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2009-08-03 15:02:00

Edinson Volquez, an All-Star pitcher for Cincinnati last season, will miss the rest this season and likely much of the next following Tommy John surgery Monday. The Reds said doctors performed the ligament-replacement operation after determining the right-hander had a torn ulnar collateral ligament in the elbow of his throwing arm that couldn't be fixed with the less intrusive arthroscopic surgery. Volquez likely will need a recovery period of 10-12 months. Volquez, who has been on the...

2009-07-20 00:51:48

Elbow or forearm pain from tennis or other activities -- tennis elbow -- may be eased with a specific exercise, U.S.

2009-07-11 11:50:08

People with pain in the elbow or forearm from playing sports or just from common everyday activities, might be able to use a simple bar and strengthening exercise to alleviate pain, say researchers who are presenting their study results at the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine's Annual Meeting in Keystone, Colorado, July 9th-12th.

2009-06-02 13:20:00

Researchers have reported a new modern-day illness that may affect people who habitually talk on their cell phones for long periods of time.

2009-02-11 15:20:47

U.S. researchers said on Tuesday that a new type of surgery might give amputees better control over their artificial arms, allowing them to point a finger, grasp a baseball bat or even give someone a pinch.

2009-01-21 14:48:28

The British rock band Coldplay and singer Duffy each earned four nominations for Brit Awards, organizers in London said.

2008-10-12 00:00:24

By Simon Price If Elbow seem ill at ease with the role of rock'n'roll superstars, Iglu & Hartly are all too eager to recreate the aesthetic of pomp rock Rock Elbow Guildhall PORTSMOUTH Iglu & Hartly Rescue Rooms NOTTINGHAM When you heard that Elbow were the surprise winners of this year's Mercury Prize, what was your reaction? A common response was to assume that the decision had a touch of the consolation prize about it, or of the long service medal and a pat on the head.

2008-10-06 00:00:24

By Mark Hughes "Probably my prize possession," is how Guy Garvey describes it. But, surprisingly, the lead singer of Elbow isn't talking about the Mercury Prize his band picked up last month. It's his BBC security pass he is referring to.

2008-10-04 18:00:16

By MATT THOMAS PEOPLE, mainly music journalists, make a lot out of the "Curse of the Mercury Music Prize". Every year there's a flurry of articles listing the acts that have bagged the award in the past, and how their careers have subsequently hit the blocks.

2008-09-27 15:00:42

DEAR DR. DONOHUE: I am a new teacher and a new football coach at a high school in a small town that has no doctor. I am concerned about handling head injuries in my players, and I wonder if you would provide some information, especially about returning a player to a game after a "ding." - R.O.

Word of the Day
  • Having a loud voice; vociferous; clamorous.
  • Of grand or imposing sound.
The word 'megalophonous' comes from Greek roots meaning 'big' and 'sound'.