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Nanodiamonds could be metal hip implant's best friend

Researchers at the University of Alabama, Birmingham, USA, have coated metal implants with nanodiamond particles. The hope is that they would prevent the release of metal debris into the body....

Study finds no clear evidence of superiority of today's hip implants

The British Medical Journal of 29 November 2011 has published a study that suggests that no one kind of hip implant has an overall advantage over any other. There may, however, be the potential...

Loss Of Bone In Spinal Cord Injury Slowed By High Doses Of 'Load'

Loss of bone density leads to brittle bones that fracture easily. It is a major complication of spinal cord injury (SCI), which affects about 250,000 Americans every year.A new clinical trial...

Aquatic Therapy Soon After Total Knee Arthroplasty Improves Outcomes

Despite increased use of total hip arthroplasty (THA) and total knee arthroplasty (TKA), there is a notable lack of consensus about optimal postoperative treatment. Aquatic therapy has been...

3-D Printer Makes Bone-Like Material

It looks like bone. It feels like bone. For the most part, it acts like bone.And it came off an inkjet printer.Washington State University researchers have used a 3D printer to create a...

OrthoTec Europe Conference and Exhibition

29-30 September 2010, Zurich The Annual Pan-European Meeting Place For Orthopaedic Design and Manufacturing Professionals,   OrthoTec® caters for the design and manufacturing...

Bone 'turnover' link to diabetes

The skeleton has a key role in regulating blood sugar and may be the underlying cause of diabetes in some people, say researchers. http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-10727169

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OrthoTec Europe Conference and Exhibition

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Bone 'turnover' link to diabetes

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Aquatic Therapy Soon After Total Knee Arthroplasty Improves Outcomes

Despite increased use of total hip arthroplasty (THA) and total knee arthroplasty (TKA),...