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HEALTH-CORONAVIRUS/FRANCE
RTX7G58P
April 28, 2020
A pharmacist displays a sticker with the name of tocilizumab molecule, which is used in the treatment...
Cambrai, France
A pharmacist displays a sticker with the name of tocilizumab molecule at the pharmacy of Cambrai hospital...
A pharmacist displays a sticker with the name of tocilizumab molecule, which is used in the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis, at the pharmacy of Cambrai hospital, France, April 28, 2020. French Health Ministry mentioned in a statement "promising results" in a clinical trial, led by Paris University Hospital AP-HP, involving tocilizumab. REUTERS/Pascal Rossignol
HEALTH-CORONAVIRUS/FRANCE
RTX7G56B
April 28, 2020
A pharmacist displays a box of tocilizumab, which is used in the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis, at...
Cambrai, France
A pharmacist displays a box of tocilizumab at the pharmacy of Cambrai hospital
A pharmacist displays a box of tocilizumab, which is used in the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis, at the pharmacy of Cambrai hospital, France, April 28, 2020. French Health Ministry mentioned in a statement "promising results" in a clinical trial, led by Paris University Hospital AP-HP, involving tocilizumab. REUTERS/Pascal Rossignol
HEALTH-CORONAVIRUS/FRANCE
RTX7G562
April 28, 2020
A pharmacist displays a box of tocilizumab, which is used in the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis, at...
Cambrai, France
A pharmacist displays a box of tocilizumab at the pharmacy of Cambrai hospital
A pharmacist displays a box of tocilizumab, which is used in the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis, at the pharmacy of Cambrai hospital, France, April 28, 2020. French Health Ministry mentioned in a statement "promising results" in a clinical trial, led by Paris University Hospital AP-HP, involving tocilizumab. REUTERS/Pascal Rossignol
HEALTH-CORONAVIRUS/FRANCE
RTX7G561
April 28, 2020
A pharmacist displays boxes of tocilizumab, which is used in the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis, at...
Cambrai, France
A pharmacist displays boxes of tocilizumab at the pharmacy of Cambrai hospital
A pharmacist displays boxes of tocilizumab, which is used in the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis, at the pharmacy of Cambrai hospital, France, April 28, 2020. French Health Ministry mentioned in a statement "promising results" in a clinical trial, led by Paris University Hospital AP-HP, involving tocilizumab. REUTERS/Pascal Rossignol
VENEZUELA-MIGRATION/COLOMBIA
RTS27O72
November 26, 2018
A patient does exercises for arthritis while being attended by staff of the United States Navy hospital...
Riohacha, Colombia
A patient does exercises for arthritis while being attended by staff of the United States Navy hospital...
A patient does exercises for arthritis while being attended by staff of the United States Navy hospital ship USNS Comfort at the Divina Pastora high school in Riohacha, Colombia November 26, 2018. REUTERS/Luisa Gonzalez
VENEZUELA-MIGRATION/COLOMBIA
RTS27O6Y
November 26, 2018
A patient does exercises for arthritis while being attended by staff of the United States Navy hospital...
Riohacha, Colombia
A patient does exercises for arthritis while being attended by staff of the United States Navy hospital...
A patient does exercises for arthritis while being attended by staff of the United States Navy hospital ship USNS Comfort at the Divina Pastora high school in Riohacha, Colombia November 26, 2018. REUTERS/Luisa Gonzalez
EGYPT-HEALTH/BEES
RTS25UB7
November 13, 2018
Haj Omar Abulhassan, a health practitioner, allows one of his bees to sting a patient suffering from...
Cairo, Egypt
Haj Omar Abulhassan, a health practitioner, allows one of his bees to sting a patient suffering from...
Haj Omar Abulhassan, a health practitioner, allows one of his bees to sting a patient suffering from rheumatoid arthritis at the treatment room of his home in Cairo, Egypt, November 10, 2018. Picture taken November 10, 2018. REUTERS/Amr Abdallah Dalsh
CHILE-HEALTH/
RTX1YBOH
December 12, 2015
Driver-assistant Claudio Escobedo (R) and kinesiologist Claudio Zuniga (L) carry Victoria Isla, 72, who...
Santiago, Chile
Driver-assistant and kinesiologist carry Isla who suffers from rheumatoid arthritis, at her house after...
Driver-assistant Claudio Escobedo (R) and kinesiologist Claudio Zuniga (L) carry Victoria Isla, 72, who suffers from rheumatoid arthritis, at her house after a trip of the "Ventanas Abiertas (Open Windows) program" in Santiago city, Chile, November 18, 2015. The Ventanas Abiertas program of Puente Alto town hall attends to around 300 neighbors with mobility problems due to their health conditions. Using a specially adapted vehicle for bedridden persons, health workers accompany patients to visit public places, museums, a relative, or just for a joyride, in the hopes of keeping them occupied and socially included, Mayor Codina told Reuters. Picture taken November 18, 2015. REUTERS/Ivan Alvarado
CHILE-HEALTH/
RTX1YBOG
December 12, 2015
Victoria Isla, 72, who suffers from rheumatoid arthritis, is covered with a blanket at her room after...
Santiago, Chile
Isla is covered with a blanket at her room after a trip of the "Ventanas Abiertas (Open Windows) program"...
