Archive for February, 2009

Constructing a Better Back For Those With Degenerative Disc Disease

[ 0 ] February 27, 2009 |
Constructing a Better Back For Those With Degenerative Disc Disease

For those with degenerative disc disease, the range of surgical treatment options continues to increase. However, the immaturity of the latest approaches means that further observation is required to know the long term implications for people who undergo disc replacement.

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The Last Jab for Diabetics? – Alternatives For Insulin Injections And Blood Testing

[ 0 ] February 21, 2009 |
The Last Jab for Diabetics? – Alternatives For Insulin Injections And Blood Testing

For diabetics with insulin dependence, pin pricks and insulin injections are just a part of daily life. However, several technologies and research findings may soon change the way the condition is treated. The daily regimen of dealing with this common disease may soon become easier.

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Reducing Chemotherapy Side Effects: Training the Cancer Cell Snipers

[ 0 ] February 14, 2009 |
Reducing Chemotherapy Side Effects: Training the Cancer Cell Snipers

Chemotherapy, one of the tools in the fight against cancer, will soon have assistance in getting its job done more effectively. Researchers continue to work at more targeted drug delivery so they can attack the cancer cells and leave the rest alone.

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The Great Annual Economic Stimulus Package

[ 0 ] February 10, 2009 |
The Great Annual Economic Stimulus Package

The recent news of delays in Obama’s health care overhaul plan should come as no surprise given the current state of the economy and the complexities of even understanding how to successfully change such a massive system. While some see the withdrawal of Tom Daschle from health secretary nomination as a big blow to achieving […]

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Minimally Invasive Surgery And The Ever Shrinking Incision

[ 0 ] February 7, 2009 |
Minimally Invasive Surgery And The Ever Shrinking Incision

The announcement of an organ donor’s kidney being extracted through her vagina is the latest success in modern surgical techniques that are seeking to reduce surgery pain, risks and complications.

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