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2012-11-27 16:25:54

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Nov. 27, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Whether its sledding, skiing or perhaps preparing a holiday feast, consumers should take note that the chances of breaking a bone double during the winter months. Cold weather has been linked with broken bones and strains, stiff joints and heightened chances of slips and falls for those with arthritis and other bone and joint diseases.[1] (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20121127/SF19554LOGO) "Protecting bones and increasing bone...

2012-11-26 16:22:06

LAVAL, QC, Nov. 26, 2012 /CNW Telbec/ - «The growing Black Friday frenzy is reaching beyond the borders of the United States in unusual markets » states Marc-André Bovet, president of BONE Structure. « Why not find it in the field of residential housing as well? » BONE Structure, is therefore, positioning itself ahead of the trend in this original marketing offensive. Launching its own Black Friday promotion, BONE Structure, renowned for its...

Researchers Create Printed Cartilage For Potential Use In Human Patients
2012-11-23 11:57:33

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Printers have come a long way over the years. From the early days of keyed typewriters to the dot-matrix printers of the 1970s and the modern laser printers and plotters, printing has dramatically evolved. And that is no more true than as seen in new research, published in the latest issue of IOP Publishing´s journal Biofabrication. Researchers from Wake Forest Institute for Regenerative Medicine (WFIRM) have developed a way...

Study Shows Economic Benefits Of Dairy Consumption
2012-11-13 15:53:55

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online A new study conducted by European researchers analyzed the health economics of increased dairy food, showing the benefits of boosting dietary calcium intake. The latest research reported in the journal Osteoporosis International shows that increasing consumption of dairy foods helps to prevent hip fractures and reduce healthcare costs. The study was based on a new analytical model that links nutrition and fracture risk,...

2012-10-15 15:18:05

Georgia Health Sciences University researchers have developed a mouse that errs on the side of making bone rather than fat, which could eventually lead to better drugs to treat inflammatory diseases such as rheumatoid arthritis. Drugs commonly used to treat those types of conditions — called glucocorticoids — work by turning down the body's anti-inflammatory response, but simultaneously turn on other pathways that lead to bone loss. The result can lead to osteoporosis and an...

2012-10-15 11:28:29

INDIANAPOLIS, Oct. 15, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE: LLY) today presented data comparing the effects of FORTEO and zoledronic acid on transiliac crest bone biopsies at six months in postmenopausal women with osteoporosis, based on additional analysis of data from the SHOTZ trial. Results, which were presented in an oral presentation at the 2012 Annual Meeting of the American Society for Bone and Mineral Research (ASBMR) in Minneapolis, MN, clearly differentiate the...

2012-10-15 03:24:10

SANTA BARBARA, Calif., Oct. 15, 2012 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Medical researchers report evidence of severe deterioration of bone material properties in patients that sustain an atypical femur fracture after taking bisphosphonates for more than five years. Results of a 70 person clinical study were presented at the 2012 Annual Meeting of the American Society for Bone and Mineral Research (ASBMR) in Minneapolis, Minnesota from October 12-15, 2012. In recent years, a potential link between long...

2012-10-12 07:21:30

GUANGZHOU, China, Oct. 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The fashion world is fickle. Trends come and go just like the weather but we are in the midst of a revival of the humble corset. Back in the 1800's the corset was a mainstay of fashion. Its role was to ensure that outer garments worn were well styled and that curves showed in the right place. In the 21st century the humble corset's role has changed a little. While it is still the most important fashion item for styling body curves and giving...

2012-10-11 11:26:57

SAN ANTONIO, Oct. 11, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Mission Pharmacal Company today announced that BINOSTO(TM)( )(alendronate sodium) Effervescent Tablet for buffered oral solution (70 mg) is now available by prescription in the United States. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved BINOSTO to treat osteoporosis in postmenopausal women and to increase bone mass in men with osteoporosis. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20121011/PH91455 ) BINOSTO delivers easy-to-swallow...

2012-10-10 15:23:42

WARSAW, Ind., Oct. 10, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Zimmer, Inc., a global leader in musculoskeletal health, today celebrated 15 years of clinical history of its Trabecular Metal(TM) Technology at its dedicated facility in Parsippany, New Jersey. Trabecular Metal Technology is a core platform technology for Zimmer, helping the Company restore mobility and alleviate pain for millions of people around the world. "Trabecular Metal Technology is among the greatest innovations in orthopaedics in...