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2014-10-20 04:20:57

NYON, Switzerland, October 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Osteoporosis can lead to painful fractures, disability and early death, but continues to be ignored by the general public and neglected by doctors during routine physical check-ups New survey findings released on World Osteoporosis Day by the International Osteoporosis Foundation (IOF), show that on average, 90% of 13,258 adults questioned are unaware of how common osteoporotic fractures are in men. With one in five...

2014-10-17 08:23:56

ROSEMONT, Ill., Oct. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Sophie* is a 15 year old cross country runner who has a history of a foot stress fracture and shin splints. Often she does not eat prior to her workouts. Recently she has felt fatigued and weak during her races, saying her legs feel heavy and she sometimes feels dizzy. She has been running every day, averaging 40-50 miles a week, and has lost 18 pounds in the past year. At times she feels running has become a compulsion....

2014-10-14 23:10:05

In a study published in September 2014 in STEM CELLS Translational Medicine journal, scientists found what they believe might be a better way to regrow bone tissue using magnetic nanoparticles coated with targeting proteins that stimulate stem cells to regenerate the bone. These findings might someday have significant impact for anyone suffering from a major bone trauma, disease or defect. Durham, NC (PRWEB) October 14, 2014 In a recent study published in STEM CELLS Translational...

2014-10-08 23:00:54

Treatment for joint pain highlighted during Bone and Joint Health Awareness Week Tampa, Fla. (PRWEB) October 08, 2014 The Regenerative Orthopedic Institute of Tampa is celebrating Bone and Joint Health National Awareness Week, a global event that is held Oct. 12-20, 2014. Throughout the week are several days devoted to a specific type of illness, including World Arthritis Day on Oct. 12, World Spine Day on Oct. 16, World Trauma Day on Oct. 17, World Pediatric Bone and Joint Day on Oct....

2014-10-01 04:21:52

Encouraging men and women worldwide to discover the surprising bone health benefits of Sunsweet Amaz!n Prunes YUBA CITY, Calif., Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- According to the World Osteoporosis Organization, approximately one in three women and one in five men over the age of 50 will suffer an osteoporotic fracture in their remaining lifetime. For women, the risk of hip fracture is higher than the risk of breast, ovarian and uterine cancer combined(i). Luckily, according to the...

2014-09-29 23:04:56

The North American orthobiologics report defines and segments the concerned market in North America with analysis and forecast of revenue. http://www.micromarketmonitor.com/market/north-america-orthobiologics-9077664565.html (PRWEB) September 29, 2014 The orthobiologics market in North America is estimated to grow to around $4796.3 million by 2018, at a developing CAGR of 7.2% from 2013 to 2018. Browse through the TOC of the North American orthobiologics market, to get an idea of the...

2014-09-25 12:28:54

ANN ARBOR, Mich., Sept. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- An anti-inflammatory treatment, studied in the labs of regenerative medicine specialists and trauma surgeons, may prevent what's become one of the war-defining injuries for today's troops. Those burned by high-velocity explosive devices are at-risk for heterotopic ossification (HO), in which bone develops in places it shouldn't be, outside the skeleton, in joints, muscles and tendons. The painful condition can make it...

2014-09-24 23:00:53

MarketOptimizer.org adds “South Korea Orthopedic Bone Cement and Casting Materials Market Outlook to 2020” to its store. The objective is to provide information that represents the most up-to-date data of the industry possible. Dallas,TX (PRWEB) September 25, 2014 “South Korea Orthopedic Bone Cement and Casting Materials Market Outlook to 2020″, provides key market data on the South Korea Orthopedic Bone Cement and Casting Materials market. The report provides value, in millions...

2014-09-24 12:28:46

New data presented at the 33rd Annual Meeting of The European Bone & Joint Infection Society (EBJIS) LUND, Sweden, Sept. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BONESUPPORT, an emerging leader in injectable bone substitutes for orthopedic trauma, bone infections and instrument augmentation related to orthopedic surgery, today announced new twelve-month follow-up data from an on-going clinical trial investigating the safety and efficacy of CERAMENT(TM)|G in chronic bone infection and the...

whale sex
2014-09-10 03:00:41

Robert Perkins, University of Southern California New study turns a long-accepted evolutionary assumption on its head, finding that whale pelvic bones play a key role in mating Both whales and dolphins have pelvic (hip) bones, evolutionary remnants from when their ancestors walked on land more than 40 million years ago. Common wisdom has long held that those bones are simply vestigial, slowly withering away like tailbones on humans. New research from USC and the Natural History...


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negawatt
  • A unit of saved energy.
Coined by Amory Lovins, chairman of the Rocky Mountain Institute as a contraction of negative watt on the model of similar compounds like megawatt.