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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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All have some way to go to catch Hong Kong, the world's freest economy, according to the report, after it retained its top spot from last year with a score of 89.
But it's enough to make us 47 th freest economy in the world -- right up there in the top 50.
Although Lebanon is home to the freest and most diverse media in the Arab world, its newspapers, news websites and television channels regularly play into the country's deep-seated political and sectarian schisms, the International Press Institute (IPI) said in its annual World Press Freedom Review, released last week.
The EDB is working with stakeholders in both the private and public sectors in Bahrain to bring about a change process that is inextricably linked to the task of making Bahrain one of the freest economies in the world - a place in which our businesses, our citizens and our society can thrive,' EDB chief executive Shaikh Mohammed bin Essa Al Khalifa said.
The freest economy in the Middle East and the only country in MENA to feature in the world's top 20, Heritage Foundation/Wall Street Journal's 2009 Index of Economic Freedom (January, 2009).
The freest states in the country are New Hampshire, Colorado, and South Dakota--all in a virtual tie for first place--according to political scientists from the University at Buffalo (N.
The sausages are made using the two freest cuts of pork the shoulder for tenderness and the belly for taste - and are free from artificial flavours and colourings.
William Ratliff discusses what led to this turn around, ranging from cultural influences, history, religion, and much more, changing Vietnam from a communist country to one of the freest markets on the planet.
Bahrain has been ranked as the 16th freest economy in the world and most free in the Middle East and North Africa region in the annual Index of Economic Freedom, published by the Heritage Foundation and The Wall Street Journal.
HONG KONG - Hong Kong has been rated the freest economy in the world for the 15th time while runner-up Singapore could take over the top spot should its government loosen financial sector regulations, according to the Index of Economic Freedom released here Tuesday.
She has since gone on to claim another gold in the women's 400m freest yle .
We have for centuries been the freest country in the world, and now we are actually the other way round," he said.