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Posterior Cruciate Ligament: Human Knee Anatomy

A study estimates that posterior cruciate ligament (PCL) is the largest and strongest ligament in the human knee, and the primary posterior stabilizer. Recent anatomy and biomechanical studies have provided an improved understanding of PCL function. PCL injuries are typically combined with other ligamentous, meniscal and chondral injuries. Stress radiography has become an important and validated objective measure in surgical decision making and post-operative assessment.

Cleaning Chemicals Bad for Women's Lung

Women who work as cleaners or regularly use cleaning sprays or other cleaning products at home appear to experience a greater decline in lung function over time than those who did not clean, according to a study published in the American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine (AJRCCM).