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ST. LOUIS, Feb. 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- ISTO Technologies, Inc., a privately-held orthobiologics company, announced today that Mitchell Seyedin, Ph.
One of Mother Nature's latest gifts to medical science is stirring excitement with the discovery that the substance â€” obtained from a coral-reef inhabiting cyanobacterium â€” appears to be an ideal blueprint for developing new drugs for serious fractures, osteoporosis, and other bone diseases.
Singapore, Jan 31, 2011 - (ACN Newswire) - At KK Women's and Children's Hospital (KKH), a five-year old girl with severe curvature of the spine was among the first in Southeast Asia to have a "titanium rib" implant.
A team of researchers led by Vicente Gilsanz, MD, PhD, director of Clinical Imaging at The Saban Research Institute of Children's Hospital Los Angeles, determined that the onset of puberty was the primary influence on adult bone mineral density, or bone strength. Length of puberty did not affect bone density.
A team of researchers at Columbia Engineering and Columbia University Medical Center announced today the results of the first study comparing bone structure in Chinese-American women to Caucasian women.
FRAX, a new tool for estimating a personâ€™s risk of fractures and bone breaks is in use by physicians at Summit Medical Group (SMG). Berkeley Heights, NJ (Vocus/PRWEB) January 13, 2011 FRAX, a new tool for estimating a personâ€™s risk of fractures and bone breaks is in use by physicians at Summit Medical Group (SMG).
In this paper, Noriyuki Tsumaki and his team at the Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine, used fibroblasts isolated from adult mouse skin, and expressed proteins used to induce pluripotency along with a factor that promotes a chondrocyte fate.
Treating fractures in children requires special knowledge of growth physiology.
WARSAW, Ind., Dec. 13, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Zimmer Holdings, Inc.
The adult human skeleton undergoes constant remodeling, with new bone forming at sites that have been broken down by a precise process called resorption.
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