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2013-04-18 23:26:16

When a baby is in the breech position at the end of pregnancy, obstetricians can sometimes turn the baby head-down to enable a safer vaginal birth.

2012-12-06 05:00:44

The doctors at Pain Care are changing the lives of their patients who have failed traditional therapies and were left with little to no hope of a normal lifestyle, but who are now able to enjoy

2012-12-03 11:40:50

Postmenopausal women suffered significant bone density loss in their hip after they were treated with an epidural steroid injection for back pain relief.

2012-11-13 12:22:27

A new article being published early online in Annals of Internal Medicine describes the diagnosis and treatment protocol established in a Roanoke, Va. hospital to care for dozens of patients presenting with suspected fungal meningitis related to contaminated epidural spinal injections.

New Illness Linked To Contaminated Steroid Injections Surfaces
2012-11-04 08:51:41

People recovering from dangerous fungal meningitis have a new worry now, after several people treated for the deadly infection have gone home to recover only to return to the ER with a second illness, according to health experts.

2012-10-26 00:54:30

Patients treated with an epidural steroid injection for back pain relief are at increased risk of bone fractures in the spine.

2012-10-26 04:02:52

New York personal injury lawyer David Perecman urges patients who received epidural steroid injections to be on the lookout for symptoms of fungal meningitis.


Word of the Day
obdormition
  • Sleep; the state or condition of being asleep.
  • The state or condition of numbness of a part due to pressure on a nerve: as, the obdormition of a limb.
The word 'obdormition' comes from a Latin word meaning "to fall asleep".
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