Health News Archive - December 20, 2005
People plagued by chronic lower backaches may find some relief in yoga class, researchers reported Monday.
please read in second paragraph ... AstraZeneca's Nexium and Losec ... instead of ... AstraZeneca's Nexium and GlaxoSmithKline Plc's Losec. .
CHICAGO (Reuters) - Popular anti-heartburn drugs such as proton-pump inhibitors that block stomach acid production heighten the risk of an increasingly common infectious form of diarrhea, researchers said on Monday.
Pfizer Ltd., the Indian unit of Pfizer Inc., on Tuesday launched blockbuster drug Viagra in the country, aiming to treat some of the estimated 90 million Indians suffering from erectile dysfunction.
By Schroeder, Janice L; Steinke, Elaine E Necrotizing fasciitis (NF), is a life-threatening bacterial infection that causes rapid necrosis of deep subcutaneous tissue and fascia underlying the skin.
By Celestini, M; Marchese, A; Serenelli, A; Graziani, G Aim. Spinal instability is often disregarded as a cause of chronic low back pain and until now there has been no agreement as to its definition and on its nosologic importance or as to a conservative therapeutic protocol.
By Storey, Mark [T]He traditional subject, particularly the masculine subject, is in the throes of an identity crisis. Moreover, this crisis is a particularly radical one.
By Tim Gaynor CHIHUAHUA, Mexico (Reuters) - Peering through the glass at a mannequin's veined hands, sparkling eyes and eerie smile, the small crowd gathered outside a store in northern Mexico tries to settle a macabre riddle beguiling many.
The waiter with dreadlocks and a Bob Marley T-shirt glides among a group of chic Jordanians sipping cappuccinos and smoking hookahs, or water pipes.
By Ibon Villelabeitia AMMAN (Reuters) - The waiter with dreadlocks and a Bob Marley T-shirt glides among a group of chic Jordanians sipping cappuccinos and smoking hookahs, or water pipes.
- A fool; a simpleton: a term of abuse common in Ireland and to a less extent in the Gaelic-speaking parts of Scotland.