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2011-03-29 12:23:00

SANTA ROSA, Calif., March 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Osseon® Therapeutics announced today at the Society of Interventional Radiology's (SIR) Annual Meeting the launch of the Osseoflex BT Steerable Bone Tamp. The steerable bone tamp is designed to allow percutaneous access to sclerotic bone. The Osseoflex BT features the same proprietary technology found in the Osseoflex® Steerable Needle and Osseoflex® DR Steerable Drill. The Osseoflex...

2011-03-09 13:25:54

The structures inside animals' thigh bones that enable them to support huge loads whilst being relatively lightweight are revealed in research published today The structures inside animals' thigh bones that enable them to support huge loads whilst being relatively lightweight are revealed in research published today in the journal Proceedings of the Royal Society B. The researchers say their work could lead to the development of new materials based on thigh bone geometry. A team from Imperial...

2011-02-17 16:37:00

SAN DIEGO, Feb. 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Zimmer Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: ZMH; SIX: ZMH), a leader in musculoskeletal care, today announced that results from two clinical studies reinforce the clinical advantages of the Company's proprietary Trabecular Metal(TM) Technology. The studies, conducted by researchers at Osaka City University in Osaka, Japan, continued investigations into the osteoconductive properties of Trabecular Metal Material in total knee arthroplasty. It is well established...

2011-01-17 12:26:38

A team of researchers at Columbia Engineering and Columbia University Medical Center announced today the results of the first study comparing bone structure in Chinese-American women to Caucasian women. The report, just presented at the Orthopaedic Research Society's annual meeting at Long Beach, CA, found that pre-menopausal Chinese-American women have far greater bone strength than their Caucasian counterparts, as determined by a breakthrough technological advance. The Columbia team was led...

2010-10-15 08:10:41

(Ivanhoe Newswire) --A new virtual bone biopsy may be a key tool to identify future bone problems for men with prostate cancer. Prostate cancer is the second most common cancer in men worldwide. The most commonly known treatment for this disease is androgen deprivation therapy or ADT. ADT suppresses or blocks the production or action of male sex hormones. But the same thing that has been used to treat cancer for years is actually associated with the decay of cortical and trabecular bone....


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.