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Medical History

Month Six: Doing good

Six months passed since amputation.

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Regeneration

The Island (2005) movie: Body parts

Modern world is a global Roman Empire.

Remember, their citizens were lumpens living off free bread, and most of the work was done by slaves?

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Medical History

Month Five: The Split Fingernail

It’s the fifth month after amputation.

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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.

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Regeneration Trauma

How to treat ingrown toe nail

Ingrown toe nail is a serious problem, with a threat of inflammation, edema and infection. It should be treated at once.

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Medical History

Month Four: A dent in the regrowing fingernail

Twelve weeks have passed since my thumb lost its tip.

As you can see, the removed fingernail is slowly growing back.

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Regeneration

Socially acceptable prosthesis: hair additions

Every time I came along adds for cut-off hair purchase or natural hair extension services, I feel nausea.

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Regeneration

Mirror box therapy

House M.D., one of my favourite series, showed an interesting device to treat phantom pain in amputated limbs, called a mirror box.

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Regeneration

Children can regrow lost finger tips

Many observations confirm children can regrow cut off finger tips. That’s not a rare miracle.

It’s a fact. Most children up to the age of 12 can regrow amputated digits. On one important condition.