Are Physicians Hesitant to Diagnose Depression?
SAN MATEO, Calif., Providing a voice to an often silent disease, Epocrates, Inc. surveyed 500 clinicians to identify trends in depression diagnosis, prevalence and treatment. People dealing with stress, whether in the workplace or at home, should take note; nearly all clinicians identified stress ...
Motorcyclist Lives On, Rides On Through Organ Donation
...ichael's lungs after three years of waiting. Barbara told the Corea family that she is able to do things she has never done before. She was always hesitant
about her grandson's motorcycle, but one day when her grandson asked if she wanted to go for a ride, she said, "It must have been Michael's spiri...
GE Launches Program to Doctors, Hospitals to Accelerate EMR Adoption; First $100 Million of healthymagination Commitment
...rrors and costs," said Vishal Wanchoo, president and CEO of GE Healthcare IT. "However, significant financial barriers are making healthcare providers hesitant
to adopt the technology. Between the large upfront capital investment required in these challenging economic times and the uncertainty of the criteria...
Nonprofit Outpatient Clinics and Social Service Agencies Outsource Billing to Increase Profits
...aking capacity a non-issue. After, Millin can take billing on an ongoing basis, catering to the facility's needs.
Many clinics and agencies are hesitant
to outsource billing functions because they are already losing money. Millin provides a highly-trained IT department, which can come into any work en...
Frost & Sullivan: Global Government Reactions to Swine Flu Is Key
...gment will see a slight drop," says Haris.
Haris continues, "Low cost carriers will gain benefits as customers who still have to travel are still hesitant
to spend more than necessary. Also, airlines that do no fly to North America will not be affected much. Asian, European, Middle East and African airli...
Simmons Celebrates Earth Day by Encouraging Consumers To "Sleep Green"
...pt and $14.99 for shipping and handling.
"While many consumers are interested in obtaining an eco-friendly night's sleep, we know they may be hesitant
to invest their money in a new mattress these days," said Ms. Kozel. "This pillow promotion helps consumers view their Natural Care® bed...
Many Smokers Don't Tell Docs About Their Habit
Healton, who was once a smoker herself, said that pregnant women and people with such problems as depression and alcoholism might be especially hesitant
to talk about their smoking.
But doctors need to treat smokers with respect, said Dr. Norman H. Edelman, chief medical officer of the American Lung...
Rate Your Doctor at DrScore.com for Doctor's Day
...e.com is that the vast majority of patients provide valuable feedback to their health care providers." said Dr. Feldman. "If a health care provider is hesitant
to ask patients to rate them online because he or she is concerned that an isolated criticism will skew the score, we say that the best solution is to...
Supreme Court Rejects Limits on Drug-Injury Lawsuits
...y, professor of law at Fordham Law School in New York City and visiting professor at Harvard Law School in Boston.
"Some trial lawyers who had been hesitant
to bring claims against pharmaceutical companies are now going to be more willing to do so," Zipursky said. "A number of cases that were stayed in sta...
Nobel Biocare Unveils Results of the Largest U.S. Consumer Dental Survey
...in California, the majority of patients are unaware of the health consequences that can arise from missing teeth. "We see patients every day that are hesitant
to replace a missing tooth because they see it only as an aesthetic issue and are concerned about perceived vanity. It is vitally important for those...
Hesitant in Medical Technology
Hesitant in Medical Definition
...ion and leading to hygienic difficulties. The masses of excess skin also make any form of exercise difficult. Many patients become reclusive and are hesitant
to enter romantic or social relationships. Said one massive weight loss patient: “After I lost 155 pounds, (70 kg) it was like I had a size 26 skin ha...
Hesitant in Biological News
Science internships attract students to research careers
...07. Most of the students were juniors and seniors.
Researchers observed that, during the first 2 weeks of the internship, most of the students were hesitant
to participate or to touch instrumentation in the laboratory. After completing the training the students developed the confidence to carry out a semi-...
Want to fly? Don't copy the birds and the bees
...l Veterinary College, has studied the reasons behind these differences in aerodynamics and concluded that scientists should, in this instance, be more hesitant
before imitating nature. He will be presenting his results on Sunday 6th July at the Society for Experimental Biology's Annual Meeting in Marseille [...
Fruits, vegetables and teas may protect smokers from lung cancer, UCLA researchers report
...eating more fruits and vegetables and drinking more black and green teas wont hurt.
Since this study is the first of its type, I would usually be hesitant
to make any recommendations to people about their diet, Zhang said. We really need to have several larger studies with similar results to confirm our ...
Despite awareness of global warming Americans concerned more about local environment
...overnment action taken toward local and national issues, said David Konisky, a policy research scholar with the Institute of Public Policy. People are hesitant
to support efforts concerning global issues even though they believe that environmental quality is poorer at the global level than at the local and na...
