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2014-01-07 10:38:00

States choosing Medicaid expansion shouldn't expect costly influx of individuals from states not expanding coverage; other studies examine accountable care organizations and communication-and-resolution programs Amidst the patchwork nature of Medicaid expansion in the U.S. under the Affordable Care Act (ACA), some have worried that low-income adults in states without expanded coverage might move to states that have chosen to expand—thus placing a financial burden on those states. But a...

Four New Studies Show Early Humans Had A Diet Rich In Grass
2013-06-04 11:43:40

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Four new studies have taken a new look at the diets of our ancestors and have found their behavior was a “game changer” for early humans some 3.5 million years ago. An ape-like diet that included grasses and sedges paved the way for a diet rich in grains, meats and dairy from grazing animals. In the first of the four studies, researchers from the University of Colorado Boulder conducted high-tech tests on tooth enamel...

2013-05-21 08:29:13

REDWOOD CITY, Calif., May 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Genomic Health, Inc. (Nasdaq: GHDX) today announced that results from ten studies in breast, colon and prostate cancer, including a large next generation sequencing (NGS) study, will be presented at the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Annual Meeting, taking place May 31 - June 4, 2013 at McCormick Place in Chicago. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130425/SF01493LOGO) Presentations include: Results from...

2013-05-16 08:28:33

QUEBEC CITY, May 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Asmacure Ltee, a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on the development of novel, proprietary compounds that target cholinergic receptors for the treatment of pulmonary diseases, today announced that the company will present four posters at the 2013 American Thoracic Society (ATS) International Conference, taking place May 17-22 in Philadelphia. All four will describe data around ASM-024, Asmacure's lead development compound, currently in...

2013-05-15 20:23:29

Note: This release corresponds to ASCO abstracts 5014, 5004, 5009, 5010, 5013, 5037, 5059, 9617, 9618, 5059, 8502, 7130, 8619, 8613, 8614, 7014, 7056, 7057, 8512 and electronic publication e17510 RARITAN, N.J., May 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Janssen Research & Development, LLC (Janssen) announced that data related to three Janssen Oncology compounds have been selected for presentation at the 49(th) Annual Meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) being held May...

Happily Married Newlyweds More Likely To Pack On The Pounds
2013-04-04 13:05:44

WATCH VIDEO: [Happy Marriage Can Threaten Health] Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The “Honeymoon Phase” can be the happiest time of a couple´s marriage; however, a new study shows that the first few years of a happy marriage can lead to packing on the pounds. While previous research has shown that marriage is associated with weight gain, the role of marital satisfaction has never been fully investigated, according to the study´s lead author...

2012-11-28 08:30:05

REDWOOD CITY, Calif., Nov. 28, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Genomic Health, Inc. (Nasdaq: GHDX) today announced that the company will present results from six Oncotype® DX breast cancer test studies at the 34(th) Annual CTRC-AACR San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium (SABCS), taking place December 6-8, 2012 at the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center. Presentations include results from evaluations of the Oncotype DX breast cancer test's clinical utility and health economic value in...

2012-11-12 11:12:01

Use of gut bacteria to treat autoimmune diseases among other research presented at ACR Refuting a belief long held by many physicians, a Mayo Clinic study found that rheumatoid arthritis patients also can get gout. The research is among several studies Mayo Clinic is presenting at the American College of Rheumatology annual meeting in Washington. Researchers also found that gut bacteria has potential to treat autoimmune disorders, rheumatoid arthritis patients are at higher risk for...

2012-10-30 07:27:06

RIDGEFIELD, Conn., Oct. 30, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Boehringer Ingelheim will present data from 16 abstracts at the American Heart Association's (AHA) Scientific Sessions in Los Angeles from November 3 to 7, 2012, including data on Pradaxa(®) (dabigatran etexilate mesylate) capsules and data evaluating patients with non-valvular atrial fibrillation (NVAF). These data reinforce BI's commitment to adding to the scientific body of evidence for PRADAXA and stroke prevention in NVAF....

2012-09-13 02:28:30

AMSTERDAM and IRVINE, Calif., Sept. 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Agendia, an innovative molecular cancer diagnostics company and leader in personalized medicine, announced today that they will present five posters on genomic research studies in breast cancer at the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) 2012 Breast Cancer Symposium. The meeting will be held from September 13-15, 2012 at the Marriott Marquis in San Francisco, California. Agendia's Symphony(TM) suite of molecular...