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2012-09-02 23:14:55

In Asia Pacific (including Japan, Australia & South Korea) as well as China, aging population and demand for superior dental aesthetics will drive the dental prosthetics market over the 2011–2018

2012-08-20 22:19:47

Amputation disrupts not only the peripheral nervous system but also central structures of the brain.

Prosthetic Hands Development Stagnated For 20 Years
2012-06-12 12:10:42

The development of body-powered prosthetic hands has stagnated for over twenty years.

Fisherman Finds Football Player's Lost Leg
2012-06-11 04:16:47

A prosthetic leg lost by a former college football player some five years ago is scheduled to be returned to its owner Monday after it was found by a fisherman in the Gulf of Mexico late last week.

Amputee Athletes Push Physical Boundaries With Help From Unique clinic
2012-06-05 14:24:07

UCSF’s Multidisciplinary Training Program Helps Amputees Reach Their Athletic Goals

2012-05-09 09:32:41

People walking normally, women tottering in high heels and ostriches strutting all exert the same forces on the ground despite very differently-shaped feet.


Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.