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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.
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

Key step in the entry of anthrax toxin into human cells

Key step in the entry of anthrax toxin into human cells

New compound ruboxistaurin may decrease vision loss in diabete

New compound ruboxistaurin may decrease vision loss in diabete

Neurological complication may result from rapid withdrawal from pregabalin

Neurological complication may result from rapid withdrawal from pregabalin

Study shows why thiazolidinediones cause edema and helps understand role of kidneys in hypertension

Study shows why thiazolidinediones cause edema and helps understand role of kidneys in hypertension

Muraglitazar lowers blood glucose and helps dyslipidemia seen in diabetes

Muraglitazar lowers blood glucose and helps dyslipidemia seen in diabetes

Modifying your salt intake has the potential to prevent exercise-induced asthma

Modifying your salt intake has the potential to prevent exercise-induced asthma

NIAID has awarded 10 grants and 2 contracts totaling approximately $27 million to fund development of new therapeutics and vaccines against bioterrorism

NIAID has awarded 10 grants and 2 contracts totaling approximately $27 million to fund development of new therapeutics and vaccines against bioterrorism

New study suggests Pioglitazone HCl may significantly improve key predictors of cardiovascular risk

New study suggests Pioglitazone HCl may significantly improve key predictors of cardiovascular risk

New treatment improves visual acuity score of patients with retinitis pigmentosa

New treatment improves visual acuity score of patients with retinitis pigmentosa

First evidence that preeclampsia can leave a persistent and potentially fatal imprint in the pulmonary circulation of the fetus

First evidence that preeclampsia can leave a persistent and potentially fatal imprint in the pulmonary circulation of the fetus

Vioxx doubles risk of heart attacks and strokes

Vioxx doubles risk of heart attacks and strokes