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Gene Responsible for Severe Osteoporosis Disorder Discovered, King's College London Study

Scientists at King’s College London and Guy’s and St Thomas’ have discovered the gene that is responsible for severe osteoporosis disorder. The study gives vital insight into possible causes of osteoporosis and highlights the gene as a potential target for treating the condition. Osteoporosis is the most common bone disease that causes reduction in bone […]

Marketing Overqualified to Your Advantage in the Job Search

If you are lucky enough to land a job interview in this difficult market, make sure you are in control of your message. This is especially important for seasoned candidates who often hear that they are overqualified for a position. With a generation of experienced individuals that were laid off in the recession, organizations are […]

Presenting a Consistent Image During Your Job Search

Theres an old adage in communication: Tell the audience what youre going to tell them, then tell them, and then tell them what you told them. In other words, preview, present, and review. The objective of this communication strategy is to make sure your message gets across. While saying something five times may seem redundant […]

Mind-Moved Bionic Arm Goes on Display in US, Reveals

Todd Kuiken (L), Director of the Center for Bionic Medicine and Director of Amputee Services at The Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago, explains the bionic arm on Glen Lehman (R), a retired sergeant first class in the United States Army. A bionic prosthetic arm that is controlled by its operator’s thoughts and feels like the amputee’s […]

Zimmer Spine Introduces Industry's First Porous Metal Cervical Interbody Device

SAN DIEGO, Feb. 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — Zimmer Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:ZMH – News), a leader in musculoskeletal care, today announced it has received FDA clearance for the TM-S Trabecular Metal™ Cervical Interbody Fusion Device. The TM-S system is the industry’s first cervical interbody device incorporating porous metal technology, and the first Zimmer Trabecular Metal device […]

Stryker Corporation Knee and Hip Implants Demonstrate Lowest Revision Rates, According to the

MAHWAH, N.J., Feb. 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — Stryker Corporation’s Orthopaedics division today announced at the 2011 American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons annual conference the findings of the National Joint Registry for England and Wales, which reports that Stryker’s Trident® Cup, Accolade® Hip Stem and Triathlon® Knee System outperformed all competitive products in terms of revision […]

Pioneer Surgical Technology Enters the Biologics Extremities, Trauma, and General Orthopaedics Market with Legato(TM) Bone Void Filler

RALEIGH, N.C., Feb. 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — Pioneer Surgical Technology today announces the market launch of their new portfolio of biologic products, Legato, designed to be used in extremity, trauma, and general orthopaedic indications. Legato Bone Void Filler will be showcased during the 2011 American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) convention in San Diego this […]