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FDA Assumes new Method for Hip Recall

Posted on 02/15/2012 08:45:29 AM

On August 24, 2010, DePuy Orthopaedics issued a voluntary recall on its ASR XL Acetabular System and the ASR Hip Resurfacing System. This decision was also heeded by the US Food and Drug Administration. A senior FDA official urges smart regulation in the wake of the DePuy recall. The recall was volu..

What are the Symptoms Caused by Defective Hip Device?

Posted on 02/14/2012 09:48:06 AM

DePuy Orthopaedics has released two types of metal-on-metal hip implants, ASR XL Acetabular System and ASR Hip Resurfacing System, in 2003 There are almost 93, 000 recipients of these products in the world. In August 2010, however, the company voluntarily recalled the device. An early failure rate r..

Get A Home Remedy For Your Arthritis

Posted on 02/13/2012 10:29:24 AM

Arthritis results from the swelling of the joints. Today, there are over 100 varieties of arthritis that fall under Gout, Osteoarthritis, and Rheumatoid. Arthritis is associated with stiffness in the joints, redness, pain and swelling. There is a variety of home remedy for arthritis. One of the most..

Truth in Medicine Incorporated Continuously Defends Women from Mesh Injuries

Posted on 02/10/2012 02:50:34 PM

The dangers brought by vaginal mesh products may have provoked Truth in Medicine Inc. to initiate action in defending the interest of women worldwide.Being among the most prominent among mesh-making companies, Johnson & Johnson’s standing has become perilous due to warnings about the safet..

How is Hip Resurfacing Carried Out

Posted on 02/10/2012 01:44:30 PM

Damaged and painful joints are often treated with medicines, alongside physical therapy, medical research says. Surgical repair is only advocated for cases where non-invasive procedures were not successful. The total hip replacement (THR) or the hip resurfacing arthroplasty, an alternative procedure..

Things to Look for When Comparing Health Insurance

Posted on 02/09/2012 07:54:25 AM

Finding the ideal health insurance plan takes an extensive amount of research. There are several different types of plans to compare. Each features a unique set of benefits that must be weighed.Main Forms of Health insurance options include; Health Maintenance Organization (HMO) plans Preferred Pro..

Scientific Breakthrough Modulates The Risk Of Developing Osteoporosis

Posted on 02/08/2012 01:39:27 PM

There is a new-fangled  genetic factor accountable for moderating bone mass in humans has been exposed, reports a home-grown Canadian group of researchers, announcing it as a scientific breakthrough. The latest finding  from the Institut de Recherches Cliniques de Montréal (IRCM) bo..

Effects of Pelvic Organ Prolapse

Posted on 02/07/2012 01:02:40 PM

Muscle relaxation in the pelvic area has been known to cause weakness or laxity in the supporting structures in the pelvic region as well. This weakness or laxity has been known to allow the bladder, uterine, or rectal tissue to bulge into the vagina. This bulging of tissue into the vagina is called..

Hip Problems May be Experienced More by Women

Posted on 02/07/2012 10:32:19 AM

Government data reflects that approximately seven percent of Americans report hip pain complaints and these pains are experienced women more than men.  Meanwhile, the Reuters reported that Johnson & Johnson lose $3 billion dollars from its earnings quarterly, due to its hip devices rec..

Intrinsic Sphincteric Deficiency and Urethral Hypermobility: How are they Different?

Posted on 02/02/2012 12:49:12 PM

Vaginal mesh remains the most innovative technological discovery for the management of women experiencing weakened pelvic floor tissues such as in the gynecologic disorder popularly known as pelvic organ prolapse (POP) and in the urologic physical deformity called stress urinary incontinence (SUI), ..

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