Passage of the Senate healthcare reform bill clears the way for Congress to enact legislation in the coming weeks that will protect and strengthen Medicare, guarantee millions more Americans can get affordable health coverage and sharply curtail discriminatory insurance provider practices that maintain those most in need out of the system. Related StoriesTissue Regenix strengthens placement in post-acute wound care market with Medicare protection for DermapureUse of observation remains may lead to economic burden for some Medicare patientsACA launches national effort to remove anti-competitive provision of Medicare legislation The expenses passed by the Senate makes required progress to prevent coverage denials because of health position and limit insurance companies from charging older People in america much more for insurance coverage because of their age.Our outcomes suggest a fourfold higher prevalence of cirrhosis than is usually indicated by biopsy only, says Gordon. Related StoriesStudy shows rare HER2 missense mutations do not spread breasts cancer on the ownMeat-rich diet may boost kidney tumor riskCornell biomedical engineers develop 'super natural killer cells' to destroy cancers cells in lymph nodesThe researchers discovered highly likely signs of liver damage by calculating the patients' liver enzymes, platelet counts and age group in a previously validated check called a FIB-4 rating. It's an under-appreciated, obtained and easily, widely available test done through laboratory work that can stage out presently there's a problem, says Dr. Gordon. It's a straightforward test not utilized by clinicians.