surgical wounds

Flies inspire scotch tape solution for surgical wounds

March 13th, 2010 - 2:59 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 13 (ANI): Inspired by the larvae of caddisflies that tape things together underwater, scientists are hoping to make synthetic glue that can be used to tape wet tissues together in ... Read more...

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Antibodies to speed up recovery from burns, ulcers

January 29th, 2010 - 1:39 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Jan 29 (IANS) New antibodies being developed by Australian researchers will speed up the healing of burns and chronic ulcers and benefit diabetes patients. Research by Allison Cowin, associate professor at ... Read more...

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Enhancing genitals is latest cosmetic surgery trend

March 8th, 2009 - 10:35 am ICT by IANS
Stuttgart (Germany), March 8 (DPA) Women are showing more interest in having their genital area surgically enhanced, according to the authors of an article in a medical journal on midwifery and gynaecology ... Read more...

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Honey can help heal burns faster

October 8th, 2008 - 4:43 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 8 (ANI): Honey can help heal burn wounds more quickly than some standard dressing treatments, a new study has found.The systematic review by Cochrane Researchers concluded that honey can ... Read more...

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Gecko inspires bandage for surgical wounds

February 19th, 2008 - 1:44 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Feb 19 (IANS) Geckos have inspired MIT researchers to create amazingly waterproof bandages to patch up surgical wounds or internal injuries seamlessly. The bandage surface has the same kind of nanoscale ... Read more...

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MIT researchers create gecko inspired waterproof bandage

February 19th, 2008 - 1:36 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Feb 19 (ANI): Researchers in the US have created a waterproof adhesive bandage inspired by the sticky surface of a gecko lizards paws.MIT researchers and colleagues say that the bandage could ... Read more...

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Hospital superbug ‘could be treated at home’

January 7th, 2008 - 3:54 pm ICT by admin
London, Jan 7(ANI): People suffering from MRSA, a bacterium responsible for difficult-to-treat infections in humans can be treated at home with antibiotics and can also reduce the lavish cost of the treatment, ... Read more...

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Crab shell bio-film makes surgery sans scars a reality

December 22nd, 2007 - 1:27 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Dec 22 (ANI): Surgical stitches could soon become a relic of medical history, for scientists have developed a thin polymer bio-film that seals surgical wounds.Scientists at the University of New South ... Read more...

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