Health economist Peter Neumann has a proposal for how to rein in the growing costs of prescription drugs. “Everyone wants lower drug prices,” says Neumann, the Tufts University School of Medicine professor who directs the Center for the Evaluation of Value and Risk in Health (CEVR) at Tufts Medical Center. “But we’d really like the
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Electrical brain stimulation may have the potential to improve verbal memory, results of a small study of patients with epilepsy suggest. Investigators observed improvements in patients implanted with a responsive neurostimulation system (RNS) to control seizures, in that the patients had improved word recall when the system was activated. Beyond epilepsy, “we suspect that our
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Written by Amy Beecham Thanks to two years of the pandemic, we’re more burned out than ever. But how is that stress affecting our sex lives? It’s no secret that, as a culture, we have a big burnout problem. In the UK alone, 22% of people say they’ve experienced it in relation to their job,
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Health bosses scrap scheme offering vulnerable Britons free vitamin D… but experts say decision is ‘short-sighted’ because the nutrient could have benefits beyond Covid The Department of Health scraps scheme offering free vitamin D to shielders It comes as researchers continue to study whether it can protect against Covid  But experts told MailOnline it should
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Dr Hilary discusses ‘minor’ side effects of booster vaccine We use your sign-up to provide content in ways you’ve consented to and to improve our understanding of you. This may include adverts from us and 3rd parties based on our understanding. You can unsubscribe at any time. More info The Covid booster campaign was launched
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Prince Charles explains the importance of hedgerows We use your sign-up to provide content in ways you’ve consented to and to improve our understanding of you. This may include adverts from us and 3rd parties based on our understanding. You can unsubscribe at any time. More info It was when the Prince and Camilla, Duchess
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Photo: Lyniate The Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology made the Trusted Exchange Framework and Common Agreement available on January 18. While TEFCA is structured to create national connectivity of electronic health records, it can’t perform unless a network of provider organizations becomes a part of the Qualified Health Information Networks, or QHINs,
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Construction on the six-floor expansion on top of the Steven & Susan Lipstein BJC Institute of Health building on the Washington University Medical Campus is scheduled to begin Feb. 2. Employees working near the center of the Medical Campus will experience intermittent construction noise from about 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. during the week. Employees
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In a study posted to the medRxiv* preprint server, an interdisciplinary team of researchers analyzed whether alveolar epithelial cell necrosis at an early stage of severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) infection and subsequent releases of damage-associated molecular patterns (DAMPs) could aggravate coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19)-associated acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS). Study: Early Alveolar
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High cholesterol: Nutritionist reveals top prevention tips We use your sign-up to provide content in ways you’ve consented to and to improve our understanding of you. This may include adverts from us and 3rd parties based on our understanding. You can unsubscribe at any time. More info High cholesterol is a dangerous accumulation of cholesterol
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