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2012-04-10 10:18:43

The bio-mechanisms of the woodpecker's resistance to head impact injury are an interesting scientific question. Professor FAN Yubo and his group from the Key Laboratory for Biomechanics and Mechanobiology of the Ministry of Education, School of Biological Science and Medical Engineering, Beihang University, and the School of Materials Science and Engineering, Wuhan University of Technology, set out to study this problem. After 3 years of innovative research, they are making progress in...

2012-04-05 02:24:23

FREDERICK, Md., April. 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- BioElectronics Corporation. (OTC-PINK: BIEL), the maker of disposable, inexpensive drug-free topical pain and healing devices, today announced the publication of an article in the peer reviewed journal The Journal of Craniofacial Surgery - Differentiation of osteoprogenitor cells is induced by high-frequency pulsed electromagnetic fields. Teven CM, Greives M, Natale RB, Su Y, Luo Q, He BC, Shenaq D, He TC, Reid RR J Craniofac Surg. 2012...

2012-04-05 02:23:57

SALT LAKE CITY, April 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Amedica Corporation, a spinal and reconstructive implant and instrument manufacturer announced today that it will begin distribution of Dynamic Bone, a unique expandable allograft bone provided by Dynamic Surgical Solutions and BioDfence(TM) DryFlex, an easy to handle, flexible amniotic membrane manufactured by BioDlogics. These new allograft products provide surgeons with innovative solutions for their patients and expand the Origin®...

2012-04-04 06:26:35

LUND, Sweden, April 4, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- BONESUPPORT, an emerging leader in injectable bone substitutes for orthopedic trauma, bone infections and instrument augmentation related to orthopedic surgeries, today revealed details of a One Hundred Day Plan presented by Chief Executive Officer Lloyd Diamond. Mr. Diamond addresses key initiatives aimed at accelerating global commercialization of the company's flagship product platform, CERAMENT(TM). Initiatives include: Focusing resources on...

2012-04-02 23:00:59

The US Drug Watchdog is saying, "We want to make certain every woman in the United States who used the osteoporosis drug called Fosamax and then suffered an out of the blue femur break gets identified, and we want to make certain they get to the best possible personal injury attorneys, so they get the maximum possible compensation for what they have been through. Most women victims we have spoken with describe the experience as the post painful of their lives." These type of leg breaks are...

2012-03-26 22:15:49

Results may help to understand ways in which early growth can be optimized to reduce the risk of osteoporotic fracture in older age Researchers from the MRC Lifecourse Epidemiology Unit, University of Southampton, have presented evidence that early growth predicts the size, mineralization, shape and strength of the hip bone in childhood. The presentation was made at the European Congress on Osteoporosis & Osteoarthritis (IOF-ECCEO12) which took place in Bordeaux, France from March...

2012-02-24 08:00:00

The US Drug Watchdog says, "It sounds counterintuitive to think a drug like the osteoporosis drug called Fosamax could be a contributing factor in a incredibly painful, out of the blue femur break, but that is exactly what we are saying. We need to identify every woman in the United States, who had been using, any type of osteoporosis drug, or the osteoporosis drug called Fosamax for at least five years, and then for some unexplained reason, they suffered a broken femur, thighbone or what is...

2012-02-14 15:00:00

The Rottenstein Law Group, which represents clients with claims stemming from the severe side effects of the drug Fosamax, is cautiously optimistic about the possibility that a new process will improve bone growth. New York, NY (PRWEB) February 14, 2012 According to a press release from the University of California, “[a] research team led by UC Davis Health System scientists has developed a novel technique to enhance bone growth by using a molecule which, when injected into the...

2012-02-14 11:10:02

Physical exercise in the early twenties improves bone development and may reduce the risk of fractures later in life, reveals a study of more than 800 Swedish men carried out at the Sahlgrenska Academy at the University of Gothenburg, Sweden. The strength of our bones is determined early in life. The more bone mass we put on when young, the smaller the risk of fractures as we grow older. Previous research has shown that exercise before and during puberty is particularly important for bone...