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Tuesday 19th August 2014

Female ACL Injuries: Why do they occur? How can we prevent them?

BroadcastMed, Inc. and New England Baptist Hospital in Boston, MA, present a Continuing Medical Education program for physicians about anterior cruciate ligament injuries in the female athlete. This is one of the most common sports medicine injuries for women in the country. There are approximately 250,000 ACL injuries every year in the United States. ...

Monday 18th August 2014

Medical News Today: Slippery material for lubricating joints inspired by nature

A natural molecule found in the fluid surrounding healthy joints provides the inspiration for scientists developing slippery materials for artificial joints and moving surfaces.

IntelliCell BioSciences Added New Members to Management Team

NEW YORK, NY -- (Marketwired) -- 08/19/14 -- IntelliCell BioSciences, Inc. ("IntelliCell" or the "Company") (OTCQB: SVFC), a regenerative medicine company utilizing adult autologous stromal vascular cells (SVCs) derived from the blood vessels found in adipose tissue, announced today that it has added Mr. Vincent S. Dugan as Director of National Sales and Mr. John Huber III as interim Chief Financ...

Medtech Shifts from High Gear into Overdrive: Canaccord’s William Plovanic

The Life Sciences Report: Canaccord Genuity is an investment banking firm focused on growth companies. Can you comment generally on the outlook for medical devices? William Plovanic: I would say the medical device sector has, over the last couple of years, provided very solid returns for investors—especially in 2013. As we've moved into 2014, it's been more challenging for some of the high-growt...

BioElectronics EVP Dr. Deepak Kotak Interviewed on CEO Live

FREDERICK, Md., Aug. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BioElectronics Corporation (OTC Pink: BIEL), the maker of advanced consumer medical devices said that its EVP Dr. Deepak Kotak was interviewed by CEOLIVE.TV as part of its Executive Interview Series. The entire interview is available at http://ceolive.tv/bioelectronics-corp-otc-biel/biel-videos/2282-ceolive-tv-interview-bioelectronics-corp-otcqb-biel ...

Physical activity fails to show link with chronic musculoskeletal pain

Neither little nor excessive physical activity contributes to chronic musculoskeletal pain in people who are middle-aged or older, Japanese study findings suggest.

Chronic musculoskeletal pain influenced by genetics

Children of parents with chronic musculoskeletal pain are at increased risk of also suffering from such pain as adults, a large family-linkage study shows.

Hallucigenia’s onychophoran-like claws and the case for Tactopoda

The Palaeozoic form-taxon Lobopodia encompasses a diverse range of soft-bodied ‘legged worms’ known from exceptional fossil deposits. Although lobopodians occupy a deep phylogenetic position within Panarthropoda, a shortage of derived characters ...

Passionate Respiratory Care Specialist Amos O. Ochola, RRT-RCP, Hailed for Commitment to Excellence in Patient Care in The Leading Physicians of the World

The International Association of HealthCare Professionals has carefully selected Amos O. Ochola, RRT-RCP, to represent respiratory care in their publication, Worldwide Leaders in Healthcare. Amos’ selection is a clear reflection of his astonishing ...

Passionate Respiratory Care Specialist Amos O. Ochola, RRT-RCP, Hailed for Commitment to Excellence in Patient Care in Worldwide Leaders in Healthcare

The International Association of HealthCare Professionals has carefully selected Amos O. Ochola, RRT-RCP, to represent respiratory care in their publication, Worldwide Leaders in Healthcare. Amos’ selection is a clear reflection of his astonishing ...

Susan Hicks Named President & CEO of Sky Ridge Medical Center

DENVER, Aug. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- HealthONE announced today that Susan Hicks has been named the President and CEO of Sky Ridge Medical Center in Lone Tree. Hicks is being promoted from her current role as Chief Operating Officer (COO) at Sky Ridge.   "Susan has been an integral member of the Executive Team at Sky Ridge since the hospital opened in 2003," said Sylvia Young, HealthON...

Sanofi-Aventis and Bioventus Products Globally Preferred to Treat Resilient Knee and Hip Pain for Sports Medicine and Osteoarthritis Applications

Globally, hyaluronic acid viscosupplementation products must rely on clinical efficacy, as healthcare practitioners are not particularly responsive to branding or purchasing incentives, according to iData Research's Sports Medicine Survey. Vancouver, BC (PRWEB) August 18, 2014 According to a sports medicine survey conducted by iData Research (http://www.idataresearch.com) at the American Acad...

Regeneus closes $3M private placement

Regeneus (ASX:RGS) has completed a fully subscribed $3 million private placement to help accelerate development of its cancer vaccines as well as off-the-shelf stem cell therapy for human osteoarthritis.The placement to institutional and sophisticate...

