Congenital Limb Defects and Prostheses Before the Seventeenth Century
- High Early Failure Rate of the Columbus Posterior Stabilized High-flexion Knee Prosthesis. Jung, Woon-Hwa; Jeong, Jae-Heon; Ha, Yong-Chan; Lee, Young-Kyun; Koo, Kyung-Hoi // Clinical Orthopaedics & Related Research;May2012, Vol. 470 Issue 5, p1472
Background: Most studies report high survivorship rates for TKAs, however, we observed higher than anticipated rates of dislocation and femoral component loosening after implanting a Columbus posterior stabilized prosthesis. Questions/purpose: We therefore determined (1) the incidence of...
- Consanguinity and reproductive health among Arabs. Tadmouri, Ghazi O.; Nair, Pratibha; Obeid, Tasneem; Al Ali, Mahmoud T.; Al Khaja, Najib; Hamamy, Hanan A. // Reproductive Health;2009, Vol. 6, p17
Consanguineous marriages have been practiced since the early existence of modern humans. Until now consanguinity is widely practiced in several global communities with variable rates depending on religion, culture, and geography. Arab populations have a long tradition of consanguinity due to...
- The Marriage of Near Relatives. Walsh, James J. // America;6/21/1924, Vol. 31 Issue 10, p227
The article reports on the Church's prohibition of marriage within the degrees of kindered or near relatives. The Church's prohibition of the marriage of near relatives is assumed to be due to moral reason rather than physical. It also aims to conserve the physical status of the race through...
- Abstracts of recent literature. Edelstein, Joan E.; Schein, Jerome D. // Journal of Rehabilitation Research & Development;Spring90, Vol. 27 Issue 2, p174
Presents an abstract of the study `Energy Expenditure of Ambulation Using the Sure-Gait Crutch and the Standard Axillary Crutch,' by A.L. Annesley, M. Almada-Norfleet, et al., which appeared in the 1990 issue of `Physical Therapy' periodical.
- Henri Marie Raymond de Toulouse-Lautrec-Montfa (1864-1901): artistic genius and medical curiosity. Leigh, F. W. // Journal of Medical Biography;Feb2013, Vol. 21 Issue 1, p19
Toulouse-Lautrec was born in Albi in South West France. His parents were first cousins; this consanguineous marriage was responsible for his ugly deformities. Lautrec's life in Montmartre became the setting for much of his art and for his deliberate slow self-destruction. In addition to his...
- The Prevalence of Congenital Malformations and its Correlation with Consanguineous Marriages. Tayebi, Naeimeh; Yazdani, Katayon; Naghshin, Nazila // Oman Medical Journal;Jan2010, Vol. 25 Issue 1, p1
Objectives: Consanguinity has been a long standing social habit among some Iranians. This study is aimed at determining the role of consanguinity on congenital malformations and the correlation of inbreeding coefficient with anomalies. Methods: In this cross-sectional study, all the newborns who...
- Healing sickness. // Christian Science Monitor;4/1/98, Vol. 90 Issue 87, p17
Presents an article about the religious nature of illness. How illness is not the will of God; The transforming power of spiritual truth; Methods involved in Christian Science healing.
- Marriage to a cousin `improves the genome.' Pain, Stephanie // New Scientist;2/27/93, Vol. 137 Issue 1862, p9
Focuses on research by James Neel, a geneticist from the University of Michigan, on the benefits of marriage between cousins. He presented his study at a recent meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Science in Boston. Exaggerated perils of inbreeding; Where intermarriage is...
- Ethnohistorical evidence for inbreeding among the pre-Hispanic Mitec Royal Caste. Christensen, Alexander F. // Human Biology;Jun98, Vol. 70 Issue 3, p563
Presents information on ethnohisotical evidence for inbreeding among the Pre-Hispanic Mixtec Royal Caste. Details on the three castes of Postclassic Mixtec society; Methodology used in the study; Implications of the findings.