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New Device Cleanses Human Blood of Sepsis and Pathogens

Science & Tech  (tags: humans, science, health, medicine, research, scientists )

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Some 200,000 persons die of sepsis each year in the U.S., while wounded soldiers are also victims. The new device offers quick treatment.

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Jay S (116)
Thursday September 5, 2013, 11:56 pm
Great news! One of us almost died from this a couple of years ago after major surgery that left a gap in the suture for infection to fill the body and go systemic. Two weeks on 2 new powerful antibiotics (as most of our antibiotics are now ineffective do to misuse like all the meat people eat is full of them, and over use) and a close call with death. This device would have made that all a simple thing to do.


Carola May (20)
Thursday September 5, 2013, 11:58 pm
Just think of what we could do to end disease and suffering if all the Trillions being spent on invasions and wars for imaginary 'threats' would be spent on research into cures and treatments!

Rahman Qureshi (76)
Friday September 6, 2013, 12:25 am
This is really cool. I hope they develop this to help animals too. Years ago one of my chinchillas Minchini developed sepsis because, of the two children she was to give birth to, only one came out. Minchini died as a result. I wish this technology was available to save her.

Frances D (133)
Friday September 6, 2013, 1:14 am
Great invention...

Stan B (123)
Friday September 6, 2013, 1:42 am
Sounds like a major breakthrough. Thanks Tommy.

patrica and edw jones (190)
Friday September 6, 2013, 3:02 am
Good news is always appreciated, thanks Tommy.

Bob hardly here P (394)
Friday September 6, 2013, 8:33 am
good news thanks

Glenn Byrnes (196)
Friday September 6, 2013, 2:13 pm
Wonderful. Thanks.

Roger G (154)
Saturday September 7, 2013, 3:12 pm
noted, thanks

Beth S (330)
Saturday September 7, 2013, 6:19 pm
Fantastic -- wish this was around when I had it.....

Suzanne L (99)
Tuesday September 10, 2013, 12:42 pm
This is a great achievement. Since they are using animal models, both large and small, for the experimentation I hope this will be made available for veterinary use as well as for human health.

Past Member (0)
Tuesday September 10, 2013, 2:34 pm
This is great news--so Harvard and DARPA are actually are doing something for humanity--sounds like the big breakthrough. And, so, opsonin is not so obsolete and may also save a Lapso Opso (spelling?) one day. This is fantastic news.
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