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  • Novel nanoparticle therapy promotes wound healing

    Thu, 26 Mar 2015

    ( Albert Einstein College of Medicine ) An experimental therapy developed by researchers at Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University cut in half the time it takes to heal wounds compared to no treatment at all. Details of the therapy, which was successfully tested in mice, were published online in the Journal of Investigative Dermatology.

  • Coastal Carolina Hospital center now includes ostomy care

    Tue, 24 Mar 2015

    With the addition of an experienced wound and ostomy nurse, Coastal Carolina Hospital's Center for Hyperbarics and Wound Healing has expanded its services to include ostomy care.   Summary:  With the addition of an experienced wound and ostomy nurse, Coastal Carolina Hospital's Center for Hyperbarics and Wound Healing has expanded its services to include ostomy care.   read more

  • Recipe for antibacterial plastic: Plastic plus egg whites

    Fri, 27 Mar 2015

    Bioplastics made from protein sources such as albumin and whey have shown significant antibacterial properties, findings that could eventually lead to their use in plastics used in medical applications such as wound healing dressings, sutures, catheter tubes and drug delivery, according to a recent study. The bioplastic materials could also be used for food packaging.

  • Wound Care Center celebrates five years of healing

    Thu, 19 Mar 2015

    From left, Michael Moreno, Letitia Darling, Jessica Enos, Tammy Cordova an Michelle Harris celebrate the fifth anniversary of the Wound Healing and Hyperbaric Medicine Center.

  • New therapy speeds up wound healing

    Thu, 26 Mar 2015

    "We envision that our nanoparticle therapy could be used to speed the healing of all sorts of wounds, including everyday cuts and burns, surgical incisions, and chronic skin ulcers, which are a particular problem in the elderly and people with diabetes," said study co-leader David Sharp, professor of physiology & biophysics at Einstein.

  • Wound Healing Partnering 2010-2015

    Mon, 09 Mar 2015

    NEW YORK, March 9, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The Wound Healing Partnering 2010-2015 report provides understanding and access to the wound healing partnering deals and agreements entered into by the worlds leading ...

  • CollPlant Reports Positive Interim Trial Results for Vergenix®FG Wound Healing Gel

    Thu, 19 Mar 2015

    OTC: CQPTY), a medical device company leveraging its groundbreaking, plant-based technology to develop a broad spectrum of biomaterials incorporating proprietary recombinant human collagen (rhCollagen) for use in orthopedics, wound healing and general surgery, today announced positive interim trial results for Vergenix®FG (Flowable Gel), designed for the treatment of chronic, hard to heal wounds ...

  • Mechanobiology provides insight into disease and healing processes

    Sat, 21 Mar 2015

    Researchers are gaining further insight into how the mechanical environment of cells drives fundamental cellular processes such as motility, growth and survival. These processes are integral to many clinical challenges, from cancer prognosis to wound healing and skin repair.

  • CollPlant reports positive chronic wound trial results

    Wed, 18 Mar 2015

    The company's share price rose 14% after interim results for the wound-healing gel were published.

  • Univita Health Delivers Innovative In-Home Wound Care Program With Measurable Results

    Thu, 12 Mar 2015

    Univita has developed an innovative chronic wound care program that manages at-risk health plan members in the home. This new program addresses a unique opportunity within the healthcare industry’s efforts to reduce costs and improve health outcomes.