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2010-10-22 19:39:59

With a failure rate as high as 50 percent, bone tissue grafts pose a significant obstacle to orthopedic surgeons attempting to repair complex fractures or large areas of bone loss, such as those often caused by trauma and cancer.

2010-10-19 08:47:35

A new study shows that women with high T-scores don’t need screening every two years, but at least every ten years.

2010-10-15 08:10:41

A new virtual bone biopsy may be a key tool to identify future bone problems for men with prostate cancer.

2010-10-15 08:07:42

A simple ultrasound can speed up the healing of fractures.

2010-10-11 08:43:00

PITTSBURGH Oct. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- October 20 is World Osteoporosis Day. Most people know that osteoporosis is a condition that affects many older women. Though osteoporosis isn't as common in men -- because most men have naturally larger and stronger bones -- they can get it, too.

2010-10-08 14:54:32

Ultrasound can speed the healing of fractures.

2010-10-05 14:02:00

Foot surgeons urge patients not to ignore foot pain CHICAGO, Oct.

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2010-10-05 13:52:42

With NSF support, Nikhil Gupta and Paulo Coelho have pioneered research that reveals surprising insights about the effect of compression on bones, and about the limitations of the foams used for protection in helmets and armor.

2010-10-05 07:00:00

SANTA ROSA, Oct. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Osseon Therapeutics, Inc. announced its new Osseoflex DR Steerable Bone Drill at the North American Spine Society's (NASS) annual meeting in Orlando, Florida.


Word of the Day
adustion
  • The act of burning, scorching, or heating to dryness; the state or being thus heated or dried.
  • In medicine, cauterization.
The word 'adustion' comes from the Latin 'adustio', 'burning'.
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