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Support for Children's Health and Medicare Protection Act given to House leaders by ACP

...lso seeks to improve physician spending targets by eliminating drugs from the targets, ensuring the new coverage decisions are incorporated, and supporting the value of primary and preventive services. The College notes that further legislation will be needed to avert payment cuts in 2010 and subsequent years an...

Boeing Unveils 'green' Dreamliner Passenger Jet

...manufacturing a one-piece fuselage section, we are eliminating 1,500 aluminum sheets and 40,000 - 50,000 fasteners," Boeing said in a statement. The composites used in the Dreamliner are also stronger and lighter than traditional materials, allowing the plane greater fuel efficiency. "In addition to bringing...

New Spinal Cord Stimulation System Launched

...emote control and charger are completely cordless, eliminating the need for cumbersome cords and antennas. The remote control offers the industry's longest wireless range, enabling patients to adjust their pain therapy with simplicity and convenience. The charger is approximately 75 percent smaller and 85 percen...

An Offbeat Suit With Electronic Monitor

...ing 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 home outpatient care and for people with dementia, enabling them to have a ...

An Electronic Shirt That Monitors Your Hearts Health

...ing 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 such as at home outpatient care and for people with dementia, enabling them to...

Genetic Factors Behind Mosquitoes Resistance to Malaria Identified

...off malaria might someday lead to reducing or even eliminating the insects capacity to transmit the devastating disease. We have been trying to cure people of malaria for over a century. Only recently have people started to think about curing mosquitoes of malaria, said Dr. Baxter, who also is a research assoc...

Liver Cancer More Prevalent in Males

...oped liver cancer at the same, lower, rates. By eliminating IL-6, we reduced the incidence of liver cancer in the males by close to 90%, Karin said. However, the missing IL-6 made no further difference in female mice. The researchers then treated normal male mice with estrogen, and exposed them to DEN. The ...

Delay in Cancer Diagnosis for Children

...l to form effective policies and programs aimed at eliminating obstacles in the cancer care pathway for children with cancer....

Tumor Blood Flow can Improve Chemotherapy

...the tumors vasculature, or blood vessel system, by eliminating weak and faulty vessels, while temporarily sparing healthy, normal blood vessels. The investigators reasoned that if they treated tumors with bevacizumab first, the temporarily improved tumor circulation would more efficiently deliver topotecanbut ...

Golf Courses Could Serve as Wildlife Sanctuaries If Managed Properly

...wed that greater biodiversity could be achieved by eliminating bullfrog tadpoles. "As bullfrog cycles of metamorphosis take longer to complete (typically 12 months) than the cycles of other amphibians (typically one to four months), the bullfrog tadpoles have advantages in permanent ponds and can grow larger ...

Dental Lasers can Help Eliminate Bacteria in Root Canals

... setting. They also found that it was effective in eliminating E. faecalis as well. Researchers found, too, that the laser removed the smear layer and debris from the root canal walls and that the temperature rise during irradiation was within safe borders. The authors concluded that the Er,Cr:YSGG laser may...

Laser to Fight Root Canal Bacteria

...el at the higher setting. It also was effective in eliminating E. faecalis. Researchers found, too, that the laser removed the smear layer and debris from the root canal walls and that the temperature rise during irradiation was within safe borders. The authors concluded that the Er,Cr:YSGG laser may be suit...

China Declares War on Unsafe Foods for Soldiers

... weeding out fake or substandard food products and eliminating the common practice of several soldiers eating from the same plate, according to an announcement by the People's Liberation Army. 'To strengthen food safety is to guarantee the PLA's combat capacity,' the China Daily newspaper quoted Zhou Pengjun, ...

Nasal Cannula Treatment for Sleep Apnea Patients

...ous positive airway pressure] is most effective at eliminating apneas and hypopneas, [but] long-term effectiveness is compromised by low adherence, wrote the researchers. We developed a simplified method for increasing pharyngeal pressure by delivering warm and humidified air at a continuous high flow rate thr...

Hitler's Holocaust may Have Stemmed from Syphilis from Jewish Prostitute

..."The health of the nation will be regained only by eliminating the Jews." According to Dr. Habeeb, "Hitler's bizarre belief that syphilis was a hereditary disease that was originated and propagated by the Jews and resulted in insanity and mental retardation" could be the reason he attempted to eliminate the me...

Civic Authorities in US Seek to Stem Urban Decay

...50s. Then, in 1977, steel plants started to close, eliminating thousands of jobs. The city's economy now is based more on government, public schools, Youngstown State and its two hospitals. Crime continues to be a nasty issue, Williams said, although the number of homicides dropped to 32 last year from more th...

Tinnitus Patients can Lead a Normal Life

...nimise the importance of the tinnitus. It involves eliminating the negative significance that makes the sound pass to a conscious level in the patient and cause discomfort. In this way, disconnecting the limbic system is achieved and the negative emotion or reaction is eliminated little by little. Therapeutic ...

Personal Disclosure by Physician may Harm Patients

...s to discuss the days news or vent about problems, eliminating those kinds of self-disclosures from patient sessions. Beckman, who is medical director of the Rochester Individual Practice Association, has stopped telling his elderly patients about his mother, who was very active and healthy through her 80s. I ...

Pre-kindergarten TB Testing Costs High

... children than any other state. The savings from eliminating universal tuberculosis skin testing of youngsters could be redirected toward more cost-effective methods of stopping the spread of the disease, according to Flaherman. Instead, finding and treating adults with tuberculosis would be a better approach ...

American Cancer Society Launches Major New Study

...have a shared commitment to cancer research and to eliminating this disease; and because we are a non-profit organization with the ability to partner with volunteers, we can conduct the study for much less than would be possible for the government or a private corporation. While science can do a lot to explain...

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