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Pollution fighter turns clot buster

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By Katharine Davis A MATERIAL normally used to clean up car exhaust fumes could one day be used in dressings and surgical equipment to prevent severe skin infections and blood clots. It might even help combat infections by the MRSA superbug, a newly filed patent claims. What these medical problems have in common is that they can be treated with nitric oxide (NO). This gas is able to regulate blood pressure, stop thrombosis – blood clotting in the vessels – and is a powerful antibacterial agent. However,