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2013-04-15 14:11:10

Drug-eluting stents can keep clogged leg arteries open, preventing amputation of the leg.

2013-04-12 12:58:13

Veterans who sustained major limb injuries during combat reported little improvement in symptoms of depression, anxiety, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and other mental-health problems up to 2 years post injury.

Phantom Limb Sensations Replicated In Non-Amputees
2013-04-12 07:57:14

While many people who have had an arm or a leg amputated have described experiencing the sensation of having a “phantom limb,” a team of neuroscientists in Sweden has managed to duplicate the phenomenon with people who have not had a limb amputated.

Phantom Pain In Amputees Linked To The Brain
2013-03-06 05:38:54

A new brain imaging study from Oxford University reveals that the phantom pain many amputees feel in the missing limb is linked to changes in the brain that occur following amputation.

2013-03-03 23:00:34

Provides Comprehensive Wound Care and Limb Salvage to Greater Los Angeles (PRWEB) March 03, 2013 Dr.

2013-03-02 23:00:58

Platelet-rich plasma therapy relieves chronic swelling, reduces pain. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) March 02, 2013 Until now, patients with lymphedema turned


Word of the Day
dapifer
  • One who brings meat to the table; hence, in some countries, the official title of the grand master or steward of the king's or a nobleman's household.
The word 'dapifer' comes from Latin roots meaning 'feast' and 'bearer'.