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The concept of health insurance in the US

I’m now back in Sweden after an amazing three weeks in Guam and currently am suffering from a severe Guam hangover. From sunny tropical weather to darkness and snow on my face for the next couple of months, yes there is a difference. 381 more words

Insights

Pain, not structural impairments may explain activity limitations in people with gluteal tendinopathy or hip osteoarthritis: A cross sectional study

Publication date: February 2017
Source:Gait & Posture, Volume 52
Author(s): Angela Fearon, Teresa Neeman, Paul Smith, Jennie Scarvell, Jill Cook
QuestionWhat are the functional differences between people with greater trochanteric pain syndrome (GT), hip osteoarthritis (OA) or an asymptomatic population as measured by walking, Time Up and Go, single leg standing and strength?DesignCross sectional study with blinded measurers.Participants38 participants with GT, 20 with end stage hip OA and 21 asymptomatic healthy control (AS) participants. 210 more words

By Alexandros G. Sfakianakis

The First Step to #Adulting

So this is what my parents would repeatedly tell me before. In reality, life could be really hard. One does not need to live in poverty to say that life is a bummer. 345 more words

Thoughts

Untangling forgotten tracheal transplants of Heike and Thorsten Walles, who set a lawyer upon me

This is the story of three tracheal transplants, performed by the husband and wife team Thorsten Walles and Heike Mertsching (now Walles), former collaborators of… 4,006 more words

Medicine

Pharmacological and surgical therapy for the central giant cell granuloma: A long-term retrospective cohort study

Publication date: Available online 9 December 2016
Source:Journal of Cranio-Maxillofacial Surgery
Author(s): Willem Hans Schreuder, Henk van den Berg, Anneke Marie Westermann, Zachary Scott Peacock, Jan de Lange… 190 more words

By Alexandros G. Sfakianakis

Evaluating tumour after care in oral squamous cell carcinoma: insights into patients’ health related quality of life

Publication date: Available online 9 December 2016
Source:Journal of Cranio-Maxillofacial Surgery
Author(s): Oliver Bissinger, Andrea Rau, Steffen Koerdt, Klaus – Dietrich Wolff, Marco Rainer Kesting, Carolin Götz… 265 more words

By Alexandros G. Sfakianakis

Predictions of the Contribution of HCN Half-Maximal Activation Potential Heterogeneity to Variability in Intrinsic Adaptation of Spiral Ganglion Neurons

Abstract

              <p>Spiral ganglion neurons (SGNs) exhibit a wide range in their strength of intrinsic adaptation on a timescale of 10s to 100s of milliseconds in response to electrical stimulation from a cochlear implant (CI). 206 more words
By Alexandros G. Sfakianakis