Tag: "policies" at medical news
FDA Nanotechnology Task Force takes positive step forward
... participation will be key both to developing good policies
and winning public confidence in the agency’s oversight of nanotechnology, and I applaud the Task Force and FDA for taking this approach. Finally, the extensive nanotechnology “to do” list outlined in the report should remind Congress, as it conside...
M-rated Violent Video Games Most Popular Among Young Teens
...ects on the children who play them and look at the policies
once again which propose that children should not ...eed to take a fresh look at what types of rules or policies
make sense," Olson added. The findings of the study were published in the July issue of the Journ...
Draft National Policy on Sight-saving Drugs unacceptable
...e is due in September. DTB says: We believe that policies
that dictate that patients must go blind in one eye before being given treatment for the other are unacceptable. It continues: Pegaptanib and ranibizumab need to be made available for use throughout the NHS, as is the case in Scotland. In the absen...
Bio-defense Lab Ordered Shut Down as Researchers Get Infected
...ull compliance with all CDC and any other relevant policies
and regulations," he said. The Sunshine Project, in a statement e-mailed to journalists today, said the problems it found at Texas A&M show that the US government needs to reduce the number of people and facilities that handle bioweapons agents and...
Medicaid Data Analysis
...d therapists offices. Although most intervention policies
for co-occurring substance abuse and mental disord... treatment. The authors suggest that reimbursement policies
favoring community mental health centers may increase the likelihood of receiving community treatmen...
Benefits From the Use of the Internet in Healthcare Applications Highlighted
...ough quite challenging. Moreover, public health policies
and regulations greatly influence the way in which healthcare organisations can use the Internet. For instance, uncertainty over privacy and security regulations regarding the use of electronic health information can deter organisations from sharing ...
Discourage Less Educated Women from Conceiving , Says New Zealand Academic
...ts. Or the government could adopt Scandavian-style policies
to aggressively tackle poverty and iron out class differences. And it could also make it easier for well educated women to have babies without paying a high price in career or income. But there were others who found Flynns views repugnant, like Wai...
Americans Grow Shorter, Blame It on Weak Healthcare
...nsequences for growing bones. Public and corporate policies
play a role as well: the United States stands out from Europe (and the rest of the world) in its lack of family-friendly workplaces. According to a study conducted by researchers at Harvard, it is among only five countries in the world that doesn't m...
Delay in Cancer Diagnosis for Children
...ty and prognosis would be useful to form effective policies
and programs aimed at eliminating obstacles in the cancer care pathway for children with cancer....
Government Policies and Booming Economy Keep Indian Healthcare in Top Shape
...e. Furthermore, the government will also implement policies
to significantly lower the unemployment rate. "This conducive investment environment has directly and indirectly enhanced healthcare infrastructure, facilities, and the quality of healthcare professionals in India," notes Reddy. "This has, in turn,...
A Break Through Energy Bill by the US Government
...rs, governors and state legislatures toward energy policies
that focus more on renewable fuels and conservation measures. Minnesota Gov. Tim Aplenty, a Republican, announced the "25 by 25" program last year, with a goal that 25 percent of the energy produced and used in the state come from renewable ...
Psychiatric Patients Ill-treated in Emergency Rooms, US Officials Say
..., and patients contend that they are humiliated by policies
like the one requiring them to undress. Documents from the Department of Public Health -- which conducts investigations when patients or relatives complain or hospitals themselves report problems -- show that investigators cited 11 hospitals for a ...
Health Insurance- Play It Safe And Reap The Benefits
...ave become more stringent. Before April this year, policies
covered pre-existing diseases after four claim-fre...s Gupta. Apart from this, most medical insurance policies
have a moratorium of about six months. This means that any claims made during the first six months o...
US Health Insurance Firms Suspend Sales, Promise to End Fraudulent Practices
...pe of private Medicare managed-care plan. These policies
offer fewer restrictions on doctors and hospitals ...d elderly customers into buying Medicare Advantage policies
that they couldn't afford, cutting off access to their doctors. Agents also forged signatures, signe...
Mother Has the Right to the Placenta, US Court Rules
...gest at home and didn't have to deal with hospital policies
afterward. Jones said Swanson's case upset her. The two are members of Las Vegas-based Birth Year Network. The nonprofit organization provides support and education to future parents on various topics, including home birthing and herbal medicine. ...
Life Insurers in India to Launch Health Insurance Policies
...ucts offered by general insurance companies, these policies
do not reimburse the insured for his medical or ho...is, being based on the principle of benefit, these policies
pay you the lump sum when you fall ill, instead of compensating you for the medical expenses. Says...
Cherie Blair to Challenge Hubbys Smoking Ban on Human Rights Ground
...rect opposition to one of the Governments flagship policies
as Blair is about to resign. During her hour-long visit to the venue this week, Cherie advised nightclubs owner Dave West how he can challenge the ban in the High Court on human rights grounds. She charged a minimum of 3,500 pounds plus VAT for ...
Doctors Warn of Deficiencies in Antenatal HIV Testing
... antenatal services have altered their HIV testing policies
to offer repeat testing of high risk individuals at 32 weeks of pregnancy and midwives are being advised to consider ongoing risks in all women, they say. Contact tracing as is currently offered to HIV positive women should be offered to high risk ...
60% of Infertile Couples are Okay With Allowing Unused Embryos for Stem Cell Research
...ally funded research. Moreover, current federal policies
do not reflect the preferences of infertility patients who have faced the very personal moral challenge of deciding what to do with their frozen embryos, according to the study. This has significant implications for potential policy change on stem ...
New Research to Make Science and Technology Work for the Poor
...o respond to 21st century conditions. Out-of-date policies
are undermining unprecedented opportunities for recent aid commitments to improve the environment and combat poverty. We live in an era of unprecedented environmental and technological flux; apocalyptic predictions of climate change-induced drought...
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