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New pain sensing gene discovered
Chronic pain impacts more than 100 million people in the United States. The most common form of pain management in the U.S. are opiate-based medications. Thanks to a new discovery, pain management in the future will be better. Researchers at the University of Cambridge have discovered the gene that is responsible for sensing pain.
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Nanotech-enabled moisturizer speeds healing of diabetic skin wounds
Northwestern University via Next Big Future
A new high-tech but simple ointment applied to the skin may one day help diabetic patients heal stubborn and painful ulcers on their feet, Northwestern University researchers report.
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Sildenafil may help heal scleroderma ulcers
MedPage Today
Sildenafil provided some benefits for digital ulcer healing in patients with systemic sclerosis, although the primary endpoint of a placebo-controlled trial was not met, French researchers reported.
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Using a new laser process to custom shape optical fibers
Medical News Today
Modern medicine relies on optical fibers to cauterize unhealthy veins in a minimally invasive way. Now, Fraunhofer researchers have developed a laser processing method that facilitates automated series manufacture of these fibers at a much finer quality than ever before.
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Biopolymers: The key to the 21st-century medical revolution
By Adolfo Benedito
We have so much hope for medical innovation in the near future. Words such as nanotechnology, immune therapy, stem cells and tissue creation are becoming more and more common in the medical world, generating a current of optimism that we may soon find cures and treatments for many complex diseases and conditions. Throughout history, technological revolutions are typically paralleled by material revolutions. The 21st century will inevitably be known for great medical advances, and biopolymers will be the driving force behind the scenes.
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    Update on wound closure (Outpatient Surgery)
How electrical stimulation accelerates wound healing (University of Manchester via Medical Xpress)
Study: Wearable ultrasound device as chronic wound fixer could speed up healing (MedCity News)
How often are opioids for chronic pain truly misused? (By Dorothy L. Tengler)
Pressure sensing stocking to help save diabetic feet (Medgadget)

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