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Collaborative Care Reduces Health Care Costs And Improves Patient

The study find that the Lowering costs and improving patient outcomes are common goals for most health care providers. A new study from Creighton University School of Medicine and Center for Inter professional Practice, Education and Research, published Aug. 12 in the Annals of Family Medicine, yielded a reduction in health care costs in an…

Gastroenterology

Risk For Diabetes Report Being Informed By Provider

The researches find that the patients with undiagnosed prediabetes are told that they are at high risk for diabetes, according to a study published in the July issue of Clinical Diabetes. Arch G. Mainous, Ph.D., from the University of Florida in Gainesville, and colleagues analyzed data from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (2015…

Pharmacology

Oral Prostate Cancer Therapies And Pre-Existing Conditions

The study find that  A new large population-based study from the Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center Jefferson Health shows that novel oral androgen signaling inhibitor therapies are associated with an increased risk of death in patients with pre-existing cardiovascular conditions. The research is publish in the journal European Urology. “Data from published clinical trials  reveal a…

Radio diagnosis

PE Admissions Up But Short-Term Mortality Down

The researches find that the rate of hospitalization for pulmonary  embolization  PE among older US adults increased during the past 15 years, according to a study published online August 13 in JAMA. However, at the same time, “LOS [length of stay], readmission rates, and short-term and 1-year mortality rates declined,” write Behnood Bikdeli, MD, from Columbia University…

Major Cases On Measles That Killing More People Than The Ebola Virus

Major Cases On Measles That Killing More People Than The Ebola Virus

As per the epidemiological study showing measles kill more people in DR Congo than the Ebola virus. Measles has killed 2,758 people in the DR Congo since January, more than the Ebola epidemic in a year. The disease, preventable with a vaccine, has infected over 145,000 people in the Democratic Republic of Congo; between January…

School

Wiggling The Beats May Lead A Better Performance At School

Marching, wiggling and tapping a beat aids young children to develop their self-regulation skills; and improve school readiness, as shown in newly-published QUT early childhood research. Associate Professor Kate Williams designed a low-cost preschool program focussing; exclusively on rhythm and movement activities linked; to pathways in the brain to support attentional and emotional development. “Think…

Glial Cells As Critical Players In Brain's Response To Social Stress

Glial Cells As Critical Players In Brain’s Response To Social Stress

In the research study the researchers identifying that the glial cells; as critical players in brain’s response to social stress. Study exposure to violence, social conflict, and other stressors increase risk for psychiatric conditions such as depression and post traumatic stress disorder. Not everyone who experiences significant stress will develop such a response. But however,…

Basic Effects Of Coaches Emotional Expression At Halftime

Basic Effects Of Coaches Emotional Expression At Halftime

Coaches; It’s a staple of every sports movie: The team is down at the half, and the coach gives an inspirational locker room speech think Gene Hackman in Hoosiers, Billy Bob Thornton in Friday Night Lights leading the team to come roaring back to victory. In a new paper published in the Journal of Applied…

Rheumatoid arthritis

Trust In Physician Critical To Drug Adherence In Rheumatoid arthritis

Medication adherence for patients with rheumatoid arthritis, gout and osteoporosis was heavily influenced by the degree of trust patients had in their physician, as well as medication properties and patient capabilities, according to data published in Arthritis Care & Research. “Nonadherence is complex; and multifactorial and taking long-term medications for rheumatic conditions is challenging,” Ayano…

Increased Physical Activity To Prevention, Treatment Of Depression

Increased Physical Activity To Prevention, Treatment Of Depression

Exercise training and increased physical activity are effective for both prevention and treatment of depression; concludes a research review in the August issue of Current Sports Medicine Reports, official journal of the American College of Sports Medicine. The journal is published in the Lippincott portfolio by Wolters Kluwer. “The evidence of the use of physical activity…

Ovarian Cancer

Researcher Identify Protein Governing Platinum Resistant Ovarian Cancer

Up to 80% of patients with ovarian cancer develop platinum resistance over time to platinum-based chemotherapy. Increased HIF1α level is an important mechanism governing platinum resistance in platinum-resistant ovarian cancer (PROC). However, the mechanism regulating HIF1α stability in PROC remains largely unknown. Here, they elucidate the mechanism of HIF1α stability regulation in PROC; and explore…