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2012-02-09 18:32:58

Chronic neuropathic pain following a spinal cord injury is common and very difficult to treat, but a new therapeutic strategy requiring a one-time injection into the spinal column has potential to improve patient outcomes. This cutting-edge pain management strategy is described in an article published in Journal of Neurotrauma, a peer-reviewed journal from Mary Ann Liebert, Inc. The article is available free online at www.liebertpub.com/neu, along with a related article on pain following...

2009-03-18 10:08:00

Why delaying or forgoing treatment may worsen your condition PLANO, Texas, March 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Layoffs, loss of insurance, and rising medical costs are forcing people to gamble with their health. According to a recent survey, 25 percent of respondents said they have skipped a doctor's visit because of cost, while 20 percent of U.S. residents say they have trouble paying medical bills(1). Delaying visits to the doctor's office or forgoing preventive care can actually increase the cost...


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lunula
  • A small crescent-shaped structure or marking, especially the white area at the base of a fingernail that resembles a half-moon.
This word is a diminutive of the Latin 'luna,' moon.
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