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2014-03-18 16:24:53

ROSEMONT, Ill., March 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Currently, there are few methods for healing large bone gaps that occur as a result of injury. The standard method of treatment involves transplanting donor bone to fill the gap. However, disease transmission or rejection of the donor bone can result. Although using a patient's own bone from elsewhere in their body is an option, it involves increased pain caused by the additional surgeries needed to harvest and...

2014-03-18 12:30:49

ROSEMONT, Ill., March 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Cartilage is the connective tissue found throughout the body. As a result of injury or disease, cartilage can become damaged or even wear away causing pain and discomfort. Unlike muscle, human cartilage does not have the ability to heal itself. As a result, millions of people suffer from pain and stiffness caused by damaged cartilage. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130122/MM45506LOGO While the inability of cartilage...

2014-03-17 16:28:34

ROSEMONT, Ill., March 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- An individual's appearance and facial features are largely dictated by their bone structure. For patients who have experienced injury or disease leading to the damage or loss of bone in their face, the standard method of treatment is to use a large bone graft or metal implant to replace their damaged bone. Unfortunately, these treatment options are unlikely to result in something closely resembling the original bone...

2014-03-05 23:24:50

The new "Tips On How To Improve Bone Density" article on the website Vkool.com delivers nutrition and lifestyle tips to enhance bone health naturally. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) March 05, 2014 The new "Tips On How To Improve Bone Density" report on the site Vkool.com covers useful tips to build strong, healthy bones effectively. At the beginning of the report, people will get to know common bone disorders, such as arthritis, osteoarthritis, and rheumatoid arthritis. After...

2014-03-05 08:28:49

ST. LOUIS, March 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ISTO Technologies, Inc., a privately-held regenerative medicine company, announced today that Mitchell Seyedin, Ph.D., the Company's Executive Chairman, will present at the following upcoming investor conferences: -- The 9(th) Annual Canaccord Musculoskeletal Conference The Sheraton New Orleans Hotel in New Orleans Presentation: Tuesday, March 11, 2014 at 2:30 p.m. Central Daylight Time -- The 2(nd) Annual 2014 Regen Med Investor Day The...

2014-03-03 16:24:51

LONDON, March 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: UK Orthopedic Devices Market Report, 2005 - 2018Short Description The Market Intelligence report provides critical market data for UK orthopedic devices market and its product categories. The data includes market size in terms of value and volume; average selling price for each product type, growth trends and market shares of companies at sector and category level. It's vital "cross...

2014-02-21 23:01:55

A new study released today in STEM CELLS Translational Medicine shows that many patients with defects to the skull, face or jaw bone might benefit from reconstructive surgery combining stem cells taken from adipose (fat) tissue seeded on resorbable scaffolds. Durham, NC (PRWEB) February 21, 2014 A new study released today in STEM CELLS Translational Medicine shows that many patients with defects to the skull, face or jaw bone might benefit from reconstructive surgery combining stem cells...

2014-02-12 08:28:38

ST. LOUIS, Feb. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ISTO Technologies, Inc., a privately-held regenerative medicine company, announced today that Mitchell Seyedin, Ph.D., the Company's Executive Chairman, will present at the New York Stem Cell Summit 2014. -- Date: Tuesday, February 18, 2014, -- Venue: The Convene, Downtown, New York, New York -- Session Time: 11:55 AM EST -- Session Topic: Practical Methods for Combining Cells and Tissue Engineering About ISTO...

2014-02-10 23:25:09

CDI Miami offers new procedures that detect skeletal health and prevent osteoporosis. Miami, FL (PRWEB) February 10, 2014 Osteoporosis is typically an age-related disorder where bone density is lost slowly over time. The most common symptom is bone fracture; these occur in bone structures and situations where bones wouldn’t usually break. These “fragility fractures” usually occur in the spinal column, ribs, hips, and wrists, which are all points where complex joints and movement...

2014-02-10 16:26:31

DUBLIN, February 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/scbzg6/bone) has announced the addition of the "Concise Analysis of the International Bone Densitometers Market - Forecasts to 2019" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/scbzg6/bone ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) Bone densitometer devices allow non-invasive, quantitative measurement of bone mass...


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