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Health News Archive - February 22, 2009

Study finds that using statins may be useful in treatment for degenerative disc disease LAS VEGAS, Feb. 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Back pain, a hallmark of degenerative disc disease, sends millions of people to their doctor.

New procedure could offer a safer, more convenient treatment for spine tumors LAS VEGAS, Feb. 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- For orthopaedic researcher Joyce Keyak, Ph.D., finding ways to battle breast cancer is a personal as well as a professional mission.

PAF Selected as Charitable Partner for National Initiative as Part of 2009 Amgen Tour of California Cycling Competition and Fundraiser NEWPORT NEWS, Va., Feb.

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A charity says, that the future health of thousands of United Kingdom children could be affected due to their ear infections if not treated properly.

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Scotland has been ranked No. 8 in the world in terms of alcohol consumption, according to statistics analyzed for the government.

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Medtronic Inc.'s implantable deep brain stimulator has been approved by United States health officials to help treat patients with severe obsessive-compulsive disorders.

AIDS Leaders Call on President Obama to Support Effective, Life-saving Programs WASHINGTON, Feb.

Combined Software/Hardware Solution Matches More Than 10 Million Fingerprints per Second VILNIUS, Lithuania, Feb.

JERUSALEM and NEEDHAM, Massachusetts, February 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Oridion Systems Ltd. (SIX Swiss Exchange: ORIDN). Oridion Systems Ltd.

Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.