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Edema means swelling caused by fluid in your body's tissues. It usually occurs in the feet, ankles and legs, but it can involve your entire body.
Gleevec available to patients in post-surgical GIST study

Gleevec available to patients in post-surgical GIST study

Most promising drugs in development for metabolic syndrome

Most promising drugs in development for metabolic syndrome

Clinical trial of Ranibizumab for edema of the mAcula in diabetes

Clinical trial of Ranibizumab for edema of the mAcula in diabetes

High blood pressure in pregnancy may lead to heart disease

High blood pressure in pregnancy may lead to heart disease

Investigational drug tolvaptan treats hyponatremia

Investigational drug tolvaptan treats hyponatremia

Bladder urothelium in PBS/IC shows distinct differences in keratin profiles

Bladder urothelium in PBS/IC shows distinct differences in keratin profiles

Pycnogenol effective in reducing leg swelling, walking pain

Pycnogenol effective in reducing leg swelling, walking pain

Sildenafil boosts high altitude exercise up to 45% for some cyclists

Sildenafil boosts high altitude exercise up to 45% for some cyclists

AUA podium session on stone disease

AUA podium session on stone disease

Discovery of protein associated with severe preeclampsia

Discovery of protein associated with severe preeclampsia

Short-course postexposure antibiotic prophylaxis combined with vaccination protects against experimental inhalational anthrax

Short-course postexposure antibiotic prophylaxis combined with vaccination protects against experimental inhalational anthrax

Evidence supporting use of honey as a wound dressing

Evidence supporting use of honey as a wound dressing

Discovery of a gene that drives anthrax bacteria's toxic effects

Discovery of a gene that drives anthrax bacteria's toxic effects

Pregnancy complications increase risk of heart disease

Pregnancy complications increase risk of heart disease

Hospitalized patients with severe congestive heart failure did not experience a benefit from use of pulmonary artery catheterization

Hospitalized patients with severe congestive heart failure did not experience a benefit from use of pulmonary artery catheterization

Researchers set out to determine the effectiveness of endomorphin 1, with a painkilling capacity equal to or greater than morphine

Researchers set out to determine the effectiveness of endomorphin 1, with a painkilling capacity equal to or greater than morphine

Magnetic shoe insoles did not effectively relieve foot pain

Magnetic shoe insoles did not effectively relieve foot pain

Abnormal leakage of lymph fluid from the ruptured lymphatic vessels stimulates the accumulation of fat

Abnormal leakage of lymph fluid from the ruptured lymphatic vessels stimulates the accumulation of fat

New laboratory method for quickly detecting active anthrax proteins

New laboratory method for quickly detecting active anthrax proteins

Use of general anesthesia for heroin detoxification offers no benefit when compared to two other methods

Use of general anesthesia for heroin detoxification offers no benefit when compared to two other methods