For super-obese patients, duodenal switch beats gastric bypass
...tudies have demonstrated higher rates of weight-loss failure and weight regain following gastric bypass in these patients.
But surgeons have been hesitant
to adopt the duodenal switch for several reasons, he said: "greater technical complexity of the operation, particularly when performed laparoscopicall...
Faster immune system testing set to improve poultry quality
...roatia. He had hoped that there would be direct commercial interest in the test alone but the animal health industry is conservative and companies are hesitant
because they have lost considerable market in Asia due to the current outbreak of bird flu.
"We had five potential partners originally but the Slov...
Combination therapy improves AIDS-related lymphoma outcome
...ack of study data to show the efficacy of maintaining HIV-positive patients on HAART while they are treated with chemotherapy for ARL, oncologists are hesitant
to expose HIV patients to hypothetical drug toxicities related to combining the therapies. Researchers led by Rudolf Weiss, M.D., of Specialist Practi...
Study charts origins of fear
...shaped structure in front of the hippocampus. To further test the protein's influence, researchers reduced the amount in mice and found they were less hesitant
to avoid shocks. "We tested the animals using both spatial and auditory cues," Zhuo says. "In one experiment, the mice received small shocks when ente...
Gene therapy cures inherited liver disease in rats
..., said Lee.
"This approach would be applicable to many diseases where you are trying to put something back, targeting the liver," he said.
He is hesitant
to predict when the treatment can be tried in humans. While the viral vector is fairly benign long term, he would like to see one developed that minim...
UNC launches study of liver injury caused by drugs
...ntify possible genetic risk factors for such liver injury.
"Once a drug has been associated with severe liver injury, physicians are understandably hesitant
to prescribe it, even if it may provide the best benefit for that patient," said Dr. Mark Russo, assistant professor of medicine and DILIN investigato...
Hesitant in Biological Technology
Government Mandates Create Guaranteed Market for Bio-Fuel, Says Frost & Sullivan
...Despite these drivers, there is generally a low level of consumer awareness regarding bio-diesel and its benefits. In many cases, oil companies remain hesitant
about offering bio-diesel blends. Also, unimaginable feedstock prices and lack of government initiatives in some countries, in terms of establishing f...
Raptiva Withdrawal Offers Upside for Enbrel and Humira According to Latest BioTrends Survey of U.S. Dermatologists
...TELARA which could be approved later this year. With 39% of the respondents agreeing with the statement "The withdrawal of Raptiva will make me more hesitant
to use new biologics in the future," increased use of these agents and rapid adoption of newly approved brands may be tempered.
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You Want To Have a Baby...But Not Eight
... Multiple births can be avoided
ATLANTA, Jan. 30 /PRNewswire/ --For the many women experiencing infertility issues but now are hesitant
to seek help after this week's birth of octuplets in California, the message to them is that multiple births can be prevented with today's advanced te...
Nanotech's health, environmental impacts worry scientists and the public
...blic trusts are university scientists.
This is a policy relevant finding, she added, because, on average, university nanotech scientists have been hesitant
to engage the public in this sort of discourse.
California IVF Experts Tap Ethics Committee for Guidance
...ilitate individual needs," Hinckley said. For example, during a phone conversation with prospective patients, a
minister and his wife, the couple was hesitant
to seek treatment because
they assumed that the use of IVF would result in unused embryos, which
turned out not to be the case. The committee is curr...
Conferences Underscore Wisconsins Role in the Health Technology Revolution
...cal doubts. Others have been reduced to 30-second television ads with 10 seconds worth of disclaimers. In many cases, the medical profession itself is hesitant
to adopt new technologies because the pace of change is so frenzied.
On balance, however, theres no denying that technology is profoundly changing ...
One reader asked for more, and got it
...eded to make sure I didn't shoot myself in the foot by taking a salary that was beneath what I was really worth.
LR: Any advice for people who are hesitant
to negotiate a job offer? Did you couch your request in any particular way that others might emulate?
DO: I tried to be very positive about the ...
Video game technology could improve physician-patient interactions
... his years in outpatient service and in residency that the best doctors can attract a following -- patients who trust them as human beings and who are hesitant
to go to anybody else for medical care. Furthermore, there is an element of that bedside manner that is hard to communicate or to teach; experience is...
Lights, cameras, action: The state of online video
...other ad campaigns like Specialized Bikes' " Gory ad " have seen modest viewership, according to Fortune.
The online video sharing sites have been hesitant
to incorporate pre-rolls, although there have been companies like MTV , Yahoo! , AOL , and MSN that have been experimenting with incorporating th...
Business Worst Practices: A new best seller?
... be difficult to answer on the fly. The real stumpers are ones like, Tell me about yourself? or What are your two weaknesses? These can really get you hesitant
if you have not thought about what to answer.
This is such a lame question asked by many in HR: Are you a team player? I always told people in my c...