Tuesday, November 29, 2005

Modern Buttocks Need Longer Needles

As the Who, my favorite '60s Rock 'n' Roll band once sang, "I can't reach you."

Accordingly, Reuters reports: "Fatter rear ends are causing many drug injections to miss their mark, requiring longer needles to reach buttock muscle, researchers said on Monday. ...Two-thirds of the 50 patients in the study did not receive the full dosage of the drug, which instead lodged in the fat tissue of their buttocks, researchers from The Adelaide and Meath Hospital in Dublin said in a presentation to the annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North America."

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