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Buying Time Through Hibernation on Demand

...so is compromised. This could reduce the number of amputations caused by irreparable tissue damage from wounds that won't heal. A wound to the skin allows the entry of oxygen, which initiates cell death. In healthy people, cell death subsides when a clot forms, which allows the healing process to begin. Exposing...

U-M team recovers ancient whale in Egyptian desert

...so is compromised. This could reduce the number of amputations caused by irreparable tissue damage from wounds that won't heal. A wound to the skin allows the entry of oxygen, which initiates cell death. In healthy people, cell death subsides when a clot forms, which allows the healing process to begin. Exposing...

Diabetic nerve therapy shows 'striking' results

...ts. The treatment might also reduce the number of amputations of toes and feet if early effects on nerve protect...tes is the major cause of non-traumatic lower limb amputations in Europe and North America. Scientists at The University of Manchester, working with colleagues at...

Trial success for diabetic nerve therapy

...ing the condition and preventing thousands of foot amputations each year. "The vast majority of non-traumatic hand and foot amputations carried out in UK hospitals are caused by diabetes and there are currently no treatments available t...

Epidemic of unneeded amputations

Non-traumatic amputations ?those caused by arterial blockages related to dia...ccounting for 82,000 non-traumatic lower extremity amputations (LEAs) in the U.S. yearly, according to the American Diabetes Association. The Centers for Disease C...

One-third of adults with diabetes still don't know they have it

...ost common cause of blindness, kidney failure, and amputations in adults and a major cause of heart disease and stroke. Over the years studied, about 26 percent of adults age 20 and older continued to have impaired fasting glucose (IFG), a form of pre-diabetes. IFG, in which blood glucose measured after an o...

Diabetes hits 275 Australians each day as pandemic spreads

...its associated problems of heart disease, strokes, amputations and kidney failure will have a profound impact on Australia's future health budgets. "What we have done is to quantify the risks. We now have hard data which give our Federal and State governments the first tangible indication of the size of the pro...

ASU researchers test antibacterial effects of healing clays

...tments have, in the past, been largely confined to amputations or surgical excision of the infected sites." This means if the clays are antibacterial in nature and the locus for that activity can be isolated, they may represent a new form of treatment, one that goes beyond the capacity of existing antibiotics...

Clot-dissolving agent may be beneficial in treatment of severe frostbite

...imal [closer to the body than the fingers or toes] amputations were required in the patients who received tPA wit...n perfusion [blood flow] and reduction in rates of amputations when tPA was administered within 24 hours of frostbite injury, we anticipate the continued use of tP...

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