Jessica S Kaiser

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Family Foundation is a non-profit, private operating foundation dedicated to providing information and analysis on health care issues to policymakers, the media, the health care community, and the general public. Overview Prescription drugs are vital to preventing and treating illness and in helping to avoid more costly medical problems. Rising drug costs,(More)
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE Patients presenting with a monosymptomatic episode of neurologic dysfunction (MEND) have a high probability of developing multiple sclerosis (MS). Our study was designed to determine whether magnetization transfer (MT) histogram analysis could predict the development of MS for a cohort of patients presenting with a MEND. METHODS(More)
applicability. An alternative are micropat-terned dry adhesive surfaces similar to those found in nature in various organisms. Several studies, inspired by adhesion systems of spiders and geckos, have investigated synthetic micropatterned adhesives. [ 1 ] These structures allow easy adaptation to a wide variety of surfaces, causing an increase in contact(More)
  • The Henry, J Kaiser, Family Foundation
  • 2009
The Kaiser Family Foundation is a non-profit private operating foundation, based in Menlo Park, California, dedicated to producing and communicating the best possible analysis and information on health issues. Neglected tropical diseases (NTDs) are a group of parasitic and bacterial tropical infections that primarily affect the most impoverished and(More)
The development of the community support system model and other efforts to decentralize psychiatric care for the severely disabled has made the future role of the state psychiatric hospital uncertain. The authors studied patient admissions from a community support program in New York State to a state psychiatric hospital over a period of 18 months. They(More)
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