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2011-11-05 04:55:00

Gary Gonzalez, a 28 year career firefighter returns to work - without restriction - thanks to the innovative Birmingham Hip Resurfacing (BHR) procedure. BHR simply resurfaces a small portion of bone, rather than replacing an entire hip, thus preserving bone and joint stability for younger, active patients like Gary. Elk Grove Village, IL (PRWEB) November 05, 2011 Gary Gonzalez, a 28 year career firefighter returns to work - without restriction - thanks to the innovative Birmingham Hip...

2011-11-03 12:00:00

HydroCision Inc., a privately held medical device company, today announced the launch of its new patient website dedicated to educating patients about back pain and its novel out-patient procedure for herniated disc treatment called Hydrodiscectomy. North Billerica, MA (PRWEB) November 03, 2011 HydroCision Inc., a privately held medical device company, today announced the launch of its new patient website dedicated to educating patients about back pain and its novel out-patient procedure...

2011-10-10 09:15:38

Research which claims to show that the introduction of patient choice in the NHS reduced deaths from heart attacks is flawed and misleading, according to a report published in The Lancet today (Monday). The original study was used by the Government to advance its controversial Health and Social Care Bill 2011 and was the basis for the Prime Minister's statement that 'competition is one way we can make things work better for patients'. In today's report, academics - led by Professor...

2011-09-07 19:36:47

Treatment options for stiff and painful shoulders caused by adhesive capsulitis Adhesive capsulitis, sometimes described as “frozen shoulder,” is a condition where the connective tissue around the shoulder joint becomes chronically inflamed, causing thickening and tightening in the affected joint. Diagnosing adhesive capsulitis can be difficult because its symptoms–restricted movement and considerable pain–are similar to a variety of shoulder-related musculoskeletal...

2011-08-16 13:30:00

WEST BURLINGTON, Iowa, Aug. 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Orthopedic surgeon L. Nathan Gause, M.D., has joined Great River Orthopedic Specialists. Dr. Gause specializes in treating problems of the foot and ankle. He will begin seeing patients Wednesday, Aug. 17, at the clinic's offices on Great River Medical Center's campus. Dr. Gause joins orthopedic surgeons Theron Jameson, D.O., Jerry Jochims, M.D., Christopher Dupuis, M.D., Atiba Jackson, M.D., and physician assistant Brad Allar, P.A.-C.,...


Word of the Day
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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