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Phantom pain following spinal cord injury is the result of hypersensitive neurons in the thalamic region of brain

Phantom pain following spinal cord injury is the result of hypersensitive neurons in the thalamic region of brain

Potential new treatment for nerve damage caused by diabetes

Potential new treatment for nerve damage caused by diabetes

Study focuses on peripheral arterial disease - availability of vascular surgeons impacts amputation rate

Study focuses on peripheral arterial disease - availability of vascular surgeons impacts amputation rate

Study sheds new light on the molecular mechanisms underlying the development of chronic wounds

Study sheds new light on the molecular mechanisms underlying the development of chronic wounds

Yet another proven benefit of tight glucose control for those with type 1 diabetes

Yet another proven benefit of tight glucose control for those with type 1 diabetes

Diabetes patients may benefit most from minor surgery plus antibiotics

Diabetes patients may benefit most from minor surgery plus antibiotics

Fewer diabetics end up in hospital

Fewer diabetics end up in hospital

Tight glucose control lowers CVD by about 50 percent in diabetes

Tight glucose control lowers CVD by about 50 percent in diabetes

Muraglitazar lowers blood glucose and helps dyslipidemia seen in diabetes

Muraglitazar lowers blood glucose and helps dyslipidemia seen in diabetes

Patients with newly diagnosed type 2 diabetes should be screened for retinopathy

Patients with newly diagnosed type 2 diabetes should be screened for retinopathy

Patients with type 2 diabetes who participate in group education programs require less medication

Patients with type 2 diabetes who participate in group education programs require less medication

Research provides new insight into how individual genes control regeneration

Research provides new insight into how individual genes control regeneration

Scientists have, for the first time, induced a state of reversible metabolic hibernation in mice

Scientists have, for the first time, induced a state of reversible metabolic hibernation in mice

Childhood obesity is a serious health problem in Australia

Childhood obesity is a serious health problem in Australia

BMA appeals for widespread support for Smoke-Free Liverpool

BMA appeals for widespread support for Smoke-Free Liverpool

FDA licenses Sanofi pasteur vaccine for protection against meningococcal disease

FDA licenses Sanofi pasteur vaccine for protection against meningococcal disease

Helping to heal complications from spinal cord injury

Helping to heal complications from spinal cord injury

Landmines are a deadly attraction for children

Landmines are a deadly attraction for children

Hospital admissions for diabetes on the rise

Hospital admissions for diabetes on the rise

Amputations due to diabetes can be prevented

Amputations due to diabetes can be prevented