Medical Innovation: When do the costs outweigh the benefits?
Publish on 10/4/2013 05:10:20 PMDo 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
Publish on 10/2/2013 12:10:19 PMNew report draws attention to urgent need to tackle disparities in cancer care worldwide
Scientists pinpoint 105 more genetic errors that cause CF
Publish on 8/26/2013 07:08:11 PMDiscovery increases diagnostic certainty and opportunity for individualized drug therapy for cystic fibrosis (CF)
New findings challenge stroke reco?very theories
Publish on 7/11/2013 08:07:05 AMTwo 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 PMStudy confirms adding chemotherapy to surgery improves survival in advanced gastric cancer
China slaps anti-dumping tax on EU chemical
Publish on 6/28/2013 04:06:01 PMThe 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
Publish on 5/4/2013 09:05:49 AMA lower rate of complications including pulmonary compromise, pneumonia, infections, and acute renal failure when neuraxial anesthesia is used, study finds
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