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2014-07-21 12:25:45

Company creates custom fashion covers for prosthetic legs using 3D printing SAN FRANCISCO, July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- seedchange announced that UNYQ Design, Inc. completed its first funding round, raising $1,050,000 from strategic and individual investors in the United States, Europe and Asia. UNYQ lets amputees design high-quality, customized covers for prosthetic legs, turning prosthetics into fashion accessories. "Existing prosthetics aren't fashionable and they are certainly...

2014-06-23 23:10:58

In cooperation with the SME Education Foundation, Curbell Donation Assists Student Project Orchard Park, NY (PRWEB) June 23, 2014 Curbell Plastics, Inc., one of the nation’s premier suppliers of plastic sheet, rod, tube, film, adhesives, sealants and prototyping materials, recently donated $18,000 of plastic that will be used by Alabama High School students to create lightweight, removable prosthetic limbs for amputees in Honduras. The project is a joint venture of the SME Education...

2014-05-29 08:30:36

LONDON, May 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Brazil Orthopedic Prosthetics Market Outlook to 2020http://www.reportbuyer.com/pharma_healthcare/treatments/orthopaedic/brazil_orthopedic_prosthetics_market_outlook_2020.html Brazil Orthopedic Prosthetics Market Outlook to 2020 SummaryGlobalData's new report, "Brazil Orthopedic Prosthetics Market Outlook to 2020", provides key market data on the Brazil Orthopedic Prosthetics market. The...

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2014-05-12 12:59:18

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has announced that it has given approval for a new robotic arm that is controlled by electrical signals from electromyogram (EMG) electrodes. The DEKA Arm System, which is reportedly the first prosthetic limb that can perform multiple, simultaneous powered movements controlled via EMG signals, had an eight year development cycle from idea to market. The arm was developed as a part of...

2014-05-09 23:03:42

RnRMarketResearch.com adds “Brazil Cardiovascular Prosthetic Devices Market Outlook to 2020” to its store. Order a purchase copy of this report at http://www.rnrmarketresearch.com/contacts/purchase?rname=173954. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) May 09, 2014 “Brazil Cardiovascular Prosthetic Devices Market Outlook to 2020" provides key market data on the Brazil Cardiovascular Prosthetic Devices market. The report provides value, in millions of US dollars, and volume (in units) and average...

2014-04-22 08:33:30

LONDON, April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- REX hands-free exoskeleton technology to be showcased at London conference Union MedTech Plc, a company focused on medical technology, will be exhibiting at the Master Investor 2014 conference on Saturday, 26 April 2014 at the Business Design Centre in Islington, London. The event is open to the public from 09:00 - 17:30. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140422/681644 ) Union MedTech will showcase...

2014-04-15 12:30:03

Funding assists amputees with prosthetic care and upgrades not covered by their insurance NEW HAVEN, Conn., April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- One year after the Boston marathon bombing, the Knights of Columbus Stand With Boston Program is providing assistance for people who lost limbs in that tragic event. The latest in a series of Knights' initiatives to help provide mobility for individuals in the United States and worldwide, the Knights' Boston program is designed to...

2014-04-02 08:32:52

BURLINGTON, ON, April 2, 2014 /CNW/ - On April 2, 2014, Ottobock HealthCare Canada (manufacturer of Prosthetics, Orthotics and Mobility products) is recognizing Limb Loss Awareness Month by hosting an event at their Canadian head office. The afternoon will be interactive and will feature guest speakers such as Sam Paulos (Genium Microprocessor Knee wearer), Mike Coulter (Michelangelo Hand wearer) and Jeff Tiessen (Paralympian Athlete and bilateral upper limb amputee)....

2014-02-28 23:04:34

North American Seminars, healthclick is a national provider of Continuing Medical Education for Physical Therapists, Occupational Therapists and Assistants. Franklin, TN (PRWEB) February 28, 2014 Healthclick develops PT online continuing education courses in the United States for the Physical Therapy, Occupational professional population. In addition, Healthclick creates healthcare software applications that address specific medical needs in the worldwide healthcare community. Mobile...

2014-02-18 23:01:30

Bionic Hand Gives Amputee Sense of Touch Released Today by First Class Posting (PRWEB) February 18, 2014 Throughout the history of medicine, one thing about amputees was pretty much certain: once they lost a limb, they were never going to feel with that limb again. Prosthetic limbs were enough to help amputees live a normal day-to-day life, but they lacked the ability to give amputees back the sense of touch that so many of us take for granted. A team of European researchers that has been...


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penuche
  • A fudgelike confection of brown sugar, cream or milk, and chopped nuts.
'Penuche' is a variant of 'panocha,' a coarse grade of sugar made in Mexico. 'Panocha' probably comes from the Spanish 'panoja, panocha,' ear of grain.
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