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2014-05-05 23:03:27

SF Custom Chiropractic honors Osteoporosis Awareness and Prevention Month by partnering with My Heart Watch to hold a bone density screening clinic on May 20. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) May 05, 2014 For the month of May, SF Custom Chiropractic is shining a spotlight on Osteoporosis Awareness and Prevention. Osteoporosis is a condition which causes bones to weaken and also decreases bone growth and tissue regeneration. People who suffer from osteoporosis are much more likely to develop a...

2014-05-01 23:15:35

Features clinical indications for CERAMENT™|BONE VOID FILLER. Lund, Sweden (PRWEB) May 01, 2014 BONESUPPORT, an emerging leader in injectable bone substitutes for orthopedic trauma, bone infections and instrument augmentation related to orthopedic surgery, announced the release of a new iPad® app called, CERAMENT™, now available for download from iTunes®. The CERAMENT™ app is designed to impart valuable information on the indications and clinical experience with...

2014-04-30 23:20:33

Post-menopausal women are at highest risk for developing osteoporosis during their lifetime, which can lead to debilitating bone fractures and a decrease in quality of life. Women’s Excellence offers risk assessment, screening, prevention counseling, diagnostic testing, and effective treatment for osteopenia and osteoporosis. Birmingham, MI (PRWEB) April 30, 2014 Bone is living tissue that is constantly being absorbed and replaced. Osteoporosis occurs when the creation of new bone...

2014-04-30 12:30:27

Two Million Fractures Occur Each Year in the U.S. Due to Osteoporosis. The National Osteoporosis Foundation (NOF) Encourages Everyone to Break Free from Osteoporosis WASHINGTON, April 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Do you know someone over the age of 50 who has broken a bone? Perhaps your mother "tripped" in the garden and broke her wrist? Or your neighbor broke his ankle walking on the golf course? Two million broken bones occur every year in the United States due to osteoporosis, but...

2014-04-30 08:34:01

Women Encouraged to Focus on Bone Health as the Foundation of Beauty as They Age WHIPPANY, N.J., April 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Women have been fighting the superficial signs of aging since the beginning of time. But while they are nipping, tucking, moisturizing and concealing, all to combat the outward signs of aging, in a recent consumer survey nearly 3 out of 4 women (73%) said they believe that feeling their age would be worse than looking their age.(i) Today, Bayer HealthCare, the...

2014-04-29 04:21:56

Sunsweet Encourages Bone Health with The Amaz!ng Prune and Other Healthy Lifestyle Habits YUBA CITY, Calif., April 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As many as 52 million Americans have osteoporosis and low bone mass, and studies suggest that one in two women and up to one in four men ages 50 and older will break a bone due to osteoporosis.(1) Osteoporosis is concerning because you can't feel your bones getting weaker, which is why it's often referred to as the "silent disease." May is National...

2014-04-28 12:31:29

LONDON, April 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: U.S Orthopedic Biomaterials Markethttp://www.reportbuyer.com/pharma_healthcare/biotechnology/u_s_orthopedic_biomaterials_market.html In 2012, the U.S. market for orthopedic biomaterials was valued at almost $3.4 billion. This total comprises eight different market segments.The orthopedic biomaterials market has undergone a shift away from certain devices and towards new areas and medical...

2014-04-23 12:29:42

Meeting to Feature New Training and Certificate Program for the Fracture Liaison Service Model of Care - the Key to Reducing the Two Million Bone Breaks Caused by Osteoporosis Each Year WASHINGTON, April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Osteoporosis Foundation's (NOF) annual meeting, the Interdisciplinary Symposium on Osteoporosis (ISO) 2014, taking place in New Orleans from April 23-26, has attracted the world's top leaders to present the latest clinically-relevant and...

2014-04-22 16:26:52

LONDON, April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:China Orthopedic Bone Cement and Casting Materials Market Outlook to 2020http://www.reportbuyer.com/pharma_healthcare/treatments/orthopaedic/china_orthopedic_bone_cement_casting_materials_market_outlook_2020.html China Orthopedic Bone Cement and Casting Materials Market Outlook to 2020SummaryGlobalData's new report, "China Orthopedic Bone Cement and Casting Materials Market Outlook to 2020",...

2014-04-17 14:26:40

Florida State University researchers have identified a new syndrome called "osteosarcopenic obesity" that links the deterioration of bone density and muscle mass with obesity. "It used to be the thinking that the heavier you were the better your bones would be because the bones were supporting more weight," said Jasminka Ilich-Ernst, the Hazel Stiebeling Professor of Nutrition at Florida State. "But, that's only true to a certain extent." The syndrome, outlined in the May issue of...


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