Top 10 facts about ozone
Ozone is a pungent smelling blue gas. A molecule of ozone consists of three oxygen atoms. 3. Ozone ... In the First World War, ozone was used to treat gangrene and trench foot and to disinfect wounds. 9. The smell long associated with ozone in seaside ...
Express.co.uk - Mon, 15 Sep 2014 16:03

Texas Health Resources Opens Advanced Wound Center in Rockwall
Texas Health Rockwall has reopened its expanded wound care center, offering residents access to treatment without having to leave the city. “We wanted to be able to expand our service line to provide the care that our community needs,” said Nikki ...
D Healthcare Daily - Fri, 05 Sep 2014 04:15



10 of the most evil medical experiments in history
Other prisoners were subjected to streptococcus, tetanus and gas gangrene. Blood vessels were tied off to create artificial “battlefield” wounds. Wood shavings and glass particles were rubbed deep into the wounds to aggravate them. The goal was to test ...
Salon - Thu, 04 Sep 2014 04:17

BeefTalk: Vaccinate to protect ranch assets
The clostridial bacterin-toxoid includes blackleg caused by clostridium chauvoei, malignant edema caused by Cl. Septicum, black disease caused by Cl. Novyi, gas-gangrene caused by Cl. Sordellii, and enterotoxemia and enteritis caused by Cl. perfringens ...
Farm and Ranch Guide - Thu, 21 Aug 2014 12:30

Water testing cannot explain dirty well water for Susquehanna County woman
Gerri Kane holds a magnet to a jar of unfiltered well water to show how suspended particles react. Kane, of Auburn Township in Susquehanna County, believes hydraulic fracturing and natural gas production near her home has contaminated her water supply ...
Wilkes Barre Times-Leader - Sat, 06 Sep 2014 12:51



Service tribute to chorister killed in World War One
ST JOHN'S Church in Shiphay held an emotional service to commemorate a chorister who died during World War One. Adolphe John Alford died after being injured on the battlefield in 1918, aged 19. A service at the Torquay church was described as being ...
Torquay Herald Express - Sat, 23 Aug 2014 23:33

Hanover High administrator balances two jobs in two worlds
Mercer, who did not know the cause of her injury, said his physician's assistant treated her burns over the course of two weeks to save her from gangrene. Near the end of his deployment in 2008, he saw her again. She rolled up her sleeves to reveal a ...
Richmond Times-Dispatch - Mon, 18 Aug 2014 19:33

The war that didn't end all wars
It's estimated that twice as many soldiers on both sides died of an especially horrible condition called gas gangrene as from direct enemy fire. When a surgeon repaired a wounded soldier he was taught to knit tight stitches that closed the wound to ...
The Ranger - Mon, 04 Aug 2014 16:15


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