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2014-05-02 12:26:44

CLEVELAND, May 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Arteriocyte, Inc., a leading biotechnology company with offices in Cleveland, Ohio and Hopkinton, Massachusetts, announced approval from the Federal Drug Administration (FDA) to initiate a Phase I, clinical trial using its MAGELLAN(®) Bio-Bandage((TM) )technology in the treatment of Acute Deep Partial Thickness Thermal Injuries. The FDA Investigational Device Exemption (IDE 15921) allows Arteriocyte to initiate clinical evaluation of Autologous...

2014-05-01 08:30:52

Year-round Play Contributes to 10-fold Increase of Ulnar Collateral Ligament Reconstruction Among Youth ROSEMONT, Ill., May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Baseball season is back and so are the injuries. But, elbow injuries, once seen as a problem for professional athletes, are becoming more prevalent among high school and middle school athletes due to increased play and competition at the youth level. Repetitive stress to a pitcher's ulnar collateral ligament (UCL)--an important...

2014-04-30 20:22:46

ROSEMONT, Ill., April 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Green fields and warmer temperatures herald a new spring sports season. But after months of limited or indoor activity, how do you return to the game you love without aches and pains? Baseball, softball, golf and lacrosse are popular spring sports. And while outdoor exercise is advantageous, these activities do cause many injuries each year, especially among child and adolescent athletes. According to the U.S. Consumer Product...

New Research Analyzes Trampoline Fractures On Children
2014-04-28 03:40:14

Indiana University Trampoline accidents sent an estimated 288,876 people, most of them children, to hospital emergency departments with broken bones from 2002 to 2011, at a cost of more than $400 million, according to an analysis by researchers at the Indiana University School of Medicine. Including all injuries, not just fractures, hospital emergency rooms received more than 1 million visits from people injured in trampoline accidents during those 10 years, boosting the emergency room...

2014-04-25 12:26:46

Portland, Oregon based Paulson Coletti Trial Attorneys PC points out that the higher demand in dental implant surgeries has given rise to dental implant nerve injuries. PORTLAND, Ore., April 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- A clinical report regarding dental implant surgeries shows the number of dental implants in the U.S. has increased 10-fold between 1983 and 2002 with over 700,000 implants inserted annually. The report data also shows a sustained growth of 9.4% for the next several...

Study Finds 2.5 Million Basketball Injuries To High School Athletes In 6 Seasons
2014-04-23 11:36:22

[ Watch the Video: Basketball Injuries In High School Athletes On The Rise ] Nationwide Children's Hospital Study calls for more access to on-site athletic trainers to properly assess injuries Basketball is a popular high school sport in the United States with 1 million participants annually. A recently published study by researchers in the Center for Injury Research and Policy at Nationwide Children's Hospital is the first to compare and describe the occurrence and...

2014-04-19 23:02:19

The Bob & Renee Parsons Foundation has awarded the Arizona Burn Foundation (ABF) $500,000, the single largest gift in the organization’s 47 year history, towards its $5 million strategic growth campaign. Phoenix, Arizona (PRWEB) April 19, 2014 The Bob & Renee Parsons Foundation has awarded the Arizona Burn Foundation (ABF) $500,000, the single largest gift in the organization’s 47 year history, towards its $5 million strategic growth campaign. The grant will enable the...

2014-04-16 12:11:34

Handling frozen fish caused nearly half of all injuries aboard commercial freezer-trawlers and about a quarter of the injuries on freezer-longliner vessels operating off the coast of Alaska, new research from Oregon State University shows. Many of those injuries and others aboard the two types of vessels could be prevented with the right interventions, and the research methods used in the study could help identify and reduce injuries and fatalities in other types of commercial fishing,...

2014-04-15 23:02:54

Although the UFC takes the safety of participating fighters very seriously and has a host of precautionary rules in place, the fighters should also focus on protecting their future earning potential by purchasing an individual disability insurance policy. Ontario, CA (PRWEB) April 15, 2014 Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) fighters train extensively to compete against each other but no matter how good their training is, there are still injuries, including ones to the head. Brain trauma is caused...

2014-04-14 23:09:45

Those who suffer from back pain and other muscle injuries could do far worse than try out a Clinical Pilates session or two in their new studio insists MD and coach at Inner Strength Pilates in Adelaide, Tamara Gollan. (PRWEB) April 14, 2014 Clinical Pilates is actually a series of mat-based rehabilitation exercises adopted by physiotherapists and which focus on helping those with muscle strains, neck and back pain and other forms of discomfort relating to the body’s muscular system....


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lunula
  • A small crescent-shaped structure or marking, especially the white area at the base of a fingernail that resembles a half-moon.
This word is a diminutive of the Latin 'luna,' moon.
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