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Increased use of tourniquets has improved patient survival in Los Angeles County

Increased use of tourniquets has improved patient survival in Los Angeles County

WHO’s new initiative aims to speed up action on diabetes

WHO’s new initiative aims to speed up action on diabetes

Researchers study how antibacterial properties in animals, plants can be used in medical implants

Researchers study how antibacterial properties in animals, plants can be used in medical implants

New stem cell therapy shows promise to prevent diabetes-related amputations

New stem cell therapy shows promise to prevent diabetes-related amputations

A retinal photo may provide early warning signs of stroke and dementia

A retinal photo may provide early warning signs of stroke and dementia

New type of surgery can help amputees better control their residual muscles

New type of surgery can help amputees better control their residual muscles

Reducing obesity may prevent up to half of new type 2 diabetes cases

Reducing obesity may prevent up to half of new type 2 diabetes cases

Groundbreaking therapy may provide a new treatment modality for biofilm infections in foot ulcers

Groundbreaking therapy may provide a new treatment modality for biofilm infections in foot ulcers

New results challenge prevailing dogma regarding brain plasticity following limb loss

New results challenge prevailing dogma regarding brain plasticity following limb loss

FDA approves first implant system for adults who have above-the-knee amputations

FDA approves first implant system for adults who have above-the-knee amputations

Sensory stimulation improves perception of phantom limbs, leads to better muscle movement

Sensory stimulation improves perception of phantom limbs, leads to better muscle movement

New technique may help assess hand injuries

New technique may help assess hand injuries

New procedure offers lasting pain relief for patients with osteoarthritis

New procedure offers lasting pain relief for patients with osteoarthritis

Researchers develop low-cost, customizable, self-locking upper limb prosthesis

Researchers develop low-cost, customizable, self-locking upper limb prosthesis

WHO plans to increase access to affordable, quality-assured testing and treatment for diabetes

WHO plans to increase access to affordable, quality-assured testing and treatment for diabetes

Study provides new insight into the evolution of limb regeneration in lungfish and other species

Study provides new insight into the evolution of limb regeneration in lungfish and other species

New insights into how the brain can induce diabetes remission in rodents

New insights into how the brain can induce diabetes remission in rodents

Combination of gout and diabetes carries increased risk of amputation

Combination of gout and diabetes carries increased risk of amputation

Researchers show usefulness of potential 'phage cocktail' therapy on wound infections

Researchers show usefulness of potential 'phage cocktail' therapy on wound infections

First-ever multicenter network to study diabetic foot ulcers

First-ever multicenter network to study diabetic foot ulcers