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Support for Children's Health and Medicare Protection Act given to House leaders by ACP
...heir practice patterns. Helping to reduce smoking rates
while provide funding for SCHIP and Medicare by increasing federal taxes on tobacco products. Reducing costly and unfair overpayments to Medicare Advantage plans and applying these savings to ensuring health care access to children and seniors. ...
Infertility Breakthrough With First Birth from Lab-matured Egg
...rs old. Childhood cancers usually result in cure rates
of between 70 and 90 percent, but sometimes this comes at the cost of inflicting sterility when the child reaches adult life. Obstetrician Ariel Revel of the Hadassah University Hospital, Jerusalem, found eggs in the ovarian buds of pre-pubescent g...
One-third of Adults Have Had Some Form of Alcohol Use Disorder During Their Lifetimes
...d younger and unmarried individuals while lifetime rates
were highest among middle-aged Americans," the aut... prevalent and disabling. Persistent low treatment rates
given the availability of effective treatments indicate the need for vigorous education efforts for ...
Annual Tobacco-related Deaths to Reach 8.3 Million by 2030
...ts, contributing to higher consumption and greater rates
of smoking-related illness and death," said Luk Joossens, senior policy advisor of the Framework Convention Alliance, comprising 300 organisations representing over 100 countries around the world. The alliance was created to support the development...
Electric Field Therapy to Zap Cancerous Tumours
...herapy, which could more than double the survival rates
for people with one of the most common types of brain tumour. The device uses low intensity electrical fields delivered via insulated electrodes on the scalp, to disrupt tumour growth by interfering with cell division of cancerous cells which cause...
Drinking Problem Plagues 30% Americans
...ng, the authors conclude. Persistent low treatment rates
given the availability of effective treatments indicate the need for vigorous education efforts for the public and professionals....
Wet Weather Heralds the Mosquito Menace
...vere illness due to West Nile virus, case-fatality rates
range from 3% to 15% and are highest among the elderly. Less than 1% of people who become infected with West Nile virus will develop severe illness -- most people who get infected do not develop any disease at all. The main route of human infection...
"Alarming" Malnutrition Among Kenya Refugees: UN Agencies
...educed donor funding to the UNHCR for the worrying rates
of malnutrition, saying this impeded food deliveries and assistance. "If we had received the funds in time, we certainly would not have reached this high level of malnutrition and donors would actually have saved money," WFP spokeswoman Christiane ...
Boeing Unveils 'green' Dreamliner Passenger Jet
...oised to revolutionize air travel if its projected rates
of fuel-efficiency proved accurate. "If you look at it from an airline standpoint: you don't have a choice," Aboulafia told AFP. "If you don't have a 787-class aircraft and your competitor does, he can under-price you and out-profit you. "We can'...
Medicaid Data Analysis
... that people treated in these settings have higher rates
of inpatient treatment, the authors say. We need to provide treatment to people 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. ...
Nutrition Education Has Proved to Be Futile
...he 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 review also holds out a promise. It says that there may be a solutions found in limited studies ...
South Africa Notes Signs of First-ever Decline in HIV Infection Rates
...ulation," the minister said. The report said HIV rates
have been stable for several years, adding: "This ...on infected, as well as one of the world's highest rates
of teenage pregnancy....
Use of Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillators Canada Lags Behind U.S
...ning, access problems, cultural values and reduced rates
of death, and advocates for increased availability of this device....
Aboriginal People Less Likely to Use Methadone Therapy
...-up period. Previous studies have shown elevated rates
of health-related harms, such as HIV/AIDS, among Aboriginal people who use injection drugs such as heroin. Methadone therapy is recognized as one of the most effective options for treating heroin addiction....
Four Pakistan Children Abused Daily: SPARC Report
...stan had the highest maternal and infant mortality rates
in South Asia, with an estimated 10 million children working to earn a livelihood. Khan analysing the overall report said statistics proved that Pakistan lagged behind in achieving its Millennium Development Goals, education for all targets and oth...
Australian Research Reveals AIDS, Cancer Link
...o populations was very similar. Both had increased rates
in a wide variety of cancers." The research anal...reast and prostate cancer, both groups had similar rates
to the general population. "Until now, the accepted wisdom was that there were only three cancers ...
BMA Scotland Calls for Public Debate on How Best to Increase Organ Donation Rates
...ively supported efforts to improve transplantation rates
in the UK. But despite an increase in the number o...ence shows that presumed consent improves donation rates
and we would like to see a public debate on this issue to ascertain the best way forward....
Gadrasil Could Prove Effective in Men too
...e India, Uganda, Peru and Vietnam, where infection rates
have been soaring and the prospect of many more women dying of cervical cancer in the years ahead is very real. In fact, reaching these societies and perhaps the broader male market in North America at the same time may be the reason Merck includ...
Cancer Risk is High Among HIV/AIDS and Kidney Transplant Patients
... As part of the study, scientists compared cancer rates
between these HIV/AIDS and kidney transplant patie...reast and prostate cancer, both groups had similar rates
to the general population, he said....
Higher Rates of Trampoline Injuries
...t visits from 2000 through 2005, shows even higher rates
531,378 trampoline-related injuries over the stud...ents. Clearly this new study indicates even higher rates
of injury than first thought, said James Linakis, PhD, MD, a pediatric emergency physician at Hasbro...
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