NICE to re-evaluate Firmagon for advanced hormone-dependent prostate cancer

A successful appeal against NICE's decision on prostate cancer drug Firmagon (degarelix) means the UK's cost-effectiveness regulator will re-examine the evidence for its use in advanced cases of the disease.At an oral hearing held in London on 25 Jun...

Frost & Sullivan Recognizes Baxano Surgical as a Leader in MIS Spine Innovation

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Aug. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Based on its recent analysis of the minimally invasive spinal surgical solutions market, Frost & Sullivan recognizes Baxano Surgical, Inc. with the 2014 North American Frost & Sullivan Award for Product Line Strategy Leadership. Baxano Surgical's superior products facilitate minimally invasive surgery (MIS), offering both patients a...

Sunday 17th August 2014

Musculoskeletal pain 'can increase risk of insomnia'

A new study has highlighted the increased risk of insomnia experienced by patients with musculoskeletal pain due to a rheumatic condition such as arthritis.Published in the Rheumatology medical journal, the study - carried out by the University of Warwick and the Arthritis Research UK Primary Care Centre at Keele University - aimed to shed light on new ways of preventing insomnia to reduce the ove...

Engineering long-lasting joint lubrication by mimicking nature

(Johns Hopkins Medicine) By finding a way to bind a slippery molecule naturally found in the fluid that surrounds healthy joints, Johns Hopkins researchers have engineered surfaces that have the potential to deliver long-lasting lubrication at specif...

Saturday 16th August 2014

An Updated Edition of a Comprehensive Text on Spinal Deformities

New York, NY, August 17, 2014 --(PR.com)-- Thieme is excited to announce the publication of the second edition of "Spinal Deformities," a concise overview of current key principles and practices used in the diagnosis and treatment of spinal deformities. Each chapter of this introductory text begins with The Essentials, a bulleted list that summarizes the most important concepts presente...

Friday 15th August 2014

Child's play takes a turn at new Texas playground for elderly

The label is "playground," the apparatus is bright and shiny, but those using the well-cushioned space in east Texas are elderly people trying to loosen stiff joints at a park designed just for them. Galveston County, which has a large population of ...

Dr. Patrick Walsh, Director of the Marianjoy Psychology Department Appointed to the State of Illinois Brain and Spinal Cord Injury Advisory Council

Dr. Patrick Walsh, Director of the Marianjoy Psychology Department and Coordinator of the Brain Injury Program, has been appointed to the State of Illinois Brain and Spinal Cord Injury Advisory Council. This advisory council makes recommendations to the governor for developing and administering a comprehensive State Plan to provide services to individuals with brain or spinal cord injuries and to ...

Patient Guide: Plantar Fasciitis

ROSEMONT, Ill., Aug. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- There it is again: that heel pain you feel when you first get up in the morning. If you have persistent pain in the bottom of your heel after periods of rest or exercising, you may have plantar fasciitis, an inflammation of the fibrous band of tissue that connects your heel bone to the base of your toes. The condition usually starts w...

Thursday 14th August 2014

Ten Things to Know About Ebola

KANSAS CITY, Kan., Aug. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The current Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) is the deadliest on record but it is important to understand key elements of this virus. Lee Norman, MD, chief medical officer for The University of Kansas Hospital offers these 10 things to know about Ebola: Cases Are Out-Migrating From Africa: This is happening due to the fact that infected or ill peop...

ProRehab Assisting Official Training Program for YMCA Half Marathon

ProRehab and Team 13 Help Athletes Prepare for October 4th Race Evansville, Indiana (PRWEB) August 14, 2014 ProRehab and Team 13, the official training program for the 11th annual YMCA Evansville Half Marathon, are helping both experienced and novice athletes prepare for the Saturday, October 4, 2014 race. Every Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday, beginning July 8th, for the 13 weeks leading up to t...

Pembroke Pines, FL Chiropractor Dr. Zev Mellman Helps His Practice Members Get the Edge during Summer to Fall Transition

Dr. Zev Mellman Family Chiropractic this week reveals new postural based spinal hygiene therapy to assist his patients with better recovery and performance needs as seasons change. Pembroke Pines, FL (PRWEB) August 14, 2014 Dealing with pain and sluggish recovery times can be frustrating for anyone who is active, especially for an athlete. Often times, the most common treatment for aches and pain...

Tonic Health Selected by Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center to Increase Patient Engagement with Innovative and Intuitive Ipad-Based Data Collection Platform

Secure, HIPAA-compliant, interoperable system streamlines and improves data collection while captivating patients Tonic Health today announced that it has been selected by Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center to provide an iPad- and web-based patient data collection platform. By leveraging Tonic Health’s innovative and easy-to-use data collection platf...


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