Monkey cloning breakthrough viewed as a significant step forward in the development of human stem cell therapies.
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National Committee for Quality Assurance gave nine health plans the 2007 Recognizing Innovation in Multicultural Health Care award for efforts that seek to reduce racial and ethnic health disparities.
Blacks and some Hispanics over age 65 are more likely than their white counterparts to develop a disability, in large part because of socioeconomic and health statuses.
Patients whose physicians place labels on their test results are inclined to make different decisions about their health care than those who receive the same results solely in terms of numbers and other quantifiable measures.
Louisiana Health Care Quality Forum seeks to develop standards for chronic disease care in the state.
Researchers have discovered the first two genes involved in moisture sensing (hygrosensation).
Doctors and other health care workers worldwide who want to learn about the most successful clubfoot treatment can now access online and for free a book that otherwise would cost $75 to purchase.
Cardiac resynchronization therapy produced no improvement in peak oxygen uptake during exercise testing, the trial's primary endpoint, in patients with Class III heart failure.
HHS department should release more Medicare spending data as part of an effort to improve the health care system.
Survey examines infection control and antimicrobial restriction policies and practices for preventing the emergence and transmission of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in Canadian hospitals.
Past physical or sexual abuse or other traumas must be considered when treating people with mental health or substance abuse disorders.
Marion County Health Department has added to its technology arsenal a state-of-the-art X-Ray Fluorescence Spectrometer for use in testing lead in a variety of products.
FDA has cleared for marketing a breathing tube coated with a thin layer of silver.
US residents might think the fact that the nation spends far more on health care per person than any other nation, yet has lower life expectancy than most other rich countries, would make the case for major reform of America's health care system.
The share of emergency department charges paid was consistently lowest for Medicaid beneficiaries and the uninsured and was consistently the highest for visits by privately insured patients.
Health care for veterans returning from the Iraq war could cost the U.S. as much as $650 billion.
The position paper describes recommendations on how to develop curricula for health professionals that address racial and ethnic health disparities.
US currently suffers from an acute shortage of kidney donors, leaving many patients to spend years on dialysis or die on waiting lists.
MLN1202, a novel, humanized monoclonal antibody met its primary endpoint of reducing C-reactive protein levels in a placebo-controlled, Phase II trial/
A group of six countries to vigorously develop and implement standardized protocols related to patient safety solutions over the next five years.
Possibly the biggest flaw with the health care system is that patients in most cases aren't sophisticated enough to make an independent judgment about the medical services they require.
Chris Dodd announced a proposal to improve health care and disability benefits for veterans.
The House voted to approve legislation that would extend the Indian Health Care Improvement Act through fiscal year 2017.
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