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Monthly Archives: August, 2012

Understanding Basal Cell Carcinoma


August 31, 2012 · Leave a comment

‘Clot Nets’ Help Stroke Recovery (Part 2 of 2)

Via BBC Health > Continued from Wed 08/29/2012 Two similar devices were compared with the current coil methods. One trial of 113 patients showed 58% had good brain function after … Continue reading

August 30, 2012 · Leave a comment

‘Clot Nets’ Help Stroke Recovery (Part 1 of 2)

Source: BBC Health Using small nets to extract blood clots from patients’ brains may be the future of stroke care, according to two studies. Clots block blood vessels, starving parts … Continue reading

August 29, 2012 · Leave a comment

What is a Patellar Tendon Graft?

Source: Center for Orthopaedics The patellar tendon bone-tendon-bone (BTB) graft has been the “gold standard” graft choice for ACL reconstructions since it was popularized in the mid-1980’s. It has been used … Continue reading

August 28, 2012 · 1 Comment

Anatomical Classification of Pharmaceutical Products

The Anatomical Classification of Pharmaceutical Products has been developed and maintained by the European Pharmaceutical Market Research Association (EphMRA) and is therefore the intellectual property of this Association. EphMRA’s Classification … Continue reading

August 27, 2012 · Leave a comment

What is Salmonellosis?

Source: National Institute for Allergy and Infectious Diseases Salmonellosis, or salmonella, is one of the most common foodborne diseases. Overall, salmonella infections are decreasing in the United States, but some … Continue reading

August 24, 2012 · Leave a comment

West Nile Virus Outbreak in the US

Via BBC Health, The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) say there have been 1,118 cases so far in 2012. Fewer than 300 cases are usually reported this early … Continue reading

August 23, 2012 · 1 Comment