Archive: 12/13/2010

Parkinson's disparities

African American patients and those with lower socioeconomic status have more advanced disease and greater disability when they seek treatment from Parkinson's disease specialists, according to a study from the University ...

Dec 13, 2010
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Quantifying fragmentation of medical information

It's widely recognized that fragmentation of medical information is a problem in health care, but the extent of the problem and how many patients may be at risk haven't been well quantified. In a new retrospective study, ...

Dec 13, 2010
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Soda taxes: Weight loss benefit linked to household income

Imposing higher taxes on sodas and other sweetened drinks may generate a lot of money – but would lead to only minimal weight loss among most people and would have no effect on weight among consumers in the highest and ...

Dec 13, 2010
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