Latest Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery Stories

2014-01-14 12:24:26

NEEDHAM, Mass. and STANFORD, Calif., Jan. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery, Inc., and HighWire Press are pleased to announce the availability of the JBJS Reviews app for iPad and iPhone, now available in the app store. An Android version is expected to be available shortly as well. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20131121/DC19003LOGO) "We have been pleased with the response to JBJS Reviews since launching this new journal a few...

2013-11-05 23:31:38

Focus on Research & Education Hackensack, NJ (PRWEB) November 05, 2013 James C. Wittig, MD, Orthopedic Oncologist and Sarcoma Surgeon, has been appointed Vice Chairman of Orthopedic Surgery and Education & Research at Hackensack University Medical Center and will begin full time in November 2013. Dr. Wittig will also continue to serve as chief of Orthopedic Oncology and director of the Skin and Sarcoma Division at the John Theurer Cancer Center. As a leader in the field of...

2011-06-02 07:30:00

BOSTON, June 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- This week, The Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery (JBJS) launched a major redesign and upgrade of its journal website. The redesign corresponds with JBJS's move to Silverchair Information Systems' (Silverchair) semantic web development platform, SCM6. The SCM6 platform enables JBJS to optimize its information delivery for general and subspecialist orthopaedic surgeons, providing tailored content channels, surfacing related articles, and enabling...

2010-08-04 08:29:00

NEW YORK, Aug. 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- NeoStem, Inc. (NYSE Amex: NBS) ("NeoStem" or the "Company"), an international biopharmaceutical company with operations in the U.S. and China, today announced that it has appointed Thomas Einhorn, M.D., Chairman of Orthopaedic Surgery at Boston University to its Medical Advisory Board. Thomas A. Einhorn, M.D. is Chairman of the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery, Biochemistry and Biomedical Engineering at Boston...

2009-06-18 09:43:27

Medtronic Inc., a U.S. medical device maker, paid nearly $800,000 to a former Army consultant accused of fabricating a favorable study, officials say. Some of the reported fees on a key spine product came at a time when Dr. Timothy Kuklo was shopping his positive study of Medtronic's Infuse bone-graft product to medical journals, The Wall Street Journal said. The paper, published last August in the Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery, reported advantages in healing the legs of injured soldiers...

Word of the Day
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.