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Catholic doctor advocates a simpler healthcare billing system

Last updated: 12/13/2018

[Landon Roussel is a pioneer in direct primary care, where doctors directly bill their patients without the intermediary of insurance companies, and the owner and chief medical off

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The Academy of Medical Sciences

Last updated: 12/13/2018

To celebrate the Academy’s 20th birthday, we have put together a snapshot of 20 of our biggest impacts. To find out more about our 20th celebrations and our future plans, read th

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Community supports may significantly lower hospital admissions and length of stay

Last updated: 12/13/2018

Investing in affordable housing that offers supportive social services to older adults on Medicare may help reduce hospital admissions and length of stay for inpatient hospital car

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New UK initiatives at the forefront of global biological and medical research

Last updated: 12/12/2018

A £6.7 million funding programme aims to establish the UK as a key partner in the ambitious global Human Cell Atlas initiative, which will provide a basis for understanding human

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Elevated hormone flags liver problems in mice with methylmalonic acidemia

Last updated: 12/12/2018

Study findings can immediately be applied to human patients with the disease. Researchers have discovered that a hormone, fibroblast growth factor 21 (FGF21), is extremely elevate

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Prominent Doctors Aren’t Disclosing Their Industry Ties in Medical Journal Studies. And Journals Are Doing Little to Enforce Their Rules — ProPublica

Last updated: 12/12/2018

One is dean of Yale’s medical school. Another is the director of a cancer center in Texas. A third is the next president of the most prominent society of cancer doctors. These l

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Bacterial ‘sleeper cells’ evade antibiotics and weaken defence against infection | Imperial News | Imperial College London

Last updated: 12/12/2018

New research, from scientists at Imperial College London, unravels how so-called bacterial persister cells manipulate our immune cells. The work potentially opens new avenues to f

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Discovery of common and rare genetic risk variants for colorectal cancer

Last updated: 12/12/2018

Discovery of common and rare genetic risk variants for colorectal cancer Nature Genetics (2018) | Download Citation Subjects Genetic association study Abstract To further dissect t

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Justice Department’s Criminal Division Creates Appalachian Regional Prescription Opioid Strike Force to Focus on Illegal Opioid Prescriptions

Last updated: 12/12/2018

Assistant Attorney General Brian A. Benczkowski of the Justice Department’s Criminal Division today announced the formation of the Appalachian Regional Prescription Opioid Strike

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The Never-ending Quest to Achieve Health for All

Last updated: 12/12/2018

"The attainment of the highest possible level of health is a most important worldwide social goal. … Primary health care is the key to attaining this target." -- Declaration of A

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