Tag: "expenditure" at medical news
Reduction in Drug Costs
...pertensive drugs are a major part of national drug expenditure
in developed countries, where as many as one perso...eimbursement rule, with the aim of reducing public expenditure
on antihypertensive drugs. Before the change, one in ten patients starting antihypertensive medicat...
Fat Tax Could Avoid Considerable Amount of Heart Attack and Stroke Deaths Annually
...roke. It would also increase weekly household food expenditure
by 3.2%. Taxing foods attracting a high SSCg3d sc...r maximum health would boost weekly household food expenditure
by 4.6% or 0.67 a person a week. But it would prevent up to 3200 deaths from heart disease and str...
Insulin Sensitizer- Energy Conserving Signal to Brain
...cts on the brain to boost appetite and slow energy expenditure
in an effort to maintain adequate fat stores durin...is short-term regulation of food intake and energy expenditure
by adiponectin and leptin, these two adipokines may also participate in the long-term regulation of ...
Malaria Sweeps Tripura, 25 Dead
...ts hit by malaria. "The government would bear all expenditure
for the treatment of malaria patients in hospitals," said Health Minister Tapan Chakraborty....
War Stimulates Research Blitz in Prosthetics Industry
...ared with about $529,000 in 2000. "The military expenditure
on prosthetics is obviously booming, and it represents a more and more significant part of our business, but it is still only a small part of our business," said Ian Fothergill, clinical marketing manager for the North American division of Iceland-ba...
Walking Upright Saves Humans 75 Pc More Energy Compared to Apes
...ercent less costly, in terms of energy and caloric expenditure
than bipedal walking and quadrupedal knucklewalking in chimpanzees. The energy savings could have provided early hominids with an evolutionary advantage over other apes by reducing the cost of foraging for food, said Herman Pontzer, Ph.D., assista...
FICCI Proposes Models To Solve Indias Healthcare Crisis
...althcare, a network of diagnostic centers, capital expenditure
sharing, equity sharing and premises on lease model. The chamber stresses that the partnership models would have to run in tandem with attractive fiscal incentives and meaningful regulation if quality healthcare is to be accessible to all and the bed...
It Takes 750 Pounds a Year to Keep Your Loved One Happy
...y women, reports Scotsman. Twelve percent of the expenditure
on their better halves is on jewellery and watches. Women only spend something above 5 pct on computer or console games for their men. Only 5 pct is spent on clothing and accessories and most of expenses incurred is on weekend away, digital gadge...
walk and Work Desk Could Help Obese Workers to Shed Weight
...he participants did any regular exercise. Energy expenditure
was measured while working and walking for 35 minu...uple of hours a day, they could boost their energy expenditure
by 100 kilocalories an hour. Over the course of a year, that could translate into shedding between 2...
Stand Up And Get Back To Work!
...ion a couple of hours per day (and boosting energy expenditure
by 100 kilocalories an hour) an obese employee could shed 45 to 65 pounds over the course of a year. Commenting on the study, obesity expert Dr. Arya Sharma of McMaster University says the vertical workstation is one idea for incorporating physica...
IT Delays Putting Patient Safety at Risk, Say Senior NHS Staff
... civilian IT programme in the world with projected expenditure
of over 12bn. The main features of the programme are a new networking service, called N3; electronic booking, called Choose and Book; electronic transfer of prescriptions; and a nationally accessible summary of patients records, called the spine. R...
Domestic Violence in Australia Leads to Number of Suicides
...re preventable. Head of the AIHW's economics and expenditure
unit John Goss said the fact that 32 per cent of the total burden of illness was preventable was "an important message for policymakers ... because it indicates where you can get the most bang for your buck in prevention". With national elections n...
India -Penny Wise and Pound Foolish on Health Matters
...2 million diabetic patients. India’s per capita expenditure
on health is only 6.1% of the GDP. The need of the hour is to invest in healthcare programmes aimed at overall well-being of people at the workplace. The study also advises the institution of cardiac centers at important locations, to assist the many...
‘For-profit Dialysis Centers’ in the Spotlight Over Anti-anemia Drug Overdoe
... accounted for 1.8 billion dollars of medical drug expenditure
in 2004. The records of 159,522 adult Medicare-eligible, end-stage renal disease patients from the US Renal Data System, undergoing hemodialysis at various centers during November and December 2004 was analyzed using statistical regression models ...
Biocon Net Profit Up by 15 Percent for Fiscal Year
...Rs.9.9 billion in fiscal 2006-07. // The firm's expenditure
on research and development, during 2006-07, also increased by 86 percent at Rs.380 million, it said in a statement. It also announced increase in dividend from 50 to 60 percent, with Rs.3 per share, as recommended by the court. "Our strategy of b...
India may See Outbreak of Cardiovascular Illnesses
...to combat the grave threat. The country's public expenditure
is only 20.7 per cent of the total expenditure
on health as compared to Bangladesh's 25.2 per cent, Pakistan's 34.9 per cent and China's 33.7 per c...
Penguin: an Alternative Bio-indicator to Monitor Climate Change
... and co-workers measured the heart rate and energy expenditure
of king penguins whilst walking on a treadmill and whilst swimming in a long water channel, and obtained relationships between these two variables. They then implanted heart rate loggers in penguins going to sea such that they could infer the energy ...
Indian Films With Smoking Scenes may Get 'A' Certificate
...ng a huge challenge to the country's public health expenditure
and productive working hours. According to government estimates, India is home to 200 million tobacco users. To dissuade people from smoking, pictures of corpse, cancerous mouth and the caption "your smoking kills babies" would be displayed on pack...
Charity To Cancer Patient’s Rescu
...holds. Prescription drugs contribute to additional expenditure
in the family. Ms. Monteverde also adds that a c...bination of factors like reduced income, increased expenditure
of drugs adds up to the misery of the families affected by cancer. Additional costs include signific...
Six More Quality Health Care Canters Proposed by Indian Government
...ed that the government was committed to increasing expenditure
in health sector from the current level of 0.9 per cent of the GDP to 2-3 per cent of the GDP over the next five years. He said this would be done through the National Rural Health Mission to improve basic health care services for the common man....
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