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Study shows how the brain responds to disruptions in the body’s balance

Study shows how the brain responds to disruptions in the body’s balance

New techniques reveal how prosthesis users are doing damage to their intact limbs

New techniques reveal how prosthesis users are doing damage to their intact limbs

Tufts engineers develop smart bandages to monitor and deliver treatment for chronic wounds

Tufts engineers develop smart bandages to monitor and deliver treatment for chronic wounds

Novel surgical approach to limb amputation improves sensation, control of prosthesis

Novel surgical approach to limb amputation improves sensation, control of prosthesis

New technology could make prosthetic use more intuitive and reliable

New technology could make prosthetic use more intuitive and reliable

Meningitis in Newborns: What to Look Out For

Meningitis in Newborns: What to Look Out For

Research offers new hope for healing wounds in patients with diabetes

Research offers new hope for healing wounds in patients with diabetes

Weekly nutrition education improves diabetes management

Weekly nutrition education improves diabetes management

Study of trauma patients evacuated from frontlines provides insight into en route care

Study of trauma patients evacuated from frontlines provides insight into en route care

Smart socks prevent foot sores for diabetics

Smart socks prevent foot sores for diabetics

Students build 3D-printed, low-cost robotic prosthetic hand for amputees

Students build 3D-printed, low-cost robotic prosthetic hand for amputees

Researchers find new method to restore movement sensation in patients with prosthetic arms

Researchers find new method to restore movement sensation in patients with prosthetic arms

Blood-thinning drug mitigates risk of complications, death after non-cardiac surgery

Blood-thinning drug mitigates risk of complications, death after non-cardiac surgery

UIC researchers examine how arsenic affects development of diabetes

UIC researchers examine how arsenic affects development of diabetes

Weight loss surgery helps prevent diabetes-related microvascular complications in obese patients

Weight loss surgery helps prevent diabetes-related microvascular complications in obese patients

FDA gives marketing approval for first shock wave device to treat diabetic foot ulcers

FDA gives marketing approval for first shock wave device to treat diabetic foot ulcers

Edixomed develops revolutionary technology for tackling antimicrobial resistance

Edixomed develops revolutionary technology for tackling antimicrobial resistance

Loyola Medicine study finds high success rate for diabetic Charcot foot surgery

Loyola Medicine study finds high success rate for diabetic Charcot foot surgery

Enterovirus vaccine protects against virus-induced diabetes in mouse model

Enterovirus vaccine protects against virus-induced diabetes in mouse model

Research: Prognosis for people with diabetic foot ulcers worse than previously thought

Research: Prognosis for people with diabetic foot ulcers worse than previously thought