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FDA Clears Abaloparatide for High-Risk Osteoporosis Patients FDA Clears Abaloparatide for High-Risk Osteoporosis Patients
Abaloparatide is the first new anabolic treatment approved for postmenopausal women with osteoporosis in the United States in nearly 15 years.FDA Approvals (Source: Medscape Pharmacist Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pharmacist Headlines - April 28, 2017 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Alert Source Type: news

FDA Approves Tymlos (abaloparatide) for the Treatment of Postmenopausal Women with Osteoporosis at High Risk for Fracture
WALTHAM, Mass., April 28, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Radius Health, Inc. (Nasdaq:RDUS), a science-driven fully integrated biopharmaceutical company that is committed to developing innovative therapeutics in the areas of osteoporosis, oncology and... (Source: Drugs.com - New Drug Approvals)
Source: Drugs.com - New Drug Approvals - April 28, 2017 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

FDA Approves Radius Health’s TYMLOS(TM) (abaloparatide), a Bone Building Agent for the Treatment of Postmenopausal Women with Osteoporosis at High Risk for Fracture
TYMLOS is the first new anabolic (bone building) agent for postmenopausal women with osteoporosis in the United States in nearly 15 years US Commercial Launch in May Approval Based on Results at 18 months from the Landmark ACTIVE Trial and the first ... Biopharmaceuticals, FDA Radius Health, TYMLOS, abaloparatide, osteoporosis (Source: HSMN NewsFeed)
Source: HSMN NewsFeed - April 28, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

ReWalk Robotics Names Jodi Gricci Chief Commercial Officer
Leading Exoskeleton Manufacturer Promotes Gricci, Expands Leadership Team MARLBOROUGH, Mass. and YOKNEAM ILIT, Israel, April 28, 2017 -- (Healthcare Sales & Marketing Network) -- ReWalk Robotics Ltd. (Nasdaq: RWLK) ("ReWalk"), leading manufac... Devices, Orthopaedic, Personnel ReWalk Robotics, exoskeleton, spinal cord injury (Source: HSMN NewsFeed)
Source: HSMN NewsFeed - April 28, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

​FDA approves Radius Health osteoporosis drug, but adds cancer warning
The FDA on Friday approved an osteoporosis drug made by Waltham-based Radius Health, but added a so-called "black box" warning that the treatment had increased the risk of bone cancer in rats. Radius (Nasdaq: RDUS) is hoping that abaloparatide, which will be sold under the brand name Tymlos, will eventually take on Forteo, an osteoporosis treatment sold by Eli Lilly (NYSE: LLY) that generated $1.5 billion in sales last year. Forteo has the same warning, which states that the drug increa sed the risk… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - April 28, 2017 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Max Stendahl Source Type: news

​FDA approves Radius Health osteoporosis drug, but adds cancer warning
The FDA on Friday approved an osteoporosis drug made by Waltham-based Radius Health, but added a so-called "black box" warning that the treatment had increased the risk of bone cancer in rats. Radius (Nasdaq: RDUS) is hoping that abaloparatide, which will be sold under the brand name Tymlos, will eventually take on Forteo, an osteoporosis treatment sold by Eli Lilly (NYSE: LLY) that generated $1.5 billion in sales last year. Forteo has the same warning, which states that the drug increa sed the risk… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - April 28, 2017 Category: American Health Authors: Max Stendahl Source Type: news

Johnson & Johnson lands $260m Defense Dept. contract for orthopedic devices
The U.S. Defense Dept. yesterday awarded a Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ) unit a contract for orthopedic products worth nearly $260.5 million. The 1-year contract with Piscataway, N.J.-based Johnson & Johnson Healthcare System includes 4 1-year options; the total maximum value of the agreement covers the life of the contract including the option years, if exercised, according to the Pentagon. The deal calls for J&J to supply orthopedic products to the Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps and federal civilian agencies. The contract is slated to expire April 27, 2022, the DoD said. The Pentagon also said it gran...
Source: Mass Device - April 28, 2017 Category: Medical Equipment Authors: Brad Perriello Tags: Orthopedics Resuscitation Johnson & Johnson Physio-Control U.S. Defense Dept. Source Type: news

