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In Texas, Favorable Regulations for Physicians May Backfire in Light of Market Downturn

Lower-Than-Expected Patient Volumes Seen in Houston Physician-Owned Hospitals, According to New Reports from HealthLeaders-InterStudy NASHVILLE, Tenn., March 23 /PRNewswire/ -- HealthLeaders-InterStudy, a leading provider of managed care market intelligence, reports that while Texas laws favo...

Negative Cancer Messages Backfire With Blacks

Positive approaches more likely to prompt minorities to get checked for disease, study says THURSDAY, Nov. 6 (HealthDay News) -- Cancer-screening messages targeted to minorities that take a negative approach -- emphasizing, for instance, that colon cancer is a bigger threat to blacks t...

Healing process found to backfire in lung patients

A mechanism in the body which typically helps a person heal from an injury, may actually be causing patients with idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF) to get worse, researchers at the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS), a part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), and...

Hospital pay for performance incentives may backfire among safety-net hospitals

(PHILADELPHIA) The same government-backed incentive programs aimed at improving the care all Americans receive in hospitals may be widening the gap between poor, underserved patients and those who are insured or can afford to pay for their own care, according to a new study led by a University o...

China's 1-child policy could backfire on its elderly

ST. LOUIS -- Chinas efforts to control population growth in the present may cause problems for the countys senior citizens in the future. This prediction comes from a Saint Louis University School of Medicine researcher who spent a year in China studying its geriatric policies and practices. ...

See salad, eat fries: When healthy menus backfire

DURHAM, N.C. - Just seeing a salad on the menu seems to push some consumers to make a less healthy meal choice, according a Duke University researcher. It's an effect called "vicarious goal fulfillment," in which a person can feel a goal has been met if they have taken some small action, like ...

Scientists find city rats are loyal to their 'hoods

...erage alley. And to a city rat, this is home sweet home. The findings suggest that while rats rarely migrate, neighborhood eradication efforts may backfire by encouraging the rodents to repopulate other areas and further spread disease. When you smell a rat, the researchers say, the best solution may be t...

Women's Mental Health Hit Hard by Recession, Yet Many Show Resilience and Resourcefulness in Coping With Stress

...or more positive coping strategies, most tend to prioritize family and other financial responsibilities ahead of their own needs - a tendency that can backfire despite the best of intentions. "Women will take care of their families before making sure they have what they need to stay healthy. If at all p...

How do infections and toxins launch a cell's self-destruct and alarm system?

...se dying cells spill chemical signals and get a protective response. The resulting inflammation, which the body launches in self-defense, can at times backfire and damage vital tissues. A research team lead by Dr. Brad T. Cookson, an associate professor of microbiology and laboratory medicine, named this t...

Health Capital Group Warns of Fallout to Hospitals From the Subprime Mortgage Crisis and Urges Hospitals to Immediately Reassess Existing Debt Structures and Capital Financing Plans

...al government's action is more along the lines of 'feel good' political moves than truly corrective of the underlying dysfunctions and could, in fact, backfire in the form of markedly higher inflation down the road." He urged hospitals to involve their key board members and to step back and think about the ...
Backfire in Biological News

City rats loyal to their 'hoods, scientists discover

...rage alley. To a city rat, that alley is home sweet home. The findings suggest that while rats rarely migrate, neighborhood eradication efforts may backfire by encouraging the rodents to repopulate other areas and further spread disease. When you smell a rat, the researchers say, the best solution may be t...

The 'clean plate club' may turn children into overeaters

... "Finish your broccoli!" Although parents may have good intentions about forcing their kids to eat cold, mushy vegetables, this approach may backfire the very next day, according to new research from Cornell University. "We found that the more controlling the parents were about telling their chil...

American Chemical Society's Weekly PressPac -- Oct. 31, 2007

...4-7108 Email: sames@chem.columbia.edu ARTICLE #2 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Government plan to revive Dead Zone in Gulf of Mexico could backfire Environmental Science & Technology The potential revision to the governments approach for rejuvenating a huge Dead Zone in the Gulf of Mexico i...

Common gene version optimizes thinking -- but with a possible downside

...city and executive control. But if other genes and environmental events conspire to render the cortex incapable of handling such information, it could backfire -- resulting in the neural equivalent of a superhighway to a dead-end." Meyer-Lindenberg, Weinberger and colleagues in the NIMH Genes, Cognition ...

Hopkins AIDS experts issue warning about global efforts to provide drug therapies

...n that the military was wasting its share of medication. "While the lack of a plan is the worst-case scenario, even a plan with no public input can backfire if it fails to win local support," says McGough, a research fellow at Hopkins' Institute of the History of Medicine. "It is as important to make sure ...
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