Monday, June 20, 2011

Cutting-Edge Research May Prevent Amputations

U.S. Marine Lance Corporal Isaias Hernandez (right, in green sweatsuit)

The Daily Mail (U.K.) has an encouraging story about a revolutionary new technique using material from pig bladders that has helped one Marine regenerate muscle and even some bone tissue that was blown away by an IED in Afghanistan. If this hadn't happened, he might have lost his right leg.

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