Archive for January, 2018

Study Finds Salt Consumption Increases the Risk of Diabetes

A recent study conducted by Dr. Bahareh Rasouli of The Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden and other teams from Finland as well as Sweden indicates that consuming large amounts of added sodium could contribute to diabetes development in some cases. The study presented at the annual meeting of the European Association for the Study of […]

EHR-EMR Market to Grow at a CAGR of 10.9% by 2017-2023

Electronic health records (EHRs) enable healthcare providers to access data from any location and provide emergency care whenever needed. Most wound clinics are using wound care EHR that allows the wound care team to provide excellent patient care, and ensure better documentation of wound outcomes. According to the latest report from Market Research Future, the […]

Study Shows Use of Skin Cells Could Reduce the Need for Animal Testing

Scotland’s Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU) researchers are creating human stem cells from skin cells to investigate diabetes and reduce the need for animal testing. These skin cells are collected from the school’s Skin Research Tissue Bank, which are donated by patients with Type II diabetes and critical limb ischemia. The three-year study was funded by Animal […]

Consumption of Alcohol Could Delay Wound Healing

The consumption of alcohol hinders the wound healing process. It also has the capability of increasing the risk of infections in the hospital including surgical site infections. A study conducted by researchers from the Loyola University Health System found that binge alcohol exposure decreases the number of macrophages in the body, a type of white blood […]