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Rediscovery of Knee Ligament Validates 19th Century Paper

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Doctors have discovered here, first described in an 1879 paper, before being subsequently ignored for well over a century, is actually a very real and important body part.

Anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) tears are a common problem for many athletes. They are notoriously difficult to repair and the recovery is a tough and painful process that can take up to a year. Following treatment, however, many patients still complain of aches and pains and it is not at all uncommon for the joints to fail the necessary pivot-shift tests (performed so the doctors can check the success of their surgeries). Repeat injuries are also inexplicably common.

Last month, it was announced that a team of Flemish doctors appears to have finally solved this persistently vexing riddle and, in so doing, they validated a discovery made over a century ago.

Paul Segond, a 19th century French surgeon who is known for greatly aiding the development of Obstetrics and Gynaecology (as well as describing the Segond fracture), wrote of the ligament as a "pearly, fibrous band" in 1879. Segond posited that it was an additional ligament, but anatomists did not consider the initial discovery to be accurate.

After reading Segond's paper and deciding that there may be something to it after all, the team of knee surgeons and an anatomist began investigating the possibility that Segond's mystery ligament was, in fact, a very real part of the Human body.

The team examined the knees of 41 cadavers, finding that 40 of them actually contained Segond's ligament, just as he'd described it a hundred years earlier.

With this (re)discovery now published and proven, the ligament has been named as the anterolateral ligament (ALL).

The anterolateral ligament joins the other joint structures in the knee considered most important by doctors and anatomists, such as the lateral femoral epicondyle (LFE), lateral collateral ligament (LCL), Gerdy's tubercle (GT), popliteus tendon (PT), popliteofibular ligament (PFL), and, of course, the aforementioned anterior cruciate ligament (ACL).

Surgeons are already considering ways in which to repair ALL tears and damage, with the hopes of improving the quality of life for anyone who suffers any ligament damage to the knees. This rediscovery is likely to become a very significant one in the field of sports and athletics, across both amateur and professional playing fields.

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How To Wear Radio Earpiece

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Radio earpieces look really cool. They are generally used for surveillance but some enthusiasts also wear them just for fun. Secret agents and spies in the movies have made these accessories really cool to wear.

Putting on a radio earpiece is not a tough job. To put on an earpiece, first of all you need to take that earpiece and microphone clip in your hand. The microphone is to be put where you are most comfortable with it. It can be put on your hands, specifically on your wrist. You must have seen Spies or Secret Service agents in movies lifting their wrists talk. This is where they are speaking into the mouthpiece on their wrists.

If you're not comfortable with the mouthpiece on the wrist, you can also put it on the tie or on the shirt, on your chest. Once you have clipped on the mouthpiece, it is time to put on the radio. Take the wire dangling from the mouthpiece and put it inside your shirt. Take this wire out from the top of the shirt. This way the dangling wires will be completely hidden. Take the earpiece and put it on your ears. Make sure, that it fits tightly and would not fall off when you start to walk. You can put it on either ear. If you are wearing the mouthpiece on the wrist, you will find it comfortable to put the earpiece on the same side ear.

Once you are comfortable with the mouthpiece and the earpiece, it is the turn of the end which goes into the radio. Take this dangling wire connecting that end with earpiece and mouthpiece and put it inside your shirt. Take out the wire from the bottom of the shirt. Put it in the radio and clip the radio in its place on your pants. Once you have that these wires inside your shirt completely, you need to tuck in your shirt inside your pants so that none of the wires are visible.

Once everything is fixed, switch on the said radio and test the settings. If everything is working as it should be then you have put on the radio earpiece correctly.

Wait, you are not done yet!

Once you have tucked in your shirt inside your pants and put on your jacket, you need to test the comfort level of this piece by walking around a few paces up and down. If you're comfortable with the earpiece and the mouthpiece and are able to talk on radio, then you are set for the job. If any of the wires are the earpiece or the mouthpiece is making you uncomfortable, you need to reset your wires.

The real advantage of a concealed earpiece is that others wouldn't notice when you are talking on a concealed earpiece. If you're uncomfortable wearing these or with the wires,you lose the advantage of a hidden radio earpiece. Therefore it is very important to check the complete settings by walking around.

Congratulations, you have successfully put on a radio earpiece. Now, enjoy talking like a secret service agent.

Samsung Galaxy Note Addresses Heart Winning Offers

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The latest Samsung Galaxy Note 2 is the replacement to your Galaxy Note which is somewhat anticipated. This device exudes an item of mystery. It can be called a bulky phone or a miniature tablet. Individuals new towards the realm of the Galaxy Note models will not easily hold the whole concept of the phone. This is basically the type of phone that you have to understand first before you can fully enjoy its features. As much as its size, most consumers were okay with it. It literally fits in one's pocket, supposing that those pockets aren't too constricted its extra weight go undetected.

