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2014-04-02 23:31:33

Active Release Technique (ART), the gold standard of soft tissue care focuses on smoothing out scar tissue and muscular adhesions in the body. For the month of April, SF Custom Chiropractic will be offering an initial complimentary ART treatment to new patient’s primary area of complaint. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) April 02, 2014 Active Release Technique (ART), the gold standard of soft tissue care focuses on smoothing out scar tissue and muscular adhesions in the body. For the month of...

2013-10-29 23:34:53

Significant reduction of persistent, difficult-to-treat pelvic and interstitial cystitis pain using a new therapeutic wearable ultrasound device was found at long-term follow-up, extending earlier findings in patients with chronic pelvic, bladder, genital, bowel and musculoskeletal pain. The study by the International Adhesions Society has been accepted for presentation at the prestigious AAGL Global Congress on Minimally Invasive Gynecology in Washington, DC Nov 13, 2013. Dallas, TX...

2013-10-25 23:23:48

New York Times Super Doctor and accredited gynecologic surgeon, Dr. Seckin, discusses the severity of endometriosis in women who are trying to conceive on the anniversary of National Pregnancy and Infant Loss Remembrance Day. New York, New York (PRWEB) October 25, 2013 Last Tuesday, October 15, marked the anniversary of National Pregnancy and Infant Loss Remembrance Day. Women who find themselves having a hard time getting pregnant and having a child without miscarriage may have...

2013-10-15 23:33:43

A study following patients for up to 17-months of treatment with a new therapeutic, wearable ultrasound device for long-standing, difficult-to-treat pelvic and interstitial cystitis pain extended earlier findings that the device dramatically reduces severe and persistent chronic pelvic, bladder, genital, bowel and musculoskeletal pain. More than 15 million patients in the United States suffer from chronic pelvic, bladder and genital pain, endometriosis, and adhesions with few effective...

Artificial Surfaces Developed That Surfaces Insects Cannot Stick To
2013-09-24 09:55:00

AlphaGalileo Foundation Beetles, cockroaches, and ants will have a harder time walking on facades or air conditioners in the future - thanks to the bio-inspired, anti-adhesive surfaces Prof. Dr. Thomas Speck, Dr. Bettina Prüm, and Dr. Holger Bohn are developing together with the Plant Biomechanics Group of the University of Freiburg. The team studied plant surfaces in order to determine what influence cell form and microstructure as well as surface chemistry exert on the adhesion behavior...

2013-07-12 23:36:10

In view of recent CDC statistics on the rising death toll among U.S. women from opioid prescription pain killers, the International Adhesions Society last week renewed its call for a coordinated national pain strategy to reduce opioid abuse and increase availability and reimbursement of safe alternatives for pain relief. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) July 11, 2013 According to recent statistics published by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control (CDC), 18 women die daily from prescription painkiller...

2013-06-19 23:26:23

On June 3, 2013, the International Adhesions Society (IAS) presented recommendations to the Interagency Pain Research Coordinating Committee (IPRCC), advocating for efforts to address gender disparity in access to pain relief and for expedited FDA approval of opioid alternatives, such as physical therapy, psychotherapy, and new pain relieving medical devices. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) June 19, 2013 At a meeting on June 3, 2013 of the Interagency Pain Research Coordinating Committee (IPRCC), a...

2013-06-14 23:19:29

On June 4, 2013, the Interstitial Cystitis Association, an organization advocating for about 12 million Americans with a painful chronic bladder condition, led a group, including the International Adhesions Society, many of whose members suffer from bladder pain, to Capitol Hill to advocate for continued funding of research, education and awareness programs conducted within NIH, CDC and the Department of Defense. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) June 14, 2013 The International Adhesions Society (IAS)...

2013-04-17 08:26:15

Revenue Growth Driven by Launch of Innovative Products and Approval of New Indications, According to Millennium Research Group TORONTO, April 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- According to Millennium Research Group (MRG), the global authority on medical technology market intelligence, revenue growth in the surgical hemostat, internal tissue sealant and adhesion barrier market will accelerate in the United States through 2021. The market remains underpenetrated, offering the chance for...

Microneedle Adhesive Invented By Scientists
2013-04-16 13:34:41

Brigham and Women's Hospital Inspired by spiny-headed worms, scientists invent microneedle adhesive more than 3x stronger than surgical staples in skin graft fixation A parasitic worm may hold the answer to keeping skin grafts firmly in place over wounds, according to a new study by researchers at Brigham and Women's Hospital (BWH). The study will be published in the April 16, 2013 issue of Nature Communications. The research team, led by Jeffrey Karp, PhD, BWH Division of...