Alliance between disability advocates.

Alliance between disability advocates, Bush administration officials helped develop system to encourage home look after Medicaid beneficiaries NPR’s Morning Edition on Fri examined how an unlikely alliance between several disability advocates and Bush administration officials led to a major change to federal financing for long-term care of Medicaid beneficiaries . HHS in July announced plans to award $1 .75 billion in grants to states under a five-year program that would allow Medicaid beneficiaries to reside in their homes or in their communities, rather than in nursing homes. Continue reading

Some diseases like ulcers and certain types of cancer.

Some diseases like ulcers and certain types of cancer, once regarded as related to lifestyle factors primarily, are now regarded as caused by microorganisms, and more syndromes, including some psychiatric circumstances, may have a connection to infection, today by the American Academy of Microbiology according to a written report released. Several chronic human ailments are triggered, either or indirectly directly, by microorganisms, says Ronald Luftig of the Louisiana Condition University Medical Center, one of the authors of the report, Microbial Triggers of Chronic Individual Illness. Other diseases, including some incredibly common and devastating circumstances, exhibit characteristics that indicate they may possess an infectious etiology aswell. Continue reading