The Air View is the most beneficial feature on offer at samsung galaxy s6 not one but two. Now you need not touch leading of your phone to activate functionalities or for preview of thumbnails. Just hover your stylus over the surface.



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Hopefully, i have listed whispers and hopefully the additional carriers recognize that this selling price is likely to drive large amounts people away, one because Google themselves have claimed that Android not one but two.2 isn't ideal on tablets and two, a large ton of tablet devices on approach.

Android phones won five points, nevertheless the iPhone 4S took home seven -- making this head to head appear for that father decisive victory for the iPhone 4S. But advertised . comes in order to what you value most in a smartphone. Whether or not it's ease helpful and better apps you're after-as well as smooth performance using a great camera-the iPhone 4S can't be beat. Siri takes smartphones to a higher level by serving your needs with real intelligence. Assuming you can live with 3G speeds, you can't go wrong with the iPhone 4S.

In 2011, Samsung's enhance the field of smartphone is really fast. Samsung galaxy s II's success makes Samsung more confidence on gas of Hyun-screen, ultra-thin and high-performence along with the screen size goes up fastly. From the Galsxy S's 4 inches to Galaxy s II's 10.3 inches and the Samsung I919 reaches essential.52 inches and now the brand new Galaxy Note's screen is 5 inches that makes itself a cross between smart phone and tablet pc.

Samsung capabilities a planned an awesome event for launching it upcoming Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1. Vehicle has published invitations into the American cousins for the Galaxy Note 10.1 event going to consider place on 15 August that is next week on Wednesday moreover this massive event should be organized in New You are able to. This event sounds piece mysterious considering that invitation forces to "Meet the new way". Any kind of doubt the boundary regarding the event is a tablet and would be also a stylus pen.

Everyone holds back for can be to end the rumors. No more rumors now, exactly what company officials are explaining. The release date is close and soon we would get observe the best Smartphone the actual planet market. It's to function as the best simply because is by way of Samsung. Let's wait and watch how far this phone goes in satisfying the users. Until then feed your minds with rumors and speculations. For comparison, consume a lot of look in the metal body HTC One as it is the nearest rival of Samsung Galaxy Note a few.

2007 Private Space Tourism Spaceship Manufacturing Outlook

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Brr.Bundle up, Tampa These kinds of! Break out the parkas, fire up the chimneys, and brew up hot cups of coffee and cocoa. The coldest weather the area has observed in a few years will be heading your direction beginning Tuesday, New Year's Day, and lasting on through Thursday evening.

There's something about the lyrics of their song which always made me want to decide some flowers or hug a kid or run barefoot on the grass. My imagination boards a spacex heading towards kind of world all of us dream about, for us and for kids, for all you.

The ISAF has reported 90 shark attacks here since 1990. This marks the highest number of attacks behind just Volusia County, the "Shark Capital of the World". A favourite tourist attraction and here is where hula cape canaveral the toy box has just a few of Florida's most amazing shores. Below the emerald green waters lie several kinds of Sharks. High numbers of sand, bull, and hammerhead sharks tend to be found in choose a.

This a great entire sub-group of Autobot Transformers which were originally Japanese Diaclones. Each will look so cool together, that they belong together as a limited. There is Slag (triceratops), Sludge (brontosaurus), Snarl (stegosaurus), Swoop (pterodactyl), and Grimlock (tyrannosaurus rex).

In California, there is definitely an area called the Red Pie. The red triangle extends between Point Reyes and Monterey Bay to in the evening Farallon Hawaiian islands. Due to the large seal population in the area, it attracts the reason white shark. The area includes Bolinas and Stinson beach.

Along the east central Florida coast is metropolis of Titusville. Titusville will be the base camp for many styles of fishing including deep sea fishing. From Titusville an angler consider a boat out into the Atlantic and fish for Cobia, and Tripletail. Types of off falcon 9 rocket is teaming with these fish.

Soundwave goes from robot to cassette player that looks great in the modes. As a cassette player, he does indeed look significantly real using rewind, play, and fast-forward buttons, volume dial, on/off switch, battery power compartment, when a tape deck that opens to reveal a mini cassette that transforms in a very bird. Your two batteries, which blend in the "battery compartment," will also a rocket launcher together with a concussion blaster gun. All of the accessories act as weapons and then he has three silver rockets.

If really want to escape the heat by walking through a mall, Merritt Square Mall is nearby on Merritt Island. Located at 777 East Merritt Island Causeway, you are certain there getting State Road 520 west from Cocoa Beach. Merritt Island is located between Cocoa Beach and Cocoa.

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