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2011-02-22 09:46:06

Harvard-led research advances understanding of wound healing, cancer metastasis, and embryonic development By studying cellular movements at the level of both the individual cell and the collective group, applied physicists have discovered that migrating tissues flow very much like colloidal glass. The research, led by investigators at Harvard's School of Engineering and Applied Sciences (SEAS) and the University of Florida, advances scientists' understanding of wound healing, cancer...

2011-01-26 13:51:06

Mass. General team develops novel platform to deliver growth factors deep within injured tissue Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) investigators have developed a novel system for delivery of growth factors to chronic wounds such as pressure sores and diabetic foot ulcers. In their work published in the Jan. 18 Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, the team from the MGH Center for Engineering in Medicine (CEM) reports fabricating nanospheres containing keratinocyte growth factor...

2011-01-04 00:00:37

PDP II Research Foundation, a health education organization, announces two additions to its Extraordinary Health by Rubbo line: Rubbo Salt of the Earth gourmet organic cooking salts and Intentional Healing c.l.Rubbo, luxurious organic skin cream. San Rafael, CA (PRWEB) January 3, 2011 Extraordinary Health by Rubbo introduces Rubbo Salt of the Earth, the world's best organic gourmet cooking salt, and Intentional Healing c.l.Rubbo, the world's first intention-infused organic skin cream....

2010-12-28 08:00:00

SAN DIEGO, Dec. 28, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Cardium Therapeutics (NYSE Amex: CXM) today reported that data from the Company's Matrix Phase 2b clinical study has been accepted for publication in the journal, Wound Repair and Regeneration and provided an update on plans for commercialization of its Excellagen formulated collagen topical wound dressing. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20051018/CARDIUMLOGO) The clinical paper now accepted for publication is titled, "Formulated...

2010-12-22 00:01:39

Healthclick introduces an evidence based online physical therapy continuing education course on wound management directed at the rehab professional in order to enhance their knowledge of wound care and its impact on the rehab treatment plan. Franklin, TN (Vocus/PRWEB) December 21, 2010 North American Seminars, Inc. http://www.healthclick.com introduces an evidence based online physical therapy continuing education course on wound management directed at the rehab professional in order to...

2010-12-15 00:00:45

New book explores the integral bond necessary for total healing. Pittsburgh, PA (Vocus/PRWEB) December 14, 2010 Author Zita Iwuoha, CSJ helps readers undergo a healing of the mind, body, and spirit in Disposing Yourself To Total Healing, an Xlibris release. In this book, she focuses on a kind of healing that engages all realms of human life: a holistic healing. According to the author, all human beings are made up of mind, soul, spirit, and body. Most of the sicknesses that people suffer...

2010-12-10 08:30:00

BOSTON, Dec. 10, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Newly-created bioactive peptides promote wound healing through the growth of new blood vessels and epithelial tissue, such as skin. These wound-healing peptides, synthesized by researchers at the Tufts Center for Innovations in Wound Healing Research, increased angiogenesis in vitro by 200 percent. The discovery, reported online in advance of print this week in Wound Repair and Regeneration, provides a better understanding of the mechanisms regulating...

2010-11-23 08:00:00

HOUSTON, Nov. 23, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- The bestselling book "The Green Body Cleanse" is now available through Amazon Kindle for the amazingly low price of $2.99 and may be purchased at www.amazon.com/dp/B004CLYMIY The full color hardcover edition currently sells for $24.95. The Green Body Cleanse has gained incredible popularity and has changed people's lives worldwide by providing easy solutions for cleansing the body, home and workplace of harmful toxins using chemical free organic...

2010-11-19 12:01:00

PROVO, Utah, Nov. 19, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- When you think about the upcoming holidays, do the words stress and pressure come to mind? Get through the season with just a little less anxiety and a few more moments of calm and peace with the Lotus Healing Mat(TM). This innovative breakthrough in holistic healing promotes wellness and relaxation by targeting key pressure points across the back to improve blood flow and circulation. According to research from the American Psychological...

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2010-11-17 06:37:36

Whether a small cut with a fruit knife, a surgical wound or a major injury caused by a fall "“ the body's defense and repair system leaps into action and tries to close the wound as quickly as possible. Small injuries usually heal within a few days, but a gaping wound will take longer to heal, and an infection can take hold even after several days. Dressings protect the site of the injury but to check the wound they have to be removed. This can be painful for the patient and moreover it...


Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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