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/sol·i·tary/ (sol´ĭ-tar″e)
1. alone; separated from others.
2. living alone or in pairs only.


(sŏl′ĭ-tăr-ē) [L. solitarius, aloneness]
Alone; single or existing separately.


being the only one or ones.

solitary cyst
solitary tract nucleus
the brainstem nucleus of the solitary tract, the tract carrying afferent parasympathetic nerve fibers.

Patient discussion about solitary

Q. Can any one let me know what the single best exercise for legs is? I tried lots of exercise for legs which finally ended in pain. Can any one let me know what the single best exercise for legs is?

A. The best exercise for your legs is "Squats," says a professor (Ph.D.,) of kinesiology at the University of Connecticut. Our experts are in accord: Nothing builds legs like squats because they're a compound movement that stimulates all major muscles of the legs.

Q. In what way the herbal drugs are safer when compared to their single active ingredients?

A. What makes the difference is the presences of different constituents of plant materials which makes them more balanced when compared to isolated plant ingredients and is less likely to cause side-effects and the herbs are prescribed in different combination thus they balance each other.

Q. can any one tell me whether could a person with bipolar disorder, be a single parent? I am unmarried. I had a lot of dreams in my family life but my husband expired the next month soon after our marriage. I am not pregnant too. I don’t want to remarry because I am recently diagnosed as bipolar. I don’t know whether my suffering will spoil my partner’s happiness if I marry. So I like to live alone and to give life to an orphanage child. So can any one tell me whether could a person with bipolar disorder, be a single parent?

A. Okay here is what I think. Bipolar disorder effects everyone in the family. It is important that you find someone to share your life with if that is what you want out of life. There are many of us out there that are patient and caring, it is an issue of being honest and waiting for the right person. If you are being treated and are stable I dont think it would be a problem addopting a child. Be honest and things will work out. Continue your treatments and stay on top of your illness and you can have everything in your life that you desire. When it is ment to be it will be. Be patient, show the agency that you are stable and are being treated for the illness. You are fully capable of giving a child a great life. Good luck!

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Arab Member of the Knesset Talab Abu Arar, of the Joint List, condemned the Israeli court's ruling and said: "The decision to extend the solitary confinement of Sheikh Salah and his arrest in the first place is political persecution of the leaders of our Arab society.
One man with a cognitive disability was found to have been in solitary confinement for 19 years, the report found.
The attention of both the President of the United States and a Justice of the Supreme Court--on of the nation's most influential jurists--to an issue like solitary confinement is both striking and highly unusual.
Since I finished writing 23/7, California has implemented significant reforms to its long-term solitary confinement policies.
The post 'El Chapo' to remain in solitary confinement, US judge rules appeared first on Cyprus Mail .
The lawsuit alleged cruel and unusual punishment and due process violations and demanded access to adequate prenatal care as well as a complete end to solitary confinement for pregnant women.
He has already spent 14 years in imprisonment, including the last three years in solitary confinement.
It specifically instructed Canada to limit the use of solitary confinement and abolish the use of solitary confinement for persons with serious or acute mental illness.
The violations do not only include solitary confinement, but also torture, lack of ventilation in prison cells, and several others.
The problem is related to his solitary confinement.
NORWEGIAN authorities violated mass killer Anders Behring Breivik's human rights by holding him in solitary confinement in a three-cell complex where he can play video games, watch TV and exercise, a court in Oslo has ruled.
In March 2013, his predecessor, Tom Clements, was killed by a man who was released from prison after spending years as a prisoner in solitary confinement.