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New ’spray-on skin’ heals ulcers faster: Study


August 5th, 2012 - 6:15 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 5 (IANS) A 'spray-on skin' can speed up healing of chronic ulcers by 50 percent, a new study suggests.The spray quickly healed venous leg ulcers (the most ... Read more...

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Human umbilical cord blood cells accelerate diabetic wound healing


February 23rd, 2011 - 5:13 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 23 (ANI): Korean scientists have found that transplanting human umbilical cord blood-derived endothelial progenitor cells (EPCs) 'significantly accelerate' wound closure in diabetic mouse models.Diabetes is often associated with impaired wound ... Read more...

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New discovery to help diabetics with slow-to-heal wounds


April 17th, 2010 - 1:45 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 17 (ANI): With a new discovery about wound-healing process, scientists could offer better treatments to diabetics and other patients who have wounds that take time to heal.Loyola University Health System ... Read more...

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Morphine use can delay wound healing


January 23rd, 2010 - 4:29 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 23 (ANI): A new study led by an Indian-origin researcher at University of Minnesota has shown that chronic morphine use delays wound healing in the presence on an infection.Dr. Sabita ... Read more...

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Indian-origin scientist designs mathematical model to heal toughest of wounds


September 22nd, 2009 - 12:52 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 22 (ANI): Researchers at Ohio State University, led by an Indian-origin scientist, have developed a mathematical model of chronic wound healing that could do away with guesswork and clearly suggest ... Read more...

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Glue produced by shellfish and inkjet printers may make for faster healing from surgeries


March 18th, 2009 - 5:36 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 18 (ANI): North Carolina State University researchers have used the natural glue that marine mussels use to stick to rocks, and a variation on the inkjet printer, to devise ... Read more...

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New nanofibers may lead to scar-free healing


November 16th, 2008 - 5:04 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 16 (ANI): Scientists at the Technion-Israel Institute of Technology have developed new nanofibers that could one day be used to heal wounds with minimal scarring and rejection by the ... Read more...

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TAU laser technique seals and heals wounds


November 11th, 2008 - 5:07 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 11 (IANS) Using a carbon dioxide laser to seal wounds is fraught with risks, as laser heat could scald the tissues or the skin.Now a team of Tel Aviv University ... Read more...

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Laser welding can seal and heal wounds faster than suturing


November 11th, 2008 - 4:20 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, November 11 (ANI): Tel Aviv University researchers in Israel claim to have perfected a technique called laser welding, in which carbon dioxide lasers are used to seal and heal wounds. The ... Read more...

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Licking your wounds may help them heal faster


July 24th, 2008 - 5:41 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 24 (IANS) Researchers have identified a compound in saliva that accelerates healing of chronic wounds resulting from diabetes and other disorders, as well as traumatic injuries and burns. These compounds ... Read more...

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The healing secret of human saliva revealed


July 24th, 2008 - 1:07 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 24 (ANI): Licking your own wound can actually speed up the injurys healing process, according to group of researchers.Scientists from the Netherlands say that a compound, which they have ... Read more...

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Artificial skin with hair cells hastens wound healing


December 21st, 2007 - 2:30 pm ICT by admin
Washington , Dec 21 (ANI): A new Artificial Organs study has revealed that artificial skin with living hair cells used for dressing wounds can speed up the time it takes for an ... Read more...

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