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Phantom Limb Pain Relieved With New Method
2014-02-26 11:47:38

Max Ortiz Catalan, researcher at Chalmers University of Technology, has developed a new method for the treatment of phantom limb pain (PLP) after an amputation.

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2008-03-22 00:10:00

Researchers at University of California, San Diego, reported results of a new study that found amputees find relief from phantom limb pain by simply watching someone else rub their hands together.


Word of the Day
sudarium
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.