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Gangrene is a type of tissue death which occurs due to loss of blood supply. This may affect any part of the body but usually affects the peripheral extremities like feet, toes, fingers, hands, penis etc.
New 3D-printed feet designed to mimic diabetic foot wounds

New 3D-printed feet designed to mimic diabetic foot wounds

AstraZeneca to present Phase III CVOT DECLARE-TIMI 58 results at AHA Scientific Sessions

AstraZeneca to present Phase III CVOT DECLARE-TIMI 58 results at AHA Scientific Sessions

Including testimonials, images of diseased body parts enhances effectiveness of pictorial warning labels on cigarette packs

Including testimonials, images of diseased body parts enhances effectiveness of pictorial warning labels on cigarette packs

Gangrene-causing bacteria show promise as cancer treatment

Gangrene-causing bacteria show promise as cancer treatment

Bacterial therapy shows early clinical efficacy in patients with treatment-refractory solid tumors

Bacterial therapy shows early clinical efficacy in patients with treatment-refractory solid tumors

Study reveals how dangerous bacterium shares its genetic information

Study reveals how dangerous bacterium shares its genetic information

Bacteria in the gut found to produce electricity

Bacteria in the gut found to produce electricity

Avoidable sepsis infections send thousands of seniors to gruesome deaths

Avoidable sepsis infections send thousands of seniors to gruesome deaths

Restoring blood flow may be linked to longer survival in patients with critical limb ischemia

Restoring blood flow may be linked to longer survival in patients with critical limb ischemia

Scientists decipher workings of little-understood bacterial riboswitch

Scientists decipher workings of little-understood bacterial riboswitch

Smart socks prevent foot sores for diabetics

Smart socks prevent foot sores for diabetics

Low-energy ESWT shows promise for managing digital ulcers in patients with systemic sclerosis

Low-energy ESWT shows promise for managing digital ulcers in patients with systemic sclerosis

Novel method using 3D-printed patches offers potential treatment for ischemia

Novel method using 3D-printed patches offers potential treatment for ischemia

Findings highlight need to improve quality of care for high-risk patients with peripheral artery disease

Findings highlight need to improve quality of care for high-risk patients with peripheral artery disease

Delayed healing linked to weaker electrical currents in diabetic wounds

Delayed healing linked to weaker electrical currents in diabetic wounds

New technology allows for safer, more precise removal of plaque during atherectomy procedure

New technology allows for safer, more precise removal of plaque during atherectomy procedure

New breakthrough drug shows promise to fight antibiotic-resistant infections

New breakthrough drug shows promise to fight antibiotic-resistant infections

Certain gut bacteria linked to type 2 diabetes, reveal Russian scientists

Certain gut bacteria linked to type 2 diabetes, reveal Russian scientists

New model of arterial thrombus formation is similar to popular video game

New model of arterial thrombus formation is similar to popular video game

VA study examines use of medicinal maggots to heal diabetic foot ulcers

VA study examines use of medicinal maggots to heal diabetic foot ulcers