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.

Colleagues and Schwartzbaum were granted access to specimens from the Janus Serum Bank in Norway. The bank contains samples gathered from citizens throughout their annual medical evaluations or from volunteer blood donors for the last 40 years. Norway also offers registered all new cases of malignancy in the national nation since 1953, and personal identification quantities enable cross-referencing those instances with collected bloodstream samples previously. The researchers analyzed stored samples from 594 individuals who were identified as having glioma between 1974 and 2007.