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...
5 days 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...
7 days 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...
26 days ago - Healio
Study finds 27% overall all-cause Pinnacle metal-on-metal THR failure rate at 10 years
VIENNA - Patients treated at a single center with one brand of metal-on-metal total hip replacement had a statistically significantly greater risk of implant failure if they...
26 days ago - Healio - 2 articles
Mouse implanted with ovaries made by 3D printer gives birth, offering new hope for infertile women
LONDON - Infertile women have been offered new hope after scientists created ovaries on a 3D printer and used them to produce healthy offspring. For the first time ever, U.S...
1 month ago - National Post
Study supports utility of 3-D printing for planning of complex spinal surgery
Investigators of this case report highlighted the use of 3-D printing for the development of customized prostheses and surgical planning, and noted the technology can make...
1 month ago - Healio
Synthes GmbH initiates product removal of DePuy Synthes Radial Head Prosthesis System
Synthes GmbH has initiated a product removal of the DePuy Synthes Radial Head Prosthesis System intended for primary and revision joint replacement of the radial head.According...
1 month ago - Healio - 2 articles
Sutureless aortic prosthesis linked to positive 1-year hemodynamic, clinical, functional outcomes
A sutureless aortic prosthesis for use in standard-risk surgical patients was associated with positive outcomes at 1 year, according to results presented at AATS Week.Patients...
1 month ago - Healio
Click-on arm prosthesis controlled by patient's thoughts
Last Friday, the first patient in the Netherlands received his click-on robotic arm. By means of a new technique, this robotic arm is clicked directly onto the bone. A unique...
2 monthes ago - ScienceDaily
Impaction autografting proved to be secure, bone-preserving method for shoulder arthroplasty
Use of impaction autografting for humeral component fixation in anatomic shoulder arthroplasty proved to be a secure, durable and bone-preserving option, according to...
2 monthes ago - Healio
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Persistent Stress May Hasten Death in Heart Patients
Doctors should assess mental health at routine cardiac visits, study authors say Related MedlinePlus Pages: Heart Diseases , Stress
Blackmores CEO Christine Holgate quits to run Australia Post
Blackmores CEO and MD Christine Holgate is leaving the supplements giant after nine years at the helm to take the top job at state-owned Australia Post.
Talk it Out: Are you in favor of the new Senate GOP health-care bill?
The Senate republicans are looking to erase major parts of the Affordable Care Act in a new bill. Would you be in favor of such changes or are you concerned?
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Working night shifts raises life-threatening disease risk
A University of Washington study has discovered that staff doing unsociable hours get rid of five times less disease-causing chemicals in their urine.
Abortion should be DECRIMINALISED, say medics
Delegates at the British Medical Association's annual meeting in Bournemouth voted in favour of a motion calling for a change in the law. It will now adopt this stance as its...
Zolpidem Drug: Surprising Effects of Insomnia Medication
Insomnia medication Zolpidem may work well in improving the conditions like coma recovery and vegetative states, finds a new review study.
Professor's Response To Mom Who Missed Class Is Going Viral For All The...
Professor's kind response to student's absence goes viral Finding good, reliable childcare can be a real challenge for parents, and sometimes even the best options fall though...
Potential Biomarkers To Identify Benign Pancreatic Lesions
The levels of two proteins VEGF-A and CEA are used to identify pancreatic cysts that will not develop into cancerous lesions.
This Man's Viral Tinder Profile Shows Why Honesty Can Be the Best Policy
Rodale Inc. Dustin gave it to Tinder straight as he could, and the Internet loves it When creating a dating profile, honesty is always the best policy. After all, no one is...