Medical Innovation: When do the costs outweigh the benefits?
Medical Innovation: When do the costs outweigh the benefits?

Publish on 10/4/2013 05:10:20 PM

Do fewer complications and faster recovery times result in meaningful financial savings for the health care system as a whole? Or does the cost of high-tech medical innovations outstrip any benefits they might provide?
The State of Oncology 2013
The State of Oncology 2013

Publish on 10/2/2013 12:10:19 PM

New report draws attention to urgent need to tackle disparities in cancer care worldwide
Scientists pinpoint 105 more genetic errors that cause CF
Scientists pinpoint 105 more genetic errors that cause CF

Publish on 8/26/2013 07:08:11 PM

Discovery increases diagnostic certainty and opportunity for individualized drug therapy for cystic fibrosis (CF)
New findings challenge stroke reco?very theories
New findings challenge stroke reco?very theories

Publish on 7/11/2013 08:07:05 AM

Two new studies suggest that stroke survivors left weakened or partially paralyzed may be able to regain more arm and hand movement even years after a stroke – information that clinicians may not know or pass on to their patients
Surgery plus chemo improves gastric cancer prognosis

Publish on 7/4/2013 06:07:23 PM

Study confirms adding chemotherapy to surgery improves survival in advanced gastric cancer
China slaps anti-dumping tax on EU chemical
China slaps anti-dumping tax on EU chemical

Publish on 6/28/2013 04:06:01 PM

The Chinese government from Friday will collect punitive taxes of up to 36.9% from the EU on toluidine, an agent used to produce dyes, medicines, pesticides and other products
Spinal anesthesia improves hip, knee replacement outcomes
Spinal anesthesia improves hip, knee replacement outcomes

Publish on 5/4/2013 09:05:49 AM

A lower rate of complications including pulmonary compromise, pneumonia, infections, and acute renal failure when neuraxial anesthesia is used, study finds
What makes a nurse's day extraordinary
What makes a nurse's day extraordinary

Publish on 4/23/2013 09:04:37 PM

Nurses asked to describe what makes a day at work extraordinary say it is making a difference to patients, even if that difference isn't as grand as saving a life, according to researchers from the United States

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