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epidural shot lower backEpidural steroid injections provide only modest, short-term pain relief from lumbrosacral radiculopathy and improvements in functional capacity, whether used with steroids or the anti-inflammatory biologic etanercept (Enbrel), clinical trial results indicate.

Wednesday, 27 February 2013 00:00
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Large Epidural needleEpidural steroid injections for back pain have risen to the forefront of public attention following the outbreak of deadly fungal meningitis. To date, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has reported the number of cases has grown to 438 cases, including 32 deaths, in 19 states. Now, a new study reports that epidural steroid injections are ineffective in relieving sciatica. An international team of researchers published their findings online on November 13 in the Annals of Internal Medicine.

Sunday, 24 February 2013 00:00
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epidural steroid injectionsThe U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is reviewing epidural steriod injections to treat neck pain and back pain following a warning by Bristol-Myers Squibb seven months ago that administering its Kenalog steroid around the spine could cause serious health complications.

Monday, 18 February 2013 00:00
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elderly manOlder adults with hearing loss are more likely to develop problems thinking and remembering than older adults whose hearing is normal, according to a new study by hearing experts at Johns Hopkins.

Thursday, 14 February 2013 00:00
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knee and hip replacementA Case Western Reserve University chemistry professor has begun imbedding magnetic nanoparticles in the toughest of plastics to understand why more than 40,000 Americans must replace their knee and hip replacements annually.

Saturday, 09 November 2013 00:00
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knee and hip replacementA Case Western Reserve University chemistry professor has begun imbedding magnetic nanoparticles in the toughest of plastics to understand why more than 40,000 Americans must replace their knee and hip replacements annually.

Tuesday, 12 February 2013 00:00
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