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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....

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...

2013-06-13 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...

2013-05-22 23:17:12

From his knowledge of weapon wounds, the surgical treatment of the time and careful forensic anthropology analysis, Prof. Agelarakis deduced that the shaft of the arrow and part of one of its three lobes had been removed by Greek field surgeons. However, the rest of the arrowhead suspected to be hooked (barbed) had to be left in place, because attempts to remove it were unsuccessful. New Hyde Park, NY (PRWEB) May 22, 2013 It took less than 10 seconds to reveal the truth about a wounded...

2013-05-17 23:18:34

Medicare patients aged 65 and older who underwent cataract surgery had a lower risk of hip fracture one year after the procedure when compared with patients with cataracts who did not have cataract surgery. Mechanicsburg, PA (PRWEB) May 17, 2013 Medicare patients aged 65 and older who underwent cataract surgery had a lower risk of hip fracture one year after the procedure when compared with patients with cataracts who did not have cataract surgery, according to a study published in The...


Word of the Day
toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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