Deep Frostbite Treated With Hyperbaric Oxygen and Thrombolytic Therapies
Upon rewarming, frostbite results in extensive blistering, edema, and ischemia of the affected tissues and can become necrotic and gangrenous, sometimes requiring amputation. The pathophysiological mechanisms of frostbite damage have been described ...
Medscape - Tue, 06 Oct 2015 21:18

1915: Nurse Risks Gangrene Test
The most infectious, rapid and fatal of all diseases of the battlefield — gas gangrene — has probably been vanquished by science at the American Hospital at Neuilly. Through the heroism of a nurse, Miss Mary Davies, who inoculated herself with the ...
New York Times (blog) - Wed, 23 Sep 2015 07:14

Refugee crisis: What life is really like inside the 'Jungle' in Calais
Others fall back after being hit by tear gas. Everyday conditions in the camp are similarly ... Gangrene and dysentery are common and there is a pressing fear that healthcare in the camp will disappear entirely before Christmas. Doctors of the World ...
The Independent - Wed, 30 Sep 2015 12:07

Black: Mind your hygiene in the fall
A dose of gas gangrene! Then topped off with a napalm strike and scabbie quarantine! Chicken Little should'a been there! He'da dang sure pooped his nest! Every cowboy rode and doctored hardly gettin' time to rest. You can bet we earned our wages ... - Mon, 21 Sep 2015 11:00

Under Toxic Fire: How the Clintons Helped Cover-Up Gulf War Syndrome
... were approved U.S. sales to Iraq of anthrax, botulism, histoplasm capsulatum (a tuberculosis-type disease), brucella melitensis (a bacterium that causes chronic fatigue), clostridium perfringens (a bacterium causing gas gangrene), plus numerous ...
CounterPunch - Fri, 18 Sep 2015 07:09

Looking Back with Aurore Eaton: Albert Clough — Manchester's motorcar aficionado
In 1900, Albert Clough purchased a two-cylinder gas-powered “St. Louis” automobile. There were several companies making cars in St. Louis, Mo., at this time. It is likely that Albert's car was manufactured by the St. Louis Motor Carriage Company, which ...
The Union Leader - Thu, 10 Sep 2015 01:34

Costs cited in possible closure of Pilgrim nuclear plant
“The wholesale market has dropped and natural gas is hard to compete with,” she said. Entergy must produce a performance improvement plan for federal ... “Gangrene has set in,” Lampert said. “It's time to sever the rotten areas, which are the old ...
Cape Cod Times (subscription) - Sat, 19 Sep 2015 23:00

Trips to the Dentist Don't Need to Suck Anymore
Using your feet for something other than getting gangrene blew minds in 1790, but it also paved the way for drills to dominate the dental industry. (The drill noise is often cited as a ... at about 100 degrees Fahrenheit. No one has quite figured out ...
Inverse - Tue, 22 Sep 2015 19:26

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