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Experts Propose New Criteria for Alzheimer's Diagnosis

...y and significant episodic memory impairment...the timeliness of these criteria is highlighted by the many drugs in development that are directed at changing pathogenesis," say the authors, whose proposal is put forward in a Position Paper published in The Lancet Neurology. The researchers, however, admit th...

Americans Get Least Value For Money In Healthcare

...s, including access to healthcare, patient safety, timeliness of care, efficiency and equity. Americans were also last in terms of whether they had a regular physician. The US spends twice what the average industrialized country spends on health care but were clearly not getting value for the money, Davis op...

Outsourcing of UK Hospital Records to India Opposed

...s with a view to improving both the efficiency and timeliness of its communications." Source-IANS/B...

Sponsor to Pull Measure Mandating HPV Vaccine

...sures. "Not about what it will accomplish, but the timeliness of it and the understanding of it being a mandate." Britt said she received a couple of calls from parents and organizations criticizing the legislation, raising concerns that the vaccine might encourage promiscuity. Cervical cancer afflicts almo...

Too Few Americans Getting Preventive Health Screenings

...are: effectiveness of health care, patient safety, timeliness of care, and patient centeredness. The National Healthcare Quality Report tracks the health care system through quality measures, such as what proportion of heart attack patients received recommended care when they reached the hospital, or what per...

Manmohan Calls for Statistical Reforms in Healthcare and Education

... there are growing concerns about the reliability, timeliness and accuracy of our statistical data," he said. ...ted to the imperative need to improve credibility, timeliness and adequacy of our data system. "It made a number of recommendations including reform of the str...

Mobile Robots Offer 24/7 Care to Neurosurgical ICU, Stroke Patients

...ology gives us quicker access to the patients, and timeliness is everything in helping a stroke patient recover,' said Dr. David Chiu, medical director of the Eddy Scurlock Stroke Center. The robots do not replace physicians seeing patients in person. Instead, they supplement physician visits for those times ...

Health Minister Ramadoss Honoured for his Exemplary Work

...ggressive worldwide tobacco marketing tactics, the timeliness of recognising these achievers' contributions is particularly relevant," said John R. Seffrin, CEO of the American Cancer Society. "As reported by WHO, there are approximately 1.3 billion smokers in the world - one-third of the global population ag...

Bird Flu: Fact or Fiction

...tional Vaccine Program office, praised the movie's timeliness in raising public awareness of bird flu, as well a...tional Vaccine Program office, praised the movie's timeliness in raising public awareness of bird flu, as well as its portrayal of several potentially realistic s...

Misdiagnosis of cataplexy

...e usage of sleep tests and eventually increase the timeliness and accuracy of the diagnosis of narcolepsy with cataplexy....

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(Date:4/17/2014)... The cause of neuronal death in Parkinson,s disease ... neurons may be mistaken for foreign invaders and killed ... way autoimmune diseases like type I diabetes, celiac disease, ... was published April 16, 2014, in Nature Communications ... idea in Parkinson,s disease; but if true, it could ...
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(Date:4/16/2014)... A 20-year assessment of Nicaragua,s legal, artisanal green sea ... overall catch rates of turtles in what may have ... the Wildlife Conservation Society and University of Florida. , ... than 170,000 green turtles were killed between 1991 and ...
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(Date:4/16/2014)... as Kennedy,s disease, spinal and bulbar muscular atrophy (SBMA) is ... weakness and atrophy. Researchers have long considered it to be ... in the spinal cord and brainstem that control muscle movement. ... 16, 2014 online issue of Neuron , a team ...
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