Tag: "money" at medical news
Success of plasma centers could hurt Red Cross, study finds
...a. And most student donors don't need the money
to get by, but are usingthe funds to pay for nones... Most study participants said they used the money
for such things ascigarettes, alcohol and entertainment activities, rather than for essentialneeds. ...
Family Support A Factor In Cardiovascular Responses To Stress
...tified as real conflicts in the marriage, such as money
issues,raising children," Light explains. The discussion of general topics, or "eventsof the day," served as the study's "less intense stressor," while the 15-minute"problem area" discussion was the study's "more intense stressor." The couples also w...
The 'Break Even' Cost Of Kidney Transplants Is Shrinking
...ove the quality oflife for patients, it also saves money
in the long run," says Stephen T.Bartlett, M.D., head of the division of Transplant Surgery at the University ofMaryland Medical Center and professor of surgery and medicine at the Universityof Maryland School of Medicine. The analysis found that a...
Insurance Restrictions On Acne Drug Are Outmoded And Costly
...STON-SALEM, N.C. -- Insurance companies could save money
and make thelives of doctors and their adult acne ...eagues reportedthat insurance companies are losing money
by requiring prior authorization forall tretinoin prescriptions for patients over 25 years old. ...
Advertising May Influence Physicians' Choice Of Blood Pressure Drugs
...s that pharmaceutical companieswould not spend the money
they do if they didn't have evidence of itseffectiveness," Stafford says. "We certainly do not suggest that anyone stoptaking a medication that is working for them or question their physician'sdecisions, but patients who are about to start medicatio...
Nonintrusive Imaging Technique Useful For Identifying Language Regions In Kids' Brains
...in the fMRIscanning machine with pizza parties and money
and also strove to make them feelcomfortable with the study process. "We took a great deal of care talking tothem before the study and explaining what would happen, sometimes even doing atrial run so they knew exactly what to expect," Lee said. The i...
Nicotine Patches Are Cheaper Than Smoking!
... be borne in mind that heavy smokers actually save money
while paying for their nicotine replacement therapy. Contact: Dr Robert Bunney, General Practitioner, Brannam Medical Centre, Barnstaple, Devon email@example.com...
Far Few Drugs Are Tested On Children
...ttheir drugs on children. First, there is not much money
to be made. Childrenconsume small quantities of drugs and are a small proportion of the market.Secondly, parents are generally reluctant to allow their children to take partin clinical trials. For example, this month the Public Health Laboratory Serv...
Setbacks To Health Progress In Central America
...uel. To mobilize the shipments of drugs and food, money
is animperative need." She added that "Basic health services are our priority and we must concentrateall our energies on reestablishing them. If health services are available it ismuch simpler to help people and detect diseases in elderly, diabetics ...
Advisory: Researchers Present Work At Annual Meeting
...anagers tend to treat them as if they do and spend money
on unnecessary services. William G. Weissert, professor and chair of the Department of Health Management and Policy, will present a plan designed to use home care dollars more wisely. Weissert has shown in many studies that home care patients have ...
Future Workers Will Receive MSAs
...e vouchers, which allow employees to use earmarked money
to choose their owninsurance, do the most to simpl... certain amount, perhaps $10,000,accumulates. This money
could then be transferred to a retirement fund. In the voucher system, employers would earmark a su...
Prenatal Cocaine Exposure Leads To Lower Child IQ Scores, Language Skills
... Lester. "But to do that you've got to believe the money
has to bespent." Researchers analyzed infor...ew years ago. But the effectsstill mean that money
must be spent on prevention, intervention and additionalstudies, said Lester. "I don't ...
University of Kentucky Markey Cancer Center Researchers Awarded Grant To Fight Leukemia Recurrence
...rnalmedicine, UK College of Medicine, will use the money
to design genetherapy-based treatments to help leukemia patients avoid recurrence of thedisease. Despite recent advances in treatment, cancer recurrence remains a long-termproblem. Cancer cells often travel throughout the body, thus, some malignantc...
"Green Chemistry" Cleans Up Environment And Renders Synthetic Drugs
...alue attached to it ...then you're actually making money
on the waste product itself." Gonzalez said some drugs extracted from plants can only be obtained insmall amounts. Green Chemistry methods allow pharmaceutical companies toprepare the drugs in a laboratory as well as preserve the environment,...
Voluntary HIV Counseling And Testing Reduce Risk Behavior In Developing Countries
...fective in these countries," Coates said."And the money
that would be spent is small compared to the magnitude of theproblem." In addition to Coates and Sangiwa, study co-investigators are Don Balmer of theKenya Association of Professional Counselors and Colin Furlong of the QueensPark Counseling Center o...
Safe And Effective Treatment For Acute Repetitive Seizures
...will save American families substantial amounts of money
by enablingpatients to stay out of hospital emergency rooms and to receive treatment intheir homes. It is also an excellent example of collaboration between a privatecompany, clinical investigators, and the National Institutes of Health in orderto m...
UB Plants "Seeds" By Investing In Research Projects; Researchers Leverage Investment 14 Times Over
... Buffalo program that provides faculty with "seed" money
to pursue promising research ideas has yielded $14...one, Beachley explained. "Faculty don't have extra money
on grants to try to get preliminary data for their next proposals," he said, "so the university need...
Clinical Pharmacists Improve Outcomes Of Heart Failure Patients
... in themanagement of heart failure appears to save money
by reducing the frequency ofhospital re-admissions and allows cardiologists more time to devote to thenon-pharmaceutical aspects of patient care. More than 3 million Americans suffer from the debilitating effects ofheart failure, with 400,000...
Cardiovascular Disease Epidemic Threatens Developing Countries, Global Economy
...asing middle classesare going to be spending their money
on expensive heart surgeries orangioplasties, how will they have the money
to buy the global goods?" The epidemic mirrors that of the United States and other indust...
Study Finds Incidence Of Stroke Over 40 Percent Higher Than Previously Stated Figures
...tion and treatment,he adds. The amount of money
spent by the federal government on research aboutstroke already is low "when compared to any disease that's such a major killerand disabler," stresses Broderick. National Institutes of Health spent just over$120 million in Fiscal Year 1996 on researc...
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