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Ulcers from diabetes? New shoe insole could provide healing on-the-go


Diabetes can lead to ulcers that patients don’t even feel or notice until the sight of blood.

If at first your diet fails, try again. Your heart will thank you.


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Diet fluctuations lead to a rollercoaster of risk for heart disease and diabetes.

Discovery suggests new route to fight infection, disease


New research reveals how a single protein interferes with the immune system when exposed to the bacterium that causes Legionnaires' disease, findings that could have broad implications for development of medicines to fight disease and infection.

Making a difference for the future: Purdue professor focuses on improving sustainability with jet fuel research


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When people talk about sustainability, jet fuel doesn’t come up in the conversation. Unless it is Gozdem Kilaz who is talking.

Research shows how service dogs can help veterans with PTSD


For veterans struggling with post-traumatic stress disorder, service dogs might be able to offer both behavioral and physiological benefits to help counter some of those symptoms, according to research that is being led by the Purdue College of Veterinary Medicine.

New flexible, transparent, wearable bio-patch, improves cellular observation, drug delivery


Minimally invasive patch developed by Purdue researchers delivers exact doses directly into cells, lessens pain, toxicity.

Cholera’s global toil could diminish with Purdue smartphone tech


For most, cholera comes as a mild to moderate form of diarrhea.

Emergency solution: Purdue technology opens the door for improved rescue kits for people with diabetes, hypoglycemia


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Being with someone who has diabetes and needs immediate care to avoid a coma can be a frightening situation.

Agricultural intelligence: Sensor gives farmers more accurate read on plant health, provides valuable crop data


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Purdue University professor has built an innovative handheld sensor that gives plant scientists and farmers a more precise way of measuring the health of crops while gathering up-to-the-minute data that state and federal officials and others will find valuable.

MRI tool watches how electrical stimulation could cure digestive disorders


More than 60 million people in the U.S. suffer from disorders in the gastrointestinal tract that could be cured by electrical stimulation, but scientists don't fully understand the therapy's effects on a critical organ: the stomach.

Structures of spherical viruses aren’t as perfect as we thought


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Determining the structure of a virus is an important step in understanding and treating viral disease.

Simple stickers may save lives of heart patients, athletes and lower medical costs for families


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Heart surgery can be traumatic for patients. Having to continuously monitor your status without a doctor when you are back home can be even scarier.

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