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Executive Health Management

Ultrasound Speeds Skin Healing, Especially for Diabetics and Elderly

2015 15 Jul

Healing times for skin ulcers and bedsores can be reduced by a third with the use of low-intensity ultrasound, according to a pioneering study published in the Journal of Investigative Dermatology . Researchers from the University of Sheffield discovered the ultrasound transmits a vibration through the skin and wakes up cells in wounds helping to stimulate... Read more

IMAGING Management

#RSNA14: Study Finds Mild CAD Puts Diabetic Patients at Risk

2014 02 Dec

Diabetic patients with even mild coronary artery disease (CAD) face the same relative risk for a heart attack or other major adverse heart events as diabetics with serious single-vessel obstructive disease, according to a new long-term study. Researchers reviewed data from the Coronary CT Angiography Evaluation For Clinical Outcomes: An International... Read more

IT Management

Laser Tool May End Pin Pricks for Diabetics

2014 25 Aug

A new laser system for measuring blood sugar has been developed by a team of researchers from Princeton University (USA). When work succeeds to create a portable version of the laser system, diabetics will be able to monitor their condition without pricking themselves to draw blood. To test the new technique, the researchers directed their specialised... Read more