Archive for June, 2010

Is Patient-Centered Medicine Bad For Overall Health Care Quality?

[ 0 ] June 26, 2010 |
Is Patient-Centered Medicine Bad For Overall Health Care Quality?

Though a recent report ranking the health care systems of 7 industrialized countries received the most attention because the US was in last place, other interesting results from the study bring into question patient-centered medicine.

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Rethinking The Strategies For Fighting Antibiotic Resistance

[ 0 ] June 20, 2010 |
Rethinking The Strategies For Fighting Antibiotic Resistance

For more than 80 years, since the development of the first antibiotic, humans and bacteria have been in a form of arms race with ever more advanced antibiotics fighting ever more resistant bacteria. Now, the strategies in the battle are changing.

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Osteoporosis, A Broken Hip And Aging The Hard Way

[ 1 ] June 15, 2010 |
Osteoporosis, A Broken Hip And Aging The Hard Way

Though there are many idealistic visions of living to a “Ripe Old Age”, reality has a tendency to mess up many plans. Conditions such as cancer and Alzheimers might immediately come to mind, but broken hip, not so much.

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Understanding The Risks And Pain Of Gout, The “Rich Man’s Disease”

[ 0 ] June 8, 2010 |
Understanding The Risks And Pain Of Gout, The “Rich Man’s Disease”

Known to human kind for more than 4000 years, Gout has brought excruciating episodes of joint pain to many affluent individuals. In modern society, however, an increasing number of individuals are alsosharing in the pain associated with the condition.

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So Who Exactly Is Not At Risk From Increasing Skin Cancer Rates?

[ 0 ] June 2, 2010 |
So Who Exactly Is Not At Risk From Increasing Skin Cancer Rates?

Being the most common form of cancer by a long stretch, physicians diagnose skin cancer in the US more than 1,000,000 times per year and the rate is growing. What most people do not know but should is exactly who is at risk.

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