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Dec
14

A photonic band aid using the healing power of blue light

A smart dressing that uses blue-light therapy for wound healing and which can also monitor and treat infections has been developed by an EU-funded consortium. Blue light is already known for its anti-bacterial and anti-inflammatory effects, but now the EU-funded MEDILIGHT consortium has harnessed it to aid the healing of chronic wounds such as those suffered by patients with diabetes.

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Dec
14

‘Magic powder’ heals wounds nothing else can

More than 5.7 million Americans suffer from chronic wounds that won’t heal. Now, a new, easy to use treatment some are calling a “magic powder” is helping patients heal much faster. Plastic surgeon Tracey Stokes, MD, FACS, Board Certified Plastic Surgeon is used to being in the operating room, but not as a patient.

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Dec
3

Cellular networks in wound healing

Restoration of tissue integrity and homeostasis after injury is fundamental to most organisms. Throughout evolution, there is diversity in whether the healing response replaces the damaged tissue through regeneration or by depositing collagenous connective tissue, defined as fibrosis. The molecular basis that underlies the repair response is complex.

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