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

...ositive physician payment updates in 2008 and 2009 instead of allowing devastating cuts to go into effect. The bill also 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 ...

Electric Field Therapy to Zap Cancerous Tumours

...causes the cells to stop proliferating and die off instead of dividing and growing. The device was developed by a team of researchers led by Professor Yoram Palti at the Technion-Israel Institute of Technology. The fields disrupt the movement of a cell's inner building blocks during division, so that i...

Blood Protein may Hold Key to Why Healthy People Get Heart Attacks

...MPO is intended to kill harmful bacteria, it might instead inflame the body's arteries and cripple protective substances in the blood. Elevated MPO levels signalled increased risk even in those with acceptable levels of LDL cholesterol, HDL cholesterol or C-reactive protein, a widely acknowledged marker of...

Five Killed by Methane Gas on Virginia Farm

... phone out at me and asked me to dial 911." Layman instead followed her and two of the Showalter's four children. By the time he got to the pit a few feet away, "They were all gone, except Phyillis." Layman said he tried to pull the woman out of the pit but could not. She died, along with daughters Shayl...

Boeing Unveils 'green' Dreamliner Passenger Jet

...st notably the use of high-tech plastic composites instead of aluminium. Up to 50 percent of the primary structure of the plane -- including the fuselage and wing -- will be made of composites such as carbon-fiber. "By manufacturing a one-piece fuselage section, we are eliminating 1,500 aluminum sheets a...

Medicaid Data Analysis

...eople wherever they appear in the treatment system instead of increasing treatment in one settingsuch as the community-based settingand hoping they come there, said Clark. Psychiatric disorders and substance abuse are major problems for the Medicaid population. Diagnosed psychiatric and substance use diso...

Dengue Surge in Singapore, Man Prosecuted for Breeding Mosquitoes

...ell. "Elective cases are non-emergency cases, so instead of having immediate surgery, one may have to push the date back until this whole outbreak is over." Mr Khaw said the main problem is that mosquitoes now carry a different strain of dengue that causes more people to come down with the illness....

Cognitive Test Takers and Score Variation

...s truly impaired, or truly improving or worsening, instead of showing normal short-term fluctuation. Accord...stribution of many potential levels of performance instead of as one stable short-term level. He proposes the use of a measurement burst procedure that bases u...

In China, Online Gamers Raking in the Cash

... why computer games are so popular," he says. So instead of sweating it out on the sports field, Zhao spends 20 to 30 hours a week in World of Warcraft, Lineage and other fantasy universes, which are typically set in ancient empires or occult territories. He sometimes delves into the massive multi-player...

Nutrition Education Has Proved to Be Futile

...might as well be throwing doughnuts down the drain instead of tax payer's dollars. According to the Centers for Disease Control, nationally obesity rates since the 1970s have nearly quintupled among kids ages six to eleven. Among even younger children, ages two to five, the rate has tripled. However, the...

Epilepsy Increases Suicide Risks

...an 70 percent of epileptics could be seizure-free, instead of the current 52 percent, Burns said. Michael R. Sperling, M.D., professor of neurology and director of the Jefferson Comprehensive Epilepsy Center in Philadelphia, said the Danish study was "frankly confirmatory of an extensive literature known f...

Hydrogen Fuel Is It a New Fuel for the Future?

...ts in its pure form in the environment, preferring instead to bond with other elements such as oxygen to form...ary energy source like coal, sunlight or wind, but instead is generally referred to as being an energy carrier like electricity. Hydrogen's critics claim that ...

An Offbeat Suit With Electronic Monitor

...f one garment and put on another smart garment so, instead of having just one heart monitor, you can have a wardrobe of them, Prof Thomas said. Prof Thomas points out that his researchers were not the first to think of this technology, but were the first worldwide to develop smart garment management techno...

Somerville, A Town Committed to Tackle Obesity Among Kids

...mpasses everything from encouraging people to walk instead of drive to persuading restaurants to serve smaller portions. Americans are becoming more and more aware of the growing number of overweight children and teenagers in the US. About a third or 25 million US children and teenagers weigh over the heal...

An Electronic Shirt That Monitors Your Hearts Health

...f one garment and put on another smart garment so, instead of having just one heart monitor, you can have a wardrobe of them, said Prof. Thomas. Prof Thomas said though his team were not the first to think of this technology, but they were the first worldwide to develop smart garment management technology ...

British Woman Who Has inherited Breast Cancer Wants to Spread Awareness

...d, suggesting that maybe the tumour would eat that instead of her body. Her father, who she says was a good man, brought her and her siblings up after her mother died, but her childhood memories are of fear, pain and suffering. "I was told by a relative that because I was my mother's last child and had s...

Clamor for Catheter-based Ablation Increasing Among Heart Patients in US

...all upper chambers of the heart, the atria, quiver instead of beating effectively. Although atrial fibrillation is not in itself considered life-threatening, people with it are at an increased risk for blood clots and stroke. While some experience no symptoms and most others seem to suffer little more than...

Fat Horses Face Health Problems

...e obesity may result from natural grazing behavior instead of the overfeeding of grains and other feed supplements, which defies conventional thinking on equine weight matters. The majority of horses examined in the study were fed primarily pasture and hay with very little grain and concentrate. Instead of ...

Sugary Diet can Be Helpful in Shedding Off Pounds

...rsity Edinburgh undertook the study and found that instead a low-fat, high-carbohydrate diet (containing sucrose) combined with physical activity achieved the greatest health benefits in overweight subjects. In fact, the palatability of sucrose may even help dieters stick to their eating plans. As part...

A Spoonful of Sugar can Melt Away the Pounds

...rsity Edinburgh undertook the study and found that instead a low-fat, high-carbohydrate diet (containing sucrose) combined with physical activity achieved the greatest health benefits in overweight subjects. In fact, the palatability of sucrose may even help dieters stick to their eating plans. As part o...

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