News - 24 May 2013
Major news outlets in recent days have reported that U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius is raising money from the private sector -- including from health care...
News - 17 May 2013
In medical school, we were taught not to withhold information from our patients or to be "paternal" in making decisions for them. We internalized the idea that fully informed patients are better...
News - 9 May 2013
Researchers at the University of Arizona have successfully determined the genetic mutations causing severe epilepsies in seven out of 10 children for whom the cause of the disorder could not be...
News - 25 Apr 2013
Defining a new vision for medicine was the mission of the consortium of global leaders in healthcare who gathered in Seattle, Wash., April 12 - 14 for the first "Thought Leaders Consortium" hosted by...
News - 22 Apr 2013
Today's headlines include reports ranging from how state leaders are dealing with the consequences of rejecting the health law's Medicaid expansion to how pending immigration reform proposals could...
News - 18 Apr 2013
Access to neurological care for Parkinson disease is currently limited by distance, disability, and the distribution of doctors.
News - 10 Apr 2013
State officials say the number of Georgians in the state employee health plan paying $80 more a month in insurance premiums due to smoking has dropped by 44 percent over the past six years.
News - 29 Mar 2013
Focusing on the present rather than letting the mind drift may help to lower levels of the stress hormone cortisol, suggests new research from the Shamatha Project at the University of California,...
News - 26 Mar 2013
Some governors who initially opposed the health law's Medicaid expansion are proposing to use the federal money to allow low-income people to buy private insurance in the new exchanges.
News - 14 Feb 2013
Researchers at the UC Davis MIND Institute will examine whether children and youth with fragile X syndrome can improve their working memory, cognition and behavior by using an online computer-based...