Archive: Apr 2014

Are Your Toxins Sponge Worthy?

April 29, 2014

NANOMEDICINE Blood Cell Membrane Coated Nanosponges Soak Up Microbial Toxins by EDITORS on Apr 28, 2014 • 1:31 pm 2 inShare Fighter pilots are able to release decoys when being shot at, directing the missiles away from their target. There is no reason to try to destroy the missiles themselves, a much more difficult proposition for engineers. In medicine, the opposite approach has reigned supreme, that of trying to kill the pathogens themselves. Now researches at University of California, San Diego have developed nanoparticles that attract…

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Imaging discovers retina damage in patients with mild diabetic retinopathy | Optometry

April 25, 2014

Imaging discovers retina damage in patients with mild diabetic retinopathy | Optometry.

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Feet Don’t Fail Me Now: Economic burden on healthcare increases for ESRD patients suffering with DFU’s. More evidence that prevention pays.

April 25, 2014

Diabetic Foot Ulcers Raise ESRD Patient Costs Share this article: facebook twitter linkedin google Study reveals an association with greater use of ESAs and higher inpatient and outpatient costs. Diabetic foot ulcers (DFU) in patients with end-stage renal disease (ESRD)are independently associated with higher healthcare costs, according to data presented at the National Kidney Foundation's 2014 Spring Clinical Meetings in Las Vegas. In a study comparing 25,273 diabetic ESRD patients with DFU (case patients) and 25,273 propensity-score-matched controls (diabetic ESRD patients without DFU),…

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Force Sensing Prosthetic Let Liner Measures Pressure to Better Fit New Devices for Amputees

April 16, 2014

Force Sensing Prosthetic Let Liner Measures Pressure to Better Fit New Devices for Amputees.

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From Minor to Major: Not a sweet tune for our patients with DFU’s

April 15, 2014

    Minor foot wounds a major threat for diabetics BY KRYSTNELL STORR NEW YORK Mon Apr 14, 2014 11:52am EDT 1 COMMENTS inShare5 Share this Email Print             RELATED TOPICS Health »       (Reuters Health) – For people with diabetes, one foot ulcer is very likely to lead to another, according to a new study that finds even minor lesions create a major risk of more severe foot wounds. The best defense, Dutch…

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Upsee Harness Helps Kids Stuck in Wheelchairs Get Up on Their Feet

April 13, 2014

Upsee Harness Helps Kids Stuck in Wheelchairs Get Up on Their Feet.

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