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Skin Temps Predictive of Foot Ulcer in Diabetics by Northcoast Footcare Facebook Posted Thu 08 Aug 2013 11:15am A new study published in the Journal of Foot and Ankle Research reviewed the literature back to 1960 to evaluate whether measuring skin temperatures in the diabetic foot were predictive of foot ulceration. Results support the theory that increases skin temperature in the diabetic is predictive of foot ulceration when compared with the same ... Read on »
Causes of Skin Cancer - Basal Cell Carcinoma, Melanoma or Squamous Cell Carcinoma, do you know the r by Danny & Susan S. Health Maven Posted Mon 26 Jan 2009 4:32pm The incidence of skin cancer has increased greatly in recent years, due in part to greater exposure to UV radiation from the sun. In 1990, 600,000 Americans were diagnosed with either basal cell or squamous cell cancers. This is up from 400,000 in 1980, a staggering 50% increase.   Australia has the highest rate of skin cancer in the world ... Read on »
LiRIS® Research Study in IC Patients with Hunner’s Ulcers & Lesions by Jill O. Patient ExpertHealth Impact Award Posted Thu 17 Oct 2013 5:07pm This is the first of two clinical trial announcements released by the ICN today, both featuring clinical trials for interstitial cystitis. This first study is evaluating the use of LiRIS in the treatment of Hunner’s lesions, aka ulcers. Early LiRIS pain studies found that some Hunner’s ulcers were responding to treatment, a result we have not ... Read on »
Treatment of Skin Conditions Using DKK1 by Posted Mon 30 Jul 2012 8:00pm Description of Invention: This invention discloses a method for inducing non-palmoplantar skin (skin of the trunk, arms, and face etc.) to develop characteristics of palmoplantar skin (skin of the soles and palms). This effect is achieved by use of Dickkopf 1 (DKK1), a protein which is highly expressed by palmoplantar fibrobla ... Read on »
Why does acid secretion go up in duodenal ulcers but down in gastric ulcers? by pathologystudent Posted Tue 15 Jun 2010 8:05am Q. I would be highly obliged if you can help me out on one thing. Being an average student, I refer to a textbook by a local author. He writes, “in gastric ulcer the value of basal acid output (BAO) and maximal acid output (MAO) are usually normal or slightly below normal” and “higher values are found in duodenal ulcer.” I am confu ... Read on »
Skin Problems: How you can find the cause of your skin problem by Danny & Susan S. Health Maven Posted Mon 26 Jan 2009 5:00pm You may have skin that is itchy, irritated, sensitive, or burning, you've tried everything and you may even have sought medical help. But no matter what you do, nothing seems to make any difference. Now what?   What can you do? How can you find a solution to the skin problem you’ve been battling with for months or even years?   Well, ... Read on »
Rheumatic manifestations of skin disease. by Jan Posted Tue 29 Dec 2009 12:00am By Clarke JT. and Werth VP. Curr Opin Rheumatol. 2010 Jan;22(1):78-84. PURPOSE OF REVIEW: There is an increasing interest in improving the understanding of pathophysiology, outcome measures, and therapies of rheumatic skin disease. Increasingly, studies are using the skin as a primary endpoint for evaluating therapies. This will r ... Read on »
Chronic Venous Insufficiency Treatments to Reduce Swelling in Legs, Ankles and Calves that Helps Health Leg Ulcers at Healthy Be by Melissa G. Patient ExpertComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted Thu 21 Feb 2013 8:08am Many of our lymphedema cases at Healthy Being Wellness Center involve Chronice Venous Insufficiency (CVI). We often see immediate and long lasting effects from our lymphedema treatments for these cases as the therapy reduces the burden on the vascular system. In Chronic Venous Insufficieny, the venous system fails to return sufficient b ... Read on »
Smart Underwear is Here – Senses immobility and stimulates Muscles to Prevent Ulcers from Forming by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Wed 22 Apr 2009 11:55pm I am guessing they are battery operated.  Actually this sounds like a real good thing for those who are in wheelchairs or bed ridden, and maybe just those who might like a little extra benefit from wearing this type of underwear.  BD  Vivian Mushahwar, a University of Alberta cell biologist and Alberta Heritage Foundation for Medical Researc ... Read on »
Tapeless Bandages for Wounds, Diabetic Ulcers, and More… by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Fri 03 Jul 2009 2:06pm The company, Tapeless Medical   just announced some additional new products this week and for anyone who had had the sticky tape on any wound bandage, you know what I am talking about here.  The wrap is re-useable too.  I could think of sometimes in the past where I wished I would have had one of these versus the sticky tape.   They even have one ... Read on »