Combination of diabetes and hypertension may be more potent with regard to stroke risk and stroke mortality compared to hypertension alone.
Utility of h-HIT in distinguishing peripheral from central causes of acute vestibular syndrome, but benefit departs from current thinking.
Private health plans contracting in the federal Medicare program have underestimated profits, which could inflate government reimbursement.
R Scott Ward admonishes legislators for jeopardizing health of seniors and persons with disabilities as exceptions process expires June 30.
Payments to private plans for indirect medical education, which cover sicker patients seen at teaching hospitals, are one source of cuts.
Legislation aimed at avoiding Medicare cuts and caps passes overwhelmingly among Representatives, awaits Senate.
Patients typically go home from surgery using fewer than half the pre-operative amount, says researcher.
Overweight patients who present with daily headache directed to evaluation that includes neuroimaging and lumbar puncture.
Only 4% of physicians have adopted ‘fully functional’ computerized health records systems; costs cited as greatest barrier.
Elevated diastolic blood pressure measured during low-level exercise or recovery predicts an increased risk of cardiovascular disease: researchers.