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The classical tissue factors typically are proteins used for tissue repair and growth stimulation. Among the approved products are the growth factors PDGF, IGF, EGF, BMP and FGF. One of the commercial...
Patrick Kennedy's Movement Says Mental Illness Is A Medical Issue, Not A Moral Issue Patrick Kennedy was featured in last night's 60 Minutes seeking to highlight the urgency of mental health issues dr...
Patrick Kennedy was featured in last night's 60 Minutes seeking to highlight the urgency of mental health issues drawing from his own experience. The youngest child of Senator Ted Kennedy, Patrick Ke...
(Kennedy Krieger Institute) Kennedy Krieger Institute issued a statement on the recommendation to add X-linked adrenoleukodystrophy to the United States newborn Recommended Uniform Screening Panel.
(MedPage Today) -- Chronic ulcers associated with high rates of gangrene, amputation
Patients with idiopathic ulcers are more likely to rebleed than those with H. pylori– or nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug–associated lesions and warrant close surveillance.
(Kennedy Krieger Institute) Kennedy Krieger's Interactive Autism Network has partnered with the Simons Foundation Autism Research to advance and expand internet-mediated autism research.
Viking Therapeutics (NASDAQ:VKTX) and the Kennedy Krieger Institute announced a sponsored research collaboration focused on evaluating Viking’s thyroid beta agonists for the treatment of X-linked ad...
(HealthDay)—The Integra Omnigraft Dermal Regeneration Matrix has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to treat diabetic foot ulcers.
It is estimated that people in industrialised countries have a 1% chance of suffering from a leg ulcer at some time in their life. The majority of leg ulcers are associated with circulation problems; ...
Leg ulcers usually occur secondary to venous reflux or obstruction, but 20% of people with leg ulcers have arterial disease, with or without venous disorders. Between 1.5 and 3.0 in 1000 people have a...
To describe an unusual presentation of Foster Kennedy syndrome (FKS; unilateral optic nerve atrophy with optic nerve edema in the other eye) with optic nerve atrophy and retinal vein occlusion. It is ...
Prevention of pressure ulcers is a major health concern, especially for older people. Much of the literature related to prevention of pressure ulcers focuses on hospital-acquired pressure ulcers. Ther...
Venous ulcers (also known as varicose or venous stasis ulcers) are a chronic, recurring and debilitating condition that affects up to 1% of the population. Best practice documents and expert opinion s...