New Collagen Meniscus Implant Opens New Vista for Knee Repair
... literally becomes part of the body. There are no artificial
devices. The collagen implant is a temporary ... that I could not replace the meniscus with artificial
material because no artificial
material was soft enough, yet durable and slick ...
National Insurance Carriers Now Cover Artificial Cervical Disc Surgery
... Insurance carriers across the country cover artificial
disc replacement surgery for the cervical spine ... spinal disorders now having potential access to artificial
disc surgery through insurers. The Chicago ... and Neuroresearch (CINN) offers cervical artificial
disc surgery from some of the most well-trained ...
South Florida Dentist Dr. Craig Spodak Recommends Artificial Sweetener Xylitol to Help Prevent Cavities
... By chewing gum with the artificial
sweetener Xylitol, consumers can help to prevent ... Group, "but using chewing gum with the artificial
sweetener Xylitol can actually help to promote ... 40."
Recent studies have shown that the artificial
sweetener Xylitol, a naturally occurring wood ...
Dr. Dean Dornic Certified to Perform Artificial Cornea Transplant
... to perform corneal transplants with the AlphaCor artificial
(Vocus) June ... to perform corneal transplants with the AlphaCor artificial
cornea. A shortage in donor corneas or graft ... worldwide blind from corneal disorders. An artificial
cornea, the AlphaCor implant has been developed ...
St. Louis Rams Getting New Fieldturf At Edward Jones Dome
... The latest version from the worldwide leader in artificial
turf will be in place when the Rams open their ... tabbed FieldTurf as the runaway leader among all artificial
turf brands. In data gathered from polling/voting ... four of the top five and eight of the top ten artificial
turf fields in the league are FieldTurf, ...
Automated 'Artificial Pancreas' Controls Blood Glucose Levels in Diabetes Patients for First Time
... demonstrated for the first time that an automated artificial
pancreas system (APS) can safely and effectively ... monitor, linked and controlled through UCSB's artificial
pancreas software. The software's insulin ... doctors who created the critical element of the artificial
pancreas--a unique algorithm that is robust and ...
New Video Series Spotlights Role of Biomedical Engineers in Caring for Total Artificial Heart Patients
... a SynCardia temporary CardioWest™ Total artificial
Heart , the role of the biomedical engineer is as ... to exciting, high-tech careers.
Episode 1: artificial
Heart Science - This episode spotlights ... Richard Smith, CCE, MSEE, the director of the artificial
Heart Program at University Medical Center (UMC) ...
JDRF Illinois Names Allscripts CEO Glen Tullman 'Best of Illinois' for His Efforts to Find a Cure for Type 1 Diabetes
... of the organization's efforts in developing an artificial
(Logo: ... than $1 million, including over $500,000 for the artificial
Pancreas Program. The development of an artificial
pancreas, one of JDRF's top research priorities, ...
INTERMACS: Total Artificial Heart Bridge-to-Transplant Rate 2x Higher
at 6 Months Than BiVADS and LVADs
... Replacing Both Ventricles with the Total artificial
Eliminates Complications Including Right ... , the SynCardia temporary CardioWest™ Total artificial
Heart has a bridge-to-transplant rate of 72% at 6 ... which assist the heart ventricle(s), the Total artificial
Heart replaces both dying heart ventricles. This ...
Total Artificial Heart Patient 3rd in the World to Receive Dual Transplants
... the SynCardia temporary CardioWest™ Total artificial
On March 27, after 156 days on the Total artificial
Heart, Besen received a matching donor heart. An ... was flown by air ambulance to the nearest Total artificial
Heart certified hospital, his only chance at ...
SynCardia Introduces New 12-lb Freedom Discharge Driver
Designed to Provide Quality 'Lifestyle' for Total Artificial Heart Patients
... Latest Generation of Driver Technology to Power artificial
Heart Presented at ISHLT in Paris
... the SynCardia temporary CardioWest™ Total artificial
Heart, introduced the new 12-lb Freedom™ ... is designed to provide stable SynCardia Total artificial
Heart patients with a quality ...
Fertility Docs Cut Costs of IVF Conception by 60 Percent
... IVF innovator introduces alternative to artificial
insemination for less than $5,000
LAS VEGAS, ... intra-uterine insemination (IUI) , also known as artificial
insemination - a clinical technique that ... a third option: IVF priced competitively with artificial
This week the Sher ...
