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The state Department of Health of Massachusetts reported a 19% increase in Lyme disease occurrences since 2011 but until now insurance has not covered care for these patients for longer than 28 days, The Boston Globe reports. A new bill, sponsored by Representative Theodore Speliotis, is being pushed to...
Previous studies have found that there may be gender differences in heart attack symptoms; however, a new study published in JAMA Internal Medicine suggests that too much emphasis may be being placed on these gender differences, The New York Times' Well blog reports. The study examined 2475 patients...
Bloomberg News reports that CSL Ltd. "realized that instead of discarding unused blood components left over from making hemophilia, burns and immune-system treatments, it could extract the beneficial cholesterol known as HDL and infuse it into patients." CSL's chief scientist explains the idea of treating...