Архивы за месяц: February 2010

Aging: Higher Co-Payments Tied to Costlier Care

When Medicare plans raise co-payments for outpatient care, older people cut back on doctors’ visits, then wind up needing more expensive hospital care, a new study reports.

Опубликовано в Around the Globe

Prevention: An Alternative for Treating Arrhythmia

Some abnormal heart rhythms that do not respond to drugs should instead be treated with a procedure that cauterizes the muscle around a vein that carries blood from the lungs to the heart, a new study suggests.

Опубликовано в Around the Globe

Seattle Group Paying F.D.A. for Work on a Pneumococcal Disease Vaccine

A nonprofit organization is paying the Food and Drug Administration to help develop a better vaccine against pneumococcal disease in poor countries.

Опубликовано в Around the Globe

Homeless, Shoeless, Even Nameless

When the police brought Jane to 3East, the soles of her feet were blistered.

Опубликовано в Around the Globe

The Claim: Heart Attack Rates Rise During the Super Bowl.

Is the Super Bowl a health hazard for diehard football fans?

Опубликовано в Around the Globe
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