Sponsored by the Healthcare Leadership Council, the brand-new Healthcare Leaders for Accountable Innovation in Medicare debuted Thursday with an event at the Reserve Officers Association in Washington, D.C.
Regularly losing and regaining weight — commonly known as weight cycling or yo-yo dieting — was recently deemed a hazardous health habit regardless of height and weight, according to the American Heart Association’s (AHA) latest study.
On Veterans Day, the nation honors Americans who displayed courage in the face of trauma, something that results in profound challenges for them, even the veterans who may not satisfy criteria for clinical PTSD, according to one psychiatrist.
Dr. N. Scott Adzick, chief surgeon at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP), recently attained recognition from the Congenital Hyperinsulinism International (CHI) group for his outstanding work with pediatric patients born with a rare genetic disorder.
To better comprehend and prevent venous thromboembolism (VTE) in hip and knee replacement patients, the Physician-Patient Alliance for Health & Safety (PPAHS) recently distributed a survey from Chicago headquarters to orthopedic surgeons and clinicians nationwide.
Childhood challenges such as poverty, dysfunction and maltreatment may point to blood pressure difficulties in adult life, according to the American Heart Association’s latest analysis, presented at its recent Scientific Sessions 2016 in New Orleans.
Across-the-board backing of the 21st Century Cures Act awaiting congressional approval has increased substantially in recent weeks, with statements of support issued from several key health care industry entities urging passage of the nonpartisan legislation.
The Dallas-based American Heart Association (AHA) recently released the latest industry-wide findings via its regular scientific sessions news tips initiative, with topics comprising migraine, atrial fibrillation, hearing loss and coronary artery calcification.
Life sciences firm Bayer and the American Heart Association (AHA) recently launched the 2017 AHA-Bayer Innovation and Discovery Grants Program for cardiovascular research, with a $576,000 contribution from Bayer, the organizations announced from New Jersey.
Pronouncing it a critical, patient-focused bill, the Washington, D.C.-based National Health Council (NHC) recently urged U.S. Congress leadership to pass the 21st Century Cures Act for the sake of citizens with diverse diseases and disabilities.
The CDC revealed that 13 cases of drug-resistant Candida auris yeast infections have been documented in the U.S. over a three-year time period as of Nov. 4, so far affecting only patients in hospital facilities.
Following November’s election, American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) officials offered some perspective drawing upon the concept of election cycles, calling 2016 a 'change election' year and sharing their viewpoint based on decades of observation.
When Danish scientists discovered that certain research subjects experienced a higher incidence of ischemic stroke following endoscopies, they determined that risk increases when taking proton pump inhibitors (PPIs), commonly used to treat heartburn.
Payment plans, percentages, participation and practice details affected by the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act (MACRA) recently gained clarification as family physician Dr. John Meigs addressed professional concerns about the new law.
Embarking on a pioneering clinical trial, researchers at Los Angeles-based Cedars-Sinai Medical Center recently obtained authorization from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to test a new therapeutic approach to amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS).
A breakthrough study by the American Heart Association has revealed that air pollution is correlated with blood vessel damage in young, otherwise healthy adults, suggesting that all individuals benefit from monitoring — not just vulnerable populations.
Stressing that support is paramount to coping with diabetes management, the Maryland-based National Institutes of Health recently urged individuals dealing with the diagnosis to seek out resources and encouragement during November — National Diabetes Month.
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie recently appointed Carolann Murphy to the state’s Commission on Spinal Cord Research for a three-year term, leveraging her three-decade clinical career for the benefit of furthering research via various institutions.
Data from the Maryland-based National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS) suggest that the incidence of U.S. premature births has worsened for the first time in the last eight years, according to a March of Dimes announcement.
Coming from professional, social and philanthropic circles, patrons of the Lung Cancer Research Foundation’s (LCRF) 14th Annual Strolling Supper recently joined LCRF members in New York City to raise a record-breaking total of nearly $1.5 million.