Johns Hopkins University

Could FastStitch device be the future of suture?

After a surgeon stitches up a patient's abdomen, costly complications -- some life-threatening -- can occur. To cut down on these postoperative problems, Johns Hopkins undergraduates have invented a disposable ...

Aug 16, 2012
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Copper's previously unknown exit strategy

(Medical Xpress) -- Scientists have long known that the body rids itself of excess copper and various other minerals by collecting them in the liver and excreting them through the liver’s bile. However, a new study led ...

Jul 13, 2012
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