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Silk wound dressing helps eliminate scar tissue formation

Researchers from Huazhong University of Science and Technology, China have developed a new type of wound dressing, based on a silk…

Predicting diabetic foot ulcer healing improves with thermal imaging

A first of its kind study between RMIT University, the University of Melbourne, and Austin Health, used thermal imaging to predict the…

Biotech startup announces patent for regenerative tissue therapy

BioLab Sciences, an innovator in regenerative medicine technologies, has announced the patent of MyOwn SkinTM, a new, non-evasive, regenerative tissue…

Webinar: Innovations in Wound Care

View and download the PDF slide-deck below. American Nurse Today, Woundcare Advisor and Angelini present: Innovations in Wound Care: Case…

FDA approves wound retraction system that fights surgical site infections

The FDA has approved a wound retraction system created by Prescient Surgical. The company's CleanCision wound retraction and protection system…

FDA approves shock wave device for treatment of diabetic foot ulcers

On December 28, 2017, the FDA gave approval for the Dermapace System, a shock wave device intended to be used…

Electrically charged bandages help to heal burn wounds, combat antibiotic resistance

Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center researchers have created electrically charged bandages that can combat antibiotic resistance, enable healing in…

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,…

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…

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…

UVA student invents a new type of five-layered wound technology

Ashwinraj Karthikeyan, a student in UVA’s School of Engineering and Applied Science, presented his invention, Phoenix-Aid – a new type of…

Scientists find a new approach for fighting bacteria in skin wounds

Jitka Petrlova at Lund University, Sweden, together with Peter Bond’s team at the A*STAR Bioinformatics Institute, has discovered a strategy…