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Just in Time for Travel Season, Specialty Travel Companies Cement Partnership

Passport Health, Travisa Alliance to Improve Total Care for International Travelers BALTIMORE, May 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Extending its commitment to provide clients with a streamlined continuum of care, Passport Health ( www.passporthealthusa.com ), the nation's largest provider of travel med...

Bone Cement Eases Pain of Late-Stage Cancers

Italian researchers report bedridden patients walked 24 hours after treatment MONDAY, March 9 (HealthDay News) -- Injecting "bone cement" into lesions in patients whose cancer has spread to their bones can literally allow these individuals to rise from their deathbeds and live the rema...

Earthjustice/EIP Report: Dangerous Mercury Pollution From Unregulated Cement Kilns in U.S. About Twice as High as Levels Previously Projected by EPA

EPA Ignored Problem For 10+ Years Even Though Some Kilns Emit More Mercury Than Power Plants; Report Focuses on Cement Kilns in AL, CA, IA, IL, MD, MI, MT, NY, OR, SC, TX and WA. WASHINGTON, July 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- For more than a decade after Congress told it to curb dangerous ...

Leeds engineers developing bullet proof vests from cement

Engineers at the University of Leeds are working on a new type of body armour made from cement. The new vests will combine super-strong cement with recycled carbon fibre materials to make a material tough enough to withstand most types of bullets. The cement vest project, still at the early ...

New DrainEx(TM) Catheter Simplifies Insertion and Replacement

r4 Vascular announces its entry into the interventional radiology marketplace with the nationwide launch of its new DrainEx™ Rapid-Exchange Drainage Catheter. Maple Grove, MN (Vocus) August 1, 2009 -- r4 Vascular announces its entry into the interventional radiolo...

New DrainEx(TM) Catheter Simplifies Insertion and Replacement

r4 Vascular announces its entry into the interventional radiology marketplace with the nationwide launch of its new DrainEx™ Rapid-Exchange Drainage Catheter. Maple Grove, MN (Vocus) August 1, 2009 -- r4 Vascular announces its entry into the interventional radiolo...

Shelbourne Releases New Information on Knee Replacement

Research from the Shelbourne Knee Center shows most patients can avoid total knee replacement; most improve with rehabilitation and are able to avoid surgery. Indianapolis, IN (PRWEB) July 20, 2009 -- Research findings show that patients can significantly reduce their k...

Pill Equals Injection in Preventing Clots After Hip Replacement

Study found no difference between the two protective treatments FRIDAY, Sept. 14 (HealthDay News) -- In a head-to-head trial, Swedish researchers found that a pill called dabigatran etexilate (DE) is just as effective as an injected drug, enoxaparin, in reducing the risk of blood clots after tot...

Improved Bone Grafts With Bioactive cement scaffold

American Dental Association Foundation (ADAF) and the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) have developed a new technology for implants// that will enhance the construction or repair of bones in the face, skull and jaw. The novel technology will enable a method for making scaff...

A New Bioactive Cement For Facial Reconstruction the future

Researchers from the American Dental Association Foundation (ADAF) and the National Institute of Standards and Technology// (NIST), have developed a new technology that would help improve in reconstruction of face. This new technology helps in making scaffolds for bone tissue. The scaffold is ...

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Metastatic Bone Disease Patients Can Walk in Lazarus' Footsteps

...e to treat the painful effects of metastatic bone disease by injecting bone cement to support weakened bones -- provides immediate and substantial pain relief...perform osteoplasty. Osteoplasty involves the injection of semi-liquid bone cement (in this case, polymethyl-methacrylate or PMMA) into a bone lesion under co...

Breast Cancer Patients May Have a New Treatment Option When Cancer Spreads

...ooked at alternative -- injecting radioactive bone cement into the vertebral body -- with promising results....n the paper "Feasibility of Using Radioactive Bone cement to Treat Vertebral Metastases" during the 55th Ann...dure (vertebroplasty or kyphoplasty) in which bone cement is injected into the body to stabilize the bone ...

Building a New and Better Ankle

...the field and bring relief to patients. "When we started off, the ankles we used in this country included just two components and we had to use bone cement to fix them and basically they all failed," said Andrea Cracchiolo, MD, lead author of the article and Director of the Adult Foot and Ankle section at...

