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Important Factors That Affect the Wound Healing Process

Wound healing is a systematic process. Typically, a wound takes 1-4 weeks to heal depending on the severity. However, certain factors can lead to delayed wound healing. In such cases, it is important to find out why the wound is not healing properly. Factors that Negatively Affect Wound Healing Here are some factors that delay […]

Choosing the Right EHR System for Your Wound Clinic – a Few Tips

Healthcare organizations all over the world are undergoing great changes in the way they collect, store and use patient data. In fact, technology is the reason behind this rapid change and many countries have now begun using electronic health records (EHRs) or electronic medical records (EMRs). The United States has even offered financial compensation for […]

Daytime Wounds Heal Faster Than Those Sustained During Nighttime

A new study suggests that wounds sustained during the daytime heal faster than those sustained at night. In fact, the body’s circadian rhythm (circadian clock) plays an important role in healing. Recent research led by John O’Neill, from the Medical Research Council (MRC) Laboratory of Molecular Biology in Cambridge, England, in collaboration with NHS colleagues […]

Sugars Can Help Heal Non-healing Skin Wounds, Says Study

A joint study by researchers from the UK and Pakistan has found that Sugars can help in treating poor-healing wounds such as chronic ulcers in the elderly, and diabetic ulcers. Research conducted by the Department of Materials Science and Engineering and the School of Clinical Dentistry at the University of Sheffield, and the Interdisciplinary Research […]

Enhanced Wound Care – Learn More

Wounds and injuries can happen to anyone at any age. Fortunately, most wounds are short-lived and heal soon after the incident. It is estimated that chronic wounds affect around 6.5 million patients in the United States. Of these patients, a majority are also under treatment for several chronic diseases, including diabetes and obesity. The skin […]

November Is Diabetes Awareness Month

November is National Diabetes Awareness Month. In fact, many people may not be aware about this, even though diabetes is an increasingly prevalent condition in the United States. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) statistics report says there were about 30.3 million people in the United States with diabetes in the year 2015, […]

Topical Gel Made from Oral Blood Pressure Pills Can Speed up Healing of Chronic Wounds

A Johns Hopkins University-led international team of researchers found that a topical gel made from oral blood pressure pills helps in healing of chronic skin wounds. Peter Abadir, M.D, associate professor of medicine at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine pointed out that twenty-nine million people in the United States have diabetes and 1.7 […]

Mature B lymphocytes Speed up the Healing of Diabetic Ulcers and Other Skin Injuries

A research team from the Vaccine and Immunotherapy Center (VIC) at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) has found a potential solution that can speed up the healing of chronic wounds. The researchers reported that the application of mature B lymphocytes greatly improved the healing of wounds in both healthy and diabetic skin. The treatment improved the […]

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 […]