Victoria Isla, 72, who suffers from rheumatoid arthritis, is covered with a blanket at her room after a trip of the "Ventanas Abiertas (Open Windows) program" in Santiago city, Chile, November 18, 2015. The Ventanas Abiertas program of Puente Alto town hall attends to around 300 neighbors with mobility problems due to their health conditions. Using a specially adapted vehicle for bedridden persons, health workers accompany patients to visit public places, museums, a relative, or just for a joyride, in the hopes of keeping them occupied and socially included, Mayor Codina told Reuters. Picture taken November 18, 2015. REUTERS/Ivan Alvarado TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
CHILE-HEALTH/
RTX1YBNT
December 12, 2015
Victoria Isla, 72, who suffers from rheumatoid arthritis, is kissed by a neighbor as she arrives to her...
Santiago, Chile
Isla is kissed by a neighbor as she arrives to her house after a trip of the "Ventanas Abiertas (Open...
Victoria Isla, 72, who suffers from rheumatoid arthritis, is kissed by a neighbor as she arrives to her house after a trip of the "Ventanas Abiertas (Open Windows) program" in Santiago city, Chile, November 18, 2015. The Ventanas Abiertas program of Puente Alto town hall attends to around 300 neighbors with mobility problems due to their health conditions. Using a specially adapted vehicle for bedridden persons, health workers accompany patients to visit public places, museums, a relative, or just for a joyride, in the hopes of keeping them occupied and socially included, Mayor Codina told Reuters. Picture taken November 18, 2015. REUTERS/Ivan Alvarado
CHILE-HEALTH/
RTX1YBNA
December 12, 2015
Victoria Isla, 72, who suffers from rheumatoid arthritis, is checked during a trip of the "Ventanas Abiertas...
Santiago, Chile
Isla is checked during a trip of the "Ventanas Abiertas (Open Windows) program" in Santiago
Victoria Isla, 72, who suffers from rheumatoid arthritis, is checked during a trip of the "Ventanas Abiertas (Open Windows) program" in Santiago city, Chile, November 18, 2015. The Ventanas Abiertas program of Puente Alto town hall attends to around 300 neighbors with mobility problems due to their health conditions. Using a specially adapted vehicle for bedridden persons, health workers accompany patients to visit public places, museums, a relative, or just for a joyride, in the hopes of keeping them occupied and socially included, Mayor Codina told Reuters. Picture taken November 18, 2015. REUTERS/Ivan Alvarado
CHILE-HEALTH/
RTX1YBMV
December 12, 2015
Victoria Isla, 72, who suffers from rheumatoid arthritis, travels in a vehicle of the "Ventanas Abiertas...
Santiago, Chile
Isla travels in a vehicle of the "Ventanas Abiertas (Open Windows) program" in Santiago
Victoria Isla, 72, who suffers from rheumatoid arthritis, travels in a vehicle of the "Ventanas Abiertas (Open Windows) program" in Santiago city, Chile, November 18, 2015. The Ventanas Abiertas program of Puente Alto town hall attends to around 300 neighbors with mobility problems due to their health conditions. Using a specially adapted vehicle for bedridden persons, health workers accompany patients to visit public places, museums, a relative, or just for a joyride, in the hopes of keeping them occupied and socially included, Mayor Codina told Reuters. Picture taken November 18, 2015. REUTERS/Ivan Alvarado
USA-OBAMA/
RTR4UJ95
March 23, 2015
U.S. President Barack Obama gives a group-hug to six-year-old Girl Scouts from Tulsa, Oklahoma, who used...
Washington, UNITED STATES
Obama gives a group-hug to group of six-year-old Girl Scouts from Tulsa, Oklahoma, who made a battery-powered...
U.S. President Barack Obama gives a group-hug to six-year-old Girl Scouts from Tulsa, Oklahoma, who used Lego pieces to create a battery-powered page turner to help people who are paralyzed or have arthritis, as he plays host to the 2015 White House Science Fair at the White House in Washington, March 23, 2015. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst
USA-OBAMA/
RTR4UJ8W
March 23, 2015
U.S. President Barack Obama speaks with a group of six-year-old Girl Scouts from Tulsa, Oklahoma, who...
Washington, UNITED STATES
Obama speaks with a group of six-year-old Girl Scouts from Tulsa, Oklahoma, who made a battery-powered...
U.S. President Barack Obama speaks with a group of six-year-old Girl Scouts from Tulsa, Oklahoma, who used Lego pieces to create a battery-powered page turner to help people who are paralyzed or have arthritis, as he plays host to the 2015 White House Science Fair at the White House in Washington, March 23, 2015. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst
USA-OBAMA/
RTR4UJ8V
March 23, 2015
U.S. President Barack Obama stands with a group of six-year-old Girl Scouts from Tulsa, Oklahoma, who...
Washington, UNITED STATES
Obama stands with a group of six-year-old Girl Scouts from Tulsa, Oklahoma, who made a battery-powered...
U.S. President Barack Obama stands with a group of six-year-old Girl Scouts from Tulsa, Oklahoma, who used Lego pieces to create a battery-powered page turner to help people who are paralyzed or have arthritis, as he plays host to the 2015 White House Science Fair at the White House in Washington, March 23, 2015. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst
USA-OBAMA/
RTR4UJ8U
March 23, 2015
U.S. President Barack Obama reacts to a group of six-year-old Girl Scouts from Tulsa, Oklahoma, who used...
Washington, UNITED STATES
Obama reacts to a group of six-year-old Girl Scouts from Tulsa, Oklahoma, who made a battery-powered...
U.S. President Barack Obama reacts to a group of six-year-old Girl Scouts from Tulsa, Oklahoma, who used Lego pieces to create a battery-powered page turner to help people who are paralyzed or have arthritis, as he plays host to the 2015 White House Science Fair at the White House in Washington, March 23, 2015. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst
USA-OBAMA/
RTR4UJ8M
March 23, 2015
U.S. President Barack Obama greets a group of six-year-old Girl Scouts from Tulsa, Oklahoma, who used...
