Tag: "hassle" at medical news
Help for women's urinary tract infections
...rdoctor, leading to identical relief with far less hassle
and cost, a new studyfinds. And, the research concludes, managed care insurance systems that set a singleguideline for treating the painful but uncomplicated condition can standardizecare, eliminate unnecessary tests and minimize the risk of antibiot...
Why do doctors lie to insurers?
...le 12 percent said they would accept it. But when hassle
of the appeals process increased, so did the number of physicians willing to misrepresent patient information. "The 'hassle factor' had a big influence over the doctors' actions," notes Ubel, director of the Program for Improving Health Care Decision...
Easier monitoring of diabetes is focus of symposium, Aug. 18
...rs, needles have been associated with the pain and hassle
of monitoring blood sugar levels for diabetes, which is on the rise in this country. New devices are now being developed that may make the needles obsolete. These innovations promise to make monitoring easier and thus reduce such side effects as blin...
Millions turn a blind eye to dangerous driving
...n about five minutes of first putting them in. The hassle
of cleaning and storing lenses, and the already-low risk of infection have now been almost eliminated by the development of daily disposables."...
New ways identified to treat 'lazy eye' in children: Beyond eye patches and daily drops
...searcher in the study. "It makes it much less of a hassle
to administer the medicine, which is crucial for young patients to develop healthy vision." Amblyopia occurs when the brain favors one eye over the other. The condition can be corrected by temporarily impairing vision in the "strong" eye, forcing...