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2011-06-17 17:00:00

Pressure Ulcers Account for $3.2 Billion Annually in Medical Error Costs CHICAGO, June 17, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is being released today by American College of Wound Healing and Tissue Repair: WHAT: "Patient Safety, Pressure Ulcers and Beyond: the Wound Care Clinician as Safety and Quality Champion." WHO: Timothy McDonald, MD, JD, Professor of Anesthesiology and Pediatrics, University of Illinois at Chicago; Chief Safety and Risk Officer for Health Affairs for the...

2011-06-10 00:00:27

Olympic Silver Medalist David Payne has joined elite athletes Tiger Woods, Hines Ward and Takaishi Saito in using Cell Therapy. According to A.J.

2011-05-23 13:56:03

Researchers at Stanford University have developed a special wound dressing that they report was able to significantly reduce scar tissue caused by incisions.

2011-05-18 13:31:33

Victims of third-degree burns and other traumatic injuries endure pain, disfigurement, invasive surgeries and a long time waiting for skin to grow back.

2011-05-13 00:00:28

According to A.J. Farshchian, MD, an orthopedic regenerative practitioner at the Center for Regenerative Medicine "Tendon and ligament healing relies on adequate blood supply and cellular migration.

2011-05-04 07:00:00

ADDISON, Texas, May 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- ULURU Inc. (NYSE AMEX: ULU) announced today that it has filed a 510(k) application with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to obtain marketing authorization for Altrazeal® Collagen.

2011-05-02 07:33:00

SAN DIEGO, May 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- CoDa Therapeutics, Inc. announced today that it has named David E. Eisenbud, MD, as CMO (Chief Medical Officer). The appointment of Dr.

2011-04-18 07:33:00

SAN DIEGO, April 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- CoDa Therapeutics, Inc. announced today that it has raised $19.2 million in a Series B financing. Current investors Domain Associates, GBS Venture Partners and BioPacificVentures participated in the round.

2011-04-16 00:00:03

On the last Saturday of April (April 30th, 2011), at 10 am local time worldwide, tens of thousands of people in hundreds of cities spanning over 70 nations will join together to wrap our world in a healing wave of intent. Did you know that prior to Egypt's uprising, World Healing Day events were held in Egypt, and may have contributed to that historic shift.

2011-04-14 08:00:00

FORT WORTH, Texas, April 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Wound Institute today announced that it will feature a multidisciplinary forum on dynamic reciprocity at the combined meeting of the Symposium on Advanced Wound Care (SAWC) and the Wound Healing Society (WHS) being held in Dallas at the Gaylord Texan Hotel & Convention Center from April 14-17, 2011.


Word of the Day
alicorn
  • The horn of a unicorn considered as a medical or pharmacological ingredient.
  • A winged horse with a single horn on its head; a winged unicorn.
The word 'alicorn' comes from Italian alicorno, already associated with unicorns and reinterpreted, popularized by Bearing an Hourglass (1984) and other fantasy novels by Piers Anthony.
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