Introducing solixir(TM)... The First All-Natural Sparkling Botanical Beverage to Hydrate Body and Soul
... on the market contain too much sugar and too many artificial
ingredients. I've applied years of experience in ... calories and has no sugar added and absolutely no artificial
sweeteners. Suggested retail price is $1.99 per ... botanicals with no added sugar, preservatives, artificial
colors or flavors. solixir is currently being ...
Kashi Company Expands With New Island Vanilla(TM) Biscuit Cereal
... (R), Kashi's Island Vanilla Cereal contains no artificial
ingredients and is free of highly refined sugars, artificial
additives and preservatives. Every serving ... processed, and free of highly refined sugars, artificial
additives and preservatives. Kashi(R) brands ...
Researchers Successfully Create Computer-Simulated Model for Evaluating Artificial Pancreas
... key step toward the successful development of an artificial
pancreas for patients with diabetes has been ... system for evaluating an investigational artificial
pancreas comprised of the OmniPod(R) Insulin ... new system brings us much closer to making the artificial
pancreas a reality for type 1 diabetes patients," ...
Artificial disc replacement as good or better than spinal fusion surgery
... Hospital in St. Louis are reporting that artificial
discs seem to be a viable alternative to ... Louis and other U.S. centers are reporting that artificial
disc replacement works as well and often better ...
Researchers found patients who received an artificial
disc lost less motion in the neck and recovered ...
New Technology May Boost Artificial Arms
TUESDAY, Feb. 10 (HealthDay News) -- artificial
arms are clunky, and many amputation patients ... allowing the brain to communicate directly with artificial
arms, allowing patients to do things like peel a ... director of the Neural Engineering Center for artificial
Limbs at the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago. ...
Virginia Amputees Challenge Insurance Lobby to Compromise
... Tuesday on SB 1116, and whether to cover cost of artificial
ROANOKE, Va., Feb. 2 ... require insurance companies to offer coverage for artificial
limbs as an option to their policyholders. The ... prosthetic coverage that treats the cost of artificial
limbs in the same way policies cover other major ...
Study uses bone marrow stem cells to regenerate skin
... stem cells can be used in the construction of artificial
skin. The findings mark an advancement in wound ... organ reconstruction. The study is published in artificial
Organs , official journal of the International Federation for artificial
Organs (IFAO), the The International Faculty ...
ACS PressPac -- Dec. 10, 2008
Healthy make-over: Natural colors replace artificial
colorants in foods, beverages
Healthy make-over: Natural colors replace artificial
colorants in foods, beverages
Chemical & ... potentially harmful, though often dazzling, artificial
colorings now used in many foods and beverages. ...
Cosmetic Dentistry: A Beautiful Smile Is Not Far Away
... Bridges - A bridge replaces missing teeth with artificial
teeth crafted from a variety of materials such as ... of these materials. A fixed bridge contains artificial
teeth that are attached directly to the jaw or ... - Implants can replace missing teeth with artificial
teeth to help achieve a more natural looking ...
New Skin Rejuvenation Discovery Receives Commercial Backing
... by developing a natural replacement for artificial
Allied Minds, a seed investment ... technology would replace the now commonly used artificial
fillers prescribed to alleviate the ... to help restore a youthful
appearance without artificial
The ProGDerm product will ...
Archus Orthopedics Performs First Facet Replacement Procedure With an Artificial Disc
... its facet replacement technology to
complement an artificial
disc. The landmark case was performed by Dr. ... retain motion, and avoid fusion," she added.
discs are implanted in patients whose natural ... Industry
analysts project rapid adoption of artificial
discs once broader
reimbursement is obtained.
Automated, Wearable Kidney Offers Continuous Dialysis
... July 26 (HealthDay News) -- An automated artificial
kidney that can be worn on the body may one day ... to diabetes patients.
The automated, wearable artificial
kidney (AWAK) works better than conventional ... which is bloodless, improves upon a previous artificial
kidney that was portable but not actually ...
Researchers design model for automated, wearable artificial kidney
... developed a design for an automated, wearable artificial
kidney, or AWAK, that avoids the complications ...
The design for the peritoneal-based artificial
kidney which is "bloodless" and reduces or even ... nephrologist at the VA.
Around 1980, an artificial
kidney machine was built that incorporated many ...
Saving teeth by using periodontal ligament regeneration
... in a collagen network suspended between an artificial
root and artificial
bone. She wanted to see if viable periodontal ... Berendsen managed to attach the network to these artificial
root and bone surfaces present in the model by ...
