Risk of Major Limb Amputation in diabetic foot ulcer and accompanying disease: A meta-analysis
Limb amputation in diabetic patients raises important issues regarding lower quality of life and survival rates. This meta-analysis is aimed to identify predictive factors...
15 days ago - Journal of Plastic, Reconstructive & Aesthetic Surgery - 2 articles
Scientists successfully remove BPA from water
Decades of research have shown drinking from plastic bottles that contain bisphenol A could be dangerous, since the chemical can affect your hormones and increase your risk of...
18 days ago - Daily Mail
Some women may benefit from delaying breast reconstruction following mastectomy
Some patients with a combination of risk factors, such as being obese and having diabetes or being a smoker, may benefit from delayed rather than immediate breast implant...
30 days ago - Medical News Today
Common chemicals in plastic linked to chronic disease
Chemicals found in many plastics, called phthalates, have once again been linked with a range of chronic conditions, including type 2 diabetes.
1 month ago - Medical News Today
Toxic Chemicals In Plastic Puts Men At Risk For Chronic Diseases
In men, increased levels of phthalate increases the risk for chronic illnesses like cardiovascular disease, type-2 diabetes and high blood pressure.
1 month ago - Medindia Health - 3 articles
Perioperative Antibiotic Use in Diabetic Patients: A Retrospective Review of 670 Surgeries
Carpal tunnel syndrome has a high incidence in diabetic patients, with a reported incidence up to 21%. In severe cases of CTS, patients may undergo carpal tunnel release...
1 month ago - Journal of Plastic, Reconstructive & Aesthetic Surgery
Mitchel P. Goldman Named Chairman of Calecim Advisory Board
Singapore bio-tech firm CellResearch Corporation, which manufactures the Calecim Professional skincare line, has announced that San Diego-based dermatologist Mitchel P...
1 month ago - Surgical Aesthetics Magazine
UNC co-leads large clinical trial on new combo therapy for type 2 diabetes
New insulin degludec has comparable cardiovascular safety rates to insulin glargine U100 but with less risk of triggering low blood sugar.
2 monthes ago - UNC Healthcare - 7 articles
A plastic sheath in your gut could reverse diabetes
Millions of people across the UK could benefit from the 60cm EndoBarrier, which acts like a gastric band.
2 monthes ago - Daily Mail
Is the finger-stick blood test necessary for type 2 diabetes treatment?
In the first large pragmatic trial of its kind in the United States, results from a UNC School of Medicine study show that checking finger-stick blood sugars may not help...
2 monthes ago - UNC Healthcare - 4 articles
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Facial Cosmetic Surgery Abroad
Anyone considering facial cosmetic surgery abroad is understandably nervous about choosing to have their cosmetic surgery abroad, owing to worries that something could go...
Woman in China attempts to escape debt by altering her appearance with...
Zhu Najuan, a 59-year old Chinese local, was apprehended by law enforcement officers mid-July for debt avoidance. Police were initially confused if they had captured the right...
Bionic vision restoration: could future technologies restore sight?
The brain is very plastic, which means that the brain is able to adapt to new signals. In the case of bionic vision restoration, the photoreceptors have died, the brain is not...
Cosmetic Surgery on the Rise Worldwide
At the annual IMCAS Aesthetic Surgery & Cosmetic Dermatology World Congress it was reported that the cosmetic surgery market worldwide grew by 8.3% in 2016 with about $8.9...