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Reconsideration Of Heart Transplant Eligibility

... should not be a factor in determining transplant eligibility say researchers ,as a recent study has shown that ...n 60. The factors found hindering heart transplant eligibility were smoking, drug and alcohol addiction, excessive weight and mental disease . In conclusion rese...

Physical activity to ease gastrointestinal discomfort in obese people

...verage BMI of 33. Study participation was based on eligibility factors, such as age, gender, smoking status, amount of physical activity, BMI and binge eating status. Of those participating in the study, it was found that more than 13 percent had IBS and nearly 6 percent were binge eaters. The study is the fir...

Physical activity may help relieve gastrointestinal symptoms in obese people

... and GI symptoms. Study participation was based on eligibility factors, such as age, gender, smoking status, amount of physical activity, BMI and binge eating status. On average, participants in this study were classified as obese. In the study, BMI was found to be associated positively with abdominal...

Slash In Medi-Cal Coverage Makes Medical Care For The Poor Questionable

...eatest next to New York. But so far the patient’s eligibility and the benefits are not affected. If these cuts were extended till the next year then it would make a profit of $68 million to the state fund. There were also lots of complaints that it was difficult for a poor person to find a Medi-Cal providin...

CHIP Includes Dental Coverage

...re took over the CHIP screening. At the same time eligibility rules for the CHIP program underwent a change. Confusion resulted with these simultaneous changes with many families without any health insurance for their children. Along with the changes many services like dental and vision coverage were removed ...

Stem Cell Therapy Regenerates Heart Muscle In Heart Attack Patients

...pulmonary function to ensure that they satisfy the eligibility criteria for the trial. At the end of the study, the patients would again be subjected to an MRI examination to notice improvement in repair of the damaged heart muscle and muscle function. Following hospitalization for a short period of 2-3 days, th...

Students Divided over OBC Reservation

...rate, which included lowering the cut-off mark for eligibility to take CBSE medical entrance tests for SC, ST and OBC to 40 per cent, exemption from mandatory interview for admission to technical institution in addition to the reservation for the OBC in medical and technical institutions....

No Insurance For Young Adults In U.S.

...udy. ‘Policy changes such as increasing the age of eligibility for public programs and continued parental coverag...ake a significant dent in the problem: Extending eligibility for Medicaid and the State Children's Health Insurance Program beyond the current age limit for chil...

NHS Funding For Continuing Care: Eligibility Criteria Simplified

... simplify the system by setting out guidelines for eligibility to the continuing care funds provided by the NHS i...being denied continuing care due to confusion over eligibility criteria. Traditionally, extended nursing care for people with long-term illnesses was classifie...

Scotland's First 'Stand-Alone' Private Fertility Centre Established

...easonable alternative, when compared to the strict eligibility rules and waiting times, which often go up to five years by the NHS. Many patient groups, have meanwhile expressed concern over the setting up of the 'Glasgow Centre for Reproductive Medicine' feeling that the NHS would be affected in the long run...

Medical Course in Kerala is Beyond the Reach of NRI's

...) government," said Joseph. He added: "Since the eligibility for NRI quota admission is only the minimum qualification, the managements would give seats to NRIs who pay the highest donations, which is illegal." Reports indicate that the going rate of donations collected from NRKs on the sly by medical colleg...

Health Care Waiting Period Waived for Evacuees from Lebanon in Ontario

...ng from the Middle East having questions regarding eligibility should call the Health Ministry information line at 1-866-255-2292. In addition psychological counselling for those in need of emotional support can also contact the same number for assistance. B.C and Quebec also made similar announcements. Geo...

Gap Exists between Medical School Teaching and Physician’s Practic

... is to consider her preferences as well as medical eligibility criteria,’ she said. The existence of new highly reliable, easily taught natural family planning methods developed by Georgetown University's Institute for Reproductive Health may encourage physicians to present natural family planning options to t...

Medical Council Of India Draws Public Attention on Misleading Ads.

...Regulation 9 of the Screening Test Regulations the eligibility certificate is valid only for candidates to join a... for undergoing the screening test on return. This eligibility certificate cannot be used by any student to actually join an institution in India [which is not gra...

Preventing Falls May Be Key to Avoiding Disability in Elderly

..., exercise and home modifications — with different eligibility requirements, reimbursement systems and approaches. It is also important to understand what 'dose' effect or level of each intervention is needed to have an impact, he said. 'At the Fall Prevention Center of Excellence, we are working to create sus...

High-Tech Scans For Early Detection Of Breast Cancer

...linical Excellence (NICE) for doctors to determine eligibility . Those carrying defective genes BRCA 1&2, or with a 10 year risk over 8% can have the scans done from age 30. For the 40-49 age group, the risk factor has to be greater than 20% over 10 years, or 12% in those with cloudy mammograms,to be eligible fo...

New Medicaid Rule For New Borns

... eligible for citizenship and documenting a baby‘s eligibility for Medicaid is as simple as submitting a page from the child‘s medical record showing the child was born in the US. However doctors will not be able to cover any services for the newborn until a Medicaid application is filed, which could take se...

Severity of heart failure in elderly can be measured with a seven-point system

...ty within six months, we can more easily establish eligibility for hospice care.' Source-Eurekalert...

Streamlined Claims a Boon to Patients, Doctors

...y will also be able to verify a patient’s Medicare eligibility and concession status. “Importantly, the new system will result in no additional costs for either patients or doctors.” Further work is needed to integrate the electronic payment and claiming system with existing medical practice technology, Dr G...

Obese Take to Food With Gusto, in Order to Be Eligible for Free Surgery

...overboard with food, just to meet with the surgery eligibility criterion. Following this, the government is planning to raise the BMI limit to 45. Spokeswoman Chrissie Palmer said: 'This is yet another process that has been turned into a postcode lottery.' Gastric by-passes or lap bands can cost anywhere be...

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