As per recent reports, 6.5% of increase has been observed in the healthcare expenses of the employers in the current year over 2013. However, increase is slightly less than that occurred in the last year when it was observed to be 7.2%.
In a trial it was found that lung cancer detection in smokers was done quite effectively by the CT scans as compared to the chest x-rays.
However, the scans were not very successful in examining the malignancy. It was seen that the sensitivity of detecting the cancer in CT scan was 94% while the specificity was 73%. However, the same with chest x-rays was found to be 74% and 91% respectively.
As per recent reports, it has been revealed that the advisory committee of the U. S. Food and Drug Administration has announced that the Merck & Co., Inc.'s drug suvorexant is quite effective.
The drug was found to be quite beneficial in promoting sleep. Though the drug was appreciated by the FDA, it shall be noted that the committee has asked for lower dosage due to multiple safety issues.
The team of paleontologists from the University of Toronto, Royal Ontario Museum, Cleveland Museum of Natural History and University of Calgary has recently discovered a new species of dinosaurs which is said to have lived in the place which is now known as southern Alberta.
As per a new study mentioned by International Union for the Conservation of Nature, the species are getting extinct at thousand times rate as compared to the expected natural rate.
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration released a number earlier this month depicting the amount of carbon in the atmosphere.
Active Healthy Kids Canada has raised concerns over the health of Canadian kids. The organization was of the view that Canadian kids are not doing proper exercise, which has been taxing their health.
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