Ultrasound cuts healing time of chronic wounds by 30 percent

Posted in Medicine on 14th Jul, 2015
by Alex Muller

Applying the vibrations of an ultrasound served to stimulate a certain pathway that substitutes for the regular fibroblast migration route and recruits the cells to the wound bed.

Young Blood Can Mend Old Broken Bones

Posted in Medicine on 21st May, 2015
by Alex Muller

It's old blood, not old bones, that makes fracture healing difficult among the elderly.

Sponge Could Help Fill Gaps Where Bone Can't Regrow Itself

Posted in Medicine on 17th Aug, 2014
by Alex Muller

A biodegradable polymer sponge that supports new bone cell growth, then disappears as it's replaced by solid bone.

Scientists discover why wounds heal quicker for young people

Posted in Medicine on 9th Nov, 2013
by Alex Muller

Hopes rise for new drugs and treatments to speed healing process for the elderly.