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Medical Transparency Could Save Doctors And Patients Money
2013-04-16 10:52:38

Transparency allows for consumers to make informed decisions on everything from fast food to automobiles.The same could be held true for physicians, allowing them to order considerably fewer tests or search for lower-priced alternatives when shown the costs of diagnostic procedures, if this transparency was available to them.

Tiny Implantable Blood Lab Can Transmit Patient Data To The Doctor
2013-03-20 11:47:41

Swiss scientists from the École polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL) have developed a tiny blood-work laboratory that sits just under the skin and wirelessly transmits results to a patient’s physician.

2012-02-15 08:00:00

Kidney transplant patient of ten years and nine years of dialysis has the expertise to come up with “My Blood Works” for a multi-functional health tracker APP.

2009-08-03 15:10:29

"Money can't buy me love" the Beattles famously sang. And now a new paper by University of Notre Dame economist Kasey Buckles and colleagues suggests "money" or more precisely the price of marriage, can significantly affect the decision to marry.

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2008-11-26 12:23:39

A new "barcode chip" developed by researchers at the California Institute of Technology (Caltech) promises to revolutionize diagnostic medical testing. In less than 10 minutes, and using just a pinprick's worth of blood, the chip can measure the concentrations of dozens of proteins, including those that herald the presence of diseases like cancer and heart disease.

2007-03-02 10:23:40

By Flanagan, Jane; Melillo, Karen Devereaux; Abdallah, Lisa; Remington, Ruth Treating patients in rehabilitation settings is becoming increasingly complex for a variety of reasons, such as the presence of several comorbid conditions, increased age, and earlier discharge from acute care facilities.


Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.