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The Royal Free Hospital. A large NHS teaching hospital in Hampstead, near central London, which houses part of the UCL medical school and belongs to the Royal Free Hampstead Trust.

Areas of interest
HIV, hepatology, transplantation.


1. Devoid of, as in cell-free, gluten-free, or sugar-free.
2. Natural, wild, or unrestrained, as in freerange or freespirit.
3. Available at no cost; gratis.
4. Unbound by proteins in the plasma, and therefore biologically active.


not tied; unconfined.

free bullet humane killer
see humane killer.
free electricity
the presence of uncontrolled electrical current in solid materials at low amperages and voltages, usually due to faulty wiring and poor earthing (grounding) of the electrical power system. It causes restlessness, and failure of letdown of milk. In some cases when the circumstances are suitable there may be stunning of animals and rarely fatal electrocution.
free fatty acids
most fatty acids in the body are combined with alcohols in the form of triglycerides. Free fatty acids are produced during digestion and metabolism but most of them in the circulation are combined with protein during this phase.
free fluid
fluid in the body, other than in the alimentary or urinary tracts, which is not part of tissue fluid but free in a body cavity or as a discrete mass in an organ.
free gas bloat
see ruminal tympany.
free hormone hypothesis
the unbound fraction of hormone is the indicator of what is available to tissues, available for metabolism and excretion. See also free thyroxine.
free return
a return of service for a mare to the same stallion in the next season if she does not produce a live foal.
free stall housing
cow accommodation in which there are enough stalls for each cow to have one but the cows are not tied in; they are free to lie down in a cubicle or to feed or to seek other cows coming on heat.
free T4 index
see free thyroxine.
free water clearance
the capacity to excrete urine of lower osmolality than plasma, thus avoiding depletion of salt reserves.

Patient discussion about free

Q. is this a free service?

A. yes this is a 100% free site

Q. I have RA and would like to know is there anything i can do to keep my moovement free is walking ok how mush and how long

A. my grandma has it too, from what i understand - every patient is different. but it takes several of years. i recommend also taking Omega 3 fatty acids, they were proven to slow inflammation and RA is an inflammatory process. other then that the information above seems very good, i'll keep it in mind and try to implement it and help my grandma :)

Q. How can I go about finding a free depression support group where I live? would like to find a depression support group in my area. How do I go about finding one? Google searches are turning up nothing.

A. Call the help desk or receptionist of your local or nearest hospital or medical clinic.

You could go to an AA meeting in your local community. A lot of people there are depressed. That's what those meetings do for people, they are a support group.

You could also start one and put a community notice in your local paper.

Get together with others you trust and talk.

Call home and talk.

Find a friend and talk.

I pray. God listens.

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References in classic literature ?
When freedom came, the slaves were almost as well fitted to begin life anew as the master, except in the matter of book-learning and ownership of property.
Finally the war closed, and the day of freedom came.
To some it seemed that, now that they were in actual possession of it, freedom was a more serious thing than they had expected to find it.
In fact, according to founder Helen Haines (1948): "The little California Library Association Committee on Intellectual Freedom [was] .
Freedom is in advanced negotiations to acquire a leading European manufacturer of natural additives for food, textiles, pharmaceuticals, and bioproteins.
Together Freedom Alliance and CTU will be focusing on a nationwide effort by asking each school to make a pledge and raise millions of dollars in scholarships for our fallen soldiers' children.
That harmony splintered, and Baptist education has ever since been at odds with itself and American educational society over how to construe academic freedom.
In careful detail, the Hortons examine how the American revolution, the Civil War, the rise of Jim Crow, and the modern Civil Rights Movement all changed the context of the black freedom struggle and underlay the rise of new mechanisms for social change.
And then I'd require them to write a 3000 word essay explaining why "freedom of conscience and religion" and "freedom of thought, belief, opinion, and expression" are the first freedoms guaranteed all Canadians under the Charter and why these freedoms must be protected in Canada.
About half of the respondents said the government should be allowed to monitor religious groups in the interest of national security, even if that infringes on religious freedom.
At first glance, the positive freedom argument - that freedom requires many options, not just non-interference - is plausible.
The meaning of freedom has been constructed not only in Congressional debates and political treatises but on plantations and picket lines, in parlors and bedrooms," writes Foner, who includes politicians, publicists, entrepreneurs, intellectuals, artists, radicals, slaves, farmers, and workers among his protagonists.