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Dinos may Have Died in Agonizing Death Throes of Asphyxiation

The peculiar pose of many fossilized dinosaurs, with wide-open mouth, head thrown back and recurved tail, likely resulted from the agonized death throes typical of brain damage and asphyxiation, according to two American palaeontologists. A classic example of the posture, which has puzzled...

Bob Greene, America's Personal Trainer, Brings His Secrets Of Healthy Living To Discovery Health

...ewers' dieting frustrations and failures. I'M FAT AGAIN: A BEST LIFE SPECIAL , premiering Thursday, May 28, at 8 PM (ET/PT) , focuses on the agonizing weight fluctuation process known as "yo-yo dieting." Greene teaches three frustrated individuals how they can permanently break the cycle of crash di...

Book examines heath care delivery in war-torn Africa

... lost his two youngest brothers to the violence, as well as several nursing colleagues and friends from a hospital where he once worked. "It was an agonizing process to watch your country which in the 1970s and 1980s was seen as a shining beacon on the continent of Africa, playing a major role in the Afric...

Medtronic, Inc. and Medtronic Sofamor Danek USA, Inc. Sued for Product Liability and Promoting the Off-Label Use of Infuse(R) Bone Graft Product, According to Page Perry, LLC

...06 procedure at a New York hospital to fuse vertebrae in his spine. "The Antonelli family has suffered tremendously, and Mr. Antonelli remains in agonizing pain," said James A. Dunlap, one of the attorneys representing the Antonelli family. "Because of Medtronic's wrongful conduct, many other patients lik...

North Carolina Company Announces First Chronic Pain Control Unit Combining Two Most Used Forms of Electrotherapy For Chronic Pain - Tens & Interferential

... the clinic. The Infrex Plus unit means those individuals suffering from agonizing pain can now self-treat without the use of narcotics, at home or work, on a...nc. said: "The Infrex Plus unit means those individuals suffering from agonizing pain can now self-treat without the use of narcotics, at home or work, on a...

Mind (Body and Spirit) Over Madness

...terrible thing to waste. But unfortunately, most of us use our brain to dwell on the past or to worry about the future and many studies show that this agonizing causes untold anxieties. A better bet? Using our noodles to focus on the "now" and what needs to be done to achieve our goals at hand. Accentuating th...

Unique Bone Marrow Transplant Said to Cure Sickle Cell

...i said. Sickle cell disease, an inherited blood disorder, affects about 80,000 people in the United States, primarily blacks. The disease can cause agonizing pain, strokes, damage to internal organs, and a shortened life expectancy. More information The March of Dimes has more about sickle cell dis...

Charitable Donations to Private Organizations in Haiti Critical Component to Ongoing Food Crisis Relief Efforts

...IGHTS, Ill., June 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Haiti, the poorest country in the Western Hemisphere, is no stranger to worldwide media attention as the country's agonizing food crisis continues to escalate. Violent riots and protests, the April ousting of Prime Minister Jacques Edouard Alexis and renewed pledges of aid d...

Hair Loss Is on the Rise, and Women Are Among the Hardest Hit

...PRNewswire/ -- Every day, women worldwide look in the mirror, and where they used to see healthy hair, they now see an increasing proportion of scalp. agonizing over their hair loss, they try to hide it with make-up, creative hairstyles, or sometimes even hair extensions, which can actually further damage alre...

Factors affecting survival, disability of extremely premature infants identified

...tcome with perfect accuracy, but these new statistical tools are a tremendous aid to us as physicians, particularly when counseling parents faced with agonizing decisions for their extreme preemies, said Mark Mercurio, M.D., associate professor of pediatrics at Yale School of Medicine, attending neonatologist ...
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Roche Submits Application for FDA Approval of ACTEMRA(R) for the Treatment of Rheumatoid Arthritis

...che, and brings us another step closer to making this important therapy available to the millions of patients in the United States who suffer from the agonizing pain and debilitating effects associated with rheumatoid arthritis," said George Abercrombie, President and CEO, Hoffmann-La Roche Inc. ACTEMRA is t...

Demand for VScan Dengue Fever Test Kits Increases

...Scan Dengue Fever Kit is increasing. Dengue Fever is spreading across Latin America and the Caribbean in one of the worst outbreaks in decades causing agonizing joint pain for hundreds of thousands of people and killing 200 people so far this year. This year so far 630,356 cases have been reported in the Amer...
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