The Costliest Flu Ever – This Bird-Flu Scare, A'int chicken feed
Punjab’s poultry industry seems to have taken a severe beating after the bird-flu fears sunk its sales, and rendered a strong blow to a thriving// industry. It is estimated that nearly Rs 40 crore losses have been recorded, because of the fall in the consumption of chicken and eggs.
Study Shows a Link Between Schizophrenia & Genetic Mutations
... the teens or twenties and affecting about 1% of the population. As affected individuals are typically handicapped for many decades, it is one of the costliest
of diseases, roughly comparable with the aggregate cost of a serious cancer. Schizophrenia affects people of all races, ethnic groups, and socioecono...
With Obesity Key Driver of Rising Health Care Costs, National Business Group on Health Urges Tax Code Changes
...y grew 180 percent from 1997 to 2005;
Average per capita health spending increased by 40 percent from 1997 to 2005, but the average for the 15 costliest
conditions - all associated in some way with obesity - jumped 55 percent;
Overall, obesity accounts for 27 percent of the increase in inflati...
Session highlights of the 1st World Congress on Interventional Therapies for Type 2 Diabetes
...is one of the fastest-growing epidemics in the world, affecting an estimated 23.6 million people in the United States in 2007 alone, and is one of the costliest
conditions to treat. The 1st World Congress on Interventional Therapies for Type 2 Diabetes will convene on September 15-16, 2008.
The Congress ha...
Medical Mutual of Ohio Issues Fraud Report
...ed more than 700 indictments in 20 years.
Over the past five years, Medical Mutual has reclaimed more than $20
million from fraudulent activity.
of all crimes, the National Health Care Anti-Fraud
Association (NHCAA) estimates more than $100 million is lost every day to
health insurance fraud. S...
Statement by Daniel W. Jones, M.D., American Heart Association President on President Bush's FY 2009 Budget Proposal
With his last budget, the president had an opportunity to leave his
mark in the fight against cardiovascular disease, our nation's No. 1 killer
disease. Instead, his proposal will cut resources that would
bring us closer to a cure. We're making steady progress in combating heart
disease and st...
CJ Transforms His Functional Fitness Program Into an Additional Resource for the Hurricane Katrina Survivors
... LOS ANGELES, Dec. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Hurricane Katrina was one of the
five deadliest storms in United States history and was the costliest
estimated $86 billion.) The total fatalities were estimated at 1,836,
including flooding in the aftermath. Witnessing the
Drug Helps Fight Late-Stage Colon Cancer in Some Patients
...eatment gene testing may prove crucial to decisions as to whether a particular patient receives cetuximab or not.
Because it is so expensive -- the costliest
drug used today against colon cancer -- and because it can induce side effects, "I would like cetuximab to be used in a more individualized way," Grot...
A new century of Alzheimer's disease research
...d benefit in the phase III clinical trial, then it could be tested as a preventive agent, Dr. Golde says. But he adds that this “could possibly be the costliest
trial ever to be conducted,” because it would take decades and involve thousands of people. However, Dr. Golde and his clinical colleagues share a com...
Abnormalities in Eye Movements and Attention can Predict Schizophrenia
...to two groups in relation to schizophrenia-related risk.
“Schizophrenia affects one in every 100 people,” said Lenzenweger, who considers it the costliest
form of mental illness known to humankind. It has a strong genetic component; about 80 percent of what determines schizophrenia is related to genetic ...