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U-M study: Doctors more likely to prescribe pricey new blood pressure drugs

...s for high blood pressure are just as effective as pricey new drugs, doctors perceive the new drugs as more effective and think they carry fewer side effects, according to a new study by a University of Michigan Health System physician. Diuretics and beta-blockers are recommended by the Joint National Commi...

One use every seven years makes automated external defibrillators a good buy

...s of worship, hotels and retail stores. With their pricey tag of about $3,000, you might wonder what types of places make a defibrillator purchase a "good buy." Researchers at the University of Iowa and University of Michigan evaluated the value -- in terms of saving lives and the necessary costs to rescue...

High cost of life-saving childrens vaccine may be keeping some doctors from giving it

... "fragmentation" of vaccination practices as other pricey but effective children's vaccines come on the market, says lead author Matthew M. Davis, M.D., MAPP, an assistant professor of pediatrics at the U-M Medical School. Davis is a member of the U-M's Child Health Evaluation and Research Unit, which has a...

INEEL researchers develop medical imagery breakthrough

Mammograms, X-rays and other pricey medical scans do little good if doctors can't see the tiny changes that signal early stages of disease. But such warning signs are often too subtle to spot by eye, and too complex for computers to interpret.Scientists at the U.S. Department of Energy...

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