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Study: Americans willing to pay more for greater vaccine coverage

...ed States online to determine their willingness to bear slightly higher plan premiums that would cover rec...e study participants said they would be willing to bear a minimally higher premium cost (about $3 to $6) each month to guarantee coverage of newly recommend...

Steroid-free regimen with CellCept found comparable to standard therapy in liver transplantation

...are breed of major healthcare companies that still bear their original name, Roche today has more than a dozen U.S. sites located in California, Colorado, Indiana, New Jersey and South Carolina, as well as in Puerto Rico. Roche has alliances and research and development agreements with numerous partners, ...

Personalized immunosuppression with leading organ transplant therapy may optimize patient care

...are breed of major healthcare companies that still bear their original name, Roche today has more than a dozen U.S. sites located in California, Colorado, Indiana, New Jersey and South Carolina, as well as in Puerto Rico. Roche has alliances and research and development agreements with numerous partners, ...

New base for North American cancer screening pioneers

...for Success. The 200m strategy is now beginning to bear fruit and the arrival of GGUK will be a major boost to life sciences in the region." Keith Morris, from the Centre of Excellence for Life Sciences, said: "As part of attracting GGUK we had to do a considerable amount of work highlighting the potentia...

Only transplant center that developed comprehensive protocol for liver transplants in kids with MSUD

...r the loss of their child, I knew then I could not bear to lose Jakob. I could not watch him suffer brain ...at could end at any moment for my son. I could not bear to live another day like that." People suffering from MSUD are unable to metabolize the branched-cha...

Malpractice litigation wrongly blamed for inconsistent health care

...nt safety measures because they lack incentives to bear the cost." In this context, liability laws and malpractice suits have a modest positive effect on behavior, the authors asserted. "Liability encourages producers of goods and services to exercise due care by forcing them to internalize the costs of t...

Study reveals potential for new treatment of paralysis and brain disease

..., produced dramatic results. The rats were able to bear weight and walk again after only 3 months. Further laboratory experiments showed that KDI also had the ability to promote regrowth of nerves in damaged areas and to prevent brain cell death. These results paved the way for new research with human ce...

Productivity Commission confirms value of medicines

...test figures for the year to July certainly do not bear this out," Mr Schneemann said. "The Productivity Commission has raised the point that we need better information about the costs and benefits of technology. An accurate forecast of where the PBS will go over the next five to 10 years would be highly ...

Polar explorer delivers rare snow-depth data to ESA for CryoSat validation

...when Marc came face to face with a huge male polar bear on the verge of attack. Fortunately, Petter was able to shoot his gun to scare the bear away and Marc escaped with his life, albeit shaken by his close encounter with death. This experienc...

Perceptions of peer opinion influences attitudes about obesity

...gative attitudes, so that obese individuals do not bear this burden alone or face additional health consequences created by stigma."...

American Academy of Pediatrics awards top honors to leading child development expert at Brandeis

... mission is to bring sound and accurate science to bear on public policy affecting the lives of young children....

Study shows escalating climate change impacts

...eady struggling with myriad social challenges will bear the greatest brunt of climate change," said Dr. McNeill. Background The CCF project stemmed from a common concern of the Center for Health and the Global Environment at Harvard Medical School, Swiss Re and the United Nations Development Programme. ...

Stanford study of sea squirt provides clue to human immune system

...irts' ability to sense who was fusible appeared to bear strong similarities to certain cells in our own immune system, called natural killer cells. Like Botryllus, natural killer cells only recognize genetically similar material. Anything they don't recognize, they attack, as often occurs in bone marrow t...

Launch of the 2006 NIH Director's Pioneer Award program

...ring their talents, expertise, and perspectives to bear on some of the biggest challenges in biomedical research," said NIH Director Elias A. Zerhouni, M.D. "It is exciting to watch the program mature as the awardees translate their ideas into action. We are eager to start the next round of selection and ...

Can healthcare systems afford Herceptin for early breast cancer?

... possible that present budgets will not be able to bear the extra expense. "This means countries should not rush into prescribing it before working out the implications very carefully and being prepared to reallocate resources, get rid of other treatments that are no longer cost-effective and drive a hard...

Government reforms may bring an end to free healthcare

... authors. Patients - 'consumers' in the new NHS - bear no financial responsibility for the choices they make. Primary Care Trusts (PCTs), who pay for local health services in each area, are simply picking up the bill with no control on spending. The Government's proposals for expanding market forces in ...

Mayo Clinic researchers find hole in heart does not make stroke inevitable

...- says Dr. Khandheria. Second, it is important to bear in mind that PFO as a cause for stroke is often diagnosed by deduction in cases where there are no other plausible explanations, according to Dr. Meissner. "If you've had a stroke and have a PFO, you can't make the automatic assumption that it's rela...

Good for the heart and the wallet: African-American heart failure drug is cost-effective

...kely that the cost-effectiveness of this drug will bear out in the long term as well." Dr. Angus and his colleagues developed a model to predict costs over the course of the patient's lifespan beyond the 12-month trial period. Even under the most pessimistic assumption that, over time, the drug would no ...

Toward the future of cancer prevention

...n four years. Underserved populations today bear an unequal burden of cancer, with higher rates of incidence, severity and death, says Wetter, who has long researched smoking behavior in underserved and minority populations, as well the effects of gender on the ability to break the habit. Wetter ha...

Reduced brain volume may predict dementia in healthy elderly people

...nitive impairment," they write. "However, we must bear in mind that most people with atrophy did not develop dementia, even after six years. Further prospective population studies are therefore required to find additional biomarkers, including other brain imaging parameters, that alone or in combination...

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(Date:11/4/2014)... November 4, 2014   ... growth   Fuel3D , a developer of ... funding round totaling $6.4 million (£4 million). This funding builds ... earlier this year and paves the way for the commercial ... The funding round was led by Chimera Partners and ...
(Date:11/3/2014)... Cancer Center study published in this month,s ... describes the activity of a recently discovered communication molecule ... It has been known to limit inflammation and the ... system: IL-37 inhibits the ability of the immune system ... mechanism that underlies IL-37,s effect on the immune system ...
(Date:11/2/2014)... LA (2 November 2014)—In support of a bold quest ... & Melinda Gates Foundation today announced an award of ... Vaccine Initiative (MVI) in building new vaccines that will ... realize the "accelerating to zero" agenda. Such vaccines would ... could be called an "immunological bed net." , ...
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