40% of chronic back pain patients could be cured with antibiotics

Scientists in Denmark found that 20% to 40% of chronic lower back pain was caused by bacterial infections.

A course of antibiotics instead of surgery could cure up to 40% of patients with chronic back pain, in a medical breakthrough that one spinal surgeon says is worthy of a Nobel prize.

 

 

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New Sting Ray Discovered in Australia

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The new string ray (Neotrygon sp.) discovered at Ningaloo Marine Park, WA.
Photo: Jeremy Vaudo.

Scientists have discovered a new species of stingray at the World Heritage-nominated Ningaloo Marine Park.

Environment Minister Donna Faragher said the new ray was part of the maskray family and with a wingspan of 30cm, it was much smaller than most rays found at Ningaloo.

Mrs Faragher said the find highlighted the importance of the Ningaloo Marine Park…

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TFAS: A New Procedure That Can Restore Full Use Of Spine

TFAS: A New Procedure That Can Restore Full Use Of Spine 

 TFAS Posterior View

Ever bend down and not get up again for a few days? Have you turned your neck in one direction only to find that your body had to accompany your neck to turn to the other side?

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