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2013-08-28 23:25:25

Orthopedic experts at The Florida Knee and Orthopedic Centers provide tips for understanding and treating sports injuries such as a torn meniscus. Clearwater, FL (PRWEB) August 28, 2013 Meniscus tears are one of the most common forms of knee injuries and can occur at any age for athletes or anyone who enjoys an active lifestyle. This can become very painful and severely interfere with anyone’s way of life, especially if they play sports. Fortunately, experts at The Florida Knee and...

2013-08-08 11:00:32

Researchers from Indiana University, the University of Michigan, the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center and the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute have identified and validated a biomarker accessible in blood tests that could be used to predict which stem cell transplant patients are at highest risk for a potentially fatal immune response called graft-versus-host disease. Although transplant specialists have been able to reduce its impact, graft-versus-host disease remains a leading cause of...

2013-08-02 23:02:55

Sam Markzar DDS, expert in gum allograft in Los Angeles, now offers gum allograft procedures. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) August 02, 2013 Dr. Sam Markzar, gum allograft specialist, now offers gum tissue grafting services for patients who have lost gum tissue due to periodontal disease or other oral health problems. A gum graft can replace the lost tissue and restore the look and feel of a patient’s smile. Gum allografts have been used in gum surgeries for many years. Allografts are human...


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barghest
  • A goblin in English folklore, often appearing in the shape of a large dog and believed to portend imminent death or misfortune.
  • A ghost, wraith, hobgoblin, elf, or spirit.
The origin of 'barghest' is not known, but it may be from perhaps burh-ghest, town-ghost, or German Berg-geist (mountain spirit) or Bär-geist (bear-spirit).
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