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DePuy Synthes, a part of the Johnson & Johnson Medical Devices Companies, announced recently that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire the assets of... Read More »
Wright Medical Group recently announced the acquisition of IMASCAP SAS for $88 million. According to the press release, Wright Medical Group (NASDAQ: WMGI) is a... Read More »
According to IlluminOss Medical, Inc.’s recent press release, the company has successfully obtained the first-ever de novo clearance from the FDA’s... Read More »
Rotationplasty For Bone Cancer : surgical procedure helps children defeat bone cancer
CalTech and Harvard researchers have teamed up to create a rudimentary swimming jellyfish from silicon and rat muscle cells. The researchers worked out the ideal... Read More »
Any bodybuilder knows that building muscle requires exercise to encourage the muscles to grow. Now, scientists at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center have determined... Read More »
"While the body has a capacity to repair small defects in skeletal muscle, the only option for larger defects is to surgically move muscle from one part of the... Read More »
Even the highest quality television can easily seem unrealistic. One primary reason for this, that camera movements are unsurprisingly unlike the human eye's, is... Read More »
Could a prescription drug commonly used to relieve pain and inflammation due to arthritis also help treat cancerous bone tumors? A research team at Nationwide... Read More »
A novel procedure for young children with severe scoliosis has received CE marking, meaning it meets European safety, health and environmental protection standards... Read More »
A technique developed in consultation with NASA was initially intended to detect early bone loss in astronauts confined to zero gravity. But, it is also proving... Read More »
Daniel PorterSounds like a great breakthrough that will be easy enough to implement. No mention of how much equipment is necessary for the calcium urinalysis -- could this eventually become a reasonably portable device?
May 30, 2012
Researchers at the A*STAR Institute of Chemical Engineering Sciences have developed a new type of bone cement for use in hip and knee replacement surgeries that is... Read More »
Researchers at Edinburgh University are working with a Harvard Medical School team in Boston to be first in the world to fertilize human eggs created from stem cells... Read More »
Researchers have identified a link between the chronic inflammatory condition arthritis and breast cancer-associated metastasis, according to the results of a... Read More »
Just like cars, our parts wear out over time.  Our vision and hearing deteriorates, necessitating glasses and hearing aides, and our joints weaken or fail us... Read More »
Here's your weekly summary of the top medical news of the week! CellTex scandal breakdown: Stem cells, Rick Perry and the FDA There has been an explosion... Read More »
Hip replacements are now a common surgery. All hip replacement patients are monitored to make sure their replacement hip is functioning properly, but new research is... Read More »
Approximately seven million Americans live with scoliosis, a condition wherein the spine is curved side-to-side in an s- or c-shape.  Individuals living with... Read More »
Laser-based measurements are proving to be a promising method for the assessment of osteoporosis. A research team has developed an ultrasound technique that uses... Read More »
Scientists have found a way to extend the average lifespan of mice with spinal muscular atrophy (SMA), the leading inherited cause of death in human infants and... Read More »