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Grape seed extract helps wound healing

...ed extract promoted free radical production in the wounded area - a process thought to speed up wound healing. This is in marked contrast to the effect of grapeseed extract taken by mouth, where it has an antioxidant effect....

Integrin helps healing process in cells

...g and respond to chemical messages sent out by the wounded tissue. These chemical messages and this first int... other cells from the bloodstream to move into the wounded area. Quaranta and colleagues found that the second molecule, which appeared to operate as an...

Remote Robotic Surgery Using Miniature Robots

...lds, the robots would allow surgeons to operate on wounded soldiers remotely said Shane Farritor, a university engineering professor who helped design the robots. Tests on animals have been completed and tests on humans in England will begin soon and the researchers plan to seek federal regulatory approval ...

Quake-Hit Pakistan Receives 30 Field Hospitals From Cuba

...ived in Pakistan a week after the Oct 8 quake that wounded more than 100,000 people and left an estimated 3.5... Usman stated. Further, as many as 14 critically wounded patients from the quake-hit areas were transferred to Cuba for treatment, local officials at the Cub...

Joining The Military 'My Best Move' - US Army Nursing Chief

...he military treated her elder brother after he was wounded in Vietnam. Thirty years down the line, she heads the US Army Nurse Corps. // "I decided to join the army when I was a teenager. I had a big brother who was injured in Vietnam and the army medical department took very good care of him. So I decided...

Horticultural Therapy Offers Measurable Physical, Mental Benefits

...0th century, horticulture provided a diversion for wounded soldiers with long hospital stays. But it wasn’t until Alice Burlingame, a trained psychiatric social worker, started a geriatric horticulture program in Michigan State Hospital in 1951 that she began to realize horticultural therapy warranted stud...

Church to Have an Active Role in the Prevention of AIDS

...cal phrase, "There is a balm in Gilead to make the wounded whole." Therefore to reinforce the role of religions around the world, they have unique spiritual and temporal resources to offer in helping to heal the AIDS crisis....

Injury Severity Is Possible Risk for PTSD, Depression

...he first study to focus on U.S. soldiers seriously wounded or injured during combat in Iraq or Afghanistan an...more than 600 soldiers, who were the most severely wounded of those receiving combat injuries from March 2003 to September 2004. Of those soldiers, 243 complet...

Surgery Goes Hi-Tech With a ‘Solution’ to Stop Blood Los

...bleeding, scientists said, after they tested it on wounded rodents. Rutledge Ellis Behnke, a research scientist at the MIT Department of Brain and Cognitive Sciences and lead author of the study said "The time to perform an operation could potentially be reduced by up to 50 percent." So Kwok-fai, profess...

Drug for bleeding disorder given to U.S soldiers

...lia, is being used to control bleeding in severely wounded U.S soldiers in Iraq. // The drug Recombinant Act... Statistical data shows that over 1,000 critically wounded American soldiers have been treated so far with this drug. According to a report released by FDA, ab...

A ‘Good Samaritan’ to the Aid of Lepes

...s bought in Hong Kong. "I am here to treat their wounded hearts as well as their ulcers," said Fu, who spends four months a year in the leper village. "It is necessary for us to give them more care and warmth so that they can feel human compassion before they die." Fu's devotion has not only moved med...

Nurses Ease the Wounded Heart

...re exploring in efforts to care for and heal //the wounded lives of a wide variety of audiences. Sick at Heart —JHUSON Associate Professor Cynda Hylton Rushton, PhD, RN recently explored the issue of 'moral distress' experienced by many nurses, including those treating critically ill patients. Rushton defin...

I Would Sob After Meeting Young Prostitutes: Judd

...ally abused, and as a result I was a very damaged, wounded person... I had a lot of rage. I was a rager as ch...ning' and no one listens. "I was a very damaged, wounded person... I know that I was drawn to this work partially because, although these circumstances were ...

Collateral Damage-Children Of Canadian Soldiers Suffer

...6 members of the community have been killed and 80 wounded in Afghanistan since last summer - and every child of a soldier lives with the fear that his or her parent could be next. "One mental health professional likened it to a tornado hitting the community several times a week." Marin has made three rec...

Military Healthcare Lacks Compassion, Say US Soldiers

...re manipulated to limit disability compensation to wounded soldiers. RM/V...

Robotic Surgeon to Team Up With Doctors, Astronauts on NASA Mission

...unds. Lightweight, mobile robots could travel to wounded soldiers on the battlefield to treat combat injuries. Surgical robotic systems also could be used in disaster areas so doctors worldwide could perform emergency procedures. The robots could even travel to remote areas in the developing world so local...

Scientists Make Major Breakthrough in Regenerative Medicine

... Missing limbs, scarred hearts, broken spines, and wounded muscles always try to repair themselves, but often the result is invalidism or disease. Even some tumors try to revert to normal, but are unsuccessful. If the genetic sequence described in the sea squirt applies to humans, this study represents a maj...

Gays Get Green Light for Jerusalem Rally

... to rubbish bins. One police officer was lightly wounded and four demonstrators arrested, Rosenfeld said. L...The year before, an ultra-Orthodox Jew stabbed and wounded three participants during a 2005 Gay Pride event and was later jailed for 12 years....

US Army to Recruit More Psychiatrists to Counsel Stressed Out Soldiers

...on the Army has laid out to improve health care to wounded or ill veterans and their families. It also comes ...oted to expand brain screenings and counseling for wounded veterans of the Iraq war and to reduce red tape for service members moving from Pentagon to Veterans...

U.S. Army Developing a Robot to Rescue Injured Soldiers

...a single smooth movement, to avoid causing pain to wounded soldiers. While the existing prototype slides its arms under its burden like a forklift, future versions will be fitted with manoeuvrable hands to gently scoop up casualties, he added. The robot to climb easily over rough terrain or up and down sta...

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