Coapt, WillowWood partner to develop new prosthesis liner
Coapt LLC and WillowWood have announced a partnership to develop a new liner for more advanced and comfortable use of upper extremity prostheses, according to a press...
2 days ago - Healio
A comparison of speech intonation production and perception abilities of Farsi speaking cochlear implanted and normal hearing children
Cochlear implant prosthesis facilitates spoken language development and speech comprehension in children with severe-profound hearing loss. However, this prosthesis is limited...
1 month ago - International Journal of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology - 2 articles
Mechanical heart valves lead to fewer infections than biological prosthesis
Infections in surgically implanted heart valves are more common in patients who have been given a biological prosthetic valve than in those with a mechanical one, a study from...
1 month ago - News Medical - 2 articles
Medicare coverage for Argus II system expanded
A Medicare coverage expansion will now allow the Argus II retinal prosthesis system to be covered in seven of 12 Medicare Administrative Contractor jurisdictions in the United...
1 month ago - Healio
Second Sight marks entry in South Korea
Second Sight's Argus II Retinal Prosthesis System has been implanted in two patients in South Korea, while Taiwan saw its second implant performed, marking the company's entry...
1 month ago - Healio
'Resilient' Aortic Valve Gets the FDA Greenlight
Inspiris Resilia surgical prosthesis is designed to resist calcification
1 month ago - MedPageToday
Magnetic Oculomotor Prosthetics to Treat Nystagmus
Nystagmus, also known as dancing eyes, involves a rhythmic oscillation or flickering of the eyes. The magnetic prosthesis can control eye movement, finds a study.
1 month ago - Medindia Health
Create Orthotics develops virtual reality O&P software
Create Orthotics and Prosthetics has developed a new software platform that uses virtual reality and 3-D printing to allow clinicians to design, print and test fit a prosthesis...
1 month ago - Healio
A wooden toe: Swiss Egyptologists study 3000-year-old prosthesis
It is likely to be one of the oldest prosthetic devices in human history: Together with other experts, Egyptologists have reexamined an artificial wooden big toe. The find is...
1 month ago - ScienceDaily
Patient and surgeon factors affect patients' ability to return to sports after knee surgery
VIENNA - Return to sports has several advantages for patients with degenerative knees who undergo total knee arthroplasty , unicompartamental arthroplasty, high tibial...
2 monthes ago - Healio
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Antidepressants may Not be as Effective as Previously Thought
People medicating with antidepressants regard themselves as improved due to placebo effect, as the drugs do not exert any actual antidepressant effect.
Overuse of Antibiotics Can Reduce Body's Ability to Fight Diseases
Antibiotics are drugs used for treating infections caused by bacteria. Neutrophils play an important role as a first-line 'innate immune response' when foreign pathogens invade.
Visual Impairment Linked With Poor Cognition Among The Elderly
Vision problems in people is expected to double by 2050 and it was found that visual dysfunction and poor cognition are highly prevalent among older adults.
Is It Safe To Use Vaginal Estrogen?
Vaginal dryness and urinary problems associated with menopause can be treated with effective and safe vaginal estrogen, reveals a recent study.
Exercising Too Much Will Stall Your Weight Loss and Even Make You Gain...
Have you heard of adrenal fatigue ? It happens when you work out too much, and it can seriously hinder your physical goals, as well as your health itself. "Exercising at a high...
Stressed women are more likely to miscarry, study claims
The study, conducted at University College London and Zhejang University in China, provides strong evidence that stress in a woman's early adulthood could have serious...
Do You Need Extra Sleep If You're Trying to Lose Weight? What You Need to Know
We know how important sleep is for our health . We try our best to get as much shut-eye as possible, but that's easier said than done when you have a million things on your...
We Will Never Stop Dancing to The Fitness Marshall's Routine to Demi Lovato
"Glow up without them" after you "kick your boyfriend to the curb" in yet another hilariously fun dance from The Fitness Marshall . This dance cardio jam comes courtesy of Demi...
Dietary management of OCD: Study links metabolism and vitamin D status to...
One carbon metabolism that includes vitamin B12 and homocysteine, plus vitamin D deficiency could all play a role in the onset of obsessive compulsive disorder , research suggests.
Burnt out? Rhodiola rosea supplements may help, says new study
Daily supplements containing Rhodiola rosea extract may improve the symptoms of burnout, suggests data from the first trial to examine the effects of the botanical extract on...