The Cause Identified Of LGL Leukemia

Main Category: Lymphoma / Leukemia / Myeloma
Also Included In: Immune System / Vaccines;  Arthritis / Rheumatology
Article Date: 18 May 2012 – 0:00 PDT

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LGL leukemia is a relatively rare, malignant blood disease of the mature T-cells and, in many cases, it is related to autoimmune diseases such as rheumatoid arthritis. The pathogenetic mechanism of the disease has been unknown and it has previously been unclear if the disease is an overreaction of the normal defense system or a malignant hematological disease.

Under-Use Of Safer Kidney Cancer Surgery For Poorer, Sicker Medicare, Medicaid Patients

Main Category: Cancer / Oncology
Also Included In: Urology / Nephrology;  Medicare / Medicaid / SCHIP
Article Date: 17 May 2012 – 1:00 PDT

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An increasingly common and safer type of surgery for kidney cancer is not as likely to be used for older, sicker and poorer patients who are uninsured or rely on Medicare or Medicaid for their health care, according to a new study by researchers at Henry Ford Hospital.

Predicting Arthritis At Much Earlier Stage With New Biomarker Test

Main Category: Arthritis / Rheumatology
Also Included In: Preventive Medicine
Article Date: 17 May 2012 – 0:00 PDT

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More than 27 million adults currently suffer from osteoarthritis, which is the most common form of arthritis. In the past, doctors have been unable to diagnose patients with arthritis until they begin to show symptoms, which include joint pain and stiffness. By the time these symptoms are present, it is often too late for preventive and minimally invasive treatment options to be effective. Now, a research team from the University of Missouri’s Comparative Orthopaedic Laboratory has found a way to detect and predict arthritis before patients begin suffering from symptoms.

Potential To Treat Arthritis Using Delivery System For Gene Therapy

Main Category: Arthritis / Rheumatology
Also Included In: Genetics;  Immune System / Vaccines
Article Date: 16 May 2012 – 1:00 PDT

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A DNA-covered submicroscopic bead used to deliver genes or drugs directly into cells to treat disease appears to have therapeutic value just by showing up, researchers report.

Within a few hours of injecting empty-handed DNA nanoparticles, Georgia Health Sciences University researchers were surprised to see increased expression of an enzyme that calms the immune response.

Murphy’s Law: preparing for EVERYTHING

We had the STUFF, but we need to do even more prep work this time

So our last trip to Disney was eventful, to say the least. Natalie’s portable suction machine died out on us, resulting in a middle of the night trip to Wal-Mart that just about resulted in a traffic ticket, followed by an early morning, emergency call to the front desk for a medical supply company that would rent equipment. All of this could have been prevented if:

  1. I had brought our home suction machine as back-up, for the hotel at least;

Link Between Hospital Readmission Rates And Availability Of Care, Socioeconomics

Main Category: Heart Disease
Also Included In: Public Health;  Medicare / Medicaid / SCHIP
Article Date: 15 May 2012 – 0:00 PDT

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Differences in regional hospital readmission rates for heart failure are more closely tied to the availability of care and socioeconomics than to hospital performance or patients’ degree of illness, according to research presented at the American Heart Association’s Quality of Care Outcomes Research Scientific Sessions 2012.

Compounds To Block Immune-Regulating Enzyme

Main Category: Immune System / Vaccines
Also Included In: Respiratory / Asthma;  Arthritis / Rheumatology
Article Date: 15 May 2012 – 0:00 PDT

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Scientists at The Scripps Research Institute have found the first chemical compounds that act to block an enzyme that has been linked to inflammatory conditions such as asthma and arthritis, as well as some inflammation-promoted cancers.

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We are one supplier in Indonesia which provides hospital or medical equipment. We are always ready to assist you in providing all medical equipment from several leading medical brands. We also distribute a variety of ” medical equipment ” disposable at an affordable price.

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Introduction Of Bipartisan Bill To Eliminate Medicare SGR Formula Applauded By ACP

Main Category: Medicare / Medicaid / SCHIP
Also Included In: Primary Care / General Practice;  Health Insurance / Medical Insurance
Article Date: 11 May 2012 – 1:00 PDT

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The American College of Physicians (ACP) has applauded Rep. Allyson Schwartz (D-Pa.) and Rep. Joe Heck (R-Nev.) for their bipartisan introduction of the Medicare Physician Payment Innovation Act of 2012.