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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
cruet
  • A vial or small glass bottle, especially one for holding vinegar, oil, etc.; a caster for liquids.
This word is Middle English in origin, and ultimately comes from the Old French, diminutive of 'crue,' flask.
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