Medicare outpatient claims for 2008 are showing that thousands of Medicare patients received unnecessary double CT scans that year. The practice not only costs the Medicare program millions of dollars, but exposes patients to potentially dangerous doses of radiation.
A trial that had originally been planned to run until 2015, testing whether treating an HIV-infected person with antiretroviral drugs could prevent that person from passing the disease along to his partner, stopped on thursday. Because it was so successful.
A pill that gives men with advanced prostate cancer an extra four months of life has come a step closer to being approved for use in Britain.
Scientists, already adept at using magnets to screw with the brain’s ability to generate speech, are now sending direct current into people’s brain matter to help them master video games.
You know the UV-ink rubber stamps at night clubs? Well, a novel silver nanotech variant of the idea could actually help heal your skin wounds more quickly.
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