News - 31 Oct 2011
Research and Markets now offers a new market research report titled, ‘Engineering Ceramics in Europe and the USA: A Market and Strategic Study to the Year 2016.’
The 300-page report...
News - 27 Sep 2011
Demand for advanced ceramics in the United States is forecast to increase 6.0 percent annually to $14 billion in 2015.
Demand will be boosted by an increase in original equipment manufacturing in...
News - 6 Apr 2011
With efforts underway to ban lead-based ammunition as a potential health and environmental hazard, scientists are reporting new evidence that a prime alternative material for bullets - tungsten - may...
News - 21 Feb 2011
OXINIUM™ Oxidized Zirconium, the patented advanced bearing material from Smith & Nephew (NYSE: SNN, LSE: SN) Orthopaedics Division, has been awarded a C1 premium reimbursement classification...
News - 16 Feb 2011
Kyocera Industrial Ceramics Corp., Orthopedic Division, today unveiled its new Orthopedic Design Center in Somerset, N.J., formed in collaboration with Japan Medical Materials Corporation (JMM)...
News - 1 Nov 2010
Total hip arthroplasty (THA) is one of the most successful surgeries of the past several decades.
This procedure has relieved pain and restored movement to hundreds of thousands of people. The...
News - 23 Sep 2010
The medical plastics industry is set to expand rapidly over the next decade taking up increasing proportions of GDP, as countries provide healthcare to an ageing population, access to medicine expands...
News - 16 Sep 2010
Amedica Corporation, a spinal and orthopaedic implant and instrument company focused on unique silicon nitride (SiN) ceramic technologies, announced today that it has been granted two United States...
News - 19 Aug 2010
Researchers have developed an improved coating technique that could strengthen the connection between titanium joint-replacement implants and a patients' own bone. The stronger connection --...
News - 3 Feb 2010
Researchers at North Carolina State University have developed a "smart coating" that helps surgical implants bond more closely with bone and ward off infection.
When patients have...