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Health Information Facts About Rejuvenation

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The liver is the only organ in the body that can rejuvenate itself by regrowing its own tissue.

Physicians at Rush perform radiofrequency ablation to, among other things, rejuvenate the esophagi of patients with Barrett's esophagus, a condition caused by long-term gastroesophageal reflux disease. This involves removing precancerous tissue and allowing new, healthy tissue to grow.

Global rejuvenation refers to using a series of noninvasive cosmetic dermatology procedures, such as laser therapy, to improve the appearance of the skin on the hands, neck or chest.

Hot springs, bodies of water naturally heated by the earth, have historically been promoted for their ability to rejuvenate health.

Salamanders and similar amphibians have the ability to rejuvenate their own tissues over and over again, so if they lose a tail, they regenerate an exact replica as a replacement.

A stream or river may stop eroding the landscape once the land is flat, but if subsequent changes occur in the landscape, erosion may start again. Geologists refer to this as rejuvenation.

Volcanoes evolve through four stages: preshield, shield, postshield and rejuvenated. In the rejuvenated stage, a long-dormant volcano becomes active again.

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