2134 Articles Matching "lower"

Q&A: Centene CEO Michael Neidorff stays focused on attaining growth

Feb 16, 2019 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
Centene Corp. CEO Michael Neidorff says that the large Medicaid managed-care plan is well positioned to deliver high quality products that lower...
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'Everything is a fight to get medications': How the quest for lower drug prices is hurting children with asthma

Feb 16, 2019 , CNN Health
Debarrin Norman is 15 years old and loves basketball. He plays every day. But over the past two years, his mom, Toya Lacey, has seen him more and more often on the sidelines, wheezing and gasping for air. His current medication is just not doing the trick, she says....
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France suggests glyphosate exit could be even slower than planned

Feb 16, 2019 , Reuters
Only half of France's farmland could do without glyphosate-based weed-killers by 2021, the country's farm minister suggested, further lowering an initial ambition to get rid of the controversial chemical by then....
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New Justice Dept. policies, new AG may mute False Claims Act whistleblowers

Feb 16, 2019 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
Healthcare industry groups have new hope that whistleblower cases will dwindle or even go away under new Attorney General William...
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Aggressive sanitizing at home lowers post-hospital MRSA risk

Feb 14, 2019 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - A six-month program of aggressively washing and sanitizing at home after surgery can lower the risk of developing a potentially-deadly infection for people who harbor the antibiotic-resistant bacterium known as MRSA, a new study suggests....
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Major Clinical Trial Links High Blood Pressure And Mild Cognitive Impairment

Feb 14, 2019 , Forbes
A new study says lowering blood pressure doesn’t reduce the risk for dementia, but it does lower the impact of mild cognitive impairment (MCI), which could be the next best thing in the study of dementia...
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Aspirin Can Help Prevent Colon Cancer, But Many at Risk Don't Take It

Feb 13, 2019 , WebMD
Low-dose aspirin can lower your risk for colon cancer but fewer than half the people who already have polyps aren’t taking...
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Ritas Spritz adds twist to wine cocktails

Feb 13, 2019 , Drug Store News - Retail
Ritas Spritz contains a lower alcohol content and is available in such flavors as white peach rosé, pear orange sangria and strawberry blueberry sangria. Read More...
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Mylan launches Advair generic at one-third price

Feb 13, 2019 , Reuters
Mylan NV on Tuesday priced its generic version of GlaxoSmithKline's blockbuster asthma treatment Advair 70 percent lower than the branded medicine....
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Kindergarten teachers' assessments may be linked with pupils' earnings as adults

Feb 12, 2019 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - Boys whose teachers find them antisocial in kindergarten may have lower income as adults than their classmates who don't have behavior problems, a Canadian study suggests....
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Consequences Of Hospital Mergers Go Beyond Higher Prices–Quality Of Care Is Suffering As Well

Feb 12, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
For many goods, the common thought is that competition leads to lower prices and better quality. But people often think of health care as different — that it somehow shouldn’t be “market based.” Studies, however, prove otherwise....
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Sanofi, Regeneron lower prices for Praluent

Feb 12, 2019 , Drug Store News - Retail
The lower-priced Praluent is expected to be available for pharmacies to order in early March. Read More...
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Different Takes: Just Why Do Americans Have Better Hearts And Lower Medical Bills?; Understanding Costs Of Care Is Mind Boggling

Feb 09, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Editorial pages focus on these and other aspects surrounding the costs of health...
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Treating kids’ sleep apnea may keep them safer on the street

Feb 09, 2019 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - Kids with obstructive sleep apnea may be at lower risk of accidents with oncoming vehicles during the day if they use positive airway pressure, or PAP, therapy at night, a new study suggests....
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'Artificial Muscles' To Help Children With Cerebral Palsy

Feb 09, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
A team of researchers from the University of Delaware has received nearly $200,000 in start-up funding to develop a motorized ankle foot device for children with cerebral palsy (CP) that includes a novel artificial muscle. The brace is the first lower extremity device designed to correct alignment ......
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Are Measles Epidemics The New Normal? Lower Vaccination Rates Making Communities Vulnerable To The ‘Exquisitely Contagious’ Disease

Feb 07, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
“If you have a population that is unvaccinated, it’s like throwing a match into a can of gasoline,” said Dr. Alan Melnick, Clark County’s public health director. The latest outbreak of measles started in an anti-vaccination hotspot where only 78 percent of the kindergarten through high school population had gotten their shots....
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Eli Lilly backs U.S. proposal on drug rebates to lower costs

Feb 07, 2019 , Reuters
Eli Lilly and Co on Wednesday embraced a U.S. government proposal to end a decades-old system of rebates drugmakers make to industry middlemen, saying it could lower the cost of insulin and other prescription drugs for patients....
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Trump Highlights Health Agenda With Vow To Lower ‘Unfair’ Drug Prices

Feb 06, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
The president laid out a series of goals, including lowering prescription prices, pursuing an end to the HIV epidemic and boosting funding for childhood...
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U.S. hurricane response slower in Puerto Rico than in Florida, Texas: study

Feb 06, 2019 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - The U.S. government's response in Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria in 2017 fell short of federal responses to other major storms that year, researchers say....
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Commercial plans' lower rates for mental healthcare may reduce patient access

Feb 06, 2019 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
Commercial and Medicare Advantage plans pay mental health providers in their networks significantly lower rates than traditional Medicare pays, which likely reduces access for...
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