Tuesday, April 04, 2006

Medical Headlines ARDvark Blog

Medibank Private sale concerns played down
The Federal Government is moving to reassure policy holders in Medibank Private, after news that Australia's largest private health insurer is to be sold.

Siblings of Disabled Have Their Own Troubles
Many support outlets are intended for disabled children themselves or for their parents, often leaving their siblings overlooked.

Personal Health : When the Symptoms Don't Lead to Easy Answers
Many people believe that if you do everything "right," bad things won't happen.

Lab-grown organs science fiction no longer
The once-fanciful dream of regrowing the heart and other failing organs has suddenly edged closer to reality: The first complex organ, the bladder, has been rebuilt in seven patients from living tissue cultivated in the lab.

New Method Of Delivering Chemotherapy To Cancer Patients Without Them Incurring Side Effects

New York Budget Would Place Caps On Cost Of Care For Low-Income Uninsured

Boston Globe Examines Effect Of Massachusetts Reform Package On Hospital Revenue

Jefferson Scientists Reveal New Mechanism That Causes Spread Of Colorectal Cancer

Over One Billion People May Suffer From Vitamin D Deficiency

Movement For Medical Privacy Grows In The USA

Data Raises Questions About Who Is Administering Sedation Drug - March 2006 PA-PSRS Patient Safety Advisory (Vol. 3, No. 1)

Celecoxib May Help Prevent Colorectal Cancer In High Risk Patients, Studies Confirm

Working On A Better Method Of Detecting Ovarian Cancer, USF Health And Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute

New Reversible Male Contraceptive That Provides 10 Or More Years Of Protection After A 10-15 Minute Procedure

Dangerous Glucose-hungry Cervical Tumors Can Be Detected Using PET Scans

Evidence Of Estrogen And Progesterone Hormone Allergy Has Been Discovered By Texas Researchers

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