Mortality Risk, Insurance, and the Value of Life - by Daniel Bauer, Darius Lakdawalla, Julian Reif
We develop and apply a generalized framework for valuing health and longevity improvements that departs from conventional assumptions of full annuitization and deterministic...
3 days ago - National Bureau of Economic Research
An Adolescent with Left Ventricular Noncompaction and Ebstein Anomaly Presenting with Advanced Heart Failure: Discharge from Hospital with a Biventricular Assist Device
A 15-year-old adolescent presented to our emergency department for evaluation of shortness of breath, nonbilious, nonbloody vomiting, and abdominal pain that began 3 weeks...
9 days ago - The Journal of Pediatrics
An Unusual Case of Holohemispheric Abnormality
A 5-year-old previously healthy boy was presented after a 20-minute episode of seizure-like activity. He felt unwell, nauseous and then fell to the ground rigid with eye...
13 days ago - Pediatric Neurology
A Girl with Gorham-Stout Disease
A 3-year-old girl with shortness of breath for 1 week was admitted to our hospital for the management of dyspnea. Examination revealed a firm, violaceous, depressed lesion on...
20 days ago - The Journal of Pediatrics
American Society of Plastic Surgeons works to secure passage of the Ensuring Lasting Smiles Act through Congress
The American Society of Plastic Surgeons is leading the charge to educate members of Congress on the importance of the Ensuring Lasting Smiles Act, which would require all...
21 days ago - Plastic Surgery
Gene Mutation that Causes Serious Lymphatic Condition
Gene mutation causes a serious lymphatic condition, and this knowledge is used to restore normal lymphatic vessels in model animals. It is a potential avenue to treat patients...
22 days ago - Medindia Health
Genetics Home Reference: neurodevelopmental disorder with or without anomalies of the brain, eye, or heart
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23 days ago - MedlinePlus
New Lease of Life for 7-Month-Old Girl With Critical Heart Disease
A four-hour-long operation was successfully preformed by doctors to set right a severe congenital anomaly that had threatened the life of a seven-month-old girl.
25 days ago - Medindia Health
Is benign familial neonatal KCNQ2-related epilepsy always familially benign?
A 1-year-old infant was referred for a diagnostic work-up, due to a past history of generalized clonic seizures migrating from one side of the body to the other side, of short...
25 days ago - Journal of Pediatric and Neonatal Individualized Medicine
Benefits of Smartphones in Managing Health Care
Managing healthcare at home is one of the biggest problems. There are so many concerns and problems for which we cannot straightaway run to the hospital or a medical center. In...
28 days ago - HealthWorks Collective
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New Smartphone App and Lab Kit Can Help Diagnose Urinary Infections Much Faster
Your smartphone can be your doctor now, here's how. New smartphone app using the phone's camera and lab kit can help identify urinary tract infections much faster.
High Gluten Diet in Pregnancy can Increase Diabetes Risk in Children
High consumption of gluten pregnant women can increase the risk of Type-1 diabetes in children. Proteins found in foods rich in gluten such as wheat, rye, and barley can...
Neuroscientist reveals the five ways you can boost your boring commute
Neuroscientist Dr Liron Jacobson works at Peak Labs in London and has shared five ways you can improve your mind during your commute. And none of them involve scrolling on...
Do YOU wear contact lenses? Beware of a rare infection
Moorfields Eye Hospital researchers checked medical records since 1986 to analyse and compare rates of the infection in south east England.
New Study Reports Poor Physical and Mental Health in Rural Borderland...
Poor mental and physical health is seen among American rural borderline communities due to the impact of high stress.
New Fatty Acids Can Slow Down an Over Reactive Immune System
New type of fatty acid identified can slow down the overreactive immune system which may lead to potential treatments for the disease
TINY Cancer Detection Tool Proves Effective as Kaposi Sarcoma-associated...
New TINY cancer detection device shows promise as a Kaposi sarcoma-associated herpesvirus detector.
Even the Best Healthcare Facilities Can Do More to Fight Infections: Study
Providing evidence-based infection prevention and control strategies can help reduce healthcare-associated infections by up to 55 percent, reveals a new study.
New Test Could Detect Patients at Risk from Lethal Fungal Spores
New test developed by scientists could allow physicians to screen patients at risk from Aspergillus easily and effectively.
Controversial study claims human memory cells do not grow throughout life...
Until the early 1980s, scientists accepted the findings of Santiago Ramón y Cajal - the father of modern neuroscience - that adult brains do not experience neurogenesis, the...