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Gene therapy for Parkinson’s disease passes first clinical trials

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June
21, 2007

A new study shows that gene therapy could be a safe and effective treatment for Parkinson’s disease. It also paves the way toward gene therapies for other disorders. The results of the study appear in the current issue of the medical journal The Lancet.

Electronic Medical Records: Part of Health Care’s Future

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January
18, 2006

Electronic medical records are the trend in medicine, driven by President Bush’s announcement that most Americans should have an electronic medical record within ten years.

Electronic Medical Records: Impact on Doctor-Patient Talks

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January
18, 2006

Patients and doctors alike are concerned that electronic medical records might interview with their exam room conversations.

More universities require students to have health insurance

12:00AM
February
17, 2005

College students are a young and generally healthy bunch, but each year students are forced to drop out of school because of massive medical bills. On some campuses as many as 30-percent of students are uninsured.