Washington, UNITED STATES
Obama greets a group of six-year-old Girl Scouts from Tulsa, Oklahoma, who made a battery-powered page...
U.S. President Barack Obama greets a group of six-year-old Girl Scouts from Tulsa, Oklahoma, who used Lego pieces to create a battery-powered page turner to help people who are paralyzed or have arthritis, as he plays host to the 2015 White House Science Fair at the White House in Washington, March 23 2015. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst
SURGEON-REPORT/SMOKING
RTX17INK
January 17, 2014
A man smokes in a row of empty telephone booths in London January 17, 2014. Fifty years after the first...
London, United Kingdom
A man smokes in a row of empty telephone booths in London
A man smokes in a row of empty telephone booths in London January 17, 2014. Fifty years after the first U.S. surgeon general's report declared smoking a hazard to human health, the tally of smoking-related effects keeps rising, with liver and colorectal cancers, diabetes, rheumatoid arthritis and even erectile dysfunction joining the list, according to a report released on Friday. REUTERS/Luke MacGregor (BRITAIN - Tags: HEALTH SOCIETY)
SURGEON-REPORT/SMOKING
RTX17INE
January 17, 2014
A man smokes in an alley behind his place of work in London January 17, 2014. Fifty years after the first...
London, United Kingdom
A man smokes in an alley behind his place of work in London
A man smokes in an alley behind his place of work in London January 17, 2014. Fifty years after the first U.S. surgeon general's report declared smoking a hazard to human health, the tally of smoking-related effects keeps rising, with liver and colorectal cancers, diabetes, rheumatoid arthritis and even erectile dysfunction joining the list, according to a report released on Friday. REUTERS/Luke MacGregor (BRITAIN - Tags: HEALTH SOCIETY TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY)
SOCCER-WORLD/SPAIN-VILLA/
RTR3FO5B
October 06, 2013
Atletico Madrid's David Villa (L) is comforted by coach Diego Simeone after getting substituted due to...
Madrid, Spain
Atletico Madrid's Villa is comforted by coach Simeone after getting substituted during their Spanish...
Atletico Madrid's David Villa (L) is comforted by coach Diego Simeone after getting substituted due to pain in his left ankle during their Spanish first division soccer match against Celta Vigo at Vicente Calderon stadium in Madrid October 6, 2013. Villa has pulled out of the Spain squad for the 2014 World Cup qualifiers at home to Belarus and Georgia after suffering a bout of arthritis in his left ankle, the club said on Sunday. REUTERS/Susana Vera (SPAIN - Tags: SPORT SOCCER)
SOCCER-WORLD/SPAIN-VILLA
RTR3FO57
October 06, 2013
Atletico Madrid's David Villa touches his left ankle after a missed scoring opportunity against Celta...
Madrid, Spain
Atletico Madrid's David Villa touches his left ankle after a missed scoring opportunity against Celta...
Atletico Madrid's David Villa touches his left ankle after a missed scoring opportunity against Celta Vigo and before getting substituted during their Spanish first division soccer match at Vicente Calderon stadium in Madrid October 6, 2013. Villa has pulled out of the Spain squad for the 2014 World Cup qualifiers at home to Belarus and Georgia after suffering a bout of arthritis in his left ankle, the club said on Sunday. REUTERS/Susana Vera (SPAIN - Tags: SPORT SOCCER HEALTH)
STORM-ISAAC/
RTR377GF
August 28, 2012
Dr. Elberta Jackson prays in her cot at the Belle Chase Auditorium shelter as Hurricane Isaac bears down...
Belle Chasse, UNITED STATES
Dr. Elberta Jackson prays in her cot at the Belle Chase Auditorium shelter as Hurricane Isaac bears down...
Dr. Elberta Jackson prays in her cot at the Belle Chase Auditorium shelter as Hurricane Isaac bears down on the Louisiana coast in Belle Chasse, Louisiana, August 28, 2012. Jackson is suffering from arthritis and bones spurs. REUTERS/Sean Gardner (UNITED STATES - Tags: ENVIRONMENT DISASTER)
GOLF-PGA/
RTR2H80A
August 10, 2010
Phil Mickelson of the U.S. speaks at a press conference following his practice round for the 92nd PGA...
HAVEN, UNITED STATES
Mickelson speaks at a press conference following his practice round for the 92nd PGA Golf Championship...
Phil Mickelson of the U.S. speaks at a press conference following his practice round for the 92nd PGA Golf Championship at Whistling Straits, in Haven, Wisconsin, August 10, 2010. Mickelson told reporters he had been diagnosed with psoriatic arthritis. REUTERS/Matt Sullivan (UNITED STATES - Tags: SPORT GOLF PROFILE)
GOLF-PGA/
RTR2H807
August 10, 2010
Phil Mickelson of the U.S. speaks at a press conference following his practice round for the 92nd PGA...
HAVEN, UNITED STATES
Mickelson speaks at a press conference following his practice round for the 92nd PGA Golf Championship...
Phil Mickelson of the U.S. speaks at a press conference following his practice round for the 92nd PGA Golf Championship at Whistling Straits, in Haven, Wisconsin, August 10, 2010. Mickelson told reporters he had been diagnosed with psoriatic arthritis. REUTERS/Matt Sullivan (UNITED STATES - Tags: SPORT GOLF)
GOLF-PGA/
RTR2H803
August 10, 2010
Phil Mickelson of the U.S. speaks at a press conference following his practice round for the 92nd PGA...
