Archive for October, 2017

Prevent Tetanus Infection with Vaccination and Wound Care

Tetanus is a serious bacterial infection that occurs when a wound becomes contaminated with tetanus bacteria spores which are commonly found in dust, animal manure, contaminated soil, and throughout the environment. The tetanus bacteria enters the body through puncture wounds which can be caused by rusty nails, splinters, insect bites, burns, any skin break, and […]

Global Wound Care Market to Reach USD 22.01 Billion by 2022

The global wound care market is expected to reach USD 22.01 Billion by 2022 from USD 18.35 Billion in 2017 growing at a CAGR of 3.7%, according to a report by MarketsandMarkets. The driving forces behind the growth of this market are the increasing prevalence of chronic and acute wounds, growth in geriatric population, technological […]

New Electronic Smart Bandage Could Heal Chronic Wounds Faster

A team of researchers from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln (UNL), Harvard Medical School in Boston, and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Cambridge, has designed a “smart” bandage that is much more effective and faster-acting than regular healing patches. In fact, this electronic bandage is beneficial to many different areas of biomedical engineering and medicine. […]

How to Deal with the Bacterial Skin Infection Connected to Hurricane Harvey

Several reports indicate that there is a rise in bacterial infection after the hurricane Harvey. Necrotizing fasciitis, popularly known as flesh-eating infection, is often found in flood water. It is a serious bacterial skin infection that spreads quickly, once the bacteria enter the body and kill the body’s soft tissue. This rare disease is caused […]