Archive: Dec 2015

Cybathlon 2016, a Competition of Smart and Powered Prosthetic Devices (VIDEO) | Medgadget

December 26, 2015

ETH Zurich is getting ready to host the first Cybathlon, a sports competition in which disabled people can use advanced assistive devices to overcome a var Source: Cybathlon 2016, a Competition of Smart and Powered Prosthetic Devices (VIDEO) | Medgadget

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Is Procalcitonin An Effective Marker For Osteomyelitis? SALSA protagonist, DG Armstrong opines.

December 26, 2015

One of the big problems in diabetes and the diabetic foot is distinguishing whether there is an active bone infection and subsequently ascertaining the severity of that bone infection. For the first part of that clinical conundrum, we have used a number of different lab values and other tools in the past. Source: Is Procalcitonin An Effective Marker For Osteomyelitis? | Podiatry Today

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To Amputate or Not to Amputate? That is the Question: A Battle Royale with Armstrong and Mayer

December 18, 2015

Source: Wound Care Canada Wound Care Canada: Winter 2015 – Volume 13, Number 3

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UC Berkeley 3D Printing Low Cost Custom Prostheses for Growing Kids | Medgadget

December 2, 2015

Engineers at the CITRIS Invention Lab at UC Berkeley are studying how 3D printing can be used to develop custom prosthetic devices for people with unique c Source: UC Berkeley 3D Printing Low Cost Custom Prostheses for Growing Kids | Medgadget

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New Diabetes Cases, at Long Last, Begin to Fall in the United States

December 2, 2015

The rate of new cases from 2008 to 2014 declined by about one-fifth, a possible indication that Americans are getting a little healthier. Source: New Diabetes Cases, at Long Last, Begin to Fall in the United States

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