HAVEN, UNITED STATES
Mickelson speaks at a press conference following his practice round for the 92nd PGA Golf Championship...
Phil Mickelson of the U.S. speaks at a press conference following his practice round for the 92nd PGA Golf Championship at Whistling Straits, in Haven, Wisconsin, August 10, 2010. Mickelson told reporters he had been diagnosed with psoriatic arthritis. REUTERS/Matt Sullivan (UNITED STATES - Tags: SPORT GOLF)
RUSSIA/
RTXRGDG
December 04, 2009
An employee of the International Medical Leech Centre demonstrates with a leech on her face in the village...
UDELNAYA, Russia
An employee of the International Medical Leech Centre demonstrates with a leech on her face in the village...
An employee of the International Medical Leech Centre demonstrates with a leech on her face in the village of Udelnaya, some 30 km (18.6 miles) from Moscow, December 4, 2009. The leech farm makes a tidy profit shipping them to doctors worldwide. Like many discarded elements of traditional medicine, they have made a come-back as doctors have re-discovered their pain-killing properties, which come from the chemicals they inject into the skin when they bite it. Several medical trials have proven leeches help relieve the symptoms of arthritis and other conditions. REUTERS/Denis Sinyakov (RUSSIA HEALTH SOCIETY)
RUSSIA/
RTXRGDB
December 04, 2009
An employee of the International Medical Leech Centre demonstrates with leeches in the village of Udelnaya,...
UDELNAYA, Russia
An employee of the International Medical Leech Centre demonstrates with leeches in the village of Udelnaya...
An employee of the International Medical Leech Centre demonstrates with leeches in the village of Udelnaya, some 30 km (18.6 miles) from Moscow, December 4, 2009. The leech farm makes a tidy profit shipping them to doctors worldwide. Like many discarded elements of traditional medicine, they have made a come-back as doctors have re-discovered their pain-killing properties, which come from the chemicals they inject into the skin when they bite it. Several medical trials have proven leeches help relieve the symptoms of arthritis and other conditions. REUTERS/Denis Sinyakov (RUSSIA HEALTH SOCIETY)
RUSSIA/
RTXRGD1
December 04, 2009
An employee of the International Medical Leech Centre changes water in jars with leeches in the village...
UDELNAYA, Russia
An employee of the International Medical Leech Centre changes water in jars with leeches in the village...
An employee of the International Medical Leech Centre changes water in jars with leeches in the village of Udelnaya, some 30 km (18.6 miles) from Moscow, December 4, 2009. The leech farm makes a tidy profit shipping them to doctors worldwide. Like many discarded elements of traditional medicine, they have made a come-back as doctors have re-discovered their pain-killing properties, which come from the chemicals they inject into the skin when they bite it. Several medical trials have proven leeches help relieve the symptoms of arthritis and other conditions. REUTERS/Denis Sinyakov (RUSSIA HEALTH SOCIETY)
RUSSIA/
RTXRGCS
December 04, 2009
Jars with leeches stand in the International Medical Leech Centre in the village of Udelnaya, some 30...
UDELNAYA, Russia
Jars with leeches stand in the International Medical Leech Centre in the village of Udelnaya
Jars with leeches stand in the International Medical Leech Centre in the village of Udelnaya, some 30 km (18.6 miles) from Moscow, December 4, 2009. The leech farm makes a tidy profit shipping them to doctors worldwide. Like many discarded elements of traditional medicine, they have made a come-back as doctors have re-discovered their pain-killing properties, which come from the chemicals they inject into the skin when they bite it. Several medical trials have proven leeches help relieve the symptoms of arthritis and other conditions. REUTERS/Denis Sinyakov (RUSSIA HEALTH SOCIETY)
RUSSIA/
RTXRGCO
December 04, 2009
An employee of the International Medical Leech Centre changes water in jars with leeches in the village...
UDELNAYA, Russia
An employee of the International Medical Leech Centre changes water in jars with leeches in the village...
An employee of the International Medical Leech Centre changes water in jars with leeches in the village of Udelnaya, some 30 km (18.6 miles) from Moscow, December 4, 2009. The leech farm makes a tidy profit shipping them to doctors worldwide. Like many discarded elements of traditional medicine, they have made a come-back as doctors have re-discovered their pain-killing properties, which come from the chemicals they inject into the skin when they bite it. Several medical trials have proven leeches help relieve the symptoms of arthritis and other conditions. REUTERS/Denis Sinyakov (RUSSIA HEALTH SOCIETY)
RUSSIA/
RTXRGCH
December 04, 2009
An employee of the International Medical Leech Centre changes water in jars with leeches in the village...
UDELNAYA, Russia
An employee of the International Medical Leech Centre changes water in jars with leeches in the village...
An employee of the International Medical Leech Centre changes water in jars with leeches in the village of Udelnaya, some 30 km (18.6 miles) from Moscow, December 4, 2009. The leech farm makes a tidy profit shipping them to doctors worldwide. Like many discarded elements of traditional medicine, they have made a come-back as doctors have re-discovered their pain-killing properties, which come from the chemicals they inject into the skin when they bite it. Several medical trials have proven leeches help relieve the symptoms of arthritis and other conditions. REUTERS/Denis Sinyakov (RUSSIA HEALTH SOCIETY)
RUSSIA/
RTXRGCE
December 04, 2009
Jars with leeches stand in the International Medical Leech Centre in the village of Udelnaya, some 30...
