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Macrocure’s CureXcell Targets Hard-To-Heal Wounds
2012-06-21 08:53:18

Connie K. Ho for redOrbit.com Chronic wounds are a growing issue. Luckily, Macrocure´s CureXcell addresses that issue. Macrocure, a biotechnology company that specializes in cell therapy for hard-to-heal wounds, is currently conducting a multi center Phase III study in North America and Israel under a Special Protocol Assessment for lower extremity chronic ulcers for adults with diabetes. Macrocure´s lead product is CureXCell, an approach to treating hard-to-heal wounds by...

2012-04-24 09:38:42

Tulane team's research may hold promise for veteran amputees, diabetics, accident victims A research team at Tulane University will report this week that the application of high levels of oxygen to a severed bone facilitates bone regrowth, study results that may one day hold promise for injured soldiers, diabetics and other accident victims. The results of the Department of Defense-funded study will be presented at 12:25 p.m. Monday April 23, at the American Society for Biochemistry and...

2012-03-27 11:44:24

A new genre of plastics that mimic the human skin's ability to heal scratches and cuts offers the promise of endowing cell phones, laptops, cars and other products with self-repairing surfaces, scientists reported today. The team's lead researcher described the plastics, which change color to warn of wounds and heal themselves when exposed to light, here today at the 243rd National Meeting & Exposition of the American Chemical Society (ACS), the world's largest scientific society....

2012-03-25 23:02:09

Master Stephen Co, the founder of U.S. Pranic Healing Center and The American Institute for Asian Studies, will be traveling across the United States to conduct experiential Pranic Healing® Workshops. Portland, OR (PRWEB) March 24, 2012 Master Stephen Co will be hosting experiential Pranic Healing® events in Los Angeles, Portland, Oak Brook, IL and Belleview, WA in the next four weeks. His mission: To help the sick and afflicted harness this powerful force to boost their vitality...

2012-02-23 18:00:23

Researchers have combined bioactive peptides to successfully stimulate wound healing. The in vitro and in vivo study, published today in PLoS ONE, demonstrates that the combination of two peptides stimulates the growth of blood vessels and promotes re-growth of tissue. Further development of these peptides could lead to a new treatment for chronic and acute wounds. The team tested a newly-created peptide, UN3, in pre-clinical models aimed to simulate impaired wound healing as is seen in...


Word of the Day
barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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