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US FDA may Be Asked to Monitor Toxic Levels of Cigarettes

...vertising contemplated in the bill would only help cement Philip Morris' No. 1 market position!...

OrthoGlide(TM) Medial Knee Implant Reports Over 200 Implants

...e conserving procedure which requires no screws or cement when compared to total knee and unicompartmental replacements. This new technology can offer positive clinical outcomes to patients and provides a less invasive choice in the continuum of care."...

India to Propose Global Fund for Clean Energy Technologies

...ive sectors - steel, aluminium, fertiliser, paper, cement - levels of energy efficiency in India are at glob...s that such efficiency is particularly high in the cement sector. It also says that introduction of compressed natural gas for public transport, improvement...

Hip Resurfacing Fever Catches on in US

...cap on the end of a long bone. Eventually, it will cement as the skeleton matures, but in children it is the weakest part of the skeleton. Muscle strength imbalances, poor flexibility, inadequate strength training, overtraining, and lack of appropriate rest/recovery can contribute to the risk of overuse i...

More Americans Suffer from Vertebral Compression Fractures

...eedle containing specially formulated acrylic bone cement is injected into the collapsed vertebra. The cement hardens within minutes, strengthening and stabilizing the fractured vertebra. Most experts believe t...

Europeans Developing First-Ever Dengue Fever Vaccine

...the enzyme metalloproteinase and its effect on the cement holding blood vessels together. They have uncovered evidence showing that metalloproteinase is responsible for effectively poking holes in the side of blood vessels by dissolving the proteins holding them together. Metalloproteinase is a naturally ...

A ‘Good Samaritan’ to the Aid of Lepes

...overnment subsidies. Construction has started on a cement road linking the village to the outside world. "I am a candle, I want to brighten up the hearts of as many lepers as I can before I finish my work here," said Fu, adding that she intends to take care of another leper colony in Zhaoqing, where condi...

First Potential Treatment for Dengue

...ancers. They attack specifically the intercellular cement that binds the vascular walls. The research team demonstrated, in vitro, that Dengue-virus infection of certain targeted cells of the immune system (the dendritic cells) triggered an inflammatory reaction, stimulating these same target cells to overp...

Sacroplasty Safe and Effective to Reduce Low Back Pain

...ession fractures. After injection the acrylic bone cement hardens. The technique was designed to stabilize t...experience in vertebral augmentation. Potentially, cement can leak outside the sacrum and compromise the sacral nerve root, the sacral spinal canal, or sacroi...

Kyphoplasty Yields Good Long-Term Improvement for Spinal Fractures

... up the fragments of the fracture, then an acrylic cement is injected to hold the fragments in place. In 43 patients, two or more fractures were treated. Before treatment, the patients had severe back pain—average score 15 on a 20-point scale. The spinal fractures were causing major problems with physical...

Respiratory Problems In 9/11 Rescuers

...ng materials were pulverized so there was a lot of cement in the dust, which is very alkaline and which we know that causes burns." Dr Paul Cullinan, an occupational and environmental respiratory disease specialist at Imperial College, commended the researchers on their study. He said the he was surprise...

Novel Technique To Revolutionize Treatment Of Spinal Tumors

...ing the spine with vertebroplasty – a procedure to cement and stabilize damaged vertebrae. He used a technol...and kyphoplasty – two procedures that utilize bone cement to stabilize the fractured vertebrae – are also risky when a tumor is present, because the procedure...

Improved Bone Grafts With Bioactive cement scaffold

...eded with a patient's own cells and is made from a cement paste consisting of minerals, available in natural bone. The paste is then injected into a bone cavity and then allowed to solidify. The natural polymer beads slowly disintegrate and mix, creating a scaffold that is filled by the recently released bo...

A New Bioactive Cement For Facial Reconstruction the future

...patient's own cells. The scaffold is formed with a cement paste made of minerals also found in natural bone....t the cells during the 30 minutes required for the cement to harden. They are planning to develop methods in future for improving the material's mechanical pr...

Improved cure and activity level seen among patients treated by Vertebroplasty.

... that vertebroplasty is a process in which medical cement is injected inside the vertebrae where painful compression fractures are present. These compressions arise due to osteoporosis. The patients after undergoing the treatment have said that their other activities have improved drastically. Daily acti...

Will you be willing to patch up your vertebrae with cement?

...reatment called vertebroplasty, in which a form of cement is injected into the broken spinal bone has revolu... French doctor who said she had injected a form of cement into the vertebrae of cancer patients to relieve their pain. Jensen and Dion tried the procedure. ...

Cement injections linked to osteoporosis

Spinal injections of an acrylic cement mend fractures linked to osteoporosis without the ...tients with osteoporosis. They injected an acrylic cement into the affected area - a procedure formerly done during surgery. Two weeks later//, many patients ...

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