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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...

2014-09-07 23:00:38

Transparency Market Research published a new report "Orthopedic Soft Tissue Repair Market: Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast 2013 - 2019" to its report store. Albany, New York (PRWEB) September 07, 2014 Transparency Market Research published a new report "Orthopedic Soft Tissue Repair Market: Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast 2013 - 2019" to its report store. What is soft tissue? The term soft tissue...

2014-08-20 16:25:44

CENTENNIAL, Colo., Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- AlloSource, one of the nation's largest providers of skin, bone and soft tissue allografts for use in surgical procedures, and the world's largest processor of cellular bone allografts, today announced the appointment of Milo Metcalf as Vice President of Operations. Metcalf has more than 16 years of experience in engineering and operations roles in the global medical device industry. His background includes oversight of...

skull of King Richard III
2014-08-18 05:28:58

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online In what is being hailed as the most complete forensic study ever conducted on a medieval monarch, experts from the University of Leicester and the British Geological Survey have uncovered new details about the life of King Richard III by analyzing his bone and tooth chemistry. Isotope analysis of bone and tooth material from the Britain’s last Plantagenet king has uncovered previously unknown details about his early life, as...

Reconstructing Faces Using ‘Shape-Shifting’ Material
2014-08-14 03:21:59

American Chemical Society Injuries, birth defects (such as cleft palates) or surgery to remove a tumor can create gaps in bone that are too large to heal naturally. And when they occur in the head, face or jaw, these bone defects can dramatically alter a person's appearance. Researchers will report today that they have developed a "self-fitting" material that expands with warm salt water to precisely fill bone defects, and also acts as a scaffold for new bone growth. The team will...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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