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2010-03-25 15:05:00

MCLEAN, Va., March 25 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC) (NYSE: SAI) today announced it has been awarded a task order by the Walter Reed Army Medical Center (WRAMC) Directorate of Information Management to provide information technology services.

2010-03-09 06:40:50

A single session of heat therapy using the ThermoMedâ„¢ device appears to be as effective as a 10-day intravenous course of sodium stibogluconate (Pentostam) for the treatment of Leishmania major skin lesions.

2009-05-20 13:17:00

WASHINGTON, May 20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Tammy Duckworth returned Wednesday to Walter Reed Army Medical Center, a key site in her long recovery from wounds suffered in Iraq, to take the oath of office as the chief spokesperson for the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). "I am so honored to serve the Obama administration by helping to care for our Veterans," Assistant Secretary Duckworth said.

2009-03-16 09:50:00

CHARLOTTE, N.C., March 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Walter Reed Army Medical Center is the latest institution to be added to a number of academic centers involved in a clinical trial that is investigating the safety and efficacy of High Intensity Focused Ultrasound (HIFU) using the Sonablate(R) 500 for the treatment of locally recurrent prostate cancer following failed external beam radiation therapy (EBRT). The technology of using HIFU with the Sonablate is a minimally invasive, outpatient procedure...

2009-02-27 09:00:00

LAS VEGAS, Feb. 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Orthopaedic surgeon David Polly Jr., MD, was elected Secretary of the Board of Specialty Societies (BOS), of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) (http://www.aaos.org/), at its 2009 Annual Meeting. Dr.


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obdormition
  • Sleep; the state or condition of being asleep.
  • The state or condition of numbness of a part due to pressure on a nerve: as, the obdormition of a limb.
The word 'obdormition' comes from a Latin word meaning "to fall asleep".
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