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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.
ANU research could lead to better treatment options for rare, deadly bacterial infection

ANU research could lead to better treatment options for rare, deadly bacterial infection

Disparities in major leg amputation and mortality for patients with diabetic foot ulcers

Disparities in major leg amputation and mortality for patients with diabetic foot ulcers

Platelet inhibitors may be linked with reduction in digital ulcers in people with systemic sclerosis

Platelet inhibitors may be linked with reduction in digital ulcers in people with systemic sclerosis

Study explores the effect of graphic warning labels on cigarette packaging among US smokers

Study explores the effect of graphic warning labels on cigarette packaging among US smokers

FDA approves new drug for treatment of adults with chronic kidney disease

FDA approves new drug for treatment of adults with chronic kidney disease

Intestinal worm infections can make African women more vulnerable to sexually-transmitted viral infections

Intestinal worm infections can make African women more vulnerable to sexually-transmitted viral infections

Radiological images reveal how COVID virus can trigger the body to attack itself

Radiological images reveal how COVID virus can trigger the body to attack itself

Researchers decipher deadly bacterial infection in pigs

Researchers decipher deadly bacterial infection in pigs

Study highlights trends in hospitalization, outcomes among veterans with critical limb ischemia

Study highlights trends in hospitalization, outcomes among veterans with critical limb ischemia

Researchers develop spray gel for frostbite injuries

Researchers develop spray gel for frostbite injuries

Assessing blood flow is key to early detection, treatment for patients with critical limb ischemia

Assessing blood flow is key to early detection, treatment for patients with critical limb ischemia

Research presents strongest evidence of link between obesity and many diseases

Research presents strongest evidence of link between obesity and many diseases

Study shows causal relationship between obesity and a wide range of diseases

Study shows causal relationship between obesity and a wide range of diseases

Less-invasive procedures for critical limb ischemia as good as more invasive open surgeries

Less-invasive procedures for critical limb ischemia as good as more invasive open surgeries

Microvascular disease associated with increased risk of leg amputation

Microvascular disease associated with increased risk of leg amputation

Smoking triples the risk of death from cardiovascular disease

Smoking triples the risk of death from cardiovascular disease

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