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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...

Researchers Discover How Calcium Phosphate Can Make Stem Cells Become Bone-building Cells
2014-01-07 08:10:29

University of California, San Diego With the help of biomimetic matrices, a research team led by bioengineers at the University of California, San Diego has discovered exactly how calcium phosphate can coax stem cells to become bone-building cells. This work is published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences the week of Jan. 6, 2014. UC San Diego Jacobs School of Engineering professor Shyni Varghese and colleagues have traced a surprising pathway from these biomaterials...

2014-01-01 16:20:13

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. and BRUSSELS, Jan. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Amgen (NASDAQ:AMGN) and UCB (Euronext Brussels:UCB) today announced results from a Phase 2 trial evaluating romosozumab (AMG 785/CDP7851) in postmenopausal women with low bone mineral density (BMD). Published in the New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM), the trial demonstrated that, compared with placebo, romosozumab treatment for 12 months significantly increased BMD at the lumbar spine, total hip and femoral neck....

2013-12-30 16:21:21

Fracture Liaison Service Programs are the Solution to Reducing the Two Million Bone Breaks Caused by Osteoporosis Each Year. WASHINGTON, Dec. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Osteoporosis Foundation (NOF) today announced a comprehensive Fracture Prevention Initiative in partnership with the National Bone Health Alliance (NBHA). Their goal is to provide a broad-based, best-practice model-of-care to reduce the nearly 80 percent post-fracture care gap. (Logo:...

Artificial Cartilage Closest Yet To Real Thing
2013-12-14 07:39:07

Duke Pratt School of Engineering A Duke research team has developed a better recipe for synthetic replacement cartilage in joints. Combining two innovative technologies they each helped develop, lead authors Farshid Guilak, a professor of orthopedic surgery and biomedical engineering, and Xuanhe Zhao, assistant professor of mechanical engineering and materials science, found a way to create artificial replacement tissue that mimics both the strength and suppleness of native cartilage....


Word of the Day
abrosia
  • Wasting away as a result of abstinence from food.
The word 'abrosia' comes from a Greek roots meaning 'not' and 'eating'.