Sugar can help in treating poor-healing wounds, says study

Sugar can help in treating poor-healing wounds, says study

Researchers believe that the newly-found use for sugar may help tackle the increasing number of non-healing skin wounds associated with age, poor blood supply and diabetes, and could also be an economical advantage for health care providers.

Nov 17, 2017, 17:08 PM IST
Saliva may help promote wound healing: Study

Saliva may help promote wound healing: Study

Researchers examined the effects of salivary peptide histatin-1 on angiogenesis or blood vessel formation, which is critical to the efficiency of wound healing.

Aug 10, 2017, 19:47 PM IST
Honey – The secret natural cure for oral cancer wounds!

Honey – The secret natural cure for oral cancer wounds!

In a significant finding, after years of research, a group of Indian scientists have found out that honey can help treat oral cancer wounds.

Nov 29, 2016, 23:30 PM IST
This is why wounds take longer time to heal in elderly!

This is why wounds take longer time to heal in elderly!

Researchers have found that this happens as a result of disruption in communication between their skin cells and immune system.

Nov 18, 2016, 16:07 PM IST

Treat wounds at home by following these easy steps

There are some everyday wounds, mostly cuts that almost all of us must have experienced. Predominantly, we apply turmeric powder to the the wound so that it stops healing.

Jun 23, 2016, 12:00 PM IST

Gunman wounds Saudi preacher in Philippines: police

An influential Saudi Arabian preacher was shot and wounded in a southern Philippine city on Tuesday, police said, adding security forces killed the gunman.

Mar 02, 2016, 02:01 AM IST

'Smart' bandage to speed up wound healing

Researchers are developing a 'smart' bandage that can draw bacteria out of wounds and speed up the healing process.

Sep 06, 2015, 15:22 PM IST

Peppermint oil and cinnamon could heal chronic wounds

Scientists have found a way to package antimicrobial compounds from peppermint and cinnamon in tiny capsules that can kill colonies of bacteria on chronic wounds and actively promote healing.

Jul 10, 2015, 18:19 PM IST

Gel that heals deep wounds in no time

Researchers have developed a protein-based gel that, when exposed to light, can instantly heal wounds.

Jul 03, 2015, 13:08 PM IST

Ancient Chinese remedy applicable to modern medicine: Study

An ancient Chinese remedy for healing wounds could be useful for removing raised scars called hypertrophic scars, an Australian research has said.

May 07, 2015, 12:56 PM IST
Golfer bitten by crocodile in Australia

Golfer bitten by crocodile in Australia

A golfer vowed on Tuesday to get back on the course after being bitten by a crocodile as he retrieved a ball from a water trap during a round in Australia.

Apr 14, 2015, 10:37 AM IST

Western Libya rocket strike kills Filipino, wounds 8 people - official

A Filipino was killed and eight people were wounded when a rocket hit the western Libyan town of Zawiya, a Libyan official said on Monday.

Mar 31, 2015, 00:43 AM IST

Militant bomb near Cairo University wounds 8

A bomb wounded four civilians and four policemen outside Cairo University today, Egyptian police and health officials said, in an attack by a militant group that has previously targeted the campus.

Mar 29, 2015, 00:41 AM IST

New nanoparticle therapy speeds wound healing

Scientists have developed a novel nanoparticle therapy that could speed up healing of all sorts of wounds, including everyday cuts and burns, surgical incisions and chronic skin ulcers.

Mar 27, 2015, 13:21 PM IST

New therapy speeds up wound healing

People can soon cut down the time taken to heal their everyday cuts and burns by half with the help of a new therapy developed by researchers at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University here.

Mar 27, 2015, 12:07 PM IST

New gel to stop wounds from bleeding

Scientists have developed a new injectable polymer material that encourages faster, more durable blood clotting at wound sites to stop bleeding following life-threatening injuries.

Mar 15, 2015, 17:57 PM IST

Cancer-causing worm heals wounds: Study

Spit produced by a cancer-causing worm which damages the human liver can be used to treat non-healing wounds, a scientist has claimed.

May 29, 2014, 15:08 PM IST

Bomb wounds four at pro-Sisi rally in Cairo

A bomb explosion wounded four people overnight at a rally in Cairo for presidential election frontrunner Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, Egyptian security officials said on Sunday.

May 18, 2014, 13:36 PM IST

Now, 3D-printed plaster cast to heal wound faster

In what could revolutionise plaster cast technology, a Turkish design student has unveiled a slick 3D-printed cast with ventilation holes that reduces healing time by around 40 percent than currently used plaster casts.

Apr 23, 2014, 20:05 PM IST

Why binge drinkers` wounds take longer to heal

Researchers have claimed to have found the answer to the question as to why binge drinkers` wounds take more time than other` to heal.

Apr 09, 2014, 11:25 AM IST

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