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Health News Archive - June 01, 2008

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It relieves chronic pain and anxiety, improves health and memory while purifying the soul. Sounds like the claim of a miracle drug. But it's not medication. It's meditation. And for thousands of years, people have been using it to receive those benefits and many more.

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Most people know that blockage of arteries in the heart can lead to heart attacks and blockage of arteries in the brain can lead to stroke. But what about blockage in the legs?

TORONTO, June 1 /PRNewswire/ -- The final results of the Spare the Nephron (STN) study, a multicenter trial investigating a novel kidney-sparing treatment protocol using CellCept(R) (mycophenolate mofetil), showed the CellCept-based regimen in combination with sirolimus (SRL) is associated with improved renal function when compared with the CellCept-based regimen in combination with calcineurin inhibitors (CNI).

Word of the Day
tessitura
  • The prevailing range of a vocal or instrumental part, within which most of the tones lie.
This word is Italian in origin and comes from the Latin 'textura,' web, structure.