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2014-10-20 12:30:19

Osteoporosis is responsible for nearly two million broken bones every year, but continues to be ignored by the public and neglected by doctors WASHINGTON, Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- New survey findings released by the International Osteoporosis Foundation (IOF) for World Osteoporosis Day show that on average, 93 percent of nearly 1,200 adults surveyed are unaware how common osteoporotic fractures are in men. With one in five men age 50 or older affected by osteoporosis, the data...

2014-10-17 23:07:29

Foot fractures, especially along the outside of the foot, can lead to long term consequences unless properly treated – California Podiatric Medical Association Sacramento, CA (PRWEB) October 17, 2014 “Being a basketball player is very tough on the feet. Even with the hi-tech shoes that players wear nowadays. Hardwood has very little give to it and puts significant stress and pressure on the foot. It is highly probable that continuing to play on hardwood floors with a sore foot is what...

2014-10-13 23:02:54

The North American Trauma Fixation Devices market is anticipated to spur, due to rapidly aging population and increasing incidences of osteoporosis http://www.micromarketmonitor.com/market/north-america-trauma-fixation-devices-2735087626.html (PRWEB) October 13, 2014 The North American trauma fixation devices report defines and segments the concerned market in North America with analysis and forecast of revenue. The trauma fixation devices market in North America is estimated to grow to...

2014-10-12 23:01:13

The Asian Trauma Fixation Devices market is anticipated to grow with high market investments and rising awareness amongst population for advanced and expensive treatments http://www.micromarketmonitor.com/market/asia-trauma-fixation-devices-4891070333.html (PRWEB) October 12, 2014 The Asian trauma fixation devices report defines and segments the concerned market in Asia with analysis and forecast of revenue. The trauma fixation devices market in Asia is estimated to grow to $1,239.0...

2014-10-08 23:03:42

The North American Trauma Fixation Devices market is anticipated to spur, due to rapidly aging population and increasing incidences of osteoporosis http://www.micromarketmonitor.com/market/north-america-trauma-fixation-devices-2735087626.html (PRWEB) October 08, 2014 The North American trauma fixation devices report defines and segments the concerned market in North America with analysis and forecast of revenue. The trauma fixation devices market in North America is estimated to grow to...

2014-09-10 08:29:40

Provides Another Important and Highly Complex Injectable to Complement Mylan Institutional's Growing Portfolio in the U.S. PITTSBURGH, Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mylan Inc. (Nasdaq: MYL) today announced that its subsidiary Mylan Ireland Limited has entered into an agreement to acquire the U.S. commercialization, marketing and intellectual property rights relating to Arixtra® (fondaparinux sodium) Injection and the authorized generic (AG) of Arixtra from Aspen Global Incorporated. Arixtra...

2014-09-09 12:26:04

ROSEMONT, Ill., Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) today released three new clinical practice guidelines (CPG) featuring evidence-based recommendations for diagnosing and treating hip fractures in patients age 65 and older, anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injuries, and dysplasia of the hip in infants up to 6 months of age. These recommendations are meant to be used as an educational tool to augment the clinical judgment of...

2014-08-27 12:26:51

ROSEMONT, Ill., Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Each year, more than 300,000 Americans, primarily adults over age 65, sustain a hip fracture, a debilitating injury that can diminish life quality and expectancy, and result in lost work days and substantial, long-term financial costs to patients, families, insurers and government agencies. And while surgery, the primary treatment for hip fractures, successfully reduces mortality risk and improves physical function, little is known...

2014-08-25 16:27:43

MESA, Ariz., Aug. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --The Joint Commission recently re-certified and awarded Banner Baywood Medical Center its Gold Seal of Approval for meeting national standards for health care quality and safety for Disease-Specific Care in hip fracture management. Older adults can prevent hip fractures, but unfortunately many of them are prone to falls that result in these injuries. As a result, hip fractures can cause serious harm, and illness. As incidence of hip fractures...

2014-07-24 23:13:48

Successful hip replacement relieves pain, restores overall function, and allows patients to return to normal activities. The anterior approach enables surgeons to perform the entire procedure without making a single incision to any muscles or tendons. Santa Rosa, CA (PRWEB) July 24, 2014 According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), 332,000 total hip replacements are performed in the United States each year. Dr. Ehmer at Santa Rosa Orthopedics (SRO) is a board...


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