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Use lychee fruit to boost your endurance and workouts: Research

Posted June 3, 2013

In addition to being chock full of potent vitamins, minerals and other nutrients, lychee fruit can also help improve your workouts and make you lose more weight, studies have shown.

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Creepy-Crawlies May Help Heal Diabetes Wounds

Posted April 30, 2012

Researchers from Hawaii have a suggestion for how to jump-start the healing of difficult diabetic wounds: let maggots do the work. To allow such wounds to heal, doctors remove infected or dead tissue with scalpels or enzymes, a process they call debridement.

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Maggots Mop Up Wounds Better Than Surgeons

Posted April 30, 2012

Maggots appear to mop up dead tissue from chronic venous ulcers than surgeons performing conventional debridement, according to a new study in the Archives of Dermatology. Debridement is the medical term for mopping up or removing a patients necrotic (dead) or infected tissue to enhance the healing process of the remaining healthy tissue.

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