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2014-07-25 12:23:43

To Be Released in February 2015 SAN DIEGO, July 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Scholastic, the global children's publishing, education and media company, will publish BONE #1: Out from Boneville, The Tribute Edition on February 24, 2015. This special edition of the first book in Jeff Smith's award-winning and bestselling graphic novel series will kick off the 10(th) anniversary celebration of the Scholastic Graphix imprint in 2015. The Graphix imprint launched in 2005 with the color...

2014-07-24 23:14:26

Custom Compounding Centers of America Offers Free Bone Density Screenings for the Public. Kingsport, TN (PRWEB) July 24, 2014 “Osteoporosis, or thinning bones, can result in painful fractures. Risk factors for osteoporosis include aging, being female, low body weight, low sex hormones or menopause, smoking, and some medications. Prevention and treatment include calcium and vitamin D, exercise, and osteoporosis medications. This is something I plead with my patients about on a daily...

2014-07-24 23:09:53

The Truth About Osteoporosis is the latest product developed by Shirley Alsop and is meant for use by people who are looking for a long-term solution for osteoporosis by allowing them access to an unbeatable cure. A full review of the product on Vinamy.com states whether it works perfectly for its purpose or not. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) July 24, 2014 Osteoporosis is one of the most devious diseases which affect people in the modern world because, as far as recent research goes, there are now...

2014-07-24 12:25:16

CARLSBAD, Calif., July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Advanced Biologics, currently attending the NASS Summer Spine Meeting in Amelia Island, FL, announced today the publishing of two abstracts within The Bone and Joint Journal. Initially presented at the European Orthopaedic Research Society meeting, both abstracts further substantiate the differentiation and clinical benefit of OsteoAMP® allograft-derived growth factor. The first abstract, "Osteoinductivity and osteogenicity of...

2014-07-22 12:30:14

DUBLIN, July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/q9stxd/global_bone) has announced the addition of the "Global Bone Densitometers Market 2014-2018" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 A bone densitometry scan is a special type of X-ray test used to measure the calcium content of a bone. It is used primarily to detect osteopenia or osteoporosis, diseases in which the bone's density is low and the...

2014-07-17 16:25:49

NEW YORK, July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a new market research report published by Transparency Market Research "Regenerative Medicine (Bone and Joint) Market (By Technology - Stem Cell Therapy, Biomaterial and Tissue Engineering; By Applications - Bone Graft Substitutes, Osteoarticular Diseases, Allogeneic Products, Autogenic Products and Others) - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2013 - 2019" the global regenerative medicine...

Unique Leg Bone Structure Helps Keep Giraffes On Their Feet
2014-07-04 07:49:38

Alan McStravick and Gerard LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online As one of the largest purveyors of children's games and toys, Toys 'Я' Us saw the value in choosing one of the more uniquely designed creatures in the animal kingdom, the giraffe, as their spokesanimal. Noted for long legs and a long neck, the giraffe is the tallest land dwelling animal on Earth and it's different but docile appearance has long piqued the attentions of children worldwide. Now it appears the...

2014-07-03 23:05:17

GIA announces the release of a comprehensive global report on Regenerative Medicine markets. Global market for Regenerative Medicine for Bone and Joint Applications is projected to exceed US$7.9 billion by 2020, driven by aging population and the ensuing rise in bone diseases, growing awareness over the effectiveness of regenerative medicines, and increasing use of non-autograft products by orthopedic physicians. San Jose, California (PRWEB) July 03, 2014 Follow us on LinkedIn –...

2014-06-27 15:18:52

UT Southwestern Medical Center UT Southwestern cancer researchers have identified a promising molecule that blocks bone destruction and, therefore, could provide a potential therapeutic target for osteoporosis and bone metastases of cancer. The molecule, miR-34a, belongs to a family of small molecules called microRNAs (miRNAs) that serve as brakes to help regulate how much of a protein is made, which in turn, determines how cells respond. UT Southwestern researchers found that mice...

2014-06-04 08:33:39

WASHINGTON, June 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Osteoporosis Foundation (NOF) named new officers and members to its Board of Trustees during its annual meeting, the Interdisciplinary Symposium on Osteoporosis, held in New Orleans from April 23-26. Bringing their leadership skills and specialized backgrounds to NOF, the new board officers and members will greatly benefit the organization as it works to reduce the two million broken bones that occur each year due to osteoporosis....


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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