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Orthopedics and Spine
UW center receives $16M to work on first implantable device to reanimate paralyzed limbs
In the next decade, people who have suffered a spinal cord injury or stroke could have their mobility improved or even restored through a radically new technology: implantable devices that can send signals between regions of the brain or nervous...
January 8, 2016
Orthopedics and Spine
Human Limb Regeneration by 2030
On Veteran’s Day the University of Connecticut announced the launch of its new grand research challenge: regeneration of a human knee within 7 years, and an entire limb within 15 years. This major international research undertaking, called The HEAL Project,...
November 16, 2015
Orthopedics and Spine
Smith & Nephew Shrugs Off Buyout Talk With 275M Blue Belt Technologies Acquisition
Smith & Nephew, British-based orthopedics giant, has expanded its foothold in the surgical robotics market with the $275 million acquisition of U.S.-based Blue Belt Technologies and its Navio robotics system. By combining its next-generation products with robotic technology, Smith &...
November 6, 2015
Orthopedics and Spine
Back Pain Eased with Early Physical Therapy After Injury
(Reuters Health) – Starting physical therapy right after lower back pain begins may provide relief sooner compared to doing nothing, but makes little difference over the long term, a U.S. study suggests. Researchers followed more than 200 patients with recent...
October 28, 2015
Orthopedics and Spine
EU drugs agency recommends suspension of Medtronic implant
Europe’s medicines regulator has recommended the suspension of Medtronic Plc’s InductOs, an implant to help bone development, pending the resolution of issues at a U.S. plant where a sponge used in the implant is made. The European Medicines Agency (EMA)...
October 27, 2015
Orthopedics and Spine
Spinal Implants Market Set to Soar to Over $15B by 2020
Cleveland, Ohio – According to a new MarketsandMarkets research report, Spinal Implants and Spinal Devices Market – By Product, Technologies, Minimally Invasive Device, Decompression – Global Forecast to 2020, the global spinal implants and spinal devices market is expected to reach $15.73 Billion by 2020, growing...
October 14, 2015
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