Graphene oxide can make amyloid peptides in Alzheimer’s less toxic … SGLT2 inhibitors among diabetes meds that may prevent Parkinsons, study says … Bioprinted skin can speed up wound healing …...
Study: Oral wound care supplements reduce long-term care costs, care needs
Sep 01, 2023
Long-term care communities can reduce costs and staff time required to care for people who have pressure ulcers by using wound-specific oral nutritional supplements (WS-ONS), a new study finds.
Topical gel boosts diabetic wound healing in late-stage clinical trial
May 15, 2023
Treatment with 14% esmolol hydrochloride gel resulted in significantly greater diabetic foot wound closure compared to standard wound care alone. Patients with conditions that impede healing also benefited,...
Healing protein found in developing babies tapped for wound care
Dec 05, 2022
A healing protein that is active in fetuses, but largely inactive in adults and absent in diabetic adults, could be the key to improving treatment of diabetic wounds.
Same-day surgery for diabetic foot ulcers speeds healing, cuts amputation risk: study
Sep 20, 2022
Physician researchers urge other diabetic multidisciplinary foot teams to explore what they say is a practical and financially feasible treatment option.
Clinical Briefs for Monday, August 5
Aug 04, 2019
Flu vaccine lowers blood clot and brain bleed odds … More white people dying from dementia than other races: CDC … Wound healing breakthrough resists pathogens … Removing need for anti-rejection...
Heat-activated wound dressing has potential to heal chronic wounds, pressure sores
Jul 25, 2019
Biomedical engineers said they have created a new wound dressing that contracts in response to body heat and prevents bacterial growth.
Ask the treatment expert … about wound drainage
Rosalyn Jordan, RN, BSN, MSc, CWOCN, WCC
Sep 01, 2014
While moisture promotes wound healing, what about those wounds that have a lot of drainage?
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Aug 08, 2014
Severe Vitamin D deficiency increases dementia risk by 125%, historically large study shows … Stress helps wound healing? … Government approves new MRSA drug
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Jul 09, 2014
Alzheimer’s blood test approaches 90% accuracy … Sandalwood aromatherapy could aid wound healing … LTC stakeholders develop strategies to improve person-centered dementia care …...