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Vertebroplasty helps reduce acute pain among patients with spinal fractures

Vertebroplasty is a safe and effective procedure to reduce acute pain and disability in patients who have experienced spinal fractures within a six-week period, according to a new study published


Design Council sparks inventors’ imaginations

Having scoured hundreds of entries to its leading product innovation fund and accelerator programme, on 20 September, Design Council will showcase more than a dozen of its Spark programme’s pioneering


28 November – 2 December 2016 – 4th annual CCN Review Course; Poland

CCN is designed to review neurosurgery in the most dynamic and interactive manner based on case management by leading world experts. The course in Poland will offer up-to-date literature reviews


First treatment for Spinal Muscular Atrophy to be submitted for FDA approval based on positive results in clinical trial

A major milestone was reached when nusinersen, an investigational treatment for spinal muscular atrophy (SMA), was shown to significantly improve achievement of motor milestones in babies with infantile-onset SMA, according


Ottobock ambassador and wheelchair racer Sammi Kinghorn has been selected to represent GB in Rio

Commenting on the announcement of Ottobock ambassador Samantha (Sammi) Kinghorn being selected to be part of the track and field British Paralympic Wheelchair Racing team heading to Rio, Phil Yates, Managing


Major changes to company dividends may affect your income

Simon Bruce explains the new rules in this issue’s Money Matters April saw some substantial changes to the taxation of company dividends, which could increase the tax liability of directors