Category: Medicine

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Surgical Glue That Seals Wounds in seconds

Scientists at the University of Sydney have developed a highly elastic and adhesive surgical glue that quickly seals wounds instead of the use of staples or sutures. This could transform emergency treatments by sealing critical wounds. The gel is based on methacryloyl-substituted tropoelastin (MeTro for short), a hybrid elastic protein, and...

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Doctors Restore Consciousness in Man Who Spent 15 Years in a Vegetative State

After 15 years in a vegetative state, patient has consciousness restored by doctors through a new method of nerve stimulation.  Many people use the word ‘coma’ very generally for a wide variety of conditions affecting conscious parts of the brain. Here’s a short explanation on the difference between a coma...