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Innovative surgery by MSU veterinarian provides new lease on life to dogs

... world to undergo surgery for a new, cementless elbow prosthesis last April. The procedure, done at ... Loic Dejardin, has left Jake pain free from elbow arthritis. Without the surgery, Jake would ... four institutions in the country to offer this elbow prosthesis, which has potential applications for ...

Metagenomics of skin reveals insights into the human microbiome

... from a specific region of skin. We focused this study on the inner elbow to inform future clinical studies of the extremely common inflammatory ... Pseudomonas and Janthinobacterium ) constituted the majority of inner elbow microbiota. Furthermore, this survey indicated that a common core skin ...

Study finds pitching mound height affects throwing motion, injury risk

... the athletes throw from flat ground, Dr. Raasch explains. The study focused on determining if there is increased stress on the shoulder or the elbow based on the height from which the pitcher has thrown. A kinematic analysis provided information regarding pitching motion (position and velocity), ...

Bioengineers at University of Pennsylvania devise nanoscale system to measure cellular forces

... at a single adhesion point that leads not to a local response but to a remote response from the cells internal forces, akin to tickling the cells elbow and watching the knee kick. The cell senses the force that we apply and adjusts its own internal forces to compensate, Chris Chen, an associate ...

New biologic treatment for tennis elbow may replace surgery for chronic sufferers

... A person suffering from tennis elbow may not have to look any further than his or her ... then re-injected into the tendon of the affected elbow provides more relief than more commonly-used ... this novel biologic treatment for chronic severe elbow tendonitis in patients who have simply 'flunked ...

Life and death in the hippocampus: what young neurons need to survive

... had been eliminated. Listening to Gage, one gets the impression that the hippocampus is a dangerous place for a fledgling neuron trying to elbow its way into pre-existing networks. "It's rough in there!" he concedes. "The NMDA receptor-mediated event is a competition between mature cells vying ...

How ancient whales lost their legs, got sleek and conquered the oceans

... development, before the fetal period. In all limbed vertebrates, Sonic hedgehog is required for normal limbs to develop beyond the knee and elbow joints. Because ancient whales' hind limbs remained perfectly formed all the way to the toes even as they became smaller suggests that Sonic hedgehog ...

Both alcoholism and chronic smoking can damage the brain's prefrontal cortex

... trials. Existing prosthetic arms differ from the arm the university will help develop. Current models have limited movements, such as bending the elbow and wrist and opening and closing the hand, while the new arm will be capable of about 20 different movements, including moving fingers ...

University of Utah to help build bionic arm

... trials. Existing prosthetic arms differ from the arm the university will help develop. Current models have limited movements, such as bending the elbow and wrist and opening and closing the hand, while the new arm will be capable of about 20 different movements, including moving fingers ...

Neurons find their place in the developing nervous system with the help of a sticky molecule

... the developing cortex, giving rise to a laminar structure. Neurons forming layers 2 and 3, the focus of the current study, are born last and so must elbow their way through cells lying in earlier formed layers to reach what will become the outermost layers. Without MDGA1, these neurons begin to migrate ...

To translate touch, the brain can quickly rearrange its sense of the body

... sense of their own bodies. When the biceps tendon of the right arm was vibrated, the subjects in the experiments felt within seconds that their right elbow was rotating away from the body, even though the arm was actually quite still. If subjects held their left index finger with their right hand while ...
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