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Medicaid Data Analysis

...t. The authors suggest that reimbursement policies favoring community mental health centers may increase the likelihood of receiving community treatment. Calling for a no wrong door approach for Medicaid populations, the authors conclude that attempts to improve mental health and substance abuse treatment f...

Key Mechanism to Emergence of Strep Bacteria

...infection, they apply a natural selective pressure favoring the genetic mutation. The mutation allows the bacteria not only to survive neutrophil killing, but to spread and destroy tissues, as is seen in necrotizing fasciitis and other severe forms of strep infection, said Walker. The research team used g...

Schools Help Hold the Line Against Childhood Obesity

...outside of school, such as limiting portion sizes, favoring healthy snacks, and playing kickball instead of video games. “We need to change children’s behavior after the bell rings at the end of the school day. And that means changing the out-of-school environment or the way that families respond to it,” vo...

The Evolution of Costly Traits

...instance, favor blond hair without also indirectly favoring blue eyes, and this is the idea of genetic hitchhiking." Kin selection is similar, but here the genetic associations are between different individuals: "If I have a gene that makes me more altruistic, then I can also expect my relatives to carry i...

Study Explains How Costly Traits Evolve

...instance, favor blond hair without also indirectly favoring blue eyes, and this is the idea of genetic hitchhiking." Kin selection is similar, but here the genetic associations are between different individuals: "If I have a gene that makes me more altruistic, then I can also expect my relatives to carry it...

Health Minister Slams State Health Governments

...accused him of short-changing public hospitals and favoring private hospitals instead. The minister's comments came ahead of negotiations for the next five-year commonwealth-state health funding agreement worth $42billion over five year which expires in the middle of 2008. According to Mr. Abbott the cu...

Stern action against AIIMS Medicos, warns Ramadoss

...nugopal. "The resolution was passed by 12 members favoring it and three against it," he said. Venugopal, a renowned heart specialist, filed a suit in the Delhi High Court that Friday stayed the execution of the resolution till its next hearing in August. The strike caused immense hardship to thousands of ...

Medicos Divided on Calling Off Anti-Quota Agitation

...on of the protestors, mostly resident doctors, are favoring suspension of the strike to honor the apex court direction, while others say the court order is not binding on them as it was not addressed to medical students. Sources said heated arguments were also witnessed during two back-to-back General Body M...

Quota System: Diverting Attention From The Real Problem

...IITs have started to lose two of the three factors favoring them. Faculties who joined IITs in the beginning are retiring and they are finding it difficult to replace them. Second, the government has correctly decided to reduce funding to IITs by diverting funds to primary and secondary education. Thus, the o...

Results of Clinical Trials Vary According to Source of Funding

... of the 324 trials reported evidence significantly favoring newer treatments, while 34.6 percent reported no s...s, and 6.8 percent reported evidence significantly favoring standard of care. Among not-for-profit trials, 49 percent of 104 reported evidence significantly fav...

Punjab Government To Clamp Down On Sex Determination Tests

...bited. With the generally affluent Punjabi society favoring sons, female feticide had been on the rise in the past decade. Guru said informers giving information about illegal sex tests would be suitably rewarded by the department. The Punjab Government has decided to reward village councils that achieve a...

Pharma Companies May Influence The Decisions Of Medical Students

...company–physician interaction presents information favoring the sponsor’s product and increases the likelihood of prescribing that product. Prescribing may be inconsistent with evidence-based guidelines and may reflect the presence of drug samples or patient demand due to direct-to-consumer advertising, even ...

Teens' vitamin D deficiency an epidemic

...its play a role And with today's youngsters often favoring indoor activities from Web-surfing to television, and many shunning vitamin D-fortified milk in favor of soda, specialists say it's no wonder. One problem is that the simple blood test that detects the deficiency is rarely done unless a problem is s...

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