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Development Of Individual Cranial Bones Influenced By Brain

Development Of Individual Cranial Bones Influenced By Brain Size

University of Zurich Embryonic development in animals – except mice and rats – remains largely unexplored. For a research project at the University of Zurich, the embryos of 134 species of animal were studied non-invasively for the first...

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2014-04-01 14:25:06

Researchers from Syracuse, New York, report a new, highly accurate, neuromonitoring method that can be used during thoracic spine surgery to prevent malpositioning of pedicle screws such that they enter the spinal canal and possibly cause postoperative neurological impairment. Findings of this prospective, blinded, and randomized study are reported and discussed in two companion papers published today online, ahead of print, in the Journal of Neurosurgery: Spine, specifically "Neuromonitoring...

2014-03-18 16:24:53

ROSEMONT, Ill., March 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Currently, there are few methods for healing large bone gaps that occur as a result of injury. The standard method of treatment involves transplanting donor bone to fill the gap. However, disease transmission or rejection of the donor bone can result. Although using a patient's own bone from elsewhere in their body is an option, it involves increased pain caused by the additional surgeries needed to harvest and...

2014-03-17 16:28:34

ROSEMONT, Ill., March 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- An individual's appearance and facial features are largely dictated by their bone structure. For patients who have experienced injury or disease leading to the damage or loss of bone in their face, the standard method of treatment is to use a large bone graft or metal implant to replace their damaged bone. Unfortunately, these treatment options are unlikely to result in something closely resembling the original bone...

2014-03-05 23:24:50

The new "Tips On How To Improve Bone Density" article on the website Vkool.com delivers nutrition and lifestyle tips to enhance bone health naturally. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) March 05, 2014 The new "Tips On How To Improve Bone Density" report on the site Vkool.com covers useful tips to build strong, healthy bones effectively. At the beginning of the report, people will get to know common bone disorders, such as arthritis, osteoarthritis, and rheumatoid arthritis. After...

2014-02-25 08:32:19

Spine Study Shows Kiva Reduced Pain without Extravasation SANTA CLARA, Calif., Feb. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Benvenue Medical, Inc., today announced results of an independent, prospective, randomized study which found that the company's Kiva(® )VCF Treatment System was as effective as balloon kyphoplasty (BKP) in reducing pain associated with osteolytic vertebral body metastases. The Kiva System also resulted in no extravasation (cement leakage) while BKP, the current standard of care,...

2014-01-16 23:01:37

North American Spine is proud to announce they’re performing the AccuraScope back pain procedure in their new Tampa, Florida office. Dr. Rudolfo Panganiban, who is a pain management physician, will be performing cervical, thoracic, and lumbar versions of the AccuraScope procedure. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) January 16, 2014 North American Spine is proud to announce they’re performing the AccuraScope back pain procedure in their new Tampa, Florida office. Dr. Rudolfo Panganiban, who is a...

2013-12-30 16:21:21

Fracture Liaison Service Programs are the Solution to Reducing the Two Million Bone Breaks Caused by Osteoporosis Each Year. WASHINGTON, Dec. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Osteoporosis Foundation (NOF) today announced a comprehensive Fracture Prevention Initiative in partnership with the National Bone Health Alliance (NBHA). Their goal is to provide a broad-based, best-practice model-of-care to reduce the nearly 80 percent post-fracture care gap. (Logo:...

2013-12-19 16:27:58

NORTHBROOK, Ill., Dec. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- A research study published earlier this week in a supplement of Osteoporosis International, the official journal of the International Osteoporosis Foundation and National Osteoporosis Foundation, substantiates significant increases in bone mineral density (BMD) among seniors using a new exercise system designed for osteogenic loading. This marks the first time the use of any non-pharmaceutical protocol has been shown to increase bone...

2013-11-07 08:32:26

LONDON, Nov. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Smith & Nephew (NYSE:SNN;LSE:SN), the global medical technology business, announced the US launch of the HEALICOIL(TM)( )REGENESORB Suture Anchor at today's Arthroscopy Association of North America (AANA) Fall Course in Las Vegas. Building on the success of the innovative HEALICOIL PK design, this new suture anchor is the first device to use the company's proprietary REGENESORB material - an advanced biocomposite that has been shown in...

2013-10-29 08:34:31

LUND, Sweden, Oct. 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- BONESUPPORT AB, an emerging leader in injectable bone substitutes for orthopedic trauma, bone infections and instrument augmentation related to orthopedic surgery, today announced that a comprehensive review article summarizing available published and presented data for composite products containing calcium sulphate and hydroxyapatite, extensively refers to preclinical studies and clinical applications published on CERAMENT(TM)|BONE VOID...