Blunt Cardiac Injury Associated With Snowboarding Trauma Blunt Cardiac Injury Associated With Snowboarding Trauma
This patient became hemodynamically unstable after colliding with a tree while snowboarding. What did ECG reveal about his condition?Journal of Medical Case Reports (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - April 28, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Orthopaedics Journal Article Source Type: news

Osteoporosis Treatment Efficacy for Men Osteoporosis Treatment Efficacy for Men
While osteoporotic fractures are most often studied in women, men are affected as well. Which osteoporosis treatment options offer the best protection for men?Journal of the American Geriatrics Society (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - April 28, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology Journal Article Source Type: news

MassDevice.com +5 | The top 5 medtech stories for April 27, 2017
Say hello to MassDevice +5, a bite-sized view of the top five medtech stories of the day. This feature of MassDevice.com’s coverage highlights our 5 biggest and most influential stories from the day’s news to make sure you’re up to date on the headlines that continue to shape the medical device industry. Get this in your inbox everyday by subscribing to our newsletters.   5. Avedro raises $42m, opens new Mass-based manufacturing facility Avedro said today it raised $42 million in equity and debt financing and opened a new manufacturing facility in Burlington, Mass. The equity financing was led by H...
Source: Mass Device - April 27, 2017 Category: Medical Equipment Authors: MassDevice Tags: News Well Plus 5 Source Type: news

Pendant Bioscience joins J & J JLABS incubator in Toronto
Advanced materials and drug delivery developer Pendant Biosciences said today it won acceptance into Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ) Innovation’s JLABS incubator in Toronto. Pendant Biosciences is developing a surface coating and drug delivery technologies through a polymer-based platform. The Nashville, Tenn.-based company said it is initially focused on developing applications within the orthopedic market. The company’s lead product candidate is a surface modification intended to reduce risk associated with certain orthopedic transplants, which it said has the potential to operate in multiple therapeutic are...
Source: Mass Device - April 27, 2017 Category: Medical Equipment Authors: Fink Densford Tags: Business/Financial News Research & Development pendant biosciences Source Type: news

Zimmer Biomet slides on lowered outlook, despite Q1 beats
Zimmer Biomet (NYSE:ZBH) shares are off today after the orthopedics giant beat Wall Street’s 1st-quarter forecast but lowered its outlook for the rest of the year. Warsaw, Ind.-based Zimmer Biomet posted profits of $299.4 million, or $1.47 per share, on sales of $1.98 billion for the 3 months ended March 31, for bottom-line growth of 175.2% on sales growth of 3.8% compared with Q1 2016. Adjusted to exclude 1-time items, earnings per share were $2.13, 2¢ ahead of The Street, where analysts were looking for sales of $1.96 billion. But the company also lowered its guidance for the rest of the year, saying it now exp...
Source: Mass Device - April 27, 2017 Category: Medical Equipment Authors: Brad Perriello Tags: MassDevice Earnings Roundup Orthopedics Wall Street Beat Zimmer Biomet Source Type: news

Could history of humans in North America be rewritten by broken bones?
Smashed mastodon bones show humans arrived over 100,000 years earlier than previously thought say researchers, although other experts are scepticalThe history of the people of America, a story that dates back to the last ice age, has been upended by the battered bones of a mastodon found under a freeway construction site in California.Archaeological sites in North America have led most researchers to believe that the continent was first reached by humans like us,Homo sapiens, about 15,000 years ago. But inspection of the broken mastodon bones, and large stones lying with them, point to a radical new date for the arrival of...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - April 27, 2017 Category: Science Authors: Ian Sample Science editor Tags: Anthropology Science Evolution Americas World news Archaeology Source Type: news

