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2013-05-22 23:17:12

From his knowledge of weapon wounds, the surgical treatment of the time and careful forensic anthropology analysis, Prof. Agelarakis deduced that the shaft of the arrow and part of one of its three lobes had been removed by Greek field surgeons. However, the rest of the arrowhead suspected to be hooked (barbed) had to be left in place, because attempts to remove it were unsuccessful. New Hyde Park, NY (PRWEB) May 22, 2013 It took less than 10 seconds to reveal the truth about a wounded...

2013-05-17 23:18:34

Medicare patients aged 65 and older who underwent cataract surgery had a lower risk of hip fracture one year after the procedure when compared with patients with cataracts who did not have cataract surgery. Mechanicsburg, PA (PRWEB) May 17, 2013 Medicare patients aged 65 and older who underwent cataract surgery had a lower risk of hip fracture one year after the procedure when compared with patients with cataracts who did not have cataract surgery, according to a study published in The...

2013-04-17 17:26:00

Interventions to physicians and patients improve osteoporosis treatment at low cost Reminding primary care doctors to test at-risk patients for osteoporosis can prevent fractures and reduce health care costs, according to a recent study accepted for publication in The Endocrine Society's Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism (JCEM). Osteoporosis is a condition that is common, costly and undertreated. Low trauma fractures in older individuals are a "red flag" for...

2013-04-09 23:19:44

The Rottenstein Law Group, which represents clients in Fosamax lawsuits, has been monitoring Fosamax trials via numerous sources and provides updates at http://www.fosamaxlawsuitscenter.com. Trenton, N.J. (PRWEB) April 09, 2013 A new Fosamax leg injury trial begins in Trenton, N.J., on April 9.* The plaintiff fell in her driveway and broke her femur. She alleges that seven years of Fosamax use put her thigh at risk for the fracture. The Rottenstein Law Group, which represents clients in...


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kenspeckle
  • Having so marked an appearance as easily to be recognized.
This word may come from the Swedish 'kanspak,' quick at recognizing persons or things, or else from confusion with 'conspicuous.'