Back to normal: Surgery improves outcomes for spine patients
... Ill. People with the spine disease called degenerative
spondylolisthesis* -- who choose surgical ... of surgeries completed each year to address degenerative
spine conditions, yet, there has never been a ... disc;
spinal stenosis; and
spinal stenosis with degenerative
To be included in the ...
Stress and its Remedies
... of insulin, which in
turn can lead to chronic degenerative
diseases such as type II diabetes and
heart ... ideal body
composition, and reduce the risk of degenerative
The Stress Cycle
Ongoing ... promotes chronic inflammation, tissue
damage and degenerative
With nutritional intervention, ...
QLT announces completion of Phase Ia safety trial of its synthetic retinoid product
... Amaurosis (LCA), an inherited progressive retinal degenerative
disease that leads to retinal dysfunction and ... Congenital Amaurosis
LCA is an inherited degenerative
retinal disease characterized by abnormalities ... synthetic retinoid products for the treatment of degenerative
retinal diseases. Pre-clinical studies have ...
Physical therapy is effective for management of low-back pain
... that in most cases of symptomatic lumbar degenerative
disc disease, a common cause of low back pain ... during their lifetimes.1
Symptomatic lumbar degenerative
disc disease develops when a disc weakens (often ... treatment methods for symptomatic lumbar degenerative
disc disease, including physical therapy with the ...
Anti-Cholesterol Drug May Ease Back Pain
... results suggest that Lovastatin could help with degenerative
MONDAY, Feb. 23 ... improve outcomes for people who have surgery for degenerative
disc disease, a major cause of back pain.
In an attempt to find ways to stop or reverse degenerative
disc disease, orthopedic researchers have been ...
Archus Orthopedics Performs First Facet Replacement Procedure With an Artificial Disc
artificial disc recipients return later with degenerative
problems that require revision to ... to
compliment artificial discs. "Replacing the degenerative
facet joint and
maintaining spine motion is a ... treat a variety of spine
disorders resulting from degenerative
changes in the facet joints. The
company's first ...
Degenerative in Medical Technology
Back to Normal: Surgery Improves Outcomes for Spine Patients
... -- People with the spine disease called degenerative
spondylolisthesis * -- who choose surgical ... of surgeries completed each year to address degenerative
spine conditions, yet, there has never been a ... spinal stenosis; and
spinal stenosis with degenerative
To be ...
MitraClip(R) Therapy Data Demonstrate Clinical Benefit in High-Risk Patients With Mitral Regurgitation
... Congestive Heart Failure in both Functional and degenerative
MR Patient Populations
BARCELONA, Spain, May ... either functional mitral regurgitation (FMR) or degenerative
mitral regurgitation (DMR) improves patient ... patients suffering from significant functional or degenerative
MR," said Dr. Kar. "Patients otherwise unable to ...
Aching Back? Cholesterol Medication Might Help
... that using statins may be useful in treatment for degenerative
LAS VEGAS, Feb. 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Back pain, a hallmark of degenerative
disc disease, sends millions of people to their ... their quest to discover ways to stop or reverse degenerative
disc disease, orthopaedic researchers have been ...
Gene Therapy Provides Vision to People who Were Nearly Blind
... blindness in people
with a variety of retinal degenerative
diseases," says Jean Bennett, M.D.,
Ph.D., who is ... across the United States are affected by
diseases which include: macular ... source of non-governmental funding for retinal degenerative
research in the world. The urgent mission ...
First Human Implant of New Archus Orthopedics Facet Replacement System
... company's product line
for treating spinal stenosis, a condition in which degenerative
the facet joints result in compression of spinal nerves ... implants to treat a variety of spine
disorders resulting from degenerative
changes in the facet joints. Archus
has received venture capital funding ...
MitraClip Device Preliminary Data Suggests Improved Heart Function and Relief from Heart Failure Symptoms in Functional Mitral Regurgitation Patients
... a new, less-invasive method of valve
repair for both functional MR and degenerative
About Mitral Regurgitation
MR is the most common type of ... in the study is open to several patient groups: -- Patients with either degenerative
or functional MR -- Patients who are good surgical candidates and are ...
Degenerative in Medical Products
Collagen Meniscus Implant
Description:... lifestyle, while forestalling or minimizing degenerative
The Collagen Meniscus Implant is ... scaffold designed to minimize progressive degenerative
changes in the knee after a partial meniscectomy ... function, reduce pain, and possibily suspend the degenerative
process that begins with the loss of meniscus ...
