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Biologics, Wound Care, Infection Prevention
Anxiety Disorders Could be Detected by Saliva Test
According to anxiety.org, anxiety disorders are the most common mental illness in the United States, affecting an estimated 40 million American adults, yet only one-third of adults and one-fifth of teenagers actually receive treatment. TenseSense, a startup out of the...
April 6, 2016
Biologics, Wound Care, Infection Prevention
AdrenaCard, an Epinephrine Autoinjector The Size of a Credit Card
EpiPens save lives in cases of anaphylactic shock by letting patients with severe allergies deliver epinephrine quickly and easily. Yet, a lot of people don’t carry them because they’re the size of highlighters and are easy to ignore or forget about....
March 30, 2016
Biologics, Wound Care, Infection Prevention
Gene Identified that Helps Wound Healing
Researchers at Ohio State University have pinpointed a human gene product that helps to regulate wound healing and may control scarring in people recovering from severe injuries and damage to certain internal organs. The protein, MG53, travels throughout the bloodstream...
March 9, 2016
Biologics, Wound Care, Infection Prevention
Israeli PolyPid Ready for Clinical Trials of Anti-Infective Surgical Products
PolyPid expects to use a $22 million cash infusion to get its surgical drug reservoir lead candidate into Phase III testing, while completing a trial for its doxycycline-loaded synthetic bone substitute. The latter, for BonyPid-1000, is expected to be sufficient...
March 4, 2016
Biologics, Wound Care, Infection Prevention
Diabetes exacerbates loss of gray matter, cognitive function in Parkinson’s patients
  Diabetes seems to hasten the loss of gray matter in the brains of Parkinson’s patients, and the effect is readily observable in the frontal lobes, where higher mental processes such as decision-making take place, according to a small study...
February 22, 2016
Biologics, Wound Care, Infection Prevention
Johns Hopkins is first in US to offer HIV-positive to HIV-positive organ transplants
Baltimore-based Johns Hopkins is the first hospital in the United States to receive approval from the United Network for Organ Sharing to perform HIV-positive to HIV-positive organ transplants. With this approval, Johns Hopkins surgeons will be the first in the...
February 11, 2016
Biologics, Wound Care, Infection Prevention
Why it took years for the FDA to warn about infections tied to medical scopes
An outbreak at a Pennsylvania hospital in late 2012 should have been an early warning that a reusable medical scope was spreading deadly infections and nearly impossible to disinfect. But staff at the federal Food and Drug Administration lost the...
February 10, 2016
Biologics, Wound Care, Infection Prevention
Innovative Wound-Healing Could Save Human Limbs
The fight is on to save human limbs: As the rate of diabetes continues to rise, the foot ulcers and chronic wounds that can come with the condition — and can lead to amputations in severe cases — remain a...
February 9, 2016
Biologics, Wound Care, Infection Prevention
Wound Care BioActive to See Growth in Coming Years
Advanced wound dressing materials made from biomaterials play an important role in the wound healing process are known as bioactive wound care dressings. Bioactive wound care dressings also comprise tissue-engineered products derived from artificial sources or natural tissues. These are...
February 8, 2016
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