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Microvascular disease may be linked to higher risk of leg amputation, says new study

July 09, 2019 3:51 pm

In microvascular disease, tiny vessels that carry blood to muscles and other tissues throughout the body stop functioning properly.

Bionic hand inspired by Star Wars enables amputees to control all prosthetic fingers

December 12, 2017 8:08 pm

Star Wars has influenced a real-life invention, as scientists have created a bionic arm for amputees, based on the one made for the franchise's Luke SKywalker.

New therapy could save diabetics from amputation

May 29, 2017 5:39 pm

Scientists at University of Montreal Hospital Research Centre in Canada have developed a new therapeutic approach that could save diabetic patients from amputation by promoting wound healing.

Prosthetic foot designed for disabled women to wear heels

June 01, 2016 1:53 pm

Prominence allows women with amputated lower limbs to regain a part of modern femininity.

10 amputations so far: Six don’t survive,three in ICU

February 19, 2010 12:20 am

As many as 10 of the 43 persons admitted to various hospitals after the German Bakery blast had their legs amputated....