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2014-06-19 08:29:26

Dr. Wesley Price from Washington's Center for Plastic Surgery says women should not neglect to care for their breasts to help keep them youthful. WASHINGTON, June 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Aging affects the breasts just like the rest of the body. Skin stretches over time and the breasts start to sag, while sun exposure causes age spots and wrinkles on the decolletage. Women commonly spend time and effort fighting facial aging, but often neglect to care for their breasts properly, resulting in...

2014-06-18 08:29:11

TEL AVIV, Israel, June 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MMATech [http://www.mma-tech.com ] Ltd, developing an acetabular liner for total hip implants, produced with a revolutionary, novel, advanced, low-friction and wear-resistant polyimide material, will be opening an investment round after excellent clinical results in recent pilot studies. Due to a constant increase in human life expectancy, more people require Total Hip Replacement surgeries, a field generating billions of...

2014-06-18 04:21:23

MT Services LLC informs plaintiffs on a time restraint for filing Hip Implant, or Hip Replacement litigations due to two year recall gap ending, as well as assistance in finding lawsuit funding programs for Stryker, Biomet, DePuy, and Wright hip litigations HACKENSACK, N.J., June 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MT Services LLC, a lawsuit settlement news reporting company which operates lawsuitsettlementnews.com, announced today a focus on helping plaintiffs of Stryker Rejuvenate Hip Stem...

2014-06-17 23:15:21

June marks the fourth anniversary of New Albany dentist Dr. Ronald Receveur’s training in the All on Four dental implants procedure. The revolutionary New Albany All on Four procedure allows patients who have no teeth in either the upper or lower jaw, or both, to receive a full set of teeth using only four dental implants without bone grafting – even if they have significant jaw bone density loss. NEW ALBANY, IN (PRWEB) June 17, 2014 June marks the fourth anniversary of New Albany...

2014-06-17 23:11:35

OrthAlign, Inc. Announces US FDA Clearance for ORTHALIGN PLUS®, the most complete handheld navigation device for use in Total Hip Arthroplasty Surgery: Cup Placement, Leg Length, and Offset Aliso Viejo, CA (PRWEB) June 17, 2014 OrthAlign, Inc., a privately held medical device company, received 510(k) clearance from the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to market its ORTHALIGN PLUS® system, a palm-sized, single-use navigation device for Total Hip Arthroplasty (cup...

2014-06-17 08:30:12

Veteran Medical Device Executive To Lead Transcatheter Valve Company Through Clinical Trial Phase MAPLE GROVE, Minn., June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- HLT, Inc., a medical device company developing leading-edge transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) therapy, today announced the addition of Kevin Bassett as general manager. In his new role, Bassett will lead the development and achievement of HLT's strategic business objectives and milestones in collaboration with parent company,...

2014-06-17 08:29:42

A specific cup size is often requested by women, but is not always realistic or possible, explains Maryland-based plastic surgeon HAGERSTOWN, Md., June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Considering breast augmentation? Many women think they can pick a cup size and go for it, but there's much more to sizing, explains Henry Garazo, MD, FACS. Determining the best fit for your body is an important process a patient and surgeon must go through together. "Talking about the desired cup size can be useful in...

2014-06-17 08:29:31

DUBLIN, June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/h8c9j9/north_american) has announced the addition of the "North American Interventional Cardiology & Peripheral Vascular Devices Market by Angioplasty Balloon, Stent, Catheter, IVC Filter, Endovascular Stent Graft - Forecast to 2018" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 The North American interventional cardiology devices market is expected to...

2014-06-16 23:12:41

Dr. Ronald Receveur is so confident that his work will last that he is extending his groundbreaking 10-year warranty on dental implants to a lifetime warranty. Receveur, who practices across the Ohio River from Louisville in the Southern Indiana town of New Albany, said he has seen a 98-percent effectiveness rate with his implants. New Albany, IN (PRWEB) June 16, 2014 Dr. Ronald Receveur is so confident that his work will last that he is extending his groundbreaking 10-year warranty on...

2014-06-16 20:21:59

FDA Approval Includes High-Risk and Inoperable Indications, Transfemoral and Alternative Access Systems IRVINE, Calif., June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Edwards Lifesciences Corporation (NYSE: EW), the global leader in the science of heart valves and hemodynamic monitoring, today announced that it has received United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval for its Edwards SAPIEN XT transcatheter aortic heart valve for the treatment of high-risk and inoperable patients...


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2010-10-14 16:46:25

The artificial heart, a mechanical heart replacement, is typically used in order to bridge the time to heart transplant or to replace the heart in case a transplant is impossible. Often ventricular assist devices are confused with mechanical hearts because the assist the heart through pumps. They are also different from a cardiopulmonary bypass machine which is an external device used to provide the function of the heart and lungs. CPBs are usually only used for a few hours at a time,...

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  • A spider.
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'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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