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2011-07-17 07:00:00

LAS VEGAS, July 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health has launched a landmark study with professional fighters that will help determine whether magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) of the brain, along with other tests, can detect subtle changes in brain health that correlate with impaired thinking and functioning.

2011-06-25 00:00:30

Physicians introduce cutting-edge remote diagnostic strategies for both musicians and vocal performers. Buena Park, CA (PRWEB) June 24, 2011 Physicians from the Yamaha Music & Wellness Institute (YMWI) and the Cleveland Clinic recently presented a symposium entitled, From the Genome to the Globe: transcending the boundaries of music & medicine at the Voice Foundation’s 40th annual meeting held in Philadelphia, PA on June 3, 2011.

2011-06-14 09:56:00

AKRON, Ohio, June 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- A leading cardiovascular researcher and cardiologist whose research has led to several discoveries in the field will be joining Summa Cardiovascular Institute in July to head Summa's heart research program and lead a team of researchers at Northeast Ohio Medical University (NEOMED). Marc Steven Penn, M.D., Ph.D., FACC, will serve as director of research for Summa Cardiovascular Institute and professor of Medicine and Integrative Medical Sciences at...

2011-06-09 09:15:00

WOONSOCKET, R.I., June 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- MinuteClinic, the retail health care division of CVS Caremark (NYSE: CVS), and Cleveland Clinic Florida, widely recognized as one of the world's leading hospitals and physician group practices as part of the Cleveland Clinic health system, have entered into a clinical affiliation to enhance the high quality, affordable health care services they provide.

2011-05-09 07:30:00

CLEVELAND, May 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Mentor, Ohio-based Frantz Medical Group announced the immediate promotion of Stephanie A. S. Harrington, M.S. to Chief Operating Officer. Ms. Harrington joined Frantz Medical Group in 2005 as Vice President, Research & Business Development.

2011-04-28 11:48:00

CLEVELAND, April 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- A new study published online today in The New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM) shows bevacizumab (Avastin) is as effective as ranibizumab (Lucentis), the current Food and Drug Administration-approved drug for treating age-related macular degeneration (AMD).

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2011-04-12 14:25:00

New research suggests that very tight braiding or weaving is linked to a permanent type of hair loss that affects many African American Women.

2011-03-30 14:18:00

WILMINGTON, Del., March 30, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Phillips & Cohen Associates, Ltd. announced that it has now expanded its deceased account care services to include some of the most important clients in the health care marketplace.

2011-03-28 05:17:00

PHILADELPHIA, March 28, 2011 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- - Cleveland Clinic Physicians Contribute to Updates and Reviews of Elsevier's First Consult Topics Elsevier (http://www.elsevier.com/wps/find/homepage.cws_home), a world leader in health care and medical publishing and online solutions, today announced a strategic relationship between First Consult (http://www.firstconsult.com/) and Cleveland Clinic ( http://my.clevelandclinic.org/default.aspx) to provide physician-author...

2011-03-26 00:00:28

MDconnectME, a Pennsylvania based healthcare technology start-up, has developed a way to improve patient experience and health care efficiency through a secure and HIPAA compliant communication platform. Dr. Chad R.


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pawl
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.
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