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Latest Lymphedema Stories

2011-12-02 01:54:25

Lymphedema, a chronic swelling condition common in breast cancer survivors, affects three million people in the U.S. In the past, most people believed that exercise might induce or worsen lymphedema.

2011-11-14 23:02:37

A century after the valves that link the lymphatic and blood systems were first described, St. Jude Children's Research Hospital scientists have detailed how those valves form and identified a gene that is critical to the process.

2011-08-18 11:08:00

PITTSBURGH, Aug. 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Wright Therapy Products, Inc. announced today that Michael Hinson has been appointed President and Chief Executive Officer of the company.

2011-08-08 06:49:29

A new study shows removing lymph nodes because of the presence of microscopic cancer cells found in the sentinel node has no impact on survival among women with early-stage breast cancer.

2011-08-03 13:51:00

WASHINGTON, Aug. 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Brightlife Direct now carries two new lines of Allegro compression garments. The Rumba and Jazz series both offer the soft comfort and modern technology of microfiber.

2011-07-27 14:29:00

Avon Foundation for Women-sponsored white paper reports latest lymphedema clinical advances that could benefit many of the 2.3 million U.S.

2011-07-27 00:01:21

HomeCEUConnection.com is excited to announce the release of two new Seminars on Demand (video) continuing education courses designed for rehabilitation professionals - Sensory Impairments Across the Lifespan, by Heather Vasilopoulos, MT, OT/L, and Practical Applications of Manual Lymphatic Therapy by Carmen Thompson, BS, LPTA, CMT, CLT. Plano, TX (PRWEB) July 26, 2011 HomeCEUConnection.com is excited to announce the release of two new Seminars on Demand (video) continuing education courses...

2011-05-05 07:27:00

WASHINGTON, May 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- BrightLife Direct, a compression clothing distributor, recently added three new lymphedema products to its inventory.


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swell-mobsman
  • A member of the swell-mob; a genteelly clad pickpocket. Sometimes mobsman.
Use of the word 'swell-mobsman' dates at least to the early 1800s.