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2008-09-09 15:00:24

LONDON, Sept. 9, 2008 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Nationwide Mercury Prize Awards Show is being held tonight in London and will feature live performances from many of this year's shortlisted artists including The Last Shadow Puppets, Elbow, Estelle, Neon Neon, Adele, Laura Marling and British Sea Power. The event will culminate with the live announcement of the overall winner of the 2008 Prize. Many of the artists have flown into the UK especially for the prestigious event, which will be...

2008-08-12 12:01:05

By MATTHEW McCREARY FOUR big acts from the world of folk and rock music will be bringing the house down this autumn on one of Belfast's most iconic stages. Indie giants Elbow will join Seasick Steve, Martha Wainwright and The Swell Season on the line-up at the Grand Opera House in October and November as part of the Ulster Bank Belfast Festival at Queen's. They are just the latest acts to be announced in this year's programme, which will be officially launched later this month. "These...

2007-08-24 06:14:08

By Dorf, Erik R Chhabra, A Bobby; Golish, S Raymond; McGinty, Jasmin L; Pannunzio, Michael E Purpose: This study evaluated the maximum grip strength in a position of elbow extension versus flexion as a diagnostic tool in the assessment of a patient with suspected lateral epicondylitis (LE). Methods: From our database we identified 81 patients with grip strength measurements and the diagnosis of LE. From these patient records we collected grip strength measurements with the elbow in full...

2005-07-21 20:09:06

By Charnicia E. Huggins NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Snowboarders who use wrist guards to prevent hand injuries may unwittingly increase their risk of injuring their elbow, upper arm or shoulder, new study findings, reported by researchers in Canada, show. "The results were consistent in showing that wrist guards were protective for hand-forearm injuries but possibly harmful for elbow-shoulder injuries," Dr. Brent Hagel, of the University of Alberta in Edmonton, and colleagues write in...

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