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Socioeconomic consideration in Medicare penalty calculation could ease financial strain on safety-net hospitals

Socioeconomic consideration in Medicare penalty calculation could ease financial strain on safety-net hospitals

Amputees regain temperature sensation with new prosthetic technology

Amputees regain temperature sensation with new prosthetic technology

UT Health San Antonio scientist receives $1.2 million to implement early intervention measures for pre-diabetes

UT Health San Antonio scientist receives $1.2 million to implement early intervention measures for pre-diabetes

Early targeted muscle reinnervation cuts chronic pain after amputation

Early targeted muscle reinnervation cuts chronic pain after amputation

Study identifies two stem cell types driving jellyfish tentacle growth

Study identifies two stem cell types driving jellyfish tentacle growth

A novel stem cell solution for preventing ischemia-induced amputations

A novel stem cell solution for preventing ischemia-induced amputations

Spinal cord treatment offers relief and sensation to lower limb amputees

Spinal cord treatment offers relief and sensation to lower limb amputees

Spinal cord stimulation restores sensation and eases phantom pain in amputees

Spinal cord stimulation restores sensation and eases phantom pain in amputees

SGH and NTU Singapore to develop customized medical devices and implants using 3D printing

SGH and NTU Singapore to develop customized medical devices and implants using 3D printing

Robotic prosthetic ankles allow amputees to move more "naturally"

Robotic prosthetic ankles allow amputees to move more "naturally"

Rare ‘flesh-eating’ bacterium spreads North as oceans warm

Rare ‘flesh-eating’ bacterium spreads North as oceans warm

Itchy skin, tingling hands or slow-healing cuts may signal hidden diabetes

Itchy skin, tingling hands or slow-healing cuts may signal hidden diabetes

Simple fingerprick blood test could help identify millions of people with undiagnosed diabetes

Simple fingerprick blood test could help identify millions of people with undiagnosed diabetes

Could spinach extract accelerate wound healing in those with diabetes?

Could spinach extract accelerate wound healing in those with diabetes?

Male diabetics more likely to have lower limb amputation

Male diabetics more likely to have lower limb amputation

STING gene variant linked to increased risk of severe group A strep infections

STING gene variant linked to increased risk of severe group A strep infections

Virtual reality-based exercises found to reduce depression and anxiety among individuals treated with hemodialysis

Virtual reality-based exercises found to reduce depression and anxiety among individuals treated with hemodialysis

New technology could help amputees feel temperature in their phantom limbs

New technology could help amputees feel temperature in their phantom limbs

Probiotic combination could reduce incidence of toxic shock syndrome

Probiotic combination could reduce incidence of toxic shock syndrome