Archive: Apr 2016

First Winners of Governor General’s Innovation Awards

April 29, 2016

OTTAWA, April 28, 2016 /CNW/ – The Office of the Secretary to the Governor General is pleased to announce the inaugural winners of Governor General’s Innovation Awards (GGIA). “I’m delighted to present the first six Governor General’s Innovation Awards for groundbreaking work in a variety of spheres,” said His Excellency. Later today, at 2 p.m., the Governor General will answer questions on innovation live on Facebook, a partner of the GGIA, at www.facebook.com/gginnovation. Source: First Winners of Governor General’s Innovation…

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Med Schools Gearing up to Deal with PAD: But this is NOT the PAD that we deal with

April 25, 2016

"We live in a world of competing sorrows." Patrick Moynahan   The government is being quite progressive and thoughtful in their efforts to introduce a needed ervice in physician-assisted death(PAD). It is interesting, however, that introducing curriculum into medical schools for this, well-intentioned but relatively infrequently used therapeutic modality is gaining so much attention. In my 26 years of being a physician, treating extraordinarily sick individuals, I may have run into perhaps a dozen patient who wanted or were in need of…

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April 18, 2016

German patients hospitalized with diabetic foot syndrome had higher amputation and mortality rates vs. patients hospitalized with peripheral artery disease, according to recent study findings. Nasser M. Malyar, MD, of the division of vascular medicine, department of cardiovascular medicine at University Hospital Muenster, Germany, and colleagues analyzed insurance data from 40,335 patients

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Doxycycline Redux: Brilliant system delivers doxycycline deep into the wound bed.

April 10, 2016

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE TSXV: DVA DELIVRA POWERS DIABETIC WOUND HEALING March 29, 2016 – Toronto, Ontario – Delivra Corp. (“Delivra” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce its success in facilitating a new treatment modality for diabetic wound healing. Diabetic wound healing is a very large, and historically very challenging, market. Almost one in ten adults in the world are diabetic or pre-diabetic1. In the United States alone, there are almost 30 million diabetics2, and over 85 million people with…

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Can The Combination Of Serial Irrigation And Debridement With Antibiotic Beads Have An Impact For Severe DFIs? | Podiatry Today

April 7, 2016

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Mark Sisson Is the Pied Piper of Paleo

April 7, 2016

Mark Sisson, one of the biggest names in fitness, has preached for years that a neo-paleo combination of protein and fats is the ultimate performance diet. Lately, he’s been telling his followers that they can even relax on the dietary guidelines a bit—while getting outside to play more. Can it really be this simple? Source: Mark Sisson Is the Pied Piper of Paleo

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