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Regeneration

Can Muslims and Jews have organ implants from pigs

There have been news on University of Tokyo scientist Hiromitsu (Hiro) Nakauchi is working on growing human organs in pigs.

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Regeneration

Amputation in movies: Universal Soldier 4

I just watched one of the most bizarre movies of the recent past – Universal Soldier 4.

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Medical History

Month 14: Postoperative Edema

So, I had my high-tech surgery, and my poor thumb is now recovering from it.

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Medical History Regeneration

Month 13: High-tech surgery

So, this month I underwent second surgery in pursuit to get default thumb length back.

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Medical History

Month 12: Site anniversary

12 months passed since the amputation. And a year has passed since I started this blog.

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Trauma

Amputation in video games: Mortal Kombat

With the MK franchise reaching its anniversary 10th installment any time soon, the traumatic nature of this bloody fighting video game definitely puts it in line with this blog’s theme.

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Medical History

Month Six: Doing good

Six months passed since amputation.

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Trauma

Restore finger nail shape

Finger tip injuries normally distort finger and nailbed shape. Here’s a way to restore them.

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Regeneration

Get Default: Valentin Dikul

This is Valentin Dikul (b. 1948), Russian circus weightlifter.

When he was 14, safety equipment gave way and he fell 13 meters down on the arena, breaking his spine. Dikul was doomed for a cheerless life in a wheelchair.

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Regeneration

How to cure diabetes

Most people think diabetes is incurable. I’m fat, because I have diabetes. No, you’re not. You have diabetes, because you’re fat. And diabetes is curable.