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Calgarians change lives on Africa Mercy, one of world's largest floating hospitals

TAMATAVE, Madagascar – Wrapped in bandages, with their limbs stretched out straight in splints, a troop of children run up and down the halls of a hospital as best they can. 255 more words

World

Stem cells provide promising skin in the game for treating burn victims

For severe burn victims and others in need of skin transplants, current treatments using artificial skin grafts made from sheets of lab-grown skin cells aren’t ideal because they lack the complex structures needed to fully restore many of the skin’s critical functions. 595 more words

IPS Cells

Two Adults Suffer Severe Burns In Hays Manor Fire

MCKEES ROCKS (KDKA) — Two adults were severely burned in a fire at Hays Manor in McKees Rocks Saturday morning.

According to McKees Rocks fire chief Nick Radoycis, firefighters were sent to the housing complex on Locust Street around 8:24 a.m. 121 more words

News

ARTIFICIAL SKIN, TIME MACHINE FOR BURN VICTIMS.

By Joseph Muturi

In many severe burn victims, there is little or no remaining intact skin. Research in the early 1970s by Dr John F Burke,then a doctor at Massachusetts General Hospital,came up with the idea of using perfectly good skin  to replace the burnt area which was removed. 151 more words

Technology

Man Candy Monday | Giants' Jason Pierre-Paul Donates to Burn Center

It was the July 4th story that launched a thousand memes–Giants player Jason Pierre-Paul blew off pieces of his right hand playing with fireworks. Ouch! If this isn’t a cautionary tale, kiddies, I don’t know what is. 186 more words

The World Became Colorful, Once Again, a Letter to You

Translated…

Dearest little girl, how’ve you been recently? Last I saw you, you were so seriously injured that you became, “mummified” with bandages, without light in your eyes. 322 more words

Experiences Of Life

Super Beautiful

Being a burn victim, and surviving, and thriving, translated…

A little over two decades ago, after being lifted from the burning flames into the ICU, Beauty Chen had sixty percent burns over her body, and, thirty percent burns were third degree.  1,496 more words

Experiences Of Life