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Operating rooms are the climate change contributor no one’s talking about

Two surgeons-in-training suggest some sustainable solutions for climate change in their energy-intensive discipline In April 2021, during the Leaders Summit on Climate, President Biden announced his goal to drastically reduce

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Re-engineered enzyme could help reverse damage from spinal cord injury and stroke

A team of researchers from University of Toronto Engineering and the University of Michigan has redesigned and enhanced a natural enzyme that shows promise in promoting the regrowth of nerve

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Abnormal bone formation after trauma explained and reversed in mice

Findings implicate a specific type of immune cell behind heterotopic ossification and present a potential target for treatment. Hip replacements, severe burns, spinal cord injuries, blast injuries, traumatic brain injuries

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Helping patients prep mind and body for surgery pays off

An inexpensive programme to help surgery patients get physically and mentally ready for their upcoming operation may help reduce overall costs and get them home faster, according to new research

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An ‘EpiPen’ for spinal cord injuries

An injection of nanoparticles can prevent the body’s immune system from overreacting to trauma, potentially preventing some spinal cord injuries from resulting in paralysis. The approach was demonstrated in mice