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Pumping blood into dying limbs can save your legs

Australian researchers have developed a world-first treatment - pumping blood at high pressure into limbs dying of vascular disease - which could save smokers and diabetics from leg amputations.

How laughter helps cure leg ulcers

Forget technology, the best prescription for patients with venous leg ulcers is good quality nursing care – and the occasional belly laugh, according to a UK study.

How stilettos change the shape of your legs

Along with aching feet and a variety of foot deformities, years of high-heel wearing can actually alter the anatomy of the calf muscles and tendons, according to a study.

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Dr. Riaz Motara is a specialist physician and cardiologist. He has an interest in preventative cardiology. He runs Veinsculpt, the first and only comprehensive vein clinic in South Africa, using endo-venous laser ablation as the treatment of choice.He also operates the only Women's Heart Clinic in South Africa.

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