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2013-04-17 16:49:13

Review finds little difference between effectiveness of drugs routinely prescribed for migraine prevention but evident difference in the side-effects experienced Migraine headaches are a major cause of ill health and a reduced quality of life. Some individuals suffer from a frequent and severe migraine problem which means that they require regular medication to try and prevent them. A new review´ of the medications, which may help to prevent episodic migraines, appears in the Journal...

Hepatitis A Exposure At NYC Restaurant
2013-04-07 06:52:11

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online New Yorkers who recently dined at one bistro in the West Village area of Manhattan are being warned by city health officials to get a Hepatitis A vaccination due to a possible contamination risk. According to Janon Fisher and Ben Fractenberg of DNAinfo.com, anyone who ate dessert at Alta Restaurant between March 23 and April 2 may have contracted the acute liver disease from an infected food handler. The restaurant´s...


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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