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The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved the first FDA-approved HPV DNA test for women 25 and older that can be used alone to help a health care professional assess the need for a woman to undergo additional diagnostic testing for cervical cancer. The test also can provide information about the patient’s risk for developing cervical cancer in the future.
Look beyond the EHR incentive program. A national effort to turn CMS's recent release of Medicare physician payment data into useful, actionable data visualizations is the hottest HIT challenge right now.
The expenses associated with cancer care in the United States are staggering and only expected to climb.
Chronic inflammation in benign prostate tissue is associated with high-grade prostate cancer, according to researchers.
Randomized trial to evaluate immune activation following treatment with immunotherapy combination. The open label design will allow for ongoing evaluation of clinical results from study.
A blood test performed before radical cystectomy in patients with urothelial cancer of the bladder could identify the presence of circulating tumor cells (CTCs), which are predictive of outcome, according to a new study.
Evidence-Based Immunology and Infectious Disease, the fourth title in the news series from The American Journal of Managed Care, launches with an issue that features interviews with leading AIDS researchers, a discussion of the challenges of paying for breakthrough therapies for hepatitis C, and new information on causes and treatments for rheumatoid arthritis.
By Mary K. Caffrey
Conference Coverage: AAAAI 2014
By Mary K. Caffrey
Conference Coverage: AAAAI 2014
Physician's Money Digest
State income taxes can be confusing. While some states have no income tax at all, others have multiple brackets. Does your state have one of the highest top income tax rates?
The business of catering to vices is doing well and the portfolios of people invested in tobacco, gaming, and alcohol stocks are benefiting.