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Cost, Use Of Health Services Is Not Affected By Physician Compensation: A StudyOf Washington State Medical Groups/Managed Care Organizations
Whether by productivity or by salary, the
way in which primary care physiciansare compensated in medical groups does not appear to affect the
cost or amountof health services for patients. A study by researchers at the
X-Rays: How Big A Risk To Kids? UF Researchers Seek Answers
...is trying tocome up with definitive predictions of the
risks to children from differenttypes of X-ray exa...ch provide athree-dimensional picture of a part of the
body; and fluoroscopy, used toobtain moving pictures of internal organs. Medical workers will be abl...
Exercise, Classroom Instruction Cut Kids' Cholesterol, Study Finds
...a health and physicaleducation program designed by the
scientists lowered total fat in their blood byan a...ed "bad" cholesterol, dropped by 10 percent during the
program. Children who participated in either the
exercise or the
classroominstruction arms o...
Diuretics And Beta-Blockers Are Best Drugs To Combat High Blood Pressure, Study Finds
...lpha-blockers -- to lower high blood pressure. But the
results of a study published in the
March issue of Hypertension show that two older, less expensive types of drugs, diuretics and beta-b...
Optical Technology Projects Images Directly Into The Eye
...aser and a rapidly rotating reflective polygon are the
main components in a new technique to project imag... Display Method (RSD) makes it possible to project the
virtual reality simulated by a computerin a very realistic way. The picture quality is much better t...
Effects Of 15% Oxygen On Breathing Patterns And Oxygenation In Infants
...Milner states that before widespread concern about the
possible risk flying and altitude may pose to inf...engers, 750,000 infants have travelled safely over the
last ten years, estimates Milner. He concludes by saying that so long as a child is healthy there i...
ACS Industry Pavilion Features Chemistry's Cutting Edge
What do the
man responsible for Tylenol®, the
guys who designed thefastest car in the
world and the
brewmasters who make your favorite beer tastes...
Researchers Identify Biochemically Distinct Pain Phenomena, Conclude Better Pain Relief At Lower Morphine Doses Is Possible
not-too-distant future, patients in pain may be be... fromthe University of California San Francisco in the
March 26 issue of thescientific journal Nature. We may perceive pain as a continuum ranging...
Radio Frequencies Used To Kill Inoperable Liver Tumors At Penn's Cancer Center
...ng radio signals into a surgical laser,surgeons at the
University of Pennsylvania Cancer Center are using... frequency ablation -- is available exclusively in the
Delaware Valley region at Penn's Cancer Center... and available at only a few select hospitals acros...
Drug Is First In Decade To Show Promise Treating Generalized Anxiety Disorder
...ist Dr. Jonathan Davidson. Davidson said the
anti-depressant drug, venlafaxine extended release(XR), is the
first new therapy in 10 years to be proven clearly effective intreating symptoms of GAD, a mental di...
Declining National Rates Of HIV-Related Deaths And Illnesses Due To Combination Antiretroviral Therapy With Protease Inhibitors
...eaths and illnesses recently were reportedto be on the
decline. This was presumed to be due to improved c...idespread use ofviral load testing to better gauge the
effectiveness of these therapies.However, precise information as to the
extent to which antiviral me...
Is Ritalin As Effective--And As Harmless--As It Could Be?
DALLAS, March 29 -- Ritalin, the
treatment of choice for an estimated 2 millionor m...d colleagues presented their findings heretoday at the
national meeting of the
American Chemical Society, world's largestscientific society. Methy...
Combined Therapy Improved Care Of Patients With Type 2 Diabetes Proper Use Of
New Oral Medications Evaluated
...earchers at Yale University School of Medicine and the
HowardHughes Medical Institute at Yale. "T...metformin and troglitazone-act indifferent ways in the
human body and were equally effective in loweringpatients' blood glucose levels," explains Gerald I....
BioNumerik Reports Preclinical Antitumor Data On Two Novel Supercomputer Engineered Anticancer Agents At 89th Annual AACR Conference
...cer therapy. These results continue to strengthen the
correlationbetween actual experimental observations and the
computational simulationsprovided by BioNumerik's innovative supercomputer simulations and mechanism...
Prospects For Surviving Heart Attack Emergency Improve When Clot-Busting Drugs
Are Combined With Balloon Pump Inserted In Aorta
...cyrooms and cardiac intensive care wards to aid in the
pumping of blood,according to a study presented at the
recent American College of Cardiologymeeting in Atlanta. To obtain the
findings, Hal Barron,...
National Health Study Launched On The Internet
...r. PaulWilliams has launched what he hopes will be the
first epidemiologicalmega-survey on the
Internet. The National Health Survey can be found on the
World Wide Web at http://www.healthsurvey.o...
Clinical Pharmacists Improve Outcomes Of Heart Failure Patients
...medications, see numerous physicians in and out of the
hospital and oftensuffer from other disorders. A ...to a multi-disciplinary heart failure teamimproves the
outcomes for these chronically ill patients. The Duke researchers said the
broad use of clin...
Disagreements Between Clinical Trial Oversight Committees And Physicians Can Affect Drug Trial Results
ATLANTA -- After reviewing the
data from four of the
largest multi-centerrandomized clinical trials of new heart disease drugs, Duke University MedicalCe...
Poor Heart Disease Patients Pay More For Medications, Get Less Preventative Care
...prepared their findingsfor presentation Tuesday at the
47th scientific sessions of the
American Collegeof Cardiology. The study is part of a National Institutes of Health-funded"Moderator...
First Trimester Screening For Down Syndrome Possible, NICHD-Funded Study Finds
...tive screeningfor Down syndrome is possible before the
14th week of pregnancy--earlier thanprevious scree...y, screening for Downsyndrome is conducted between the
14th and 16th week of pregnancy. The study, led by James E. Haddow, MD, of the
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