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2012-05-22 11:30:15

Diabetic foot infections are an increasingly common problem, but proper care can save limbs and, ultimately, lives.

2012-03-29 22:00:30

A simple test to identify MRSA in wounds could identify the superbug quickly and help prevent infection from spreading.


Word of the Day
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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