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Executive Health Management

Ultrasound Speeds Skin Healing, Especially for Diabetics and Elderly

2015 15 Jul

Healing times for skin ulcers and bedsores can be reduced by a third with the use of low-intensity ultrasound, according to a pioneering study published in the Journal of Investigative Dermatology . Researchers from the University of Sheffield discovered the ultrasound transmits a vibration through the skin and wakes up cells in wounds helping to stimulate... Read more

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Artificial Skin Grown from Umbilical Cord Stem Cells

2013 25 Nov

The University of Granada has developed a major scientific breakthrough which will aid the immediate use of artificially-grown skin for major burn patients, as the skin could be stored in tissue banks and made available when needed. Up to now, one of the major challenges faced in the treatment of major burn victims is a long wait. As per... Read more