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2013-04-17 08:26:15

Revenue Growth Driven by Launch of Innovative Products and Approval of New Indications, According to Millennium Research Group TORONTO, April 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- According to Millennium Research Group (MRG), the global authority on medical technology market intelligence, revenue growth in the surgical hemostat, internal tissue sealant and adhesion barrier market will accelerate in the United States through 2021. The market remains underpenetrated, offering the chance for...

2013-03-15 12:29:20

OTTAWA, March 15, 2013 /CNW/ - Health Canada and manufacturers are strengthening the labelling and instructions for the use of spray fibrin sealants following three deaths outside of Canada. Fibrin sealants, also known as topical hemostatic agents, are used during surgery to help reduce local bleeding. The sealant solution is either dripped or sprayed onto bleeding tissue. Efforts are ongoing to inform the medical community of the need to ensure that spray devices are always used...

2013-03-06 08:22:31

MADISON HEIGHTS, Mich., March 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Sika Corporation proudly announces the continued integration of its advanced i-Cure(®) Technology into our U.S. marine product line with the introduction of Sikaflex(®)-295i UV. The term i-Cure(®) stands for "intelligent curing" and it is the chemical base for advanced cross linking technology for polyurethane sealants and adhesives. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20101213/DE16392LOGO ) This patented and...

2013-03-04 20:22:45

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., March 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Tenaxis Medical, Inc., (www.tenaxismedical.com), a medical device company focused on the development of functionally designed surgical sealants has received FDA approval to bring its innovative ArterX Surgical Sealant to the market. The company plans to start commercialization of ArterX in the United States early in 2013. ArterX is the first product developed by Tenaxis and is specifically designed for use in vasculature reconstruction in...

2013-01-30 08:23:24

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Jan. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The need for reduced operating and postoperative time, as well as postoperative inflammation or infections, is causing a shift away from conventional sutures, strips, and staples toward adhesives and sealants. The medical community will make this shift faster, if sealants can be innovated as a drug delivery mechanism. Additionally, the development of applicators and new methods for applying tissue sealants will expand the scope for the...

2013-01-12 05:03:09

The Pew report, Falling Short: Most States Lag on Dental Sealants. Lansing (PRWEB) January 11, 2013 The Pew report, Falling Short: Most States Lag on Dental Sealants, that came out January 8th, 2013, grades all 50 states and the District of Columbia on their efforts to prevent decay by improving access to sealants for low-income children. The national report card gives Michigan a ℠C´ grade for the number of children with dental sealants–plastic coatings applied to the...

2013-01-08 12:22:19

Forty percent of all states earn D or F grades for failing to provide children with dental sealants WASHINGTON, Jan. 8, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Most states are not doing enough to use a proven strategy for preventing tooth decay, unnecessarily driving up health care costs for families and taxpayers. In fact, a new report by the Pew Center on the States reveals that 20 states and the District of Columbia earned either a D or F grade when it comes to providing children with dental...

2012-08-14 06:28:42

BALTIMORE, Aug. 14, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- To help professionals and do-it-yourselfers weatherize and make home improvements faster, DAP Products Inc. today announced the introduction of the newest innovation in premium sealants. The newly-formulated DAP(®) 3.0((TM))( )line establishes first-to-market technology with high-performance sealants that are both paintable and water resistant in 30 minutes. In addition, DAP(®) 3.0((TM) )is low odor, VOC-compliant (volatile organic compounds)...

2012-07-31 23:02:18

Verde Pointe Dental Associates, Kirk Kimmerling DDS, Alex Krempa, DMD and Suzanna Aguilera DMD have announced the “Win an iPad and Promote Excellent Health Contest” in Marietta, GA. “The contest intends to raise awareness for the importance of excellent oral hygiene and overall health,” says Kirk Kimmerling DDS, Marietta family dentist. “We want to educate our community about the significance of oral hygiene and how it affects the body´s overall health....

2012-02-29 05:00:00

The Save-A-Tooth® system, the only scientific, American Dental Association Seal of Accepted product for saving knocked out teeth, is now included in The Complete First Aid kit, says Phoenix-Lazerus, inc. The Complete First Aid kit is the only first aid kit that has such a device and makes it the best first aid kit available. Wayne, Pa (PRWEB) February 29, 2012 Over five million teeth are knocked out annually in the United States during sports, automobile accidents and in the home...