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Protecting stethoscopes with a noble metal

The stethoscope is an invaluable tool for fighting diseases. Unfortunately, it can also help spread them. A 2014 study in the journal Mayo Clinic Proceedings found that, when it comes to collecting bacteria (including MRSA, ...

Diabetes

How to avoid foot amputation in diabetic patients

Scientists from Tomsk Polytechnic University and National Autonomous Mexico University have developed techniques to treat diabetic foot syndrome with special insoles with silver nano-particles. The technique helps to fight ...

Dentistry

Dental caries prevention breakthrough

A new way to preserve caries-infected teeth and prolong the life of dental fillings has been developed at the University of Otago.

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