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.

Gel that heals deep wounds in no time

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Now, nanofiber bandages to safely seal wounds sans stitches

Researchers have developed liquid bandages that could be employed to seal your wound that also without any surgery.

Molecule critical to healing wounds identified

Researchers have discovered a molecule called FOX01 which is one of the critical players in the wound-healing process.

How special immune cells in skin help heal wounds

The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) scientists have found an important process by which special immune cells in the skin help heal wounds.

Knighthood healed family wounds, says Ben Kingsley

Ben Kingsley has credited his knighthood with finally filling an emotional `vacuum` left by his cold and distant parents.

Manuka honey most effective in healing wounds

Honey suppresses the growth of a quartet of bugs commonly infesting chronic wounds, but according to a finding manuka honey is the best of them for healing injuries.

Autoimmune diseases may underlie wounds that don’t heal

Wounds that are slow to heal or do not at all may have an underlying autoimmune disease.

Researchers certify healing power of honey

Honey has the power to heal wounds faster, besides making them smaller, says a new study.