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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
cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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