BioElectronics Announces Major Clinical Trials

...ed, Andy Whelan, CEO and President of BioElectronics Corporation. "The completion of a formal study by a surgeon of Dr. Genecov's caliber will further cement our position in this important and growing area. We are also very excited to be starting the trial for post- operative care for cesarean section. Acco...

First Human Implant of New Archus Orthopedics Facet Replacement System

...l pedicle screw fixation and join the company's first product, the Total Facet Arthroplasty System(R) or "TFAS(R)", which is anchored by means of bone cement and has been successfully implanted in nearly two hundred patients worldwide, with the vast majority treated in the United States in an ongoing IDE st...

MonoSol Rx Completes Thin Film Ondansetron Pilot Bioequivalence Study

... products to market that enhance the effectiveness and market-appeal of already-approved compounds. We believe this strategy will enable MonoSol Rx to cement its leadership position in the thin film drug delivery market." MonoSol Rx has signed a term sheet and is in final negotiations with a partner to ma...

Malvern initiates European user group meetings for chemical imaging

...terial properties (rheology) and chemical composition (chemical imaging). Malvern laboratory, on-line and in-line solutions are proven in sectors from cement to pharmaceuticals and support the understanding, improvement and optimization of many industrial processes. Headquartered in Malvern, UK, the compa...

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OsteoJect Bone Cement Delivery System

Description: The OsteoJect Bone Cement Delivery System now offers leading technology to physicians with the first-ever reusable driver. The OsteoJect allows precise delivery of bone cement under active fluoro while keeping hands well outside of the fluoro field....
Company:Integra LifeSciences Corporation

ORTHOSET Uni Cement Radiopaque Bone Cement

Description: ORTHOSET Radiopaque Bone Cement consists of a two component system: a sterile ampule containing bone cement liquid within a blister pack, and a sterile polyethylene bag containing bone cement powder within a peelable pouch. The interiors of the blister pack and peelable pouch are sterile....
Company:Wright Medical Technology, Inc.

Simplex™ P Bone Cement with Tobramycin

Description: Simplex™ P with Tobramycin is the original Simplex™ P Bone Cement formula, with the addition of 1g of tobramycin. By maintaining the original formula, surgeons can expect the superior performance characteristics of Simplex™ P Bone Cement, while ensuring safe and optimal delivery o...
Company:Stryker Corporation

Palacos® G Bone Cement with Gentamicin

Description: For over 35 years, Palacos® Bone Cement has clinically proven itself as the gold standard in cemented arthroplasty. Palacos® is now available with the addition of gentamicin, providing an antibiotic loaded bone cement cleared for use in the second stage of a two-stage revision after infecti...
Company:Biomet Orthopedics, Inc

OSCAR Ultrasonic Bone Cement Remover

Description: OSCAR ulitizes ultrasonic waves to remove bone cement speedily and efficiently. The oscillating tip of the probe liquifies the cement at the point of contact, allowing it to be removed in minutes. A special feature of the apparatus is its ability to recognize bone on contact and to signal thi...
Company:Orthofix, Inc

CONCERT® Spine VR Bone Cement

Description: Specifically designed to address the requirements of spine specialists performing vertebroplasty or kyphoplasty procedures....
Company:Advanced Biomaterial Systems, Inc.

VersaBond Bone Cement

Description: VersaBond is a medium viscosity bone cement which can be used for hip, knee, and shoulder implant fixation. VersaBond has superior handling and mechanical properties. VersaBond is optimized for vacuum mixing, but can also be hand-mixed with few air inclusions and no powder clumping. VersaBond meets...
Company:Smith & Nephew, Inc. - Orthopedics

ORTHOSET Premier HV Radiopaque Bone Cement

Description: ORTHOSET Radiopaque Bone Cement consists of a two component system: a sterile ampule containing bone cement liquid within a blister pack, and a sterile polyethylene bag containing bone cement powder within a peelable pouch. The interiors of the blister pack and peelable pouch are sterile....
Company:Wright Medical Technology, Inc.

ORTHOSET Premier LV Radiopaque Bone Cement

Description: ORTHOSET Radiopaque Bone Cement consists of a two component system: a sterile ampule containing bone cement liquid within a blister pack, and a sterile polyethylene bag containing bone cement powder within a peelable pouch. The interiors of the blister pack and peelable pouch are sterile....
Company:Wright Medical Technology, Inc.

