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Health News Archive - June 11, 2006

By Ransdell Pierson and Bill Berkrot NEW YORK (Reuters) - An experimental drug by Eli Lilly and Co. showed promise in reducing vision loss caused by the effects of diabetes on the retina, according to combined data from a pair of late-stage clinical trials presented on Sunday.

Word of the Day
adustion
  • The act of burning, scorching, or heating to dryness; the state or being thus heated or dried.
  • In medicine, cauterization.
The word 'adustion' comes from the Latin 'adustio', 'burning'.
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