Guidelines Issued on Managing Bone Loss Tied to Aromatase Inhibitor Therapy (FREE)
By Amy Orciari Herman Edited by Susan Sadoughi, MD, and Richard Saitz, MD, MPH, FACP, DFASAM Several professional groups, including the International Osteoporosis Foundation, have issued a position statement on managing bone loss in postmenopausal women receiving adjuvant aromatase inhibitor therapy for breast … (Source: Physician's First Watch current issue)
Source: Physician's First Watch current issue - April 26, 2017 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Women of South Asian descent 'may be at greater risk of osteoporosis'
This study focused on trends in bone resorption, the process by which bone tissue is broken down by osteoclast cells to enable the transfer of calcium from bone tissue into the bloodstream. This is an essential function that help to body adapt to change and repair damage, but when it becomes excessive and unbalanced, it can be detrimental to bone health. Researchers examined 370 pre and postmenopausal South Asian and white Caucasian women in the UK over a 12-month period by measuring levels of N terminal telopeptide, a byproduct of bone resorption found in urine. It was found that premenopausal South Asian women had higher...
Source: Arthritis Research UK - April 26, 2017 Category: Rheumatology Source Type: news

Osteoporosis-Drug Holidays for Low-Risk Patients: EMAS Concurs Osteoporosis-Drug Holidays for Low-Risk Patients: EMAS Concurs
A new EMAS position paper on the appropriate use of a drug holiday following treatment for osteoporosis in patients at low risk for fracture concurs with that of the American Society for Bone and Mineral Research.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines)
Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines - April 26, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Bare bones: Making bones transparent
A new bone clearing technique is a breakthrough for testing osteoporosis drugs. The technique has promising applications for understanding how bones interact with the rest of the body. (Source: ScienceDaily Headlines)
Source: ScienceDaily Headlines - April 26, 2017 Category: Science Source Type: news

Women More Sensitive to Metal Joint Implants Than Men
Researchers don't know if hormones or exposure to metals in makeup or jewelry may play a part Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Hip Replacement, Knee Replacement, Women's Health (Source: MedlinePlus Health News)
Source: MedlinePlus Health News - April 26, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Musculoskeletal injuries associated with hoverboard use in children - Monteilh C, Patel P, Gaffney J.
Hoverboards burst onto the scene with wide popularity only to be quickly deemed unsafe and banned in many arenas. We conducted a retrospective cohort study of 35 patients seen in our outpatient pediatric orthopedic office over a 1-year period. The mean age... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 26, 2017 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Effect of Exercise-Based Football Injury Prevention Programs Effect of Exercise-Based Football Injury Prevention Programs
How effective have FIFA injury prevention programs been at reducing the overall rate of football injuries?British Journal of Sports Medicine (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - April 26, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Orthopaedics Journal Article Source Type: news

Women More Sensitive to Metal Joint Implants Than Men: Study
WEDNESDAY, April 26, 2017 -- One reason women are more likely than men to have complications after hip or knee replacement surgery may be because they ' re more sensitive to the metals in joint implants, a new study suggests. Researchers reviewed the... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - April 26, 2017 Category: Journals (General) Source Type: news

Bare bones: Making bones transparent
(California Institute of Technology) A new bone clearing technique is a breakthrough for testing osteoporosis drugs. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - April 26, 2017 Category: Global & Universal Source Type: news

Intense training without proper recovery may compromise bone health in elite rowers
Bone mineral density, an indicator of bone strength, typically increases with regular exercise, acting as a protective mechanism against bone fractures and osteoporosis. But a new study suggests that the extended, high-intensity training sessions of elite athletes could reverse beneficial bone changes. (Source: ScienceDaily Headlines)
Source: ScienceDaily Headlines - April 25, 2017 Category: Science Source Type: news

Four cups of coffee 'not bad for health' suggests review
Conclusion It appears that previous recommendations from the 2003 Health Canada review into the effects of caffeine on health remain suitable. Health Canada recommended a maximum daily coffee intake of 400mg/day for healthy adults and 300mg/day for pregnant women. Although this review looked at a large number of studies and found that the evidence overall supports these recommendations, there are some limitations to the research: The number of studies providing evidence for each health outcome varied. Some results were based on a large number of studies, others on a much smaller number. This means the strength of evide...
Source: NHS News Feed - April 25, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Food/diet Pregnancy/child Source Type: news

Post-fracture care: Do we need to educate patients rather than doctors?
This multicenter, randomized controlled trial involved 436 women, aged 50-85 years, who had attended hospital for treatment of a fragility fracture of the wrist or upper arm. The intervention group received repeated oral and written information about fragility fractures and osteoporosis management by a case manager, who prompted the patients to visit their primary care physicians to ask for BMD testing and management. This was found to improve the rate of post-fracture BMD testing by 20%. (Source: ScienceDaily Headlines)
Source: ScienceDaily Headlines - April 25, 2017 Category: Science Source Type: news