Scientists develop 'cyborg engineering' for coronary bypass grafting
... have taken a major step in making the use of artificial
veins and arteries in coronary bypass grafts a ... ), researchers describe how they developed this artificial
graft tissue by combining man-made materials with ... an elastic scaffold (the material that gives the artificial
graft its shape) of compliant ...
... defects. Korean researchers have now made an artificial
virus. As described in the journal Angewandte ... can initiate an immune response or cause cancer. artificial
viruses do not have these side effects, but are ... has now developed a new strategy that allows the artificial
viruses to maintain a defined form and size.
Zero-calorie Aqua-Lyte hydrates as well as leading sports drink
... does not contain any of the sugars, calories, and artificial
ingredients many sports beverages offer ... who do not want or need the extra calories or artificial
ingredients provided in many traditional sports ... fan in mind. With added electrolytes but no artificial
sweeteners or ingredients, Aqua-Lyte tastes like ...
Fertility Doctors: Studies Suggest Artificial Insemination Increasingly Second Choice
well-known infertility treatment -- artificial
insemination -- saying newer
and improving in ... Known as "intrauterine insemination" (IUI), artificial
been popular for decades, ... from the tradition
that treatment begins with artificial
insemination combined with hormone
Virginia Judge Rules Medical Device Pioneer Committed Malpractice
... principal U.S. investigator
for the Maverick(TM) artificial
disc device has been found liable for
malpractice ... Medtronic,
the manufacturer of the Maverick(TM) artificial
The damages were awarded to Eric M. ... the disc space for
insertion of the Maverick artificial
disc." The standard for the surgery,
written by ...
Artificial Cervical Disc Surgery Cheaper Than Fusion
... disc disease by surgically implanting an artificial
vertebrae onto one's spine may cost more ... which was funded by Medtronic, the maker of the artificial
cervical disc -- was expected to be presented ... approved the use of the first, and to date only, artificial
cervical disc in certain cervical spine ....
Experimental Blood Substitutes Unsafe, Study Finds
... at data from 16 trials of five experimental artificial
blood products, involving 3,711 patients. The ... a trial here, the report's authors said.
blood product -- one with a longer shelf life and ... because of the meeting format.
A workable artificial
blood product is still desirable, Wolfe said, and ...
Coming soon: Cell therapies for diabetes, cancer?
... a big challenge, but research on stem cells and artificial
cells for transplantation are encouraging and may ... of diseases, including diabetes and cancer.
pancreas for diabetes sufferers
The ... normal stem cells, added Dr. Kobayashi.
Although human adult stem cells are ...
Global Cervical Artificial Disc Market to Hit $1 Billion by 2012
... Global cervical artificial
disc market will see a compound annual growth
... and Asia Pacific
regions, the global cervical artificial
disc market will grow from a value
of just under ... and Medtronic Spinal and
Biologics' cervical artificial
discs in the US, the release of newly
Bay State Restaurants Still Using Artificial Trans Fat Despite Health Risks
... partially hydrogenated oil -- the only artificial
trans fat. But chains as diverse as ... that any chain could easily
serve foods free of artificial
CSPI says that the trans fat ... a prohibition on restaurants' use of artificial
trans fat in June.
Elsewhere, New York City ( ...
Rodent study finds artificial butter chemical harmful to lungs
... to a chemical called diacetyl, a component of artificial
butter flavoring, can be harmful to the nose and ... of studies to provide inhalation toxicity data on artificial
butter flavoring and the two major components, ... more definitively the toxic components of artificial
butter flavoring and potentially help identify ...
Early to bed early to rise ... depends on the TV schedule in your time zone
... little daylight matters nowadays, and how much artificial
time zones matter." In the case of outliers, ... of daylight has some effect on timingthe entirely artificial
cue of the timing of television programs has ... a further sign that coordination is tied to artificial
cues, and not natural cues like the sun.
Sensor necklace aims to increase elderly and clinical trial participant drug compliance
The researchers have designed and tested an artificial
neck, built from a PVC pipe filled with plastic ... of sensitive magneto-inductive sensors around the artificial
neck to study detection of a pill passing through ... ounce.
Preliminary results testing the artificial
neck have shown 94.4 percent correct detections ...
Statement of Robert Jarvik, MD, President and CEO of Jarvik Heart, Inc. Regarding the Lipitor DTC Advertisements
... human application of any permanent total artificial
heart -- the
Jarvik 7. The more recent Jarvik ... As a medical doctor who chose a career in artificial
rather than clinical practice, I ... affairs, and clinical application of artificial
hearts. I also
work directly with many leading ...