News tagged with wound healing

Related topics:

Lizard reveals cancer secrets

(PhysOrg.com) -- A compound produced by a pregnant lizard may provide important information on the origins and treatment of cancer in humans, according to zoologist Bridget Murphy from the School of Biological Sciences who ...

dateJun 29, 2010 in Cancer
shares0 comments 0

A new cancer vaccine starves tumors of blood

A DNA-vaccine that restricts the supply of blood to tumours has been developed by scientists at the Swedish medical university Karolinska Institutet. The vaccine slows the growth of breast cancer tumours in mice.

dateMay 24, 2010 in Cancer
shares0 comments 0

A novel in vitro model for light-induced wound healing

Today, during the 39th Annual Meeting of the American Association for Dental Research, convening at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, DC, lead researcher C. Millan (U.S. Army Dental Corps, Martinez, ...

dateMar 04, 2010 in Other
shares0 comments 1

Bacteria toxic to wound-treating maggots

Bacteria that infect chronic wounds can be deadly to maggot 'biosurgeons' used to treat the lesions, show researchers writing in the journal Microbiology. The findings could lead to more effective treatment of wounds and th ...

dateFeb 04, 2010 in Cell & Microbiology
shares0 comments 0

Researchers identify new stem cell

(PhysOrg.com) -- Scientists have discovered a new type of stem cell in the skin that acts surprisingly like certain stem cells found in embryos: both can generate fat, bone, cartilage, and even nerve cells. These newly-described ...

dateDec 07, 2009 in Medical research
shares0 comments 0

A second skin

Despite advances in treatment regimens and the best efforts of nurses and doctors, about 70% of all people with severe burns die from related infections. But a revolutionary new wound dressing developed at ...

dateNov 17, 2009 in Biotechnology
shares0 comments 0