This Is What Your Teeth Can Reveal About Your Overall Health
The dentist may not be your favorite appointment, but it’s a necessity.  Good oral hygiene saves you from more than just tooth decay, cavities and bad breath. It is critically important because it can help prevent certain medical conditions such as cardiovascular disease and osteoporosis. And here’s something else: The state of your teeth, mouth and gums can clue your dentist into other medical issues you may need to address. By examining your mouth, your dentist can identify eating disorders, sleeping problems, anxiety, stress and more. Below are some of the things dentists can see about yo...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - April 25, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Effects of balance-coordination, strengthening and aerobic exercises to prevent falls in postmenopausal patients with osteoporosis: a 6-month randomized parallel prospective study - Dizdar M, Irdesel JF, Dizdar OS, Topsac M.
Osteoporosis is a systemic disease characterized by the increase of bone fragility and fracture risk. Postmenopausal female osteoporotic patients were randomized into 3 groups;balance and coordination, strengthening, and aerobic exercise group. The exercis... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 25, 2017 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Age 89 years, depression, fall with pelvic fracture, severe confusion - serotonin syndrome : dfferential diagnosis, importance of CYP450 and economic considerations - Weinrebe W, Moutaouakil A, Risz K, Martin M, Jeckelmann K, Goetz S.
A  case study of an 89-year-old patient is reported, who was admitted to hospital because of immobility due to pain. After the cause of the pain could initially be clarified and treated, the further clinical course in this very old woman showed an alarming... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 25, 2017 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

New guidance for management of aromatase-inhibitor related bone loss in breast cancer
(International Osteoporosis Foundation) Women treated with aromatase-inhibitors (AI) for breast cancer experience a two to four-fold increase in bone loss compared to the normal rate of bone loss with menopause -- and as a result they are at heightened risk of fracture. This new Position Statement, jointly published by seven international and European organizations, identifies fracture-related risk factors in these patients and outlines key management strategies to help prevent bone loss and fractures. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - April 25, 2017 Category: Global & Universal Source Type: news

Post-fracture care: Do we need to educate patients rather than doctors?
(International Osteoporosis Foundation) This multicenter, randomized controlled trial involved 436 women, aged 50-85 years, who had attended hospital for treatment of a fragility fracture of the wrist or upper arm. The intervention group received repeated oral and written information about fragility fractures and osteoporosis management by a case manager, who prompted the patients to visit their primary care physicians to ask for BMD testing and management. This was found to improve the rate of post-fracture BMD testing by 20%. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - April 25, 2017 Category: Global & Universal Source Type: news

3Shape wins expanded FDA nod for Ortho System orthodontic software suite
Orthodontic med device firm 3Shape said last Friday it won expanded FDA 510(k) clearance for its 3Shape Ortho System software for orthodontics. The expanded indications allow for the designing of dental retainers, splints, mouthguards and nightguards in addition to previously cleared custom metal bands, export models and indirect bonding transfer media, the company said. 3Shape’s Ortho System is designed to allow users to overlay DICOM, cephalometric and 2D pictures along with intraoral scans for orthodontic case analysis and planning, as well as treatment simulations and orthodontic appliance design. “The new ...
Source: Mass Device - April 24, 2017 Category: Medical Equipment Authors: Fink Densford Tags: 510(k) Food & Drug Administration (FDA) Orthopedics Regulatory/Compliance 3Shape Source Type: news

Genetics may be key to hormone therapy for bone fracture in women
A new study by the University at Buffalo found women at the highest genetic risk of bone fracture benefit the most from hormone therapy. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - April 24, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Genetics are key to hormone therapy lowering risk of broken bones in older women
Women at the highest genetic risk for fracture benefit the most from hormone therapy, according to a first-of-its-kind study. (Source: ScienceDaily Headlines)
Source: ScienceDaily Headlines - April 24, 2017 Category: Science Source Type: news