UDELNAYA, Russia
Jars with leeches stand in the International Medical Leech Centre in the village of Udelnaya
Jars with leeches stand in the International Medical Leech Centre in the village of Udelnaya, some 30 km (18.6 miles) from Moscow, December 4, 2009. The leech farm makes a tidy profit shipping them to doctors worldwide. Like many discarded elements of traditional medicine, they have made a come-back as doctors have re-discovered their pain-killing properties, which come from the chemicals they inject into the skin when they bite it. Several medical trials have proven leeches help relieve the symptoms of arthritis and other conditions. REUTERS/Denis Sinyakov (RUSSIA HEALTH SOCIETY)
RUSSIA/
RTXRGC6
December 04, 2009
An employee of the International Medical Leech Centre changes water in jars with leeches in the village...
UDELNAYA, Russia
An employee of the International Medical Leech Centre changes water in jars with leeches in the village...
An employee of the International Medical Leech Centre changes water in jars with leeches in the village of Udelnaya, some 30 km (18.6 miles) from Moscow, December 4, 2009. The leech farm makes a tidy profit shipping them to doctors worldwide. Like many discarded elements of traditional medicine, they have made a come-back as doctors have re-discovered their pain-killing properties, which come from the chemicals they inject into the skin when they bite it. Several medical trials have proven leeches help relieve the symptoms of arthritis and other conditions. REUTERS/Denis Sinyakov (RUSSIA HEALTH SOCIETY)
RUSSIA/
RTXRGBX
December 04, 2009
An employee of the International Medical Leech Centre demonstrates with a leech on her face in the village...
UDELNAYA, Russia
An employee of the International Medical Leech Centre demonstrates with a leech on her face in the village...
An employee of the International Medical Leech Centre demonstrates with a leech on her face in the village of Udelnaya, some 30 km (18.6 miles) from Moscow, December 4, 2009. The leech farm makes a tidy profit shipping them to doctors worldwide. Like many discarded elements of traditional medicine, they have made a come-back as doctors have re-discovered their pain-killing properties, which come from the chemicals they inject into the skin when they bite it. Several medical trials have proven leeches help relieve the symptoms of arthritis and other conditions. REUTERS/Denis Sinyakov (RUSSIA HEALTH SOCIETY)
RUSSIA/
RTXRG9X
December 04, 2009
An employee of the International Medical Leech Centre demonstrates with a leech on her face in the village...
UDELNAYA, Russia
An employee of the International Medical Leech Centre demonstrates with a leech on her face in the village...
An employee of the International Medical Leech Centre demonstrates with a leech on her face in the village of Udelnaya, some 30 km (18.6 miles) from Moscow, December 4, 2009. The leech farm makes a tidy profit shipping them to doctors worldwide. Like many discarded elements of traditional medicine, they have made a come-back as doctors have re-discovered their pain-killing properties, which come from the chemicals they inject into the skin when they bite it. Several medical trials have proven leeches help relieve the symptoms of arthritis and other conditions. REUTERS/Denis Sinyakov (RUSSIA HEALTH)
RUSSIA/
RTXRG9Q
December 04, 2009
An employee of the International Medical Leech Centre changes water in jars with leeches in the village...
UDELNAYA, Russia
An employee of the International Medical Leech Centre changes water in jars with leeches in the village...
An employee of the International Medical Leech Centre changes water in jars with leeches in the village of Udelnaya, some 30 km (18.6 miles) from Moscow, December 4, 2009. The leech farm makes a tidy profit shipping them to doctors worldwide. Like many discarded elements of traditional medicine, they have made a come-back as doctors have re-discovered their pain-killing properties, which come from the chemicals they inject into the skin when they bite it. Several medical trials have proven leeches help relieve the symptoms of arthritis and other conditions. REUTERS/Denis Sinyakov (RUSSIA HEALTH)
RUSSIA/
RTXRG9J
December 04, 2009
Jars with leeches stand in the International Medical Leech Centre in the village of Udelnaya, some 30...
UDELNAYA, Russia
Jars with leeches stand in the International Medical Leech Centre in the village of Udelnaya, some 30...
Jars with leeches stand in the International Medical Leech Centre in the village of Udelnaya, some 30 km (18.6 miles) from Moscow, December 4, 2009. The leech farm makes a tidy profit shipping them to doctors worldwide. Like many discarded elements of traditional medicine, they have made a come-back as doctors have re-discovered their pain-killing properties, which come from the chemicals they inject into the skin when they bite it. Several medical trials have proven leeches help relieve the symptoms of arthritis and other conditions. REUTERS/Denis Sinyakov (RUSSIA HEALTH)
AUTOS/RETIREES
RTXEFAB
April 27, 2009
Retired General Motors worker Wayne Pierce talks about his GM pension and health benefits with his wife...
STERLING HEIGHTS, UNITED STATES
Retired GM worker Pierce talks about his GM pension and health benefits with his wife Peggy in kitchen...
Retired General Motors worker Wayne Pierce talks about his GM pension and health benefits with his wife Peggy in the kitchen of their home in Sterling Heights, Michigan April 16, 2009. With the 100-year-old industrial icon teetering on the brink of bankruptcy, Pierce and the nearly 1 million other Americans who rely on the automaker for healthcare and pensions face new risks and heightened uncertainty. Pierce, 62, retired in July after 25 years as a mechanic at GM Technical Center. He had worked 42 years in UAW jobs including his earlier days with Chrysler. His wife suffers from arthritis and diabetes. Picture taken April 16, 2009. REUTERS/Rebecca Cook (UNITED STATES TRANSPORT EMPLOYMENT BUSINESS HEADSHOT HEALTH)
ROCHE/
RTXBB20
February 06, 2009
Bill Burns, CEO Division of Roche Pharmaceuticals, speaks during an interview in New York February 6,...
