The US healthcare system is hemorrhaging: It is bleeding close to $1 TRILLION a year

(Natural News) The Affordable Care Act continues to be anything but affordable. (Article by Dagny Taggart republished from In fact, the healthcare system in the US is in terrible financial shape. A new study has revealed that waste and needless spending in America’s healthcare system could amount to almost $1 trillion each year. This exceeds the total US military...
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CONCLUSIONS: Bowel symptoms were more frequent in HTLV-1-infected patients than in seronegative controls and the frequency of bowel symptoms correlated with the severity of neurologic disease.
Source: Revista da Sociedade Brasileira de Medicina Tropical - Category: Tropical Medicine Source Type: research
ConclusionsChronic neurosurgical pathologies are chronic subdural hematomas, in a high percentage they are subsidiary of surgical treatment. There are several factors that negatively influence the prognosis in patients and that should be considered for both the surgical decision and patient / family agreement and for the medium / long-term follow-up of them.
Source: Interdisciplinary Neurosurgery - Category: Neurosurgery Source Type: research
In this study, the age range of ≤ 21 years or the average age of ≤ 21 years was considered as the pediatric group. After limiting the search results, removing duplicate titles and eligibility evaluation, 17 papers were enrolled to the study (seven controlled clinical trials and ten case series). Er:YAG (2940 nm), CO2 (10,600  nm), Er,Cr:YSGG (2780 nm), and diode (650, 660, and 975 nm) lasers indicated successful clinical results on mucocele excision, frenectomy, gingival incision and re-contouring, and treatment of vascular malformations. In addition, 660-nm diode laser rad...
Source: Lasers in Medical Science - Category: Laser Surgery Source Type: research
ConclusionIn premenopausal women with abnormal uterine bleeding, treatment of intrauterine pathology often does not reduce the complaints, thus questioning the effectiveness of hysteroscopic removal of these structures.
Source: Archives of Gynecology and Obstetrics - Category: OBGYN Source Type: research
AbstractBuschke-L öwenstein tumor (BLT) is a rare sexually transmitted disease, mostly described in clinical literature as case reports or small series. Here, we investigated the clinicopathologic features of BLT in a total of 38 cases retrieved from multiple academic institutions. The average age was 47.6 ± 12.8 ( mean ± SD) years old at diagnosis. The male to female ratio was 4.4:1. Common presenting symptoms were pain/discomfort, bleeding, mass lesion, and discharge. It was frequently linked to smoking and positive human immunodeficiency virus status. The tumor size and thickness were 8.5 ± 6.6...
Source: Virchows Archiv - Category: Pathology Source Type: research
Conclusions This study demonstrates that high-intensity, long-term physical training regimens are feasible in GBM patients during full multidisciplinary therapy. In this patient, the exercise was pursued without adverse events and led to a gain of fitness despite tumor progression and intensive multiple therapies. We conclude that, in GBM patients, exercise regimens require further study instead of general discouragement.
Source: Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise - Category: Sports Medicine Tags: CLINICAL SCIENCES Source Type: research
We report a case of stretched scar syndrome in a 12-year-old girl with consecutive exotropia who had previously been treated with bilateral medial rectus muscle recessions. Stretched scar syndrome was confirmed intraoperatively, and bilateral medial rectus muscle plication was performed, successfully restoring normal alignment. Use of plication rather than resection of rectus muscles (stretched scar) can reduce the risk of a lost or slipped muscle and reduce surgical trauma and bleeding.
Source: Journal of American Association for Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus - Category: Opthalmology Source Type: research
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Source: Shock - Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: Letters to the Editor Source Type: research
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Source: Shock - Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: Letters to the Editor Source Type: research
Condition:   Acute Coronary Syndrome Intervention:   Sponsors:   Beijing Anzhen Hospital;   Peking Union Medical College Hospital;   Beijing Hospital;   Beijing Luhe Hospital;   Beijing Chao Yang Hospital Not yet recruiting
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