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Latest Geoffrey Gurtner Stories

2011-12-12 12:49:52

Researchers at the Stanford University School of Medicine report that they have identified the molecular pathway through which physical force contributes to scarring in mice.

2011-08-29 12:59:19

Reconnecting severed blood vessels is mostly done the same way today — with sutures — as it was 100 years ago, when the French surgeon Alexis Carrel won a Nobel Prize for advancing the technique.

2009-07-30 06:26:11

A drug used to remove iron from the body could help doctors fight one of diabetes' cruelest complications -- poor wound healing -- which can lead to infection and amputation.


Word of the Day
saggar
  • A ceramic container used inside a fuel-fired kiln to protect pots from the flame.
The word 'saggar' may come from 'safeguard'.
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