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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.
Freiburg researchers discover molecule that smuggles toxins from intestinal pathogens into human cells

Freiburg researchers discover molecule that smuggles toxins from intestinal pathogens into human cells

Research explains how cells behave when placed in low oxygen environment

Research explains how cells behave when placed in low oxygen environment

Researchers awarded $25 million NIH grant to study critical limb ischemia treatment

Researchers awarded $25 million NIH grant to study critical limb ischemia treatment

‘Flesh-eating’ disease treatments: an interview with Dr. John Crew, Seton Medical Center

‘Flesh-eating’ disease treatments: an interview with Dr. John Crew, Seton Medical Center

Study: Compared to open bypass, stenting keeps circulation flowing longer in some patients

Study: Compared to open bypass, stenting keeps circulation flowing longer in some patients

State highlights: Court hears arguments on Fla. 'gun-gag' law; Univ. of Minn. seeks to scale back coverage; fewer Utah docs see Medicaid patients

State highlights: Court hears arguments on Fla. 'gun-gag' law; Univ. of Minn. seeks to scale back coverage; fewer Utah docs see Medicaid patients

Inovio's electroporation technology enhances ability of DNA therapy to stimulate blood vessel growth

Inovio's electroporation technology enhances ability of DNA therapy to stimulate blood vessel growth

Mayo Clinic research shows that revascularization has reduced need for amputations by 40%

Mayo Clinic research shows that revascularization has reduced need for amputations by 40%

Cook receives FDA approval for Zilver PTX Drug-Eluting Peripheral Stent to treat PAD

Cook receives FDA approval for Zilver PTX Drug-Eluting Peripheral Stent to treat PAD

U.S. Marshals seize dietary supplements and unapproved drugs from Confidence

U.S. Marshals seize dietary supplements and unapproved drugs from Confidence

FOS prebiotic could replace intravenous feeding in pediatric patients with intestinal failure

FOS prebiotic could replace intravenous feeding in pediatric patients with intestinal failure

Depressed patients at risk of developing peripheral artery disease

Depressed patients at risk of developing peripheral artery disease

Scientists identify biological mechanism that may be responsible for icy extremities

Scientists identify biological mechanism that may be responsible for icy extremities

Blood flow in blocked arteries to extremities improved by new angioplasty procedure

Blood flow in blocked arteries to extremities improved by new angioplasty procedure

Erasing neuronal memories may help control persistent pain

Erasing neuronal memories may help control persistent pain

Earthquakes devastating in more ways than one: Review

Earthquakes devastating in more ways than one: Review

Exenatide's rapid anti-inflammatory effect may inhibit atherosclerosis

Exenatide's rapid anti-inflammatory effect may inhibit atherosclerosis

Exercise, intervention may help individuals with peripheral arterial disease

Exercise, intervention may help individuals with peripheral arterial disease

Dorsogluteal buttock site still most popular despite known potential for sciatic nerve injury

Dorsogluteal buttock site still most popular despite known potential for sciatic nerve injury

Young new nurses more likely to follow latest VG site advice to administer intramuscular injections

Young new nurses more likely to follow latest VG site advice to administer intramuscular injections