Monthly Archives: February 2012

Connecticut First In Nation To Expand Medicaid Coverage To New Groups Under The Affordable Care Act

Connecticut is the first state in the nation to permanently add low-income adults to its Medicaid program under the new Affordable Care Act, Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius announced yesterday. “We applaud Connecticut’s speedy action to expand coverage … Continue reading

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Congressional Passage Of Medicare Physician Payment Legislation Needed To Prevent 21 Percent Cut In Payments

The American Psychiatric Association is urging Congress to pass legislation to halt the 21 percent cut to physician payments for Medicare scheduled to take effect April 1. The APA also joins the American Medical Association in urging Congress to permanently … Continue reading

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A New Proposal For Achieving Neuronal Regeneration

Over the past four years, in the installations of the Faculty of Medicine, University of Cadiz, a group of researchers, headed by Doctor Carmen Estrada, has been studying neurogenesis the process of forming new neurons from mother cells in the … Continue reading

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After Brain Injury Resuscitation Technique May Do More Harm Than Good

The current standard practice of giving infants and children 100 percent oxygen to prevent brain damage caused by oxygen deprivation may actually inflict additional harm, researchers at UT Southwestern Medical Center have found. Brain damage caused by oxygen deprivation, known … Continue reading

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Brain Scans Reveal Biological Basis Of Cocaine Addiction

Researchers looking at brain activity of cocaine users may have identified a biological ‘lack of willpower’ that will help us understand why some people become long-term addicts while others can use the drug socially. They will present their findings at … Continue reading

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Cincinnati Children’s Presents New Research At 2010 Pediatric Academic Societies

Researchers from Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center will present several new studies May 1-4 at the annual meeting of the Pediatric Academic Societies in Vancouver. Among them are studies showing that: Vitamin D deficiency in Arab Women: Pregnant Arab women … Continue reading

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‘Managing Your Career’ Is An Understatement For Patients With Arthritis

Patients with arthritis may change work hours, the type and nature of their work or may lose their jobs due to disability related to their arthritis, according to research presented this week at the American College of Rheumatology Annual Scientific … Continue reading

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