Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center researchers have created electrically charged bandages that can combat antibiotic resistance, enable healing in burn wounds, and help prevent infections. When the dressing comes in contact with bodily fluids it becomes electrically activated.Read More
Month: December 2017
Diabetic foot ulcers heal faster with probiotic supplementation
Findings from a randomized controlled trial revealed that patients with a diabetic foot ulcer, who received probiotic supplementation for 12 weeks, experienced faster wound healing coupled with an improved glycemic and lipid profile compared with patients assigned a placebo. Read more.
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Topical gel containing blood pressure drugs shown effective in healing chronic wounds
An international research team led by Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine is seeking approval from the FDA for a topical gel they have created from oral blood pressure pills that has shown to be effective in the healing of chronic skin wounds in mice and pigs. A report of the team’s findings have been published in the Journal of Investigative Dermatology. Read more.Read More
New smartphone app measures wound depth
Swift Medical, a wound care company based in Toronto, has launched its AutoDepth technology, a mobile phone app that measures the depth of wounds by waving it over the injury without ever making contact. Read more.
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