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Microneedle technology for low-cost, painless and bloodless tattoos

Instead of sitting in a tattoo chair for hours enduring painful punctures, imagine getting a tattoo from a patch of skin containing tiny needles. Researchers at the Georgia Institute of Technology have developed low-cost, painless and bloodless tattoos that can be self-administered and have many applications, from medical alerts to tracking neutered animals to cosmetics. …

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New high-tech K9 joins college’s veterinary technology program | News

The newest team member in a program at Northeast Community College has a way of blocking orders. The college’s veterinary technology program now has an advanced medical dog trainer (K9 Diesel) — a full-body simulator designed for canine first responders, military working dog handlers, veterinarians and veterinary technicians. Designed in collaboration with the US Department …

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Weight loss success for two emaciated people with type 2 diabetes after losing eight stone

One in ten people worldwide live with diabetes, a lifelong condition listed by the World Health Organization in 2019 as one of the ten leading causes of death worldwide. In Ireland, over a quarter of a million people have been diagnosed with the disease. However, an estimated 850,000 more are at risk of developing type …

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The research highlights the serious health implications of type 2 diabetes at a young age

Men and women diagnosed with type 2 diabetes (T2D) aged 40 and over are much more likely to develop cardiovascular disease (CVD) and die prematurely than those under 40 in the general population, according to new research to be presented at this year’s European Association for the Study of Diabetes (EASD) Annual Meeting in Stockholm, …

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Maternal and Infant Health Focus of Chief Health Officer’s Visit | News

NEW ALBANY — Indiana’s top health official focused on the state’s programming to support maternal and infant health during a presentation Tuesday at Baptist Health Floyd. Indiana State Health Commissioner, Dr. Chris Box, discussed the state’s efforts to support mothers and children across the state. The event included discussion of My Healthy Baby, a program …

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SOM Student Organization ‘Art in Medicine’ Expands Reach | Arts & Entertainment

Wayne State Medical School students have expanded their organization to include events for medical students to practice their artistic businesses. Art in Medicine is a student organization within SOM dedicated to providing medical students with the means to practice their art, said President Ashley Kramer. “The goals of the Art in Medicine student organization are …

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Column: 988 provides greater access to mental health needs | Opinion

No. 988 replaces the National Suicide Helpline to make it easier for people to remember how to get help if they or a loved one is experiencing mental health problems. This national 24/7 number launched in July 2022 and connects people directly to a mental health professional. A crisis can include suicidal thoughts, a mental …

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Mental health services for low-income and uninsured residents affected | News

Staffing shortages continue to impact low-income and uninsured Transylvania County residents seeking mental health services. Earlier this month, several local organizations received phone calls from behavioral health staff at the beginning saying Meridian Behavioral Health in Brevard had cut more in-person services. As previously mentioned, Meridian helps low-income residents who are on Medicaid or are …

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