A snoopers' charter by the backdoor: One day until Drip is forced through
David Cameron, Nick Clegg and Ed Miliband insist Drip merely extends their current powers for two years. That's nonsense. These two clauses, which have nothing to do with the purported aim of the bill, provide the spine of the snoopers' charter.
How med school is like a spinal tap
Finally, you are there. In the spinal tap, this means spinal fluid starts to drip out of the needle and into the tubes to be sent to the lab. It’s the most rewarding feeling in the world. I haven’t quite gotten to this part of med school yet – I’m ...
What Is Remicade (infliximab)?
Professor Jurgen Braun, M.D., from the Free University of Berlin, led a clinical study which demonstrated that patients with ankylosing spondylitis who were given Remicade over 24 months had significant improvements in spinal mobility. He added that they ...
X-ray lumbar spine
What is a Lumbar Spine X-ray? It is a plain X-ray of the lower back, specifically of the five lumbar vertebrae that make up the lower (lumbar) spine, the sacrum and coccyx - which are the back part of the pelvis and tail bones. One or more views can be ...
How aging can intensify damage of spinal cord injury
The lesions on the injured spinal cord were 38 percent longer ... The receptor in question is called the IL-4 alpha receptor, and its job is to "see" the infusion of interleukin-4, or IL-4, in the central nervous system after the spinal injury.