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Insurer, Hospital Tangle About Cost Information

Insurer, Hospital Tangle About Cost Information

Insurer, Hospital Tangle About Cost Information The Florida Top Court is able to wade right into a dispute between Condition Farm Mutual Car Insurance along with a major Jacksonville hospital about contracts along with other documents which contain detailed here is how much a healthcare facility charges for services. Condition […]

Good way to Prevent Blisters: Surgical Tape

Good way to Prevent Blisters: Surgical Tape

  Good way to Prevent Blisters: Surgical Tape Can there be anything worse than obtaining a blister around the 25th mile? OK, not everybody is definitely an ultramarathoner. But doctors who got fed up with dealing with runners’ blisters say there is a easy and cheap solution on their behalf […]

Gastric Bypass Surgery Helps Diabetes But Doesn’t Cure It

Gastric Bypass Surgery Helps Diabetes But Doesn’t Cure It

Gastric Bypass Surgery Helps Diabetes But Doesn’t Cure It 4521 Gastric bypass surgery for patients with type two diabetes, in most cases, is either remitted or relapses within five years, researchers from the Group Health Research Institute reported in the journal Obesity Surgery. The authors described that whenever gastric bypass […]

Results Of Fatness And Fitness On White-colored Bloodstream Cell Counts

Results Of Fatness And Fitness On White-colored Bloodstream Cell Counts

Results Of Fatness And Fitness On White-colored Bloodstream Cell Counts 51 Research printed in front of print within the British Journal of Sports Medicine finds that fatness boosts the degree of inflammatory activity in your body as measured by white-colored bloodstream cell counts. Scientists also discovered that amounts of inflammatory […]

Slippery material for lubricating joints inspired by nature

Slippery material for lubricating joints inspired by nature

Slippery material for lubricating joints inspired by nature 4 For some time, scientists have been aware that synovial fluid in joints contains a natural substance that helps keep them well lubricated. Now, by mimicking its properties, engineers at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, MD, hope to develop a new material […]

Health Care Transparency Bill Passes Florida Senate

Health Care Transparency Bill Passes Florida Senate

Health Care Transparency Bill Passes Florida Senate The Florida Senate passed a bill on Thursday that would give residents more transparency on the costs of health care. The bill (HB 1175), which passed 27-1, requires Florida’s Agency for Health Care Administration to contract with a vendor for a website that […]

Early Divorce Can Affect Parent-Child Relationships Later

Early Divorce Can Affect Parent-Child Relationships Later

Early Divorce Can Affect Parent-Child Relationships Later 42 Divorce has a greater influence on child-parent relationships if it happens in the first few years of the child’s life, suggests new research. Additionally, the findings, published in Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, revealed that those who experience divorce early in their […]

Wheelchair users more at risk when crossing roads

Wheelchair users more at risk when crossing roads

Wheelchair users more at risk when crossing roads Pedestrian wheelchair users in the US are 30% more likely to be killed in road traffic collisions than the general public, says research published in the online journal BMJ Open. Crossing the road can be challenging and more dangerous for wheelchair users. Nearly […]

School entry age may impact risk of ADHD diagnosis

School entry age may impact risk of ADHD diagnosis

School entry age may impact risk of ADHD diagnosis 2 The age at which a child starts school may influence their likelihood of being diagnosed with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, suggests a new study published in The Journal of Pediatrics. ADHD is one of the most common disorders of childhood. […]

Lack of sleep may increase Alzheimer’s risk

Lack of sleep may increase Alzheimer’s risk

Lack of sleep may increase Alzheimer’s risk 3.55912 A new study suggests that reduced sleep and poor sleep quality may be linked to increased build-up of beta-amyloid plaques in the brains of older adults – a sign of Alzheimer’s disease. This is according to a study published in the journal […]

Insulin’s Role In Making Breast Milk

Insulin’s Role In Making Breast Milk

Insulin’s Role In Making Breast Milk 5437 The reason so many women have trouble making enough breast milk to feed their newborn is partly because a large proportion of them are prediabetic – insulin dysregulation undermines their milk supply, researchers from Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center and the University of […]

Coffee consumption linked with reduced melanoma risk

Coffee consumption linked with reduced melanoma risk

Coffee consumption linked with reduced melanoma risk 44,6506 Many of us turn to coffee for a morning boost, and now, a new study offers another excuse to drink the stimulating beverage; it could reduce the risk of melanoma skin cancer by a fifth. Could drinking four cups of coffee a […]

Simple blood test may reveal spread of melanoma

Simple blood test may reveal spread of melanoma

Simple blood test may reveal spread of melanoma 4 A simple blood test that examines chemical alterations in a gene called TFP12 may help identify patients whose melanoma has started to spread to other parts of the body. Researchers from the University of Dundee, UK, presented the work that could […]

Antibiotic Resistance Can Be Reversed By Honey

Antibiotic Resistance Can Be Reversed By Honey

Antibiotic Resistance Can Be Reversed By Honey 4.5 Manuka honey could be an efficient way to clear chronically infected wounds and could even help reverse bacterial resistance to antibiotics, according to research presented at the Society for General Microbiology’s Spring Conference in Harrogate. Professor Rose Cooper from the University of […]

New Smartphone App ‘Detects’ Skin Cancer

New Smartphone App ‘Detects’ Skin Cancer

New Smartphone App ‘Detects’ Skin Cancer 4.5922 A new smartphone app that claims to detect warning signs of skin cancer has just been launched in the UK market following a two year beta in the U.S. The novel app, called Mole Detect Pro, provides its users with a remote professional […]

Hand Washing Averts Petting Farm Illnesses

Hand Washing Averts Petting Farm Illnesses

Hand Washing Averts Petting Farm Illnesses Following a number of outbreaks of diarrhoea illnesses this year, public health experts in England are warning people about the need for good hand hygiene when visiting petting farms. The authorities are keen to put out this warning ahead of the summer holidays. Visits […]