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Tag: Wound Healing


Innovation, Research

Scientists develop first example of bioelectronic medicine

October 8, 2018

Via: The Medical News

Researchers at Northwestern University and Washington University School of Medicine have developed the first example of a bioelectronic medicine: an implantable, biodegradable wireless device that speeds nerve regeneration and improves the healing of a damaged nerve. The collaborators — materials […]


Innovation, Research

Researchers uncover small molecule that plays key role in protecting against cancer

January 31, 2018

Via: The Medical News

They found that in human lung cancer cells, reduced expression of the microRNA miR-125a-5p, which enables cell death or apoptosis, is associated with increased levels of a protein called TIMP-1. This protein has already been associated with poor prognosis in […]


Biomarker, Innovation

Novel bandage could help monitor chronic wounds at home

July 5, 2017

Via: The Medical News

A novel bandage alerts the nursing staff as soon as a wound starts healing badly. Sensors incorporated into the base material glow with a different intensity if the wound’s pH level changes. This way even chronic wounds could be monitored […]


Innovation, Research

Scientists unlock genetic code controlling limb regeneration

August 8, 2016

Via: The Medical News

Many lower organisms retain the miraculous ability to regenerate form and function of almost any tissue after injury. Humans share many of our genes with these organisms, but our capacity for regeneration is limited. Scientists at the MDI Biological Laboratory […]