Main content of this page

Anchor links to the different areas of information in this page:

You are here: MEDICA Portal. MEDICA Magazine. Industry News. Orthopedics.

Company News

Company News

 
 

Orthopaedics: 3-D Printer to Make Bone-Like Material

( Source: MEDICA.de )

Photo: Bone-Like Hip Replacement; linked to [02/12/2011] Washington State University researchers have used a 3D printer to create a bone-like material and structure that can be used in orthopaedic procedures, dental work, and to deliver medicine for treating osteoporosis. Paired with actual bone, it acts as a scaffold for new bone to grow on and ultimately dissolves with no apparent ill effects.Orthopaedics: 3-D Printer to Make Bone-Like Material - Read more

Kinematic Imbalances in Babies: “Back to sleep, tummy to play“

( Source: MEDICA.de )

[02/11/2011] Starting at the third month after birth, babies should be able to lie straight on their backs, grab with both hands, prop themselves up on their elbows and be able to freely move their head to both sides. If more one-sided use of the body is detected instead, it could be a case of kinematic imbalance.Kinematic Imbalances in Babies: “Back to sleep, tummy to play“ - Read more

Research: Citrate Key in Bone's Nanostructure

( Source: MEDICA.de )

Photo: Image of bone structure [10/06/2011] Bone is one of nature's surprising "building materials." Pound-for-pound it's stronger than steel, tough yet resilient. Scientists at the U.S. Department of Energy's Ames Laboratory have identified the composition that gives bone its outstanding properties and the important role citrate plays, work that may help science better understand and treat or prevent bone diseases such as osteoporosis.Research: Citrate Key in Bone's Nanostructure - Read more

Plantar fasciitis: Stretching Seems to do the Trick

( Source: MEDICA.de )

[05/11/2010] According to a new study patients with acute plantar fasciitis who perform manual plantar fasciitis stretching exercises, as opposed to shockwave therapy, had superior results and higher patient satisfaction. Plantar fasciitis: Stretching Seems to do the Trick - Read more

Breast Cancer: Study Offers Hope for Women with ER-Negative

( Source: MEDICA.de )

[12/10/2010] Women who have estrogen (ER)-negative breast cancer may have more drug-treatment options than previously thought, a Creighton University study suggests. Breast Cancer: Study Offers Hope for Women with ER-Negative - Read more

 
 

More informations and functions

MEDICA Newsletter

Graphic of an envelope with stroke "Order now!"