An engineering solution for an age-old problem
He practised doing this before stumbling upon a real human and complete femur-ball assembly to test in my lab. I built a suitable test rig and he sawed a suitable fracture into the neck of the femur. We stored the femur in the 'fridge overnight before ...
Toowoomba Chronicle - Wed, 01 Jul 2015 20:45

Biotech Stocks Attracting Some Extra Attention - Radius Health (NASDAQ:RDUS ...
... ACTIVE Trial — meeting the primary endpoint of new vertebral fracture reduction (-86%, p < 0.0001) and secondary endpoints of non-vertebral fracture reduction (-43%, p = 0.0489) and BMD increases at Spine (18M, 9.20% p < 0.0001), Femoral Neck (18M ...
Wall Street Observer - Wed, 01 Jul 2015 03:18



Paddock injury claims life of famous OTTB Kauto Star
In her report, veterinarian Hattie Lawrence said: “Three bones appear to have been fractured, the ilial shaft, tuber ischi and the greater trochanter of the femur. “There also appears to have been a fracture to the spine at the base of the neck ...
Horsetalk - Tue, 30 Jun 2015 14:12

Legendary chaser Kauto Star dies after paddock fall
Racing Post - Tue, 30 Jun 2015 01:40

Kauto Star dies after fall in paddock
Racing Post Bloodstock - Tue, 30 Jun 2015 02:11

Limp corrected after 52 years, woman walks straight
The fall was so bad that she fractured neck of right femur (thigh bone which joins hip), which left her right lower limb shortened by 8 cm. "The patient was given no surgical treatment at the young age, which proved disastrous. The injury caused severe ...
Business Standard - Sun, 28 Jun 2015 00:41



Radius Health Looks Fully Valued
The phase III ACTIVE study showed reductions in new vertebral fractures by 86% versus placebo and non-vertebral fractures by 43%, as well as bone mineral density (BMD) increases of 9.2%, 2.9% and 3.44% for spine, femoral neck and total hip ...
Barron's - Mon, 22 Jun 2015 09:30

EyeCatching Stocks - Radius (RDUS), Eni (E), VIVUS (VVUS), ING (ING)
Investor Wired - Tue, 23 Jun 2015 03:41



Testosterone Levels and Bone Density Show Strong Connection
The study team defined osteopenia as a femoral neck, total hip, or total spine BMD T-score between -1 and -2.5. They defined osteoporosis as a BMD T-score in any of those areas of -2.5 or less. The actual scans were performed on a single dual-energy X ...
MD Magazine - Mon, 29 Jun 2015 13:34

Ex-broker from Shrewsbury died from pneumonia
But his condition deteriorated and he died on March 22. Coroner John Ellery said: “I conclude that Mr Cowhey died from recurrent pneumonia due to inmobility and side effects of necessary appropriate painkillers due to a fractured neck of femur.” He ...
shropshirestar.com - Mon, 29 Jun 2015 03:41

Help Alexis Reach Her Goal: To Walk Again
She suffered crushed vertebrae with compression on her spinal cord, a fractured neck, broken ribs and a fractured femur. She was immediately transported via ambulance to the trauma center where a neurologist found that the injuries had left Alexis a ...
Hernando Sun - Sun, 28 Jun 2015 13:37


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