A group health insurance policy is always a popular option among salaried individuals. This is mainly because of the entire premium towards it is paid by the employer, which most employers do. However, on leaving the job, many wonder if the benefit of the group cover can be rolled over to an individual policy?
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When it comes to preventing blood clots after a knee replacement, good old aspirin may be just as effective as newer, more expensive drugs. That swap could help reduce the cost of caring for the nearly 1 million Americans who have a knee fixed each year, Michigan Medicine researchers say.
If we really want to know how our body's cells work or do not work, in the case of disease we might need to look beyond their genes and even beyond the proteins, they are made of. We may need to start going through the cellular "trash."
Despite years of warnings that older adults should not take sedative drugs that put them at risk of injury and death, a new study reveals how many primary care doctors are still prescribing them, how often, and exactly where.
Thousands of Rohingya women and girls have been systematically raped by Myanmar's military. Humanitarian aid focuses on immediate needs such as shelter, clean water, food, and safe and sanitary facilities, but people living in crises also need sexual and reproductive health care, including safe abortion and contraception.
Cheetah Medical, a Massachusetts-based leader in non-invasive fluid management devices, today announced study results leveraging Cheetah Medical technology were presented at the American Society of Anesthesiologists ANESTHESIOLOGY 2018 annual meeting in San Francisco, held from October 13-17.
Despite a common belief that weekend and holiday discharge after major heart surgery may impact hospital readmissions. The study was published online in The Annals of Thoracic Surgery showed that the day of discharge does not affect readmissions.
Because the rate of rehospitalization after major cardiac surgery has been reported up to 22%, an investigation of potentially modifiable elements in the discharge process has led our group to determine whether the day of discharge affects readmission performance.
With an estimated twenty-thousand protein-coding genes in the human genome, pinpointing a specific gene or pathway responsible for a particular disease can be like finding a needle in the proverbial haystack.
A seven-day dose of metronidazole is associated with a reduced likelihood of being Trichomonas vaginalis-positive at test-of-cure compared with single-dose treatment, according to a study published online Oct. 5 in The Lancet Infectious Diseases.
Researchers reported a high-performance and transparent nano force touch sensor by developing a thin, flexible, and transparent hierarchical nanocomposite (HNC) film.