Spine System Evolution
Description:... spinal instrumentation to treat a variety of spinal pathologies including degenerative
lumbar spine, spondylolisthesis, kyphosis, scoliosis, fractures and ... from L3-S1. When used as a non-pedicle screw system, use in patients with degenerative
disc disease for posterior fixation from levels T1 through ....
SynergyPlus™ Neurostimulation System
Description:... back syndrome, low back or failed back. This may include people with post laminectomy pain, multiple back operations, unsuccessful disc surgery or degenerative
disc disease and Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS).
SynergyPlus+ was designed to give patients more control over the delivery of ...
Description:... mm width tape using the long chain polyethylene structure of the FiberWire suture. The broad footprint of the FiberTape is appropriate for repairs in degenerative
cuff tissue where tissue pull-through may be a ....
Active Neoprene Knee Brace
Description:... with difficulty applying traditional knee sleeves.
It is indicated for post surgery, following ligamentous injuries, knee instability and degenerative
Company:Restorative Care of America
Description:... Montana2 alleviates the pain associated with osteoarthritis by applying three-point load across the knee joint, redistributing loads away form the degenerative
area. The Diagonal Loading Strap gives the patient the ability to adjust the load to accommodate their daily needs, providing pain relief and ...
Degenerative in Medical Definition
... drugs, to treat cancer, geriatric problems, long-term problems (such as high cholesterol), chronic diseases type 2 diabetes , lifestyle and degenerative
diseases such as arthritis and Alzheimer's disease .
Practice of medicine
Artificial biomedical insemination
Degenerative in Medical Dictionary
Degenerative joint disease
joint disease : Also known as osteoarthritis , ... loss of the cartilage of the joints . degenerative
joint disease A common form of arthritis in ... pain . Also called osteoarthritis . With degenerative
joint disease , there is usually little or no ...
... Hypertrophic osteoarthritis ; Osteoarthrosis; degenerative
joint disease ; DJD; OA; Arthritis - ... than men. Osteoarthritis , sometimes called degenerative
joint disease or osteoarthrosis, is the most ... of cartilage in the joints . Also known as degenerative
arthritis . Osteoarthritis is most common ...
... Overview Parkinson disease (PD) is a degenerative
disorder of the brain. It mainly affects ... Category: Pathology or Parkinson ism , degenerative
brain disorder first described by the English ... 's disease Dr Rob Hicks Parkinson 's is a degenerative
disease of the brain that affects the nerve ...
Progressive Supranuclear Palsy
... Progressive supranuclear palsy (PSP) is a rare degenerative
disease of the brain. The disease impairs ... ... Progressive supranuclear palsy , a rare degenerative
brain disorder Multi ple systems atrophy , a degenerative
disorder that destroys the nervous system ...
... Disease Related Category: Pathology (ls´h´´mrz, ls-), degenerative
disease of nerve cells in the cerebral cortex that leads to atrophy ... to keep it at bay. Alzheimer 's disease is a common, progressive, degenerative
disease of the brain. It is characterized by loss of memory and other ...
... a short time, e.g. Disease , Jakob- Creutzfeldt : A transmissible degenerative
brain disorder technically termed spongiform encephalopathy. Eating "mad ... Disease ? Huntingdon's Disease is an hereditary, progressive, degenerative
neurological disorder causing a complex mixture of physical, cognitive and ...
Degenerative in Biological News
Massive microRNA scan uncovers leads to treating muscle degeneration
... gene activity linked to each of 10 major degenerative
muscular disorders, opening doors to new ... death, inflammatory response and other major degenerative
processes in the affected muscle tissue. The ... most poorly understood and least treatable of the degenerative
disorders, such as inclusion body myositis.
Jefferson receives $1.7 million grant to study stem cells in intervertebral discs of the spine
... surgical procedures are available to pacify the pain associated with the degenerative
disc, but the most common procedures often only provide symptomatic ... are able to do this it could lead to development of new therapies to treat degenerative
disc disease providing relief to millions of back pain suffers."
Ultrasound imaging now possible with a smartphone
... is for caregivers of patients with Duchene's Muscular Dystrophy. A degenerative
disease that often strikes young boys and robs them of their lives by their late 20s, DMD is a degenerative
disease for which there is no cure. The leading treatment to slow its ...
