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New book aims to keep elderly drivers on the road

...ly growing, we, as a society, are going to have to pay increasing attention to assuring that people can legally and safely stay on the road for as long as possible," Dr. Peli says....

Most child care is provided by 'informal' providers, study finds

...d, only 22 percent of parents using FFN caregivers pay for the service. The difference is because FFN pro...nteraction with parents (16 percent), insufficient pay (15 percent) and dealing with children who are misbehaving (14 percent) or withdrawn (13 percent)....

Concerta approved for ADHD in first European market

...rised by a persistent inability to concentrate and pay attention, as well as by chronic hyperactivity and uncontrolled impulsiveness. The long-term results may include dysfunctional relationships with family and peers, poor academic achievement, and difficulty in obtaining and keeping gainful employment ...

Severe symptoms, social functioning predict cancer patients depression

...ts, the authors suggest that health care providers pay close attention to symptom management when treating cancer in older patients. Since the mental health of elderly patients appears to be inextricably tied to their symptom experience, symptom management must be a foremost concern of oncologists and o...

Link found between kids sleep, behavior problems

... case. Until then, he suggests, all parents should pay attention to their childrens sleep behaviors and their own. Sleep problems in both children and adults are under-diagnosed, even though they can have a major impact on daytime activity and health. Better sleep habits, and medical attention for issue...

Dental research paper

...m awake at night, interfered with their ability to pay attention in school, and prevented them from eating. In fact, research shows that such children typically weigh only 80 percent as much as other children their age. Their parents, too, reported that the children's oral health problems kept them fro...

Radical solutions needed to address health inequalities

...hana. 'In addition to effectively robbing Peter to pay Paul, this ignores the fact that many of the factors which give rise to health inequalities lie outside the control of the NHS. We need a radical rethink of how we allocate resources' she says. 'If the Government is serious about eliminating health ...

Checking in on BCs reference-based pricing experiment

...asure. The governments decision that it would only pay for the least expensive drug in a medication class led Sebastian Schneeweiss and colleagues to study the use of angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitors for the 2 years before and after reference-based pricing was introduced.The authors found a...

Study reveals benefits of lay health advisers in boosting mammography

...ed health information in local communities without pay succeeded in boosting the number of older black women in eastern North Carolina who underwent mammography by 6 percent, a new study concludes. Such volunteers, known as lay health advisers, increased the number of lowest-income black women who took t...

Buck researcher awarded Brookdale Fellowship

...e as leaders in the field of aging. The award will pay Dr. Gills salary for two years, allowing him to continue his research without sacrificing time to seek funding grants. He will remain a Brookdale Fellow for life, and will be invited to attend biannual fellowship meetings in New York City at foundati...

Classroom management linked to lesser teen alienation from school

...assrooms where students get along with each other, pay attention, and hand in assignments on time could b...assrooms where students get along with each other, pay attention, and hand in assignments on time, teenagers report substantially stronger feelings of conn...

HMO patients more likely to get health counseling, preventive services

... Patients of health maintenance organizations that pay their doctors a fixed amount for each "covered life" are more likely to get health counseling and preventive services, according to a Wake Forest University School of Medicine study published in the April issue of The American Journal of Managed Car...

Simple intervention improves quality of dialysis treatment

...tified. I urge policy makers to re-examine how we pay for dialysis treatment. The cost of carrying out the intervention was very modest because a single study coordinator educated physicians and patients. Similar inexpensive interventions might be developed to identify and overcome barriers to quality...

Triggers for sudden cardiac death differ by gender

...ms, such as palpitations. We as physicians need to pay closer attention to the emotional status of patients with heart disease because stressful life events have the potential to trigger adverse events, he says. The study may mean that the mechanism of sudden death begins on a different biological pathwa...

Researchers show beneficial role of bacterial DNA in fighting inflammatory bowel disease

...ies. Raz agreed with his colleague, noting that we pay for being sterile. Bacterial DNA in your gut is good for you. Affecting an estimated 1 million Americans, IBD includes two closely related disorders that involve inflammation in the intestines Crohns Disease and ulcerative colitis. In Crohns disea...

Matching for liver transplants could prevent disease recurrence, says Pitt study

...atch for a particular recipient. Instead, surgeons pay closer attention to blood type compatibility and the size of the liver relative to the recipient. Even so, researchers at the University of Pittsburgh have been collecting information about histocompatibility as part of an extensive database coverin...

Black, Latino children with asthma get lesser care

BOSTON, MA Even when Medicaid will pay the cost, many black and Latino children with asthma are not receiving appropriate preventive medications for their conditionand white children covered by Medicaid are doing only slightly better, according to a new study by Harvard Medical School and...

Annals of Internal Medicine, tip sheet

...al physical and some tests. The more people had to pay for the annual physical and specific tests, the less they wanted them. The authors say that the public should know current recommendations for specific preventive health services and why some aspects of yearly checkups have little value. But an acco...

PFI hospitals are not value for money

... of private finance are higher and that NHS trusts pay much more than they would if the new buildings had been publicly funded. Allyson Pollock and colleagues examined the structure of costs for three PFI schemes: North Durham, Carlisle, and Worcester. They estimated what the cost of the new investment w...

Insurers should pay for children's costly cancer treatments

...RHAM, N.C. -- Insurance companies typically should pay for expensive cancer therapies in children because the vast majority of treatments extend children's lives for 30 to 50 years, more than justifying the high initial cost, says a Duke Comprehensive Cancer Center researcher. His study of patients in ...

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(Date:8/21/2014)... College of Chest Physicians (CHEST) announces the immediate ... Injured During Pandemics and Disasters: CHEST Consensus Statement ... journal CHEST while the global health-care ... The consensus statement aims to guide ethical decision-making, ... crises. The statement was developed by over 100 ...
(Date:8/21/2014)... (Aug. 21, 2014) An international scientific collaboration led ... genetic alterations that may contribute to a rare form ... this rare cancer but other types as well. , ... Health,s Cancer Genome Atlas initiative , completed the ... results today in the journal Cancer Cell . ...
(Date:8/21/2014)... Utah scientists have developed a genetically engineered line of ... new research on epilepsy, Alzheimer,s and other diseases. ... in degree of fluorescence in response to different calcium ... called astrocytes and microglia, to be studied in a ... to decipher how the brain works," said Petr ...
(Date:8/21/2014)... The Mount Sinai Hospital has expanded its ... captures real-time patient feedback and enables staff to make ... now available to admitted patients in the Hospital’s cardiology, ... satisfaction using smartphones. , "We are expanding our ... the timely information we need to respond to patient ...
(Date:8/21/2014)... (PRWEB) August 21, 2014 Greater awareness ... to have babies before they are full term has ... some areas of the country, early elective deliveries (EEDs) ... last 20 years, EED is defined as delivery before ... linked to neonatal morbidity and mortality, and offers no ...
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