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Occupational and Environmental Exposures of Skin to Chemicals-2005

...ne 2005. Wet work and skin exposure to solvents, cement and pesticides are some of the important causes of disease. New chemical substances and products are developed, and it is important to know how they may affect health, and how to prevent disease, says Carola Lidn, professor of occupational and enviro...

Help for osteoporosis sufferers in the primary care office

...plasty and kyphoplasty is the process whereby bone cement is injected into the fractured vertebral body. Th... a balloon to raise the compressed bone before the cement is injected and can provide partial correction of the deformity in the fractured bone. The National ...

Breath of the dragon: ERS-2 and Envisat reveal impact of economic growth on China's air quality

... world's largest consumer of copper, aluminium and cement and the second bigger importer of oil. Car ownership within the country has been doubling every few years. "China's nitrogen dioxide concentration varies according to season," Burrows adds. "There is more in the winter as a result of differing emiss...

Vertebroplasty improves back pain, activity level, Mayo Clinic study reports

...owing vertebroplasty, a procedure in which medical cement is injected into painful compression fractures in ...national, multicenter study looking at whether the cement used in vertebroplasty is responsible for the pain relief reported by patients. Patients in this stu...

Vertebroplasty heals fractures but may cause others, Mayo Clinic study finds

...wing vertebroplasty, which involves injecting bone cement into the vertebrae to stabilize fractures, patient...using computer simulation suggested that inserting cement in one bone weakens adjacent bones," explains David Kallmes, M.D., Mayo Clinic neuroradiologist and ...

UQ research will move medicines to market more quickly

...s to the total of $865,000. "This initiative will cement Queensland's status as a globally competitive centre of excellence for pre-clinical drug development within the next three years," Executive Director of the centre and TetraQ Professor Maree Smith said. Professor Smith said the "toolkit" would help ...

Bioactive cement scaffold may improve bone grafts

...ed with a patient's own cells and is formed with a cement paste made of minerals also found in natural bone....t the cells during the 30 minutes required for the cement to harden. Future experiments will develop methods for improving the material's mechanical propertie...

New technique offers relief for patients with spinal tumors

...ring the spine with vertebroplasty a procedure to cement and stabilize damaged vertebrae. He used a techno... and kyphoplasty two procedures that utilize bone cement to stabilize the fractured vertebrae are also risky when a tumor is present, because the procedures...

Studies unclear whether spinal cement procedure improves back pain

...re that fills in fractured vertebrae with injected cement has not been shown to improve a person's back pain...milar procedure called vertebroplasty injects bone cement directly into the vertebrae. "The aim of vertebroplasty is to stabilize the fractured vertebral bod...

Swishing once a day with mouthrinse poses no harm to dental work

...ixture used for fillings), glass ionomers (used to cement gold and ceramic crowns to teeth), and composite r...d for fillings Glass ionomers material used to cement gold and ceramic crowns to teeth Composite resins fillers that are tooth-colored...

UD scientists invent novel hydrogels for repairing, regenerating human tissue

...thing with concrete, Schneider said. They give the cement something to hang onto. The basis of UD's hydrogels is MAX1, a self-assembling peptide that the scientists designed six years ago and named after Pochan's son, Max. Peptides are short chains of amino acids, the building blocks of proteins. Differ...

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