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Scar-Free Healing Mice Offers Clues To Human Skin Repair
2012-09-27 12:26:26

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online African spiny mice (genus Acomys) have brittle skin, which tears off in continuous sheets, like human skin, in order to escape predators. Some of them lose as much as 60% of the skin from their backs, which then heals rapidly, regrowing hair instead of scarring. Scientists want to figure out how this healing takes place and if it could apply to treatments for people. The study, published in Nature, says the unusual healing of these...

2012-09-10 06:30:55

TORONTO, Sept. 10, 2012 /CNW/ - Sigmacon Skin Sciences announced it is the exclusive Canadian distributor of Stemulation, a luxury skin care line that uses the healing power of human stem cells to combat wrinkles and other signs of aging. Stemulation is based on the science that stem cells can be effectively used for skin rejuvenation, tissue repair and wound healing. A research team of specialists spent two years capturing growth factors from adult human skin cells, which they...

2012-09-09 23:01:32

Synedgen´s active ingredient disrupts bacterial biofilms. (PRWEB) September 09, 2012 Synedgen VP of Research, Stacy Townsend PhD, will present research showcasing Synedgen´s unique technology to control wound biofilms and inflammation at the Interscience Conference on Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy (ICAAC), the world´s premier international conference on antimicrobial agents and infectious diseases in San Francisco on September 11. The presentation entitled,...

2012-08-31 10:20:38

Scientists' discovery of an important step in the body's process for healing wounds may lead to a new way of treating inflammation. A study published today in Current Biology details how an international team of researchers led by Monash University's Australian Regenerative Medicine Institute (ARMI) discovered the mechanism, which shuts down the signal triggering the body's initial inflammatory response to injury. When the body suffers a wound or abrasion, white blood cells, or...

2012-08-02 14:22:16

FORT WORTH, Texas, Aug. 2, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Healthpoint Biotherapeutics today announced that the results for its Phase 2b clinical trial investigating the efficacy of HP802-247 in venous leg ulcers is published on The Lancet, beginning August 3, 2012, with Online First access to the article, followed by print publication in the next issue. HP802-247 is an investigational allogeneic living cell bioformulation containing keratinocytes and fibroblasts currently under development for the...

2012-08-01 02:28:51

SAN DIEGO, Aug. 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Cardium Therapeutics (NYSE MKT: CXM) today announced that its professional-use Excellagen® (formulated collagen gel 2.6%) wound care product was selected as one of the top ten podiatry innovations in 2012 by the publication Podiatry Today. The Company also announced that it will be introducing Excellagen at the American Podiatric Medical Association (APMA) National Meeting (Booth 1910) being held August 16 - 19, 2012 in Washington, DC. (Logo:...

2012-07-11 10:23:13

SAN ANTONIO, July 11, 2012 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Electrochemical Oxygen Concepts (EO2(TM) Concepts) announced today that it has been awarded a group purchasing agreement with the Premier Healthcare Alliance for its new wound care therapy device. The new agreement allows Premier members to take advantage of special pricing and terms pre-negotiated by Premier for the TransCu O2(®) device. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120711/CG38834) "We are proud to be represented by...

2012-06-21 20:58:18

The dynamic properties of the skin that take charge when a cut or scrape needs healing are critical for maintaining the skin's integrity, but if they get out of control, they can cause problems in the form of psoriasis and other skin disorders. Researchers reporting on June 21st in the Cell Press journal Immunity have now uncovered key information on how cells are stimulated to multiply during these processes. The information might be used to develop new treatments for psoriasis and...

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...

2012-05-14 10:24:33

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn., May 14, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Celleration, Inc., a privately-held medical device company focused on developing and commercializing therapeutic ultrasound healing technologies, announced the first patient enrollment in IN-BALANCE VLU (Inflammation, Bacteria, & Angiogenesis effects in Launching Venous Leg Ulcer healing: A Clinical Evaluation). IN-BALANCE VLU is designed to expand on the vast body of evidence on MIST Therapy® that currently includes 12 peer-reviewed...