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Yale team implants new prosthetic ankle

Yale team implants new prosthetic ankle

A tailor-made prosthetic joint restores function while reducing side effects and amputation risk.

The ankle’s position in the hierarchy of artificial joints corresponds roughly to its location at the bottom of the human body; however, a new Yale team—armed with prostheses that better mimic the...

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Scientists report link between high levels of a protein and severe asthma

Scientists report link between high levels of a protein and severe asthma

Late last year two Yale researchers reported a link between severe asthma and a certain protein, YKL-40, which appeared in elevated levels in patients who used rescue inhalers and oral...

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Technique promotes new bone

A novel technique—removing bone marrow and injecting a hormone—promotes rapid formation of new bone in rats, Yale...

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Colon screening questioned

Colorectal cancer screenings for the severely ill may do more harm than good, according to a Yale study published in...

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