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14 hrs ago | Digital Post Production

Amedica Corporation Appoints New Board Leadership

Amedica Corporation , a commercial biomaterial company focused on silicon nitride ceramics as a material platform to develop, manufacture and sell novel medical devices, is pleased to announce that its board of directors has elected Dr. B. Sonny Bal, M.D., J.D., M.B.A., to serve as its chairman of the board of directors.

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Related Topix: Medicine, University of Missouri, Healthcare Law, Law, Corporate / Securities Law

18 hrs ago | Warrnambool Standard

No bones about it, Odette's on her way to becoming an orthopaedic surgeon

SEVEN years of purposeful essay writing and studying for exams sounds like an academic marathon, but medical student Odette Rodda doesn't mind the challenge.

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Related Topix: Medicine

21 hrs ago | EurekAlert!

Surgery to repair a hip fracture reduces lifetime health care costs by more than $65,000 per patient

ROSEMONT, Ill.-Each year, more than 300,000 Americans, primarily adults over age 65, sustain a hip fracture, a debilitating injury that can diminish life quality and expectancy, and result in lost work days and substantial, long-term financial costs to patients, families, insurers and government agencies.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Surgery, Rosemont, IL

Yesterday | Sys-Con Media

Shady Grove Orthopaedics opens after hours injury clinic

Patients who have suffered an injury or require orthopaedic treatment outside of regular office hours can be seen by a doctor or physician assistant Monday through Thursday from , orthopaedic surgeon at Shady Grove Orthopaedics.

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Related Topix: Medicine

Mon Aug 25, 2014

Manawatu Evening Standard

Doctor failed to tell patient of cancer

A general practitioner may face legal action after the Health and Disability Commissioner found their mistakes contributed to the death of a 57-year-old woman with a history of breast cancer.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Breast Cancer

The Globe and Mail

Will this medical tech firm be next to try a 'tax inversion'?

Across Canada, it can take months just to see an orthopaedic surgeon and more months before the operation; hip and knee replacements have shorter waits as they are a priority of governments.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Knee Replacement, Health, Arthritis

BioSpace

Clinical Study Shows Long-Term Effectiveness Of Orthocelll??'s...

The clinical study showed grip strength scores of patients suffering from a severe form of tennis elbow, called chronic lateral epicondylitis, improved by an average 84% at one year after treatment and 207% at an average of 4.5 years after they underwent the Orthocell procedure.

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Related Topix: Australia, World News, Stem Cell Research, Science / Technology, Medicine

Sat Aug 23, 2014

UnionLeader.com

Salem surgeon uses TunnelPro System for less invasive rotator cuff surgery

Dr. Tashin Ergin of Essex Orthopaedics & Optima Sports Medicine in Salem marks a patient's shoulder before a procedure.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Surgery, Arthritis, Health

Fri Aug 22, 2014

Mississippi Business Journal

Dr. Jay Antinnes recertified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery

Antinnes has stayed involved in spinal research and has authored numerous books and papers and lectured around the world.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Back Pain, Health, Mississippi State, MS

Chattanoogan.com

Dr. Benjamin Miller Joins Parkridge Health System

Dr. Miller earned a Bachelor of Science degree in biology from Freed-Hardeman University and a Doctorate of Medicine from the University of Alabama School of Medicine in Birmingham.

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Related Topix: Freed-Hardeman University, University of Alabama, Medicine, University of Arkansas, Jackson, MS

ContactMusic.com

Elisabetta Canalis Engaged

The Italian model/actress is ready to tie the knot with orthopaedic surgeon Brian Perri, her representative confirmed to Usmagazine.com.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Italy, World News, Wedding

Sys-Con Media

Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Care Gets Spotlight in Chicago

When the American Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Society hosts the IFFAS/AOFAS Meeting the third week of September, 1,000 attendees-what will be record attendance-and 500 company representatives will descend on Chicago.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Chicago, IL, University of Illinois Springfield, Springfield, IL

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Vinton Today

Orthopaedic Surgeon Joins Virginia Gay Hospital

Don't ignore those nagging aches and pains! Too many times people experience long term, chronic, aches and pains in their knees, hips, wrists and shoulders and figure they'll get better over time.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Surgery, Drake University, University of Iowa, Marshalltown, IA

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Vinton Today

Surgery at Virginia Gay Hospital

Orthopedic surgery or orthopedics is the branch of surgery concerned with conditions involving the musculoskeletal system.

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Related Topix: Medicine

University of North Carolina

Taft inducted Into AOSSM Hall of Fame

Timothy N. Taft, MD was recently inducted into the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine's Hall of Fame at its' Annual Meeting in Seattle.

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Related Topix: Sports Medicine, Medicine, North Carolina, Princeton University, University of Missouri

Sat Aug 16, 2014

Nerve News

New techniques to ease joint replacement

With a steady increase in the number of Indians undergoing joint replacements, new techniques from around the world to cause minimal invasion and inconvenience have come to their rescue, a medical expert said here Saturday.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Knee Replacement, Health

Fri Aug 15, 2014

Sys-Con Media

Patient Guide: Plantar Fasciitis

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.

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Related Topix: Medicine

Trinidad Guardian

Health Minister announces: $2b to be spent on boosting 3 hospitals

Increased numbers of foreign doctors and nurses, hospital beds and specialist centres are expected soon, Health Minister Fuad Khan said as he announced approvals for almost $2 billion in budgets for the health sector.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Nursing, Trinidad and Tobago, World News,

Thu Aug 14, 2014

The Plain Dealer

Cleveland Clinic Chief of Staff Dr. Joseph Hahn to retire; launched Cleveland Clinic Innovations

After nearly four decades as a neurosurgeon, leader and innovator, Cleveland Clinic Chief of Staff Dr. Joseph Hahn will retire, effective Dec. 31. Dr. Brian Donley , president of the community hospitals and family health centers, will succeed Hahn as the new chief of staff on Jan. 1. Hahn joined the Cleveland Clinic staff in 1976 in the Department ... (more)

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Related Topix: Medicine

Wed Aug 13, 2014

Freshnews

Exactech Announces First Implantation of New Alteona Tapered Wedge Femoral Stem

Exactech, Inc. , a developer and producer of bone and joint restoration products for hip, knee, shoulder, spine and biologic materials, is proud to announce the first implantation of the Alteon Tapered Wedge Femoral Stem.

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Related Topix: Exactech, Medicine, Medical Equipment, Healthcare Industry, Surgery, Arts, Industrial Design (Product Design), Gainesville, FL

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