Tag: "offsetting" at medical news
NIAID public-private partnerships seek to develop HIV/AIDS vaccine
... invest more in AIDS vaccine research by partially offsetting
their financial risk. In essence, HVDDT contracts 'prime the pump' to get the vaccine-production engine running, including vaccine candidates for HIV subtypes that circulate in developing countries," explains Peggy Johnston, Ph.D., assistant directo...
Checking in on BCs reference-based pricing experiment
...s cautions that the substitution effect will cause offsetting
changes in the use of other health care interventions not being targeted, or worse, could lead to a decline in overall use without concomitant increases in other interventions....
The preference for sweetened foods may decline after exercise
... carbohydrates would provide a significant step in offsetting
exercise-induced anorexia. This would benefit all athletes who experience difficulties to consume enough nutrients to recover after exercise....
'Artery clearing' system does not provide benefit for patients undergoing PCI
...eased infarct size and worsened clinical outcomes, offsetting
the potential benefit of emboli removal, though most prior studies have suggested that this degree of delay at a median reperfusion time of 3.6 hours would be unlikely to affect myocardial salvage or survival." (JAMA. 2005;293:1063-1072. Available po...
Explosion of child obesity predicted to shorten us life expectancy
...s far, medical treatment has had little success in offsetting
this trend. Ludwig attributes much of the obesity epidemic to environmental factors. "If we were to reverse environmental factors back to those of the 1960s, most of the obesity epidemic would disappear," he asserts. In the past 40 years, fast fo...