ORTHOSET 2 Radiopaque Bone Cement

Description: ORTHOSET Radiopaque Bone Cement consists of a two component system: a sterile ampule containing bone cement liquid within a blister pack, and a sterile polyethylene bag containing bone cement powder within a peelable pouch. The interiors of the blister pack and peelable pouch are sterile....
Company:Wright Medical Technology, Inc.

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Cement in Medical Dictionary

Rubber cement

Rubber cement is an adhesive made from elastic polymers mixed in a solvent such as acetone, hexane, heptane or benzene to keep them fluid enough to be used. This makes it part of the class of drying adhesives: as the solvents... From Dick Blick Art Materials - choose from a selection of rubb...

Leg cramps

...n the leg . ... Leg cramps usually occur when you are resting - most ... LEG Cramps --- I am sitting here with two legs that are heavy as cement and as ... My leg cramps are helped somewhat by Norflex at bedtime but not always. ... Hello Leowillman, I have gathered numerous "cures" for ...

Calcium phosphate

...... and prevention of osteomyelitis suggests that calcium phosphate cement could ... The methotrexate- calcium phosphate bone cement system may be a potentially ... What happens if I overdose on Calcium ...

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Cement in Biological News

Bioactive cement scaffold may improve bone grafts

A new technology for implants that may improve construction or repair of bones in the face, skull and jaw, has been developed by researchers from the American Dental Association Foundation (ADAF) and the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST). Described in recent and upcoming jour...

Alzheimer's disease drug treats traumatic brain injury, report GUMC researchers

...t mice had brain lesions that were as much as 70 percent smaller than control animals and they experienced minimal impairment. The findings further cement the connection between Alzheimer's disease and traumatic brain injury, Burns says, and show that "modulation of beta and gamma secretase may provide n...

Waste water treatment plant mud used as 'green' fuel

...nt plants as a partial alternative fuel can enable cement factories to reduce their CO 2 emissions and comp... carried out the first study into this method at a cement plant in Vallcarca (Catalonia), which has been producing cement for more than 100 years, and they confirm in the l...

Large sponges may be reattached to coral reefs

...ndance, can be more than 1m in diameter and may be hundreds or thousands of years old. The success of past attempts at reattaching sponges, which used cement or epoxy, has been limited because adhesives do not bind to sponge tissue. When damaged or dislodged, large sponges usually die because they are unabl...

A dirty job but ...

...w, an innovative Tel Aviv University soil-cleaning technique, which turns a cement truck into a giant mixer, may change things for industry and environmental ...ll make it possible for truckloads of contaminated earth to be cleaned in a cement mixer. The compound not only leaves life-sustaining nutrients in the soil, ...

Metastatic bone disease patients can walk in Lazarus' footsteps

...e to treat the painful effects of metastatic bone disease by injecting bone cement to support weakened bonesprovides immediate and substantial pain relief, of...perform osteoplasty. Osteoplasty involves the injection of semi-liquid bone cement (in this case, polymethyl-methacrylate or PMMA) into a bone lesion under co...

Springer author and advisory board member wins L'Oreal UNESCO Women in Science Award

...e. The 2009 Award for Europe is given to Athene Donald for her work in unraveling the mysteries of the physics of materials ranging from ice-cream, cement and starch to protein aggregation (which may be relevant to brain disease). Her activity sits within the sector of biological and soft systems, and fo...

TECNALIA leads five projects within the VII Framework Program

...rojects within the VII Framework Programme with regard to the simulation of cement materials, nanomaterials for building safer aircraft, communications and mo...ool enabling the reproduction of the mechanical structure and properties of cement materials from macroscopic variables, as well as their resistance to proces...

Monash researchers uncover cancer survival secrets

...cancers?" The Monash team will now apply their laboratory findings to human cancer samples to see if they contain low levels of TCPTP and hopefully cement the role of this protein in cancer formation and development. ...

Building on pyramids of trash

... solid toxic waste in lined deposits underground, which is current best practice. He says that such waste should first be immobilized by mixing with a cement and immobilizing additives to reduce the possibility of toxic materials leaching into the earth and ground water. Moreover, if this solidifying mat...

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Cement in Biological Technology

Secret of sandcastle construction could help revive ancient building technique, researchers say

... then compacted between forms to build walls. Sometimes stabilisers such as cement are added but the Durham research focussed on unstabilised materials. Th...ncreasing interest in using the technique as it may help reduce reliance on cement in building materials (cement production being responsible for five per cen...

