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2013-08-08 08:31:07

Hologic's Horizon DXA platform is designed from the bottom up to include the latest in technical capabilities and workflow efficiencies for now and for the future BEDFORD, Mass., Aug. 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Hologic, Inc. (Hologic or the Company) (NASDAQ: HOLX), a leading developer, manufacturer and supplier of premium diagnostics, medical imaging systems and surgical products, with an emphasis on serving the healthcare needs of women, today announced the commercialization of Horizon, a...

2013-07-19 23:19:45

Center includes details of allegations that DePuy Orthopaedics LPS Diaphyseal Knee Sleeve systems failed and may have caused serious side effects. Links also available to nationwide network of attorneys offering consumers free consultations about legal options to seek compensation for alleged injuries. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) July 19, 2013 http://www.resource4thepeople.com/defectivemedicaldevices/depuy-knee-sleeve-lawsuits.html Resource4thePeople announced today that it has established a...

2013-07-16 08:30:29

WEST ORANGE, N.J., July 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- As temperatures heat up and more people are heading out to enjoy summer activities, accidents and injuries are also on the rise. "Swimming, biking, and other sports and leisure activities are all excellent ways to both get exercise and enjoy the great outdoors," said Karen Kepler, M.D., Director of Neurocognitive Rehabilitation of Kessler Institute for Rehabilitation (www.kessler-rehab.com). "But the risk for strains, sprains and...

2013-07-15 23:01:49

Health First is pleased to announce the opening of a new Center for Fracture Care at Health First Holmes Regional Medical Center and the Center for Joint Replacement at Health First Viera Hospital. Both Centers will open July 16. Rockledge, FL (PRWEB) July 15, 2013 Center for Fracture Care Located at Holmes Regional Medical Center and Center for Joint Replacement Located at Viera Hospital Health First is pleased to announce the opening of a new Center for Fracture Care at Health First...

Sunshine Vitamin Can Help Keep Your Bones Healthy
2013-07-11 05:08:18

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Parents who yell at their kids to "go out and play" this summer may want to follow their own advice. A new study from US Department of Energy's Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory has found bone aging can be accelerated from a lack of vitamin D. Synthesized when the skin is exposed to the sun's rays, vitamin D conveys numerous other health benefits including lowering the risks of multiple sclerosis and rheumatoid arthritis in women....

2013-06-21 23:02:10

Dr. Mark W. McFarland performs a successful procedure using SpineFrontier's LES technologies Invue Inset Trial-Cage Drill Guide and Invue Inset Anterior Cervical Plate. Newport News, VA (PRWEB) June 21, 2013 Orthopaedic & Spine Center (http://www.OSC-Ortho.com) announced today that Dr. Mark W. McFarland successfully completed a procedure using SpineFrontier’s® Invue® Inset™ Anterior Cervical Plate system, along with their newly designed Invue Inset Trial Drill Guide....

2013-06-18 08:32:12

JERUSALEM, June 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- RegeneCure [http://www.regenecure.co.il ] announced today the start of a clinical study using the company's proprietary AMCA Guided Bone Regeneration (GBR) Dental Membrane as a bone stimulating aid for patients requiring dental implants. A common problem encountered when patients have a tooth replaced with a dental implant is the lack of sufficient bone volume to house the implant. Consequently there is often a need to support the...

Scientists Use 3D Printer To Print Artificial Bone
2013-06-17 18:09:42

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Instead of looking to simply replace natural structures through artificial means, a group of MIT materials scientists are looking to create nature-inspired structures that actually outperform the original. Using 3D printing technology, MIT scientists have developed a process that allows them to turn designs into physical fracture-resistant, bone-like structures within just a few hours, according to their report in the...

2013-06-14 08:25:24

SANTA ROSA, Calif., June 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Osseon(®) announces the release of the Osseoflex(®) CD-H hydraulic cement delivery system. This latest addition to the Osseon product line is designed for delivery of medium to high viscosity bone cement during the treatment of vertebral compression fractures (VCF). The Osseoflex(®) CD-H hydraulic cement delivery system complements Osseon's family of steerable vertebral augmentation devices. The Osseoflex(®) CD-H...

2013-06-13 23:19:17

Founder of leading global manufacturer of cast covers, Annette Giacomazzi of CastCoverZ!, gives tips for keeping children break-free this summer and dispenses advice on keeping children with broken bones active. SAN JOSE, CA (PRWEB) June 13, 2013 Breaking a bone during summer vacation can be particularly devastating for a child and a task for parents trying to keep their children entertained. CastCoverZ! founder and CEO, Annette Giacomazzi, knows this all too well. Giacomazzi's daughter had...