Genetics are key to hormone therapy lowering risk of broken bones in older women
(University at Buffalo) Women at the highest genetic risk for fracture benefit the most from hormone therapy, according to a first-of-its-kind study led by researchers at the University at Buffalo. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - April 24, 2017 Category: Biology Source Type: news

UK National Osteoporosis Guideline Group (NOGG) launches 2017 update
The Society for Endocrinology is pleased to announce that the UK National Osteoporosis Guideline Group (NOGG) 2017 Update has now been released via theirwebsite. This new Guideline, accredited by NICE, includes a number of updates on risk assessment, management and treatments. An obvious change is the alteration to the age-related assessment and intervention thresholds so that these now remain constant from the age of 70 years upwards. The thresholds remain automatically accessible from the FRAX UK risk assessment tool. The full Guideline, and an updatedPatient Information Leaflet, are a...
Source: Society for Endocrinology - April 24, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

#MayoClinicRadio Podcast: 4/22/17
Listen: Mayo Clinic Radio 4/22/17 On the Mayo Clinic Radio podcast, orthopedic surgeon?Dr. Norman Turner III?discusses treatment for common foot problems and ways to prevent them. Also on the program, parasitologist Dr. Bobbi Pritt has an update on the Lyme disease predictions for 2017. And critical care physician and sleep medicine expert Dr. Timothy Morgenthaler?tries [...] (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - April 24, 2017 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Vancomycin Prophylaxis for Total Joint Arthroplasty: Incorrectly Dosed and Has a Higher Rate of Periprosthetic Infection Than Cefazolin
Data from a study published online in the journal Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research suggest that many patients may not be adequately dosed with vancomycin prophylaxis prior to total joint arthroplasty (TJA).  (Source: Orthogate - Latest News)
Source: Orthogate - Latest News - April 23, 2017 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Featured Editors Choice News Source Type: news

Orthopedic Outcomes Research Fellowship position 2017-18 with FORCE-TJR
The Department of Orthopedic at the University of Massachusetts Medical School invites applications for an Outcomes Research Fellowship position in 2017-18. Take a year out to strengthen your orthopedic training and join the FORCE-TJR team that includes surgeons, epidemiologists and biostatisticians. (Source: Orthogate - Latest News)
Source: Orthogate - Latest News - April 23, 2017 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Featured Job Opportunities News Source Type: news

MassDevice.com +5 | The top 5 medtech stories for April 21, 2017
Say hello to MassDevice +5, a bite-sized view of the top five medtech stories of the day. This feature of MassDevice.com’s coverage highlights our 5 biggest and most influential stories from the day’s news to make sure you’re up to date on the headlines that continue to shape the medical device industry. Get this in your inbox everyday by subscribing to our newsletters.   5. Beaver-Visitec picks up Malosa Medical Beaver-Visitec said today it acquired U.K.-based single-use ophthalmology surgical instrument maker Malosa Medical for an undisclosed amount. Malosa Medical has a portfolio of more than 40...
Source: Mass Device - April 21, 2017 Category: Medical Equipment Authors: MassDevice Tags: News Well Plus 5 Source Type: news

Ask the expert: What is the female athlete triad and how can it be prevented?
The spring athletics season is in full swing and for those at the high school and college level, practices and game schedules can be intense. When you blend this physical commitment with the demands of a hectic academic schedule, sometimes maintaining healthy eating habits and positive energy balance can be challenging. Dr. Kathryn Ackerman, medical director of Boston Children’s Female Athlete Program, shares important information about a condition called the female athlete triad and offers tools to keep young athletes healthy, energized and at the top of their game. What is the female athlete triad?  The female ...
Source: Thrive, Children's Hospital Boston - April 21, 2017 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Maureen McCarthy Tags: Ask the Expert Female Athlete Program female athlete triad Kathryn Ackerman Source Type: news

Eating clean, unprocessed foods is now a dangerous "cult," declares idiotic mainstream media (with a little help from the dirty diary industry)
(Natural News) As more people are turning their back to dairy and other processed foods, the National Osteoporosis Society, subsidized by the milk industry, has now declared clean eating to be a dangerous “cult” and “ticking time bomb” that could leave young people with weak bones. For decades, the milk industry has made us believe... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - April 21, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Ibuprofen and Resistance Training Impacts on Bone and Muscle Ibuprofen and Resistance Training Impacts on Bone and Muscle
How might the combination of resistance training and ibuprofen supplementation impact the musculoskeletal health of postmenopausal women?Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - April 21, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Orthopaedics Journal Article Source Type: news

