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2013-10-03 04:20:05

Tsukuba, Japan, Oct 3, 2013 - (ACN Newswire) - Titanium (Ti) and its alloys are the most popular materials used in orthopedic implants because of their good mechanical and chemical properties, biocompatibility, corrosion resistance and low allergenicity. One drawback, however, is that they cannot bond directly to living bone, but need to be coated with bioactive materials to improve their integration.Calcium phosphate (CaP) and collagen are the main constituents of natural bone, and therefore...

2013-10-01 23:34:05

Triangle Orthopaedic Associates' recent acquisition of a state-of-the-art Hologic Discovery DXA system allows their practice to offer a low-cost alternative to expensive body scans at medical research centers. Durham, NC (PRWEB) October 01, 2013 Triangle Orthopaedics is raising the bar in bone health imaging. Triangle Orthopaedics’ multispecialty practice has recently acquired a new state-of-the-art DXA bone densitometer. Unprecedentedly, this particular machine, the Discovery...

2013-09-26 23:23:18

Finger Lakes Bone and Joint Center has expanded its practice to include immediate orthopedic care. Geneva, NY (PRWEB) September 26, 2013 Finger Lakes Bone and Joint Center, located at 875 Pre-Emption Road in Geneva, N.Y., has expanded its practice to now offer the convenience of immediate orthopedic care for all acute injuries, including sport and work injuries, or fractures. No appointment is necessary and X-rays are available on-site. When an unplanned injury occurs, it is recommended...

2013-09-17 23:30:16

Vitamin E tocotrienols may soon be sharing the platform with other bone health supplements, suggests a recent study using American River Nutrition’s DeltaGold® annatto tocotrienol supplement with or without statins in osteoporotic rats. Hadley, MA (PRWEB) September 17, 2013 Annatto tocotrienol – mainly composed of delta-tocotrienol – given with or without statins stimulated bone formation and cut back bone decay in a postmenopausal osteoporosis rat model, according to findings...

2013-09-12 23:18:41

Transparency Market Research published new "Global Osteoporosis Drug Market- China Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2010 - 2015" market research report to its report store. Browse the report with TOC; visit http://www.transparencymarketresearch.com/osteoporosis-drug-market.html. Albany, New York (PRWEB) September 12, 2013 According to Transparency Market Research “Osteoporosis Drug Market- Global and China market analysis, size, trends and forecast...


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  • A spider.
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