Doctors in Malpractice Case Barred from Leaving Kingdom
JEDDAH — The Jeddah Health Affairs has instructed a hospital here to prevent attempts to flee the country by two of its expatriate doctors who were accused of medical malpractice.Read More
Good posture and sitting up straight might not save you from back pain because the physical condition of your spine is far more dependent on genes than lifestyle, scientists have found.
They play a "key role" in lumbar disc degeneration (LDD), for a long time suspected of being the number one cause of chronic lower back pain, according to specialists.
Over the years these discs, which cushion the vertebrae, can end up getting squashed and bulging out. Bony growths can also emerge from the spinal column itself. Both are thought to trigger back pain.Scientists have now found that serious lumbar disc degeneration is inherited in 65 to 80 per cent of cases. Read More