Medicare is reviewing whether seniors should undergo spine surgeries at same-day surgery centers, the government-run health program announced Wednesday, five months after a USA Today Network-Kaiser Health News investigation revealed a spate of patient deaths following the procedures
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Scientists at the Joint Research Centre, the European Commission's Science and Knowledge service, place Europe's regions under the microscope in a report identifying cancer trends within and across countries.
A new study by Harvard Medical School researchers sheds light on the molecular repertoire of neurons responsible for encoding sound in the inner ear, which could inform efforts to develop therapeutic strategies to treat or protect against hearing loss.
The team shows that the class of neurons responsible for transmitting information from the inner ear to the brain is composed of three molecularly distinct subtypes. The study was published in Cell.
A one-year, $100,000 grant awarded to Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey resident researcher Daniel Herranz Benito, Ph.D., will support exploration into an aggressive blood cancer that impacts both children and adults T-cell acute lymphoblastic leukemia (T-ALL).
Children and their mothers have the poorer quality sleep in pediatric hospital wards than they do at home, and this may be due to significantly raised sound levels in the hospital, according to a study published online July 17 in the Archives of Disease in Childhood.
According to a new study, the research examined that a higher body mass index (BMI), a weight-for-height index results in adverse effects on the cardiovascular system in young adults. Even as a young adult, being overweight may cause higher blood pressure and thicker heart muscle, setting the stage for heart disease later in life. The study was published in the American Heart Association's journal Circulation.
A mild problem-solving task improves brain functioning after a concussion, according to a new study. Currently, there are many questions about rehabilitation and treatment options, with absolute rest often the go-to treatment.
But the new study suggests that a simple cognitive task as early as four days after a brain injury activates the region that improves memory function, and may guard against developing depression or anxiety.
A MILabs dual-energy, ultra-high resolution U-CT system has been installed at The Hebrew University of Jerusalem Israel (HUJI). Under the direction of Professor Galia Blum, this institute has established an internationally renowned research program, focused on drug design, delivery, and therapy.
A Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) research team has used epigenome editing tools to investigate how the genetic abnormality that drives Ewing sarcoma—the second most common bone cancer in children and young adults—unleashes tumor growth
Implantation of a stent-like flow diverter can offer one option for less invasive treatment of brain aneurysms – bulges in blood vessels – but the procedure requires frequent monitoring while the vessels heal.
Now, a multi-university research team has demonstrated proof-of-concept for a highly flexible and stretchable sensor that could be integrated with the flow diverter to monitor hemodynamics in a blood vessel without costly diagnostic procedures. The research was reported in the journal ACS Nano.
Under health insurance, an insured person is covered against the financial risks associated with hospitalisation. All health insurance policies offer coverage for hospitalisation of 24 hours or more, which is why many a times patients demand to be hospitalised for ailments that may not need it. Some policies cover daycare procedures, where patients can be discharged after a few hours of treatment.
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