New “smart” bandages could help diabetes patients, soldiers

March 7, 2018
NET: Nebraska’s PBS & NPR Stations
(Nebraska)

Researchers from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln are designing a smart bandage that could eventually heal chronic wounds caused by diabetes and help fight against injuries that occur on the battlefield. NET News’ Brandon McDermott talked about the effort with Ali Tamayol a lead researcher for the project at UNL.

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RenovoDerm Receives FDA Clearance for Proprietary Product

March 6, 2018
Newswire
(Columbus, Ohio)

Today, RenovoDerm, a wound care device company, announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has cleared its proprietary product, the Phoenix Wound MatrixTM, which is a wound care device that accelerates the body’s healing response, facilitates tissue growth and regeneration, reduces scar formation and enhances overall cosmesis.

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Cardiovascular Systems Presents LIBERTY 360° 18-Month Outcomes at CRT18 Interventional Cardiology Conference

March 6, 2018
BusinessWire

Cardiovascular Systems, Inc. (CSI®) (NASDAQ: CSII) a medical device company developing and commercializing innovative interventional treatment systems for patients with peripheral and coronary artery disease, presented 18-month outcomes from its LIBERTY 360° study at the Cardiovascular Research Technologies (CRT) 2018 interventional cardiology conference in Washington, D.C.

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Wound Care Market Grows CAGR During Forecast 2017-2022: Beiersdorf, 3M, Medline Industries, Smith & Nephew, Silverlon, Nitto Medical, Dynarex

March 5, 2018
Digital Journal
(New York, NY)

The market intelligence assessment on the Wound Care market blends in the best of both qualitative and quantitative research techniques to explore the Wound Care market performance for the forecast period, 2018 – 2022. Subject matter experts behind the study dive deep into the competitive landscape to assess the top performers across the world and unearth the strategies that have given them a competitive edge over others operating in the Wound Care industry.

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Vitamin D ameliorates impaired wound healing in streptozotocin-induced diabetic mice by suppressing NF-κB-mediated inflammatory genes

March 5, 2018
Bioscience Reports

Diabetic wounds are characterized by delayed wound healing due to persistent inflammation and excessive production of reactive oxygen species. Vitamin D, which is well acknowledged to enhance intestinal calcium absorption and increase in plasma calcium level, has recently been shown to display beneficial effects in various vascular diseases by promoting angiogenesis and inhibiting inflammatory responses.

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Improving wound healing

February 28, 2018
Medical Xpress

Time heals all wounds – or so the saying goes. But our ability to heal damaged organs or tissues, such as the skin, is by no means perfect and results in formation of a scar. Scars are more fragile and less elastic than undamaged skin, and they lack hair follicles, sebaceous glands and sweat glands as these do not regenerate.

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Surgeon tells how his team aims to reduce amputations due to diabetes

February 27, 2018
USC News

Humanity crossed a line in 2009: For the first time in history, more people in the last decade died from non-communicable disease than from all the plagues in the world combined. We’ve entered what science pundit Steve Jones has, in a rather macabre but perceptive manner, dubbed the Age of Decay.

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