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2011-01-14 19:08:51

A gene from the measles virus plays a key role in the development of Paget's disease of bone, according to a team of researchers led by the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine.

2010-05-03 10:40:06

Scientists have discovered three genes linked to the development of Paget's disease, a painful bone condition that affects up to one million people in the UK.

2008-07-10 06:00:13

By Kelsey, Jennifer L Lamster, Ira B Both musculoskeletal disorders and diseases of the oral cavity are common and potentially serious problems among older persons, yet little attention has been given to the links between them.

2004-11-29 12:00:19

NEW YORK, Nov. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- The Paget Foundation announces its endorsement of Bone Health and Osteoporosis: A Report of the Surgeon General issued on October 14th by Surgeon General Richard H. Carmona, M.D.


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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