Peter Baumann named Howard Hughes Medical Institute Early Career Scientist
... that result in accelerated shortening have been linked to several degenerative
diseases. On the other hand, telomerase, a protein central to telomere ... lay the foundation for the development of treatments for cancer as well as degenerative
syndromes such as dyskeratosis congenita and aplastic anemia.
Researchers genetically link Lou Gehrig's disease in humans to dog disease
... the Broad Institute have found that the genetic mutation responsible for degenerative
myelopathy (DM) in dogs is the same mutation that causes amyotrophic ... curing the human disease, ALS.
"We uncovered the genetic mutation of degenerative
myelopathy, which has been unknown for 30 years, and linked it to ALS, a ...
NIH EUREKA award funds research at WPI aimed at turning adult skin cells into stem-like cells
... method for replacing tissue lost to injury, growing new organs, and curing degenerative
diseases like diabetes and Parkinson's.
The grant is one of only 38 ... heal traumatic injuries through regeneration and to reverse the effects of degenerative
diseases that affect millions of individuals. We are grateful to the NIH ...
Degenerative in Biological Technology
Cardium Announces New Orthobiologics Product Initiative Extending Gene Activated Matrix Technology to Deliver Bone Growth Factors
... patients, and spinal fusion for patients with degenerative
disc disease. Orthobiologics is a rapidly ... spinal fusion procedures in patients with degenerative
disc disease. Exemplary genes include a chimeric ... performed annually in the U.S. for patients with degenerative
disc disease. These surgical fusion procedures ...
Axial Biotech Enters Partnership with the University of Utah to Utilize the Utah Population Database to Develop Personalized Diagnostic Tests for Spine Disorders
... of additional personalized tests for scoliosis, degenerative
disc disease and other spine disorders.
... scoliosis products and a product line for adult degenerative
"In a short amount of time ... test for surgical outcomes for patients with degenerative
disc disease. Axial is a privately held, ...
Positive Preclinical Data on Cell Therapy for Spinal Disc Repair Presented at 23rd Annual Meeting of the North American Spine Society
... (juvenile cartilage cells) as a non-invasive
procedure for treatment of degenerative
intervertebral disc. In these
pre-clinical studies, the disc nucleus from ... system and the overall economy. Today, there is no
effective treatment for degenerative
Disc degeneration, thought to be the major cause of back ...
Molecular Biometrics Announces Results of Parkinson's Disease Research and Receipt of Grant From Michael J. Fox Foundation to Advance Diagnostic Technology
About Parkinson's Disease
Parkinson's disease is a chronic, degenerative
that affects one in 100 people over age 60. This degenerative
the central nervous system often affects motor skills and ...
Fate Therapeutics Taps Successful Biotech CEOs Paul Grayson and John Mendlein for Leadership Team
... afflicted with some of the most
difficult to treat conditions including degenerative
diseases such as
diabetes, Parkinson's and Alzheimer's Disease, ALS, heart ... afflicted with some of the most
difficult to treat conditions, including degenerative
diseases such as
diabetes, Parkinson's and Alzheimer's Disease, ALS, heart ...
BIKAM and Dalton Medicinal Chemistry Sign Collaborative Research Agreement
... and development of potential therapeutic agents
for the treatment of degenerative
eye diseases and ocular disorders and
Dalton Medicinal Chemistry, have ... focused on the development
of novel therapeutics for the treatment of degenerative
eye diseases and
disorders. BIKAM is building a portfolio of product ...
Degenerative in Biological Definition
... shunting it down an alternative metabolic pathway that results in the formation of more PrP SC instead of the normal PrP C form.
diseases caused by prions are known collectively as "transmissible spongiform encephalopathies" or TSEs .
Not all prions ...
Degenerative in Biological Dictionary
... spinal stenosis, which most common cause is degenerative
... Patient Discussions: Lumbar Spinal Stenosis ... Lumbar stenosis exists when there is ... degenerative
lumbar spinal stenosis results from ... or contributing ... Lumbar arthritis is a degenerative
condition that develops over time in response ... ...
... nerve supplies information about movements to the leg, and sends ... Chronic pain management and support group dealing with Fibromyalgia, degenerative
... Pain resulting from irritation of the sciatic nerve is called sciatica. ... ...
... ... these changes by sequencing mitochondrial DNA obtained from tumors and blood ... Mitochondrial DNA instability has been reported in degenerative
diseases,1,2,3,4 ... Integration of mitochondrial DNA fragments into nuclear chromosomes (giving rise ... DNA fragments of mitochondrial ...