Wednesday, April 12, 2006

Adhesion Related Disorder News ARDvark Blog

Two doctors approved to prescribe RU-486
Two Queensland gynaecologists have become the first Australian doctors to receive approval to prescribe the controversial abortion drug RU-486.

Merck Jury Adds $9 Million in Damages
The punitive award comes six days after the same jury awarded the plaintiff $4.5 million in compensatory damages.

Vitamin K deficiency linked to osteoarthritis
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Study findings support an association between low blood levels of vitamin K and an increased prevalence of hand and knee osteoarthritis -- the most common form of arthritis, occurring mainly at older ages, in which the cartilage cushioning the joints breaks down over time, leading to pain, stiffness and, often, limited mobility.

Botox, Ginkgo may relieve diabetic nerve pain
SAN DIEGO (Reuters Health) - Injections of botulinum toxin A relieve pain in an animal model of diabetic neuropathy, according to research reported at the American Academy of Neurology's annual meeting in San Diego

Florida Supreme Court Upholds Part Of State "Informed-Consent" Law With Some Limitations

One-fourth Of America's Non-elderly Poor Go Years Without The Protection Of Health Insurance

Healing Honey: Effective Results When Used As A Wound Dressing

Timing Of Radiation Treatments For Colon Cancer May Need Adjusting

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