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Landmark study finds adult Delawareans with disabilities in only 'fair' to 'poor' health
...oted. "And the majority reported that they are not treated
differently by others, which is a plus." Almost ...rcent) of dissatisfaction. They also feel they are treated
differently by others in comparison to the majority of survey respondents who do not feel they are b...
New algorithm matches any tumor cells to best possible anti-cancer treatments
... clinical responses of breast cancer patients with treated
with commonly used chemotherapies, docetaxel and tamoxifen. The most exciting aspect of this research is that in addition to predicting patient responses to therapy, the COXEN algorithm can be used to discover effective compounds in any form of ca...
Lower mortality rates associated with hospitals that rank highest on quality of care indicators
...easures have a lower chance of dying than patients treated
at lower-ranked hospitals. The researchers calcula...s the HQAs when choosing a hospital, since getting treated
at higher-performing hospitals can increase their odds of surviving the hospitalization. These da...
6 out of 10 doctors aren't frustrated that patients can't lower cholesterol
...tients with cardiovascular disease are being under treated
and a large proportion fail to achieve cholesterol lowering goals. The survey also revealed valuable information on what patients tell doctors when it comes to cholesterol and cardiovascular disease. Doctors reported that patients feared cancer ...
First of its kind report on how children with brain tumors perform at school
...hildren with previous brain tumors, which had been treated
with surgery or radiation therapy, to 1,473 healthy children living in Finland. The study found the average grades of children who have had a brain tumor were significantly lower in each school subject, and differed most in foreign language, espe...
Speeding up CT scans with cellphone technology, ultrasound warning signal for breast cancer
...ch and pancreatic cancers, which currently must be treated
with surgery, drugs, or internal radioactive seeds...ical structures. Patients have been successfully treated
with the prototype in a research setting, with trials underway in a broad spectrum of surgical and i...
Patients with soft tissue sarcomas should be treated at high volume centers
...-rare tumours of the connective tissue---should be treated
at the few centres which see most cases, in order ...he hypothesis that soft tissue sarcomas are better treated
at institutions with higher volumes of cases. They used the Florida cancer data system, a prospectiv...
UT study reveals inaccuracies in cardiac PET-CT imaging, finds fixes
...stent heart problems or for problems that could be treated
without surgery. The commercial software does not account for movement in the lungs and heart while the patient is breathing during the test, Gould said, and as a result, the PET and CT images dont always match or co-register. Consequently, the ima...
New research spares children the pain of the needle
..., most children have been admitted to hospital and treated
with injected antibiotics. The findings suggest ...ildren with community-acquired pneumonia should be treated
with oral amoxicillin initially. We expect that the majority of children will still require hospit...
AstraZeneca announces SYMBICORT is now available in the US
...ram, which evaluated safety in over 6,000 patients treated
with SYMBICORT in Phase I, II and III studies that were submitted to the FDA. SYMBICORT has safety data from long-term studies up to one year and a robust cardiac safety profile....
Women's mortality rates for cardiovascular disease differ widely among hospitals
Golden, Colo. (June 25, 2007) -- Women treated
for cardiovascular disease at the nation's best- performing hospitals have a 39 percent lower risk-adjusted mortality rate when compared with women at the nation's poorest-performing hospitals, according to the fourth annual HealthGrades Womens Healt...
How to market diet pills: Prescription and over-the-counter pills may increase unhealthy behavior
...arketing and even supplement marketing should be treated
with caution lest such products seduce consumers into treating them as get-out-of-jail-free cards. ...
News briefs from the journal Chest, June 2007
...studies of patients with PAH who were successfully treated
with long-term sildenafil therapy. In one case, 222 patients completing 1-year of treatment with sildenafil monotherapy improved their 6-minute walk test by 51m. This update appears in the June issue of CHEST, the peer-reviewed journal of the America...
Split the difference: Pill-splitting study looks at cost-saving step that could be used by millions
...astatin, respectively. The patients were all being treated
by physicians at a single UMHS health center. They were also better educated and more likely to be white and female than the general U.S. adult population. Two hundred eligible patients completed the initial survey regarding their perception on p...
Oxygen trick could see organic costs tumble
...fe of organic produce. Conventional produce can be treated
with inexpensive chemicals to aid preservation. Bu...prolonged cold storage. Pesis said that 90% of the treated
apples were saved from the scald problem in addition to other physiological diseases, after eight mo...
CAM-oriented primary care providers result in cost savings, high patient satisfaction
...nd higher patient satisfactionlevels than patients treated
by conventional medical doctors, according to a st...and costs. The chiropractors and other CAM doctors treated
and managed cases ranging from upper respiratory tractinfections and allergies to headaches, orthope...
UGA study finds that violence costs nation $70 billion annually
...cal care. Americans suffer 2.2 million medically treated
injuries due to interpersonal violence annually, at a cost of $37 billion ($33 billion in productivity losses, $4 billion in medical treatment). The cost of self-inflicted injuries (suicide and attempted suicide) is $33 billion annually ($32 billio...
GSK announces launch of largest ever Phase III trial in lung cancer treatment
...of cancer recurrence following surgery in patients treated
with the MAGE-A3 ASCI, compared to placebo. Final results from this trial confirm the positive interim results released last year at ASCO 2006, and support expanded testing of this novel cancer immunotherapy, said Paul A. Bunn Jr., M.D., James Dudl...
Advances in understanding bipolar disorder topics of press briefings June 7, 8
...presentations will address how bipolar disorder is treated
in countries across the world, including Nigeria, India, Brazil, Australia and the United Kingdom. ...
Performance-related financial incentives for hospitals not linked with improved quality of care
...ardiogram following a heart attack). Patients were treated
between July 2003 and June 2006 at 54 hospitals in the CMS program and 446 control hospitals. The researchers found that composite measure scores for CMS processes showed significant improvement at both pay-for-performance and control hospitals. Th...
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