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2014-02-03 16:25:36

Flexible, cancellous bone allografts are used in spine surgery, either alone or as a bone graft extender to stimulate natural bone formation processes MINNEAPOLIS, Feb. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Zimmer Spine, Inc., a global leader in spine innovation, today announced the U.S. market launch of Puros Demineralized Bone Matrix (DBM) Block and Strip -- bone graft substitutes used to stimulate natural bone formation processes in spine surgical procedures. Used alone or as a bone graft...

2014-01-31 23:27:30

GIA announces the release of a comprehensive global report on Bone Grafts markets. Global market for Bone Graft Substitutes is projected to reach US$2.9 billion by 2020, driven primarily by aging global population, increasing number of orthopedic surgeries, advances in bone graft materials, and development of innovative products. San Jose, California (PRWEB) January 31, 2014 Follow us on LinkedIn - Bone is the second largest transplanted tissue after blood. Bone grafting are procedures...

2014-01-31 10:54:35

Scientists at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis have discovered what appears to be a potent stimulator of new bone growth. The finding could lead to new treatments for osteoporosis and other diseases that occur when the body doesn't make enough bone. Osteoporosis affects 55 percent of Americans age 50 and older. Of that age group, one in three women and one in 12 men are believed to have osteoporosis, a condition responsible for millions of fractures each year, mostly...

Marriage Benefits Male Bone Health
2014-01-23 03:48:24

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online American men often take time in proposing to their sweethearts and a new study from a team of American researchers has found that waiting until 25 years of age to get married can have a beneficial effect on male bone health. Published in the journal Osteoporosis International, the study found that men who got married for the first time before turning 25 had lower bone strength than their male counterparts who got married at an older...

King Alfred The Great Bone Fragments May Have Been Discovered
2014-01-19 03:48:39

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online A bone fragment discovered during a 1999 archaeological dig in the UK could belong to King Alfred the Great, who according to legend fought off the Vikings and helped lay the foundation for the nation of England, BBC News and other media outlets have reported. The piece of pelvic bone was discovered at Winchester’s Hyde Abbey and dated to the era during which the ninth-century monarch died (895-1017), according to the BBC and...

2014-01-16 12:29:30

LONDON, Jan. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: UK Orthopedic Biomaterial Market Forecast To 2018 Short Description This research report provides key market trends, market forecasts and competitive scenario of the orthopedic biomaterial in the UK through 2018. The product categories covered in this report include: -- Bone Allografts-- Demineralized Bone Material (DBM)-- Bone Graft Substitutes-- Bone Growth Stimulators--...

2014-01-14 16:25:25

LONDON, Jan. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: US Orthopedic Biomaterial Market Outlook and Trends Till 2018 Short Description This research report provides key market trends, market forecasts and competitive scenario of the orthopedic biomaterial in the US through 2018. The product categories covered in this report include: -- Bone Allografts-- Demineralized Bone Material (DBM)-- Bone Graft Substitutes-- Bone Growth...

2014-01-13 12:28:13

LONDON, Jan. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: India Orthopedic Biomaterial Market Forecast To 2018 Short Description This research report provides key market trends, market forecasts and competitive scenario of the orthopedic biomaterial in India through 2018. The product categories covered in this report include: -- Bone Allografts-- Demineralized Bone Material (DBM)-- Bone Graft Substitutes-- Bone Growth Stimulators--...

2014-01-13 12:28:11

LONDON, Jan. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- UK-ReportbuyerReportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: China Orthopedic Biomaterial Market Forecast To 2018 Short DescriptionThis research report provides key market trends, market forecasts and competitive scenario of the orthopedic biomaterial in China through 2018.The product categories covered in this report include: -- Bone Allografts-- Demineralized Bone Material (DBM)-- Bone Graft Substitutes-- Bone Growth...

2014-01-08 17:39:58

UCSF-led study sheds light on muscle-to-bone transformation Researchers have developed a new way to study bone disorders and bone growth, using stem cells from patients afflicted with a rare, genetic bone disease. The approach, based on Nobel-Prize winning techniques, could illuminate the illness, in which muscles and tendons progressively turn into bone, and addresses the similar destructive process that afflicts a growing number of veterans who have suffered blast injuries — including...


Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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