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Repairing Cranio-Facial Deformities From The Inside Out

...a standardpaper clip, is fixed to the jaw and then widened one millimeter each day by thepatient. The distraction process, which makes room for the new bone to grow,takes from five to nine days. After that period, the device is left in forapproximately six weeks to allow the new bone to fill in the gap bef...

Americans pay more for health care but receive less in return

...e United States and other industrialized countries widened between 1990 and 2000, despite efforts to control spending with managed care. The study also found that the United States spent 13 percent of the nation's gross domestic product (GNP) on health care in 2000, which was considerably higher than other n...

New evidence eases some concerns about bone fracture risk with breast cancer drug

...47 months median follow up showed that the gap had widened to an absolute difference of 2.6% in favour of the newer drug. Overall survival comparisons from the trial should be available next year. Professor Anthony Howell, chairman of the ATAC steering committee, told a news briefing at ECCO 12 the European...

Women are displacing men in healthcare services in New Zealand

..., proving that equal opportunities legislation has widened choices for women, say researchers in this week's BMJ. The study, from the University of Auckland, compared census data from 1971 before equal opportunities legislation was introduced with data from 2001. It focussed on healthcare workers aged 18-...

New stroke prevention therapy as effective as invasive surgery

...nflated, widening the artery. To prevent the newly widened artery from closing up again, a wire mesh stent is put in place to hold the artery open. "Stenting is less invasive than surgery," said Gianluca Piccoli, M.D., an interventional radiologist at the Santa Maria della Misericordia Hospital of Udine ...

Children at risk from unexploded military material

... to children and the debate on landmines should be widened to include threats posed by other military material....

Health care report cards may increase racial/ethnic disparities in bypass operations

...ew York between whites versus blacks and Hispanics widened significantly. Among the New York patients, blacks and Hispanics were less likely to receive CABG than white patients after the report card was released. Prior to the report card, CABG rates were 3.6 percent for whites, 2.9 percent for Hispanics and...

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