Frost & Sullivan Lauds Carl Zeiss Meditec for Dominating the OCT Market for Ophthalmic Applications

...ve fashion. It continues to invest in upgrading software for objective measurement and subjective clinical evaluation of retinal disease detection. To cement its strong market position, it has also increased spending in optical technology R&D. Apart from providing advanced imaging capabilities, Car...

ClearTrial Names Software Industry Veteran Michael Bruns as Chief Operating Officer

...e software companies," noted ClearTrial CEO Mike Soenen. "His experience and skills will help drive ClearTrial's revenue growth and further cement our market leadership as we assist life sciences companies in bringing new, quality treatments to market faster, at a lower cost and with fewer resour...

Canadian Government Announces Funding for Leading Biotechnology Firm's Project

...ton, Saskatoon, and Waterloo, New York. This Canadian based firm is actively growing non-food biofuel crops to replace coal at Lafarge Canada Inc.'s cement plant in Bath, ON. PPI and Lafarge have a multi-year agreement to develop and grow clean energy biomass. ...

[video] Edward Spink, CEO of TurboSonic Technologies, Inc. Discusses Contract With Biofuel Producer in Exclusive Interview on WallSt.net's 3-Minute Press Show

...tp://www.turbosonic.com ) designs and markets air pollution control technologies to industrial customers worldwide. Its products help companies in the cement and Mineral Processing, Ethanol, Metals & Mining, Petrochemicals, Power Generation, Pulp & Paper, Waste Incineration, and Wood Products industries mee...

Spectrum Blue Steel's fresh foreign investment at 18 Billion and the Biosphere process spark attention on a global scale

... from the Biosphere System. It has several commercial uses, including use as a road base and as a material for making concrete block. When included in cement mix, the ash provides iron oxide, silica, and alumina that considerably strengthen the cement; doing so avoids the cost of purchasing these additives ...

Performance Plants Establishes U.S. Biofuels Facility

...The company recently announced a four-year agreement with Lafarge Canada Inc. to develop and provide optimized non-food biomass to replace coal at its cement plant in Bath, Ontario. PPI's proprietary seeds will benefit farmers by providing new income opportunities on land less suitable for major food crop...

Northwest Secures US$4.0 Million in Debt Financing

...ces, infrastructure, mining, healthcare, biotechnology, real estate, oil and gas. Key investments include Bank Al Bilad, DanaGas, Saudi Telecom, Saudi cement and Procare hospitals. Khalid al Rajhi, CEO of Al Rajhi, is a director of each of these companies. Disclaimer Statements made in this news release...

Bavarian Nordic Update - 2007 Annual Results, IMVAMUNE(R) Delivery Contract, Strategy Process

...implemented continuously. In the meantime, the Company is focusing strongly on streamlining its organization and on value-generating elements that can cement the position of Bavarian Nordic as an innovative, globally leading supplier of vaccines. In the short term, this means that the key focus will be on: ...

Calling for a Cure

...sbestos was used heavily in Navy ships and shipyards; in workplaces; in common building materials including drywalls, flooring, roofing materials, and cement pipes; in automotive products like brake pads; and even in common consumer products like hair dryers. As a result, the carcinogen has permeated our ho...

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Cement in Biological Dictionary

Ribosomal RNA

...rly a third of the 34 large ribosomal subunit proteins displayed RNA chaperone activity. ... wind their way through ribosomal RNA , acting to cement together ... ... and LSU (large subunit) ribosomal RNA sequences. ... The European ribosomal RNA database was founded at the University of ...

Haversian canal

... (b), connecting two Haversian systems. ... ... pointing to the Haversian canals . ... Blue arrows - Haversian Canal . Green dotted lines - cement Lines. White ... Canal . Blue Arrow - Haversian System ... Moran and Rowley's Histology Course and Histology Review Program now available ... He...

Dehiscent

... September and split open to scatter the seeds when mature.[2] ... Superior semi-circular canal dehiscence: Resurfacing with calcium phosphate bone cement from Australian Journal of Oto ... of the dehiscent canal with ... Dehiscent -fruited species in the Southwest and Midwest of the USA and Cana...

Base modification

...terial for public roads, residential streets, parking areas, ... Modified cement Treated Base . The Modified cement is a high quality ... Many of the rRNA base modification mutants hav...
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