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Adult Stem Cells Show Promise for Peripheral Vascular Disease

...7 (90.1%) of the patients; limb ulcers improved or healed in 46 (86.8%) of the 53 patients, while 25 of the 48 (47.9%) patients with limb gangrene remained steady or improved. Angiography (an X-ray) before treatment, and at 12 weeks after treatment, was performed in 10 of the patients and showed formation o...

Texan Battles Flesh-eating Bacteria Contracted While Swimming

...ulcer on his lower leg that he believed was nearly healed when he went swimming during a fishing trip on July 8, his wife said. His leg became infected three days later and he began running a high fever, spurring them to head for the emergency room. "We figured he had some type of infection," Linda Gilpat...

Chennai Hospital Conducts Bone Marrow Transplantation Successfully

...ted, did treat my son very well, but it is god who healed him," Sarah said. Howard showed the first symptoms of the disease when he was five. After frequent blood transfusions, Sarah decided to find out whether the disorder could be completely cured. Before long, she found out that a trip to the US was o...

British Scientists Develop Artificial Skin

...patients' own skin, and, after a month, the wounds healed up with relatively little scarring, said online edition of Daily Mail quoting a report that appeared in the journal Regenerative Medicine. When the lab-grown skin was examined under the microscope, it was virtually indistinguishable from the natura...

Asian Workers Race Against Clock to Avoid Prison

...skin burnt by the sun, his chest covered in barely healed scars, and his legs hardly able to support him. His whispered explanation, in tamil, was that he 'fell from a building under construction.' 'An urgent case. He must be repatriated immediately,' said the volunteer....

Honey, I Shrunk The Abscess!

... therapy to about 6 diabetic patients. The therapy healed the infection and offset the final blow of amputation. Honey destroys bacteria due to its acidic nature. The therapy was experimented on a 79-year-old diabetic patient who had a severe abscess that was not responding to any of the conventional trea...

Dynamic Sonography Accurate in Diagnosing Muscle Tears

...tumors on contraction. According to the study, the healed tears appeared as highly reflective scar tissue. We are successfully performing dynamic sonography in muscular trauma and our players have benefited tremendously in the management and follow-up of muscle tears, said Dr. Nath. If we find muscle tear...

Researchers Develop Material That Self Heals Like Human Skin

...tem means minor damage to the same location can be healed repeatedly, she said. The findings are scheduled for publication in the journal Nature Materials....

Samjhauta Victims in Pakistan Feel Neglected

...ack of adequate medical attention, scars not being healed and unsatisfactory results of plastic surgery. A team of the Daily Times newspaper found there was no doctor in the Mayo Hospital ward where the victims were recovering. The patients were not even told of the progress they had made and when they wou...

Drug Helps Prevent Hip Fractures in Parkinson Disease

...the esophagus and abdominal pain, which eventually healed with appropriate therapy, according to the study. Source-Newswise SR...

More Americans Suffer from Vertebral Compression Fractures

...dergo these procedures: ?A VCF that is completely healed or is responding effectively to conservative therapy ?A VCF that has been present for more than one year ?Greater than 80 to 90 percent collapse of the vertebral body ?Spinal curvature such as scoliosis or kyphosis that is due to causes other than os...

New Technique Uses Pubic Bone for Grafting

...ent had little or no pain in the pubic area, which healed without problems. The iliac crest is the standard site for harvesting bone grafts for reconstructive surgery in the face and jaws, as well as other areas. However, several types of complications can occur after the iliac crest donor procedure, incl...

Craniofacial Surgery Gives Tijuana Teen Chance to be 'Normal' Kid

... as best as they could at the time, but the way it healed left his face with a significant deficit,” explained Urata. “The eye is such an important part of our body not only because of our vision but because we often focus on a person’s eyes – so much poetry and music has been written about the look in some...

Sexually Abused Males Found Struggling In heir relations with Healthcare Providers

... dentists and massage therapists--harmed more than healed the male survivors due to their lack of knowledge and insensitivity to the male survivors' lot. However, the situation is not totally bleak for male survivors. Lasiuk said that high profile disclosures--like former NHL player Sheldon Kennedy's--are...

Erosive esophagitis healing connected to acid control

...d as intragastric pH > 4. In patients who were healed of EE acid was well controlled through day five an...atients; p=0.0002. A post hoc analysis showed that healed patients also experienced a longer duration of acid control in the esophagus (95.2 percent of a 24-h...

New compounds Help Sustain relief For Patients With Symptoms of Bowel Disorders

...l disease, teduglutide has reduced inflamation and healed injured intestinal tissue. In the exploratory study, 100 participants with active Crohn's disease were randomized and treated with one of three doses of teduglutide or placebo for eight weeks to determine rates of remission (CDAI less than 150) or ...

French Face Transplant Patient Reports Feeling of Sensation in New Face

... a French newspaper that her facial scars are more healed and she's recovered total feeling in her face. The 38-year-old mother of two has said she was under the influence of drugs when she was horribly mauled by her pet Labrador. Dinoire says her speech has improved, though it's still hard to form certai...

Wounds Heal 25% Faster In Older Adults Who Exercise Regularly

...d of the study, researchers found that skin wounds healed an average of 10 days faster in the people who exe...rs in the current studying - wounds in both groups healed in about 40 days. Wounds among older caregivers took about 20 percent longer to completely heal. "...

Viagra Drug for improving blood circulation

...o had chronic toe or finger ulcerations, the sores healed significantly during active treatment, disappearing completely in two patients. But ulcerations reappeared or progressed again after Viagra treatment was stopped. SOURCE: Circulatio....

Therapeutic cloning by regenerating stem cells from heart muscles

...ood vessels, the scientists found that the therapy healed and caused regeneration of new heart muscles in the mouse. Scientists are sure that the new result will help in treating diseases leading to regenerative medicine therapy. This therapy will help cure people with regenerative heart disease that requ...

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