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

... to Medicare by funding positive 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 o...

Government Policies and Booming Economy Keep Indian Healthcare in Top Shape

...h services, economic impact articles, and economic updates that discuss relevant and critical economic trends. Frost & Sullivan, a global growth consulting company, has been partnering with clients to support the development of innovative strategies for more than 40 years. The company's industry expertise ...

Americas Preparations For Flu Outbreak Still Incomplete

...to close schools are also still in the works.These updates were delivered recently in a White House briefing on the governments progress in preparing the nation for an outbreak of a deadly infectious disease. Top officials emphasized that significant planning and investment decisions had already been made, i...

Despite Being Effective Electroconvulsive Therapy is Underused for Severe Depression

... patient's depression relapses. The article also updates key technical issues related to the performance of ECT, including different approaches to "dosing," electrode placement, medications, anesthesia, and patient evaluation and follow-up. "Although current wisdom has relegated ECT to a last treatment opt...

Investigational Drug Being Pursued for the Treatment of Ischaemic Stroke

... of data from prior clinical trials of ancrod and updates on the clinical development of their investigational drug, Viprinex(TM) (ancrod), for the treatment of acute ischaemic stroke at the 16th annual European Stroke Congress in Glasgow, Scotland in the United Kingdom. Viprinex is a defibrinogenating agen...

CMPMedica Adds Oncology Search Engine to SearchMedica.com

...rofessionals are encouraged to register to receive updates about new content and tips on how to use various advanced tools within SearchMedica....

New AMA Survey Finds Medicare Cuts Will Hurt Seniors

...ill replace the looming cuts with Medicare payment updates based on practice costs. "Congressional action is the only remedy that will help assure seniors' access to doctors," said Dr. Wilson. "We ask America's seniors, and their loved ones, to join us in calling for legislation to help avert an access to ...

Drag Dad to the Doctor This Father's Day

..., meal planners, lifestyle guides, and videos; and updates on the latest diabetes research news; access to diabetes support and information. Furthermore, as a subscriber he will receive ADA's Annual Resource Guide for Diabetes Supplies -- the most comprehensive resource available for consumers about diabetes...

Terminally Ill Patients Asked To Depute People To Make Decisions

...blishing on this issue since 1999. It says regular updates will be issued to reflect changes in the law as they arise. JYT...

Consumers Warned of Using Cat Food Due to Salmonella Contamination

...exposed to these items. FDA may provide additional updates as more information becomes available. Source-Bio-Bio Technology<BR...

Researchers Discover How We Differentiate Smells

...he first time how and where the brain modifies and updates information about smells. In the study, researchers presented a single odor to human subjects continuously for 3 1/2 minutes. Half of the subjects received a minty odor; the other half, a floral odor. The researchers discovered that this prolonged...

Inhaled Particles Increases the Risk of Lung Cancer

...tal Medicine (ACOEM), is a special issue providing updates on particles and cancer. "A remarkable consistency exists among many types of studies for some particles in terms of their ability to cause cancer," writes Dr. Robert J. McCunney of Massachusetts Institute of Technology in an introductory editorial...

Why Public Should Really Know About HPV?

...being presented with new health care research that updates previous knowledge, might conflict with prior knowledge, or provides entirely new options for diagnosis and treatment," said Jasmin A. Tiro, Ph.D., MPH, in the Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences, NCI, Bethesda, Md. "With limited aware...

Cardiocerebral Resuscitation, A New Technique For Out-Of-Hospital Cardiac Arrest

... of 490,000 Americans every year. Despite periodic updates in the CPR guidelines, survival rates following out-of-hospital cardiac arrest have remained dismal over the past 20 years, hovering between 1 and 3 percent in most large cities in the United States. Survival rates are better only if an automated ext...

Forest Fire Affects Singapore's Air Quality

...on and outdoor activity. The NEA started issuing updates every hour instead of once every 24 hours. Air quality is considered moderate when the PSI is between 50 and 100. More than 100 is unhealthy, while 50 and below is considered good. Childcare centres were keeping their tots indoors with the windows ...

Successfully Separated Conjoined Twins In A Critical Yet Stable Condition

...explained that the parents kept receiving periodic updates as they were in the hospital waiting room. In an interview earlier in the day Benzschawel said, “It's been a roller coaster, you have a mix of every emotion possible pretty much the worst feeling.” Family members and friends also assembled in the r...

Doctors Optimistic on Separating the Conjoined US Twins

...ct their pelvis. The family was receiving hourly updates from the surgical team and reported progress on their website, www.herrintwins.com. They said the first incision was made at 10.27 a.m. (0427 GMT) Monday. Ahead of the operation, surgeons said the procedure could last from 12 to 24 hours. The famil...

Undetected Cases Of Diabetes Boom In The US

...detects undiagnosed diabetes and IFG. "This study updates and generally corroborates earlier analyses that were based on 2 years of NHANES data," said lead author Catherine Cowie, Ph.D., of the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK). "We're seeing a rising prevalence of dia...

Cancer wonder drug will not be a slip between the cup and the lip!

...s are available on the packaging along with timely updates regarding its performance. The drug is on its last lap of government approval after which subsidy to use this drug will not be a distant dream. The drug is estimated at an annual cost of $66,000.The respite for patients to use Herceptin is now very...

Decline of Suicide Rates to a Record Low, Holds Promise

Recent updates on the suicide rates show a good trend of decline in the number of suicides. Yet, more needs to be done, for the government to realize its goal of scaling down the suicide rates by 20 % within the year 2010. // Department Of Health has enabled some...

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