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Research opens new avenues to reduce foot, toe amputations

Emerging research may help doctors devise better ways to prevent some of the tens of thousands of amputations unrelated to traumatic injury that occur in the U.S. each year. Diabetes is the leading cause of nontraumatic lower limb amputations, including of the toe and foot. That’s partly because diabetes increases risk of peripheral artery disease,

Solving long-sought protein structure opens new avenues for treating disease

Scientists at Sanford Burnham Prebys have identified the long-sought structure of an essential blood protein: vitronectin. Knowing the protein’s structure—an advance that enables rational drug design—could lead to medicines that kill multi-drug-resistant bacteria, halt cancer metastasis, treat age-related macular degeneration (AMD) and more. The study was published in Science Advances.  “For decades, scientists have speculated

Megan Gale Opens Up About Her Heartbreaking Miscarriage

In her most honest interview yet, Megan Gale shares the highs and heartbreaking lows of the last year. But one thing’s for sure, she’s stronger than ever and ready to take on 2017. For the first time, Megan, 41, candidly discusses experiencing a miscarriage while beginning work on her dream project Top Model. And then