New York, UNITED STATES
Bill Burns, CEO Division of Roche Pharmaceuticals, speaks during an interview in New York
Bill Burns, CEO Division of Roche Pharmaceuticals, speaks during an interview in New York February 6, 2009. Roche Holding AG's chief executive Severin Schwan said on Friday the company expects to file its tender offer for Genentech Inc shares next week, and the Swiss drugmaker projected high hopes for its own medicines for arthritis, cholesterol and diabetes. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton (UNITED STATES)
AZERBAIJAN/
RTR1UVDC
October 13, 2007
A pump jack pumps oil in the town of Naftalan, some 350 km (217 miles) west of Baku, October 12, 2007....
NAFTALAN, Azerbaijan
A pump jack pumps oil in the town of Naftalan
A pump jack pumps oil in the town of Naftalan, some 350 km (217 miles) west of Baku, October 12, 2007. Naftalan produces a rare type of oil of the same name that is used in Azerbaijan to treat arthritis, skin diseases and various other conditions. The town runs a petroleum spa that was at the height of its popularity during Soviet times. Picture taken October 12, 2007. REUTERS/David Mdzinarishvili (AZERBAIJAN)
AZERBAIJAN/
RTR1UVDA
October 13, 2007
A patient soaks in Naftalan healing oil at a petroleum spa in the town of Naftalan, some 350 km (217...
NAFTALAN, Azerbaijan
A patient soaks in Naftalan healing oil at a petroleum spa in the town of Naftalan
A patient soaks in Naftalan healing oil at a petroleum spa in the town of Naftalan, some 350 km (217 miles) west of Baku, October 12, 2007. Naftalan, a rare type of oil, is used in Azerbaijan to treat arthritis, skin diseases and various other conditions. The town of Naftalan, where the oil originates, runs a special treatment centre that was at the height of its popularity during Soviet times. Picture taken October 12, 2007. REUTERS/David Mdzinarishvili (AZERBAIJAN)
AZERBAIJAN/
RTR1UVD7
October 13, 2007
An attendant scrapes Naftalan healing oil off a patient's arm at a petroleum spa in the town of Naftalan,...
NAFTALAN, Azerbaijan
An attendant scrapes Naftalan healing oil off a patient's arm at a petroleum spa in the town of Naftalan...
An attendant scrapes Naftalan healing oil off a patient's arm at a petroleum spa in the town of Naftalan, some 350 km (217 miles) west of Baku, October 12, 2007. Naftalan, a rare type of oil, is used in Azerbaijan to treat arthritis, skin diseases and various other conditions. The town of Naftalan, where the oil originates, runs a special treatment centre that was at the height of its popularity during Soviet times. Picture taken October 12, 2007. REUTERS/David Mdzinarishvili (AZERBAIJAN)
AZERBAIJAN/
RTR1UVD6
October 13, 2007
A patient bathes in Naftalan healing oil at a petroleum spa in the town of Naftalan, some 350 km (217...
NAFTALAN, Azerbaijan
A patient bathes in Naftalan healing oil at a petroleum spa in the town of Naftalan
A patient bathes in Naftalan healing oil at a petroleum spa in the town of Naftalan, some 350 km (217 miles) west of Baku, October 12, 2007. Naftalan, a rare type of oil, is used in Azerbaijan to treat arthritis, skin diseases and various other conditions. The town of Naftalan, where the oil originates, runs a special treatment centre that was at the height of its popularity during Soviet times. Picture taken October 12, 2007. REUTERS/David Mdzinarishvili (AZERBAIJAN)
AZERBAIJAN/
RTR1UVD5
October 13, 2007
A patient soaks in Naftalan healing oil at a petroleum spa in the town of Naftalan, some 350 km (217...
NAFTALAN, Azerbaijan
A patient soaks in Naftalan healing oil at a petroleum spa in the town of Naftalan
A patient soaks in Naftalan healing oil at a petroleum spa in the town of Naftalan, some 350 km (217 miles) west of Baku, October 12, 2007. Naftalan, a rare type of oil, is used in Azerbaijan to treat arthritis, skin diseases and various other conditions. The town of Naftalan, where the oil originates, runs a special treatment centre that was at the height of its popularity during Soviet times. Picture taken October 12, 2007. REUTERS/David Mdzinarishvili (AZERBAIJAN)
AZERBAIJAN/
RTR1UVD4
October 13, 2007
A patient soaks in Naftalan healing oil at a petroleum spa in the town of Naftalan, some 350 km (217...
NAFTALAN, Azerbaijan
A patient soaks in Naftalan healing oil at a petroleum spa in the town of Naftalan
A patient soaks in Naftalan healing oil at a petroleum spa in the town of Naftalan, some 350 km (217 miles) west of Baku, October 12, 2007. Naftalan, a rare type of oil, is used in Azerbaijan to treat arthritis, skin diseases and various other conditions. The town of Naftalan, where the oil originates, runs a special treatment centre that was at the height of its popularity during Soviet times. Picture taken October 12, 2007. REUTERS/David Mdzinarishvili (AZERBAIJAN)
CHINA
RTR1JF4T
November 17, 2006
A patient receives treatment with bee venom for rheumatism at a clinic in Beijing November 17, 2006....
