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UnitedHealthcare to start covering medical implant for sleep apnea

Starting August 1, UnitedHealthcare is covering a specific therapy for obstructive sleep apnea, a medical implant developed by Inspire Medical Systems. UnitedHealthcare’s policy will consider Inspire’s device to be medically necessary for the treatment of moderate to severe OSA when specified criteria are met–including a patient’s previous attempt at continuous positive airway pressure treatment and… Read More »

New cancer drug sees disease ‘put to sleep’ instead of chemo and radiotherapy

A pioneering cancer treatment that could stop the disease killing people will be developed at a new £75million British research centre. Instead of blitzing cancerous cells, the new drugs will put tumours to sleep – meaning patients will be able to live with the disease in a similar way to HIV. It is a radical… Read More »