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Lester, U.S. otologist. See: Brown sign.


Harold W., 20th-century U.S. ophthalmologist. See: Brown syndrome.


James, U.S. plastic surgeon, 1899-1971. See: Brown-Adson forceps.


James H., 20th-century U.S. microbiologist. See: Brown-Brenn stain.


Robert, English botanist, 1773-1858. See: brownian motion, brownian movement, brownian-Zsigmondy movement.
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A number of individuals with the surname Brown have become the namesake for various conditions, including

(1) C.H. Brown (Brown-Vialetto-van Laere syndrome, also known as pontobulbar palsy with deafness);

(2) C.L. Brown (Brown-Symmers disease, also known as acute infantile encephalopathy);

(3) G.E. Brown (Horton-Magath-Brown syndrome, also known as Horton syndrome);

(4) J.W. Brown (Brown syndrome, also known as neural crest syndrome); and

(5) S.I. Brown (Brown syndrome, a term of recent vintage for corneal oedema following cataract extraction)
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Q. Is there any difference between brown eggs and white eggs? My fitness instructor suggested me to have brown eggs instead of white eggs so is there any difference between brown eggs and white eggs?

A. I have to agree with you. Never heard of any difference between the two and it doesnt sound reasonable that one is better to your health than the other...

Q. hey how about having brown rice in place of white or boiled rice…….?

A. Brown rice is a good carb, plus I personally think it tastes delicious.

Q. what is more healthy, brown sugar or fruit sugar?

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I can only think of Wes Brown, John O'Shea, Jonny Evans and Phil Neville subsequently making solid contributions at Old Trafford.
The St Helens comedian, real name Michael Pennington, will join Liverpool community leader Wally Brown, John Foxx, the founding singer of Ultravox and women's rights activist Dr Helen Pankhurst in receiving honorary degrees from the Ormskirk university.
Tavish Scott said it was vital the party's "big hitters" such as Gordon Brown, John Reid and George Robertson get more involved in the referendum debate to win votes in Labour heartlands.
Three men, Brown, John Leslie Duncan, 60, and Brian Tansey, who all worked at the school, now face allegations of sexual offences which jointly total 68.
Alan Kemp, Cliff Brown, John Brain and Keith Rawlings got out of trouble when with a 12-6 deficit at 13 ends they won the next four ends with 4, 2, 2, 3 to go 17-12 ahead and although the opposition levelled at 17 across with a double and treble the Rawling team went 20-17 ahead with a 20th-end treble and after conceding a last-end single they signed off with a 20-18 success.
Sports Personality of the Year: Alan Pardew Wilkinson Sword: Steve Harper Stan Calvert Award: John Harrison Frank Brennan Trophy: Newcastle Eagles Team/Community Award: Newcastle United Foundation Wor Jackie Trophy: Remie Streete Jack Hixon Award: Alex Gilliead Rising Stars: Claire Brown, John Chapman, Matthew Graham, Jonathan Hill, Calum Johnson, William Jolly, Lucy Keeney, Hannah Lewis, Daniel Nagy, Hannah Nesbitt, Courtney Shoulder, Jack Wilson; Special Award: Mike McLeod.
Manchester promoter SJM is said to be behind the comeback and it is thought the original line-up - ian Brown, John Squire, Gary "Mani" Mounfield and Alan "Reni" Wren - are all involved.
Wales coach Warren Gatland, both publicly and privately this week, has urged his back-row forwards to step up their performance after Scotland's co-called 'Killer Bs' of Kelly Brown, John Barclay and Johnnie Beattie swarmed all over them in Cardiff 11 days ago.
Mikevicz of Auburn; 3 grandchildren, Andrea Tuukanen, Amy Camilli and her husband Kenneth and Robert Lambert; 4 step-grandchildren, Heather Brown, John, Karen and Timothy Prescott; 2 step great-grandchildren, Victoria and Kaitlin Prescott; nephews and nieces.
Dennis Amiss (pictured), David Brown, John Jameson, Alan Smith, Mike Smith, Bob Willis, Lance Gibbs, Rohan Kanhai,
Gordon Brown, John Reid, Des Browne, Alastair Darling and Douglas Alexander are a credit to Scotland.
And there was one apiece for Alan Brown, John Devereux, Gareth Thomas, Gavin Rowan, Alex Peever and Ross McGrain.