Beijing, China
A patient receives treatment with bee venom for rheumatism at a clinic in Beijing
A patient receives treatment with bee venom for rheumatism at a clinic in Beijing November 17, 2006. The clinic uses bee venom released into the patient's body when the bee stings, to cure diseases such as rheumatism, arthritis and rhinitis, local media reported. REUTERS/Jason Lee (CHINA)
CHINA
RTR1JF4P
November 17, 2006
A patient receives treatment with bee venom for rheumatism at a clinic in Beijing November 17, 2006....
Beijing, China
A patient receives treatment with bee venom for rheumatism at a clinic in Beijing
A patient receives treatment with bee venom for rheumatism at a clinic in Beijing November 17, 2006. The clinic uses bee venom released into the patient's body when the bee stings, to cure diseases such as rheumatism, arthritis and rhinitis, local media reported. REUTERS/Jason Lee (CHINA)
CHINA
RTR1JF4G
November 17, 2006
A doctor checks bees used for medical treatment at a clinic in Beijing November 17, 2006. The clinic...
Beijing, China
A doctor checks bees used for medical treatment at a clinic in Beijing
A doctor checks bees used for medical treatment at a clinic in Beijing November 17, 2006. The clinic uses bee venom released into the patient's body when the bee stings, to cure diseases such as rheumatism, arthritis and rhinitis, local media reported. REUTERS/Jason Lee (CHINA)
BUSH BUSINESS
RTR1CH56
April 13, 2006
U.S. President George W. Bush (L) congratulates 2006 National Small Business Person of the year, Eric...
Washington, UNITED STATES
U.S. President Bush congratulates National Small Business Person of year, Hoover, in Washington
U.S. President George W. Bush (L) congratulates 2006 National Small Business Person of the year, Eric Hoover, as Bush prepares to speak at the Small Business Week conference in Washington, April 13, 2006. Hoover, of Conneaut Lake, Pennsylvania, overcame childhood rheumatoid arthritis to build the Excalibur Machine Company from scratch in the scenic northwestern Pennsylvania resort town where he was born and raised. REUTERS/Jason Reed
COLOMBIA COAL
RTR1C6WF
April 04, 2006
Colombian miner Dario Hincapie, 70, works in a 150-year-old coal mine in Argelia, northwest Colombia,...
Argelia, Colombia
Colombian miner Hincapie works in coal mine in Argelia
Colombian miner Dario Hincapie, 70, works in a 150-year-old coal mine in Argelia, northwest Colombia, March 31, 2006. Sixty miners work in this 800-meter-deep mine and are a small part of the community of more than 6,000 miners in this region of Antioquia province digging in 120 precarious mines considered illegal for not meeting safety requirements. The miners, who suffer from a variety of ailments such as arthritis, skin disease and high blood pressure are paid eight dollars a day to produce an average of 20 tons of coal daily. Colombia is the biggest coal producer in Latin America. Picture taken on March 31, 2006. REUTERS/Albeiro Lopera
COLOMBIA COAL
RTR1C6WD
April 04, 2006
A Colombian miner takes a break in a 150-year-old coal mine in Argelia, northwest Colombia, March 31,...
Argelia, Colombia
Colombian miner takes break in coal mine in Argelia
A Colombian miner takes a break in a 150-year-old coal mine in Argelia, northwest Colombia, March 31, 2006. Sixty miners work in this 800-meter-deep mine and are a small part of the community of more than 6,000 miners in this region of Antioquia province digging in 120 precarious mines considered illegal for not meeting safety requirements. The miners, who suffer from a variety of ailments such as arthritis, skin disease and high blood pressure are paid eight dollars a day to produce an average of 20 tons of coal daily. Colombia is the biggest coal producer in Latin America. Picture taken on March 31, 2006. REUTERS/Albeiro Lopera
COLOMBIA COAL
RTR1C6WB
April 04, 2006
A Colombian miner takes a break in a 150-year-old coal mine in Argelia, northwest Colombia, March 31,...
Argelia, Colombia
Colombian miner takes break in coal mine in Argelia
A Colombian miner takes a break in a 150-year-old coal mine in Argelia, northwest Colombia, March 31, 2006. Sixty miners work in this 800-meter-deep mine and are a small part of the community of more than 6,000 miners in this region of Antioquia province digging in 120 precarious mines considered illegal for not meeting safety requirements. The miners, who suffer from a variety of ailments such as arthritis, skin disease and high blood pressure are paid eight dollars a day to produce an average of 20 tons of coal daily. Colombia is the biggest coal producer in Latin America. Picture taken on March 31, 2006. REUTERS/Albeiro Lopera
COLOMBIA COAL
RTR1C6W1
April 04, 2006
Colombian miners prepare a pack of dynamite in a 150-year-old coal mine in Argelia, northwest Colombia,...
Argelia, Colombia
Colombian miners prepare pack of dynamite in a coal mine in Argelia Colombia
Colombian miners prepare a pack of dynamite in a 150-year-old coal mine in Argelia, northwest Colombia, March 31, 2006. Sixty miners work in this 800-meter-deep mine and are a small part of the community of more than 6,000 miners in this region of Antioquia province digging in 120 precarious mines considered illegal for not meeting safety requirements. The miners, who suffer from a variety of ailments such as arthritis, skin disease and high blood pressure are paid eight dollars a day to produce an average of 20 tons of coal daily. Colombia is the biggest coal producer in Latin America. Picture taken on March 31, 2006. REUTERS/Albeiro Lopera
COLOMBIA COAL
RTR1C6VS
April 04, 2006
Colombian miner Dario Hincapie, 70, prepares his tool near a 150-year-old coal mine in Argelia, northwest...
