Medicare Protection Act given to House leaders by ACP
... out that the CHAMP Act will strengthen and expand access
to care for children and seniors by: Providing ...en’s Health Insurance Program (SCHIP). Protecting access
to Medicare by funding positive physician payment updates in 2008 and 2009 instead of allowing devas...
M-rated Violent Video Games Most Popular Among Young Teens
... once again which propose that children should not access
these games because although so many participants played violent games, youth crime rate has actually declined. "But violent game play is so common, and youth crime has actually declined, so most kids who play these games occasionally are probably ...
Insecticide-treated Bed Nets to Combat Malaria in Older Children and Adults
...e findings of the study were published in the open access
journal PLoS Medicine....
War Trauma-hit UK Veteran Population Set to Increase
...onsibility of the Ministry of Defence and you have access
to a strong network of support and treatment, Dr. Hunt said....
Furore Over Spa Planned on Active Philippines Volcano
... the building of viewing decks, an elevator and an access
road did not necessarily violate the law on protected areas. The protesters fear the project would displace some residents and damage their farms and fishing grounds. The department suspended the project's environmental clearance certificate last...
Use of Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillators Canada Lags Behind U.S
...actors, including economics and bedside rationing, access
problems, cultural values and reduced rates of death, and advocates for increased availability of this device....
Low Income Family Adolescents Suffer Migraine
... socioeconomic statusstress, poor diet and limited access
to medical care, for example increase the prevalence of migraines in young people. Led by Dr. Marcelo Bigal, assistant professor of neurology, the Einstein researchers mailed a headache questionnaire to 120,000 households encompassing 257,399 resid...
Diabetic Skip Jabs to Stay Slim
...nagers and young adults need appropriate and rapid access
to psychological care and support to help them manage their condition effectively. "There also needs to be improved transitional care services from children to adult diabetes services which, at present, do not always adequately address young adult...
When CIAs Poisoned Capsule for Castro Stuck to the Freezer!
...ck payments from gambling interests, who still had access
to Castro and was in a financial bind. But Orta got cold feet. Escalante said more poisoned pills, one batch disguised in a bottle of Bayer aspirins, were delivered through the Mafia to an opposition group that almost succeeded in March 1963 when C...
New Drugs Show Promise in Fighting Drug-Resistant HIV
...Permanente HIV patients with advanced disease have access
to the latest drugs. Kaiser Permanente is America's leading integrated health plan. Founded in 1945, it is a not-for-profit, group practice program headquartered in Oakland, Calif. Kaiser Permanente serves more than 8.7 million members in nine stat...
Kids With Crohn's Disease are at Ease Now
...o ensure that patients referred to the center have access
to the most advanced technologies and therapies as soon as they are shown to be safe and effective, and yet it is also careful and conservative in medical treatment for young patients who have IBD. We choose patients to receive these families of bio...
Sleep Disorder Leads to Road Accidents
...l be equipped with the software for people without access
to the internet at home. Dr Kerr said the benefits would include a reduction in the costs incurred in travel, time off work and time at hospital sleep care centres for people in remote areas....
An Offbeat Suit With Electronic Monitor
...ogy only and a wireless connection enable users to access
heart monitoring through a simple blue tooth or zigbee network, eliminating the need for expensive heart monitoring equipment to be placed in each garment. Smart garments in the future may be used for a range of other monitoring services such as at...
Deep Insights into Type2 Diabetes by Wesley Researchers
...sufferer Ms Deborah Lennon said that being able to access
advice from pharmacists would be extremely benefic...o get an appointment to see my GP so to be able to access
a pharmacist for advice and information would be absolutely brilliant, she said. I have had Type 2...
Overdose of Paracetamol was Dropped
The results published today in the online open access
journal BMC Public Health suggest that the acetaminophen (paracetamol) overdose rate in Calgary, Canada dropped by over 40% in the decade to 2004 , without a change to the smaller pack sizes that were credited with overdose reductions in the UK. you...
Benefits From the Use of the Internet in Healthcare Applications Highlighted
...oice of doctors, control over treatments received, access
to quality information about their care and extremely high levels of customer service are some of the expectations of power patients." Besides, over the years, healthcare organisations have had to adapt to numerous changes, from advances in diagnosti...
AIDS Foundation Lauds Brazil for Negotiating Price Cut on Abbott's Kaletra
...and run rampant over a number of other recent drug access
issues put forth by a number of advocacy groups. A...ies -- can do far, far more to improve pricing and access
to their lifesaving AIDS drugs around the world." According to Bloomberg, "Kaletra is a protea...
An Electronic Shirt That Monitors Your Hearts Health
...gy only and a wireless connection enables users to access
heart monitoring through a simple blue tooth or zigbee network, eliminating the need for expensive heart monitoring equipment to be placed in each garment. He said smart garments in the future may be used for a range of other monitoring services su...
Cancer Patients in New South Wales to Receive Advanced Image Guided Radiation Therapy Treatments
...lia . Cancer patients in New South Wales now have access
to state-of-the-art treatments as the latest in im...egional centres that have, until now, had no local access
to radiotherapy. Even more impressive, is the fact that our team has been able to implement complex ...
Americans Grow Shorter, Blame It on Weak Healthcare
... the advanced economies in poverty. Poverty limits access
to both healthcare and good nutrition. More impo...erty rate in Northern Europe. Again, nutrition and access
to healthcare both vary with family income for children just as they do in adults. Nutrition is a ...
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