Joint Loading in Runners Does Not Initiate Knee OA Joint Loading in Runners Does Not Initiate Knee OA
Runners place high loads on their knees yet are no more likely to develop osteoarthritis than non-runners.Exercise and Sport Sciences Reviews (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - April 21, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Orthopaedics Journal Article Source Type: news

Magnesium ' Could Prevent Broken Bones ' Magnesium ' Could Prevent Broken Bones '
WebMD Health News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - April 20, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Reassuring Long-term Safety Trends With Denosumab Treatment Reassuring Long-term Safety Trends With Denosumab Treatment
There appear to be no worsening safety trends when denosumab is used long term for the treatment of osteoporosis in postmenopausal women, according to the seven-year FREEDOM Extension trial.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - April 20, 2017 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Rheumatology News Source Type: news

J & J ’ s DePuy picks up bioresorbable 3D printing tech from Tissue Regeneration Systems
Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ) subsidiary DePuy Synthes said today it acquired 3D printing technology assets from Tissue Regeneration Systems for an undisclosed amount. DePuy said it will use the technology to create patient-specific, bioresorbable implants for correcting orthopedic and craniomaxillofacial deformities and injuries. “We are systematically investing in building a pipeline of 3D printed products. The TRS technology, which will be added to the DePuy Synthes Trauma Platform, is the latest example of how we are working toward developing next-generation technologies that transform healthcare delivery wi...
Source: Mass Device - April 20, 2017 Category: Medical Equipment Authors: Fink Densford Tags: Business/Financial News Orthopedics DePuy Synthes Johnson & Johnson Tissue Regeneration Systems Source Type: news

Why You Cannot See My Daughter's Autism
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Source: Science - The Huffington Post - April 20, 2017 Category: Science Source Type: news

Why You Cannot See My Daughter's Autism
function onPlayerReadyVidible(e){'undefined'!=typeof HPTrack&&HPTrack.Vid.Vidible_track(e)}!function(e,i){if(e.vdb_Player){if('object'==typeof commercial_video){var a='',o='m.fwsitesection='+commercial_video.site_and_category;if(a+=o,commercial_video['package']){var c='&m.fwkeyvalues=sponsorship%3D'+commercial_video['package'];a+=c}e.setAttribute('vdb_params',a)}i(e.vdb_Player)}else{var t=arguments.callee;setTimeout(function(){t(e,i)},0)}}(document.getElementById('vidible_1'),onPlayerReadyVidible); On our fifth and final day of a cross-country move from Maine to Minnesota, my husband, father-in-law, daughter and I...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - April 20, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

FDA clears Halyard ’ s Coolief RF device for treating OA pain
Halyard Health (NYSE:HYH) said today it won FDA clearance for its Coolief cooled radiofrequency thermal system designed for treating moderate to severe chronic osteoarthritis knee pain The Alpharetta, Ga.-based company claims that the Coolief is the 1st and only RF treatment to be cleared by the FDA for relieving OA pain. “I see many patients who suffer with chronic osteoarthritis knee pain in my practice who are not immediate candidates for knee replacement surgery due to co-morbidities, such as obesity or other chronic health issues. Coolief Cooled RF treatment provides significant pain relief for patients wit...
Source: Mass Device - April 20, 2017 Category: Medical Equipment Authors: Fink Densford Tags: Orthopedics Pain Management Regulatory/Compliance Halyard Health Source Type: news

7D Surgical Enters Into Key Distribution Agreements in the United States for Its Breakthrough Image Guidance System for Spine Surgery
Innovative platform introduces Machine-vision Image Guided Surgery (MvIGS) TORONTO, April 20, 2017 -- (Healthcare Sales & Marketing Network) -- 7D Surgical, developer of ground breaking surgical navigation technologies, announced today that it has ente... Devices, Orthopaedic, Neurosurgery, Distribution 7D Surgical, Surgical One, DB Surgical, MvIGS (Source: HSMN NewsFeed)
Source: HSMN NewsFeed - April 20, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news