Argelia, Colombia
Colombian miner Hincapie prepares his tool near coal mine in Argelia
Colombian miner Dario Hincapie, 70, prepares his tool near a 150-year-old coal mine in Argelia, northwest Colombia, March 31, 2006. Sixty miners work in this 800-meter-deep mine and are a small part of the community of more than 6,000 miners in this region of Antioquia province digging in 120 precarious mines considered illegal for not meeting safety requirements. The miners, who suffer from a variety of ailments such as arthritis, skin disease and high blood pressure are paid eight dollars a day to produce an average of 20 tons of coal daily. Colombia is the biggest coal producer in Latin America. Picture taken on March 31, 2006. REUTERS/Albeiro Lopera
COLOMBIA COAL
RTR1C6VM
April 04, 2006
A Colombian miner loads on his mule at a 150-year-old coal mine in Argelia, northwest Colombia, March...
Argelia, Colombia
Colombian miner load his mule in coal mine in Argelia, Colombia
A Colombian miner loads on his mule at a 150-year-old coal mine in Argelia, northwest Colombia, March 31, 2006. Sixty miners work in this 800-meter-deep mine and are a small part of the community of more than 6,000 miners in this region of Antioquia province digging in 120 precarious mines considered illegal for not meeting safety requirements. The miners, who suffer from a variety of ailments such as arthritis, skin disease and high blood pressure are paid eight dollars a day to produce an average of 20 tons of coal daily. Colombia is the biggest coal producer in Latin America. Picture taken on March 31, 2006. REUTERS/Albeiro Lopera
COLOMBIA COAL
RTR1C6VI
April 04, 2006
Colombian miners work in a 150-year-old coal mine in Argelia, northwest Colombia, March 31, 2006. Sixty...
Argelia, Colombia
Colombian miners work in 150-year-old coal mine in Argelia, Colombia
Colombian miners work in a 150-year-old coal mine in Argelia, northwest Colombia, March 31, 2006. Sixty miners work in this 800-meter-deep mine and are a small part of the community of more than 6,000 miners in this region of Antioquia province digging in 120 precarious mines considered illegal for not meeting safety requirements. The miners, who suffer from a variety of ailments such as arthritis, skin disease and high blood pressure are paid eight dollars a day to produce an average of 20 tons of coal daily. Colombia is the biggest coal producer in Latin America. Picture taken on March 31, 2006. REUTERS/Albeiro Lopera/Feature
COLOMBIA COAL
RTR1C6VE
April 04, 2006
Colombian miners work in a 150-year-old coal mine in Argelia, northwest Colombia, March 27, 2006. Sixty...
Argelia, Colombia
Colombian miners work in coal mine in Argelia, Colombia
Colombian miners work in a 150-year-old coal mine in Argelia, northwest Colombia, March 27, 2006. Sixty miners work in this 800-meter-deep mine and are a small part of the community of more than 6,000 miners in this region of Antioquia province digging in 120 precarious mines considered illegal for not meeting safety requirements. The miners, who suffer from a variety of ailments such as arthritis, skin disease and high blood pressure are paid eight dollars a day to produce an average of 20 tons of coal daily. Colombia is the biggest coal producer in Latin America. Picture taken on March 27, 2006. REUTERS/Albeiro Lopera
COLOMBIA COAL
RTR1C6VB
April 04, 2006
Colombian miners work in a 150-year-old coal mine in Argelia, northwest Colombia, March 27, 2006. Sixty...
Argelia, Colombia
Colombian miners work in 150-year-old coal mine in Argelia Colombia
Colombian miners work in a 150-year-old coal mine in Argelia, northwest Colombia, March 27, 2006. Sixty miners work in this 800-meter-deep mine and are a small part of the community of more than 6,000 miners in this region of Antioquia province digging in 120 precarious mines considered illegal for not meeting safety requirements. The miners, who suffer from a variety of ailments such as arthritis, skin disease and high blood pressure are paid eight dollars a day to produce an average of 20 tons of coal daily. Colombia is the biggest coal producer in Latin America. Picture taken on March 27, 2006. REUTERS/Albeiro Lopera
POPE
RTXNB2D
March 06, 2005
Pope John Paul II watches a live television broadcast of the Angelus prayers, held in nearby St. Peter's...
Rome, Italy
Pope John Paul II watches a live television broadcast of the Angelus prayers, held in nearby St. Pet.....
Pope John Paul II watches a live television broadcast of the Angelus prayers, held in nearby St. Peter's square, from a room in Rome's Gemelli hospital, March 6, 2005. The 84-year-old Pope, who also suffers from Parkinson's disease and severe arthritis, is recovering from a tracheotomy operation which was performed to help ease breathing problems.
(CREDIT : REUTERS/Osservatore Romano-Arturo Mari/POOL)
POPE
RTXNB2C
March 06, 2005
Pope John Paul II watches a live television broadcast of the Angelus prayers, held in nearby St. Peter's...
Rome, Italy
Pope John Paul II watches a live television broadcast of the Angelus prayers, held in nearby St. Pet.....
Pope John Paul II watches a live television broadcast of the Angelus prayers, held in nearby St. Peter's square, from a room in Rome's Gemelli hospital, March 6, 2005. The 84-year-old Pope, who also suffers from Parkinson's disease and severe arthritis, is recovering from a tracheotomy operation which was performed to help ease breathing problems.
(CREDIT : REUTERS/Osservatore Romano-Arturo Mari/POOL)
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