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New method for analyzing biomarkers may produce diagnostic tests more quick
Date: 2009-06-29 20:35:47
Researchers working with the National Cancer Institute have demonstrated a new method for detecting biomarkers in bodily fluids that may make it possible to determine which biomarkers are useful predictors of disease much more efficiently, according to an article appearing in Nature Biotechnology.... Full Story

Personality and inflammation may be linked
Date: 2009-06-19 22:20:34
A new study in the journal Brain, Behavior and Immunity found that especially in aging women, a low level of the personality trait extraversion and high levels of a key inflammatory molecule, interleukin-6, may be linked.... Full Story

Preventive care a major component of health reform
Date: 2009-06-17 20:47:52
In the ongoing debate over heathcare reform in the U.S., many options for structuring insurance coverage, payment plans and control over medical decision making are being considered. One element is virtually a constant in all the proposals - however, a call for a greater focus on preventive medicine to avoid disease or catch and treat it at an earlier time.... Full Story

Preventative medicine provides massive return on investment
Date: 2009-06-04 20:01:37
Preventative medicine, an active approach of testing, screening and education provides tremendous long-term return on investment by reducing health care costs dramatically, according to a study from the Harvard Medical School.... Full Story

Cardiologists and Periodontists publish new joint guidelines
Date: 2009-06-01 18:16:08
The evidence linking periodontal disease and cardiovascular disease has been growing for years, with medical researchers convinced that inflammation is the uniting characteristic of the two conditions.... Full Story

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