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Comprehensive Reforms to Move Toward Patient-Centered Care

... has been proven to result in better quality, more efficient use of resources, reduced utilization, and higher patient satisfaction. ‘Many U.S. physicians already are providing some of the characteristics of patient-centered care, but few provide all of them,’ said Lynne M. Kirk, MD, FACP, president of ACP. ...

A Breakthrough in the Study of Hepatitis C

...ly on derivatives of permissive virus isolates for efficient replication in transformed (mutated) cell lines. Still lacking has been a system to sustain replication of novel virus isolates from patients using nontransformed hepatocytes. Nelson Fausto of the University of Washington School of Medicine has cro...

Genetic-Key to Stop Heroin Addicts

...ts. The study reveals why people are either less efficient or more effective in distributing drugs throughout their body to the central nervous system. It will allow people undergoing methadone treatment programs to be tested for the genetic variation to determine optimal treatment doses. The study results ...

Common BP Drug Treats Muscular Dystrophy

...which normally go unnoticed because muscles are so efficient at repairing themselves." Dietz's team then wondered whether the muscle improvement from blocking TGF-beta was specific to Marfan syndrome or possibly represented a strategy that could be applied to other muscle diseases such as Duchenne muscular ...

Researchers Explore the Effect of Engineered Immune Cells on HIV

...t will help rather than harm cells." Viruses are efficient carriers or transport vehicles in the body because...iding cells. Wang says lentiviral vectors are very efficient delivery vehicles for human cells. Collaborators on his project are targeting hematopoietic stem c...

Physical and Sexual Assault of Inmates at NHS Units

...ere was always a shortage of staff and there is no efficient and effective supervision. The Health Care Commission has prepared 25 suggestions and expected a reply and action plan from these community homes who are given nine weeks of time to prepare their rejoinder. JYT...

Selective Marker Found to Indicate Aggressive Form of Breast Cancer

...zo, another important next step will be finding an efficient means of detecting nestin in a clinical screening setting. While it seems unlikely that a blood test would be sufficient, DiRenzo believes that a non-invasive test that collects samples from mammary ducts may enable the development of a screening too...

Selective Marker Found to Indicate Aggressive Form of Breast Cancer

...zo, another important next step will be finding an efficient means of detecting nestin in a clinical screening setting. While it seems unlikely that a blood test would be sufficient, DiRenzo believes that a non-invasive test that collects samples from mammary ducts may enable the development of a screening too...

Dementia Delayed by the Capacity to Speak Two Languages

...brain and maintains the nerve connections to in an efficient manner. As the parts of the brain are constantly put to use, it helps to keep the brain in a functional condition for a long time thus delaying dementia. The primary reason for dementia in elderly population is Alzheimer’s disease. Till date there ...

Anti Cancer Drug from Blue Green Algae

...gh quantities for clinical trials. Developing an efficient synthetic route to natural product compounds and t... properties of the drug, but were unable to devise efficient synthetic strategies that favored that configuration. Sherman's team accomplished this by isolatin...

A Secret Dossier Predicts Major Changes At NHS, England

... demand for care closer to home and to become more efficient in its use of resources. "At the same time, growth in NHS funding will return to more usual levels and the numbers of staff employed by the NHS will stabilise. "This work is at an early stage, and the ideas in the paper are very much what any hea...

A Novel Vaccine to Combat Bird Flu in the Pipeline

...nst all strains of flu virus. It is expected to be efficient to fight 24 strains// of influenza A virus, that is the cause of outbreaks of both bird flu and winter flu. Two injections of this vaccine is expected to bestow life long immunity. The only other current option is a vaccine that has to be repeated...

Streamlined Claims a Boon to Patients, Doctors

...omed the first formal agreement to deliver a fast, efficient new electronic claiming// and payment system, heralding the move as a win for patients and doctors alike. The Commonwealth Bank of Australia has become the first organisation to sign up to deliver the new system, which will allow patients to receive...

Cellular Pathway Yields Potential New Weapon in Vaccine Arsenal

... didn’t know how often this pathway is used or how efficient it is. Now, a new study published online today in ...al antigens. “This targeting pathway could be very efficient for vaccine development,” Münz says, especially for recombinant viral vaccines like those against HI...

Gene Therapy for Hereditary Immunodeficiency Diseases

...ch exists, especially regarding the development of efficient and safe vectors for gene transfer. Source-Eurekalert SRI...

Intestinal Bacteria Blamed for Rotund Figures

...ser amounts of the same bacteria. Humans need efficient bacteria in their intestines to help digest foods that are tough to be broken down and the bacteria in obese people seem more helpful to accomplish this . Obese people are capable of generating more energy from the same helping of food that a thin...

Girl With Cancer Forced to Undertake Treatment

...and implementing the right course of treatment for efficient management of the illness was the responsibility of the Hospital. However he stressed that treatment was given only when approved by the individual concerned. MT...

More Effective Chemotherapy for Breast Cancer Evaluated

... compared to CEF, which has been proven to be more efficient in this regard. A new experimental chemotherapy programme, using EC/T also has been proven to be far superior to AC/T in preventing relapses. The study was based clinical trials involving 2000 women diagnosed with breast cancer, from Canada and U.S, ...

Researchers Create Genetically-Matched Embryonic Stem Cells for Transplantation

...ers at Children’s Hospital Boston report a new and efficient strategy, using eggs alone, for creating mouse emb...echnique, if proven effective in humans, offers an efficient way of generating customized stem cell lines from women,” says George Q. Daley, MD, PhD, senior auth...

Industrial Chemicals Are Impairing the Brain Development of Children Worldwide

...sed. Testing chemicals for toxicity is a highly efficient public health measure. However, less than half of the thousands of chemicals currently used in commerce have been tested to assess acute toxicity and, although new chemicals undergo more thorough testing, access to the data may be restricted because ...

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