Inflammation may train skin to heal faster: Study

Inflammatory skin diseases are considered to be the most common problem in dermatology.These diseases come in many forms, from occasional rashes to chronic conditions such as dermatitis.

Oct 19, 2017, 17:03 PM IST

Scientists develop smart bandage for better, faster healing

The bandage consists of electrically conductive fibres coated in a gel.

Oct 07, 2017, 13:04 PM IST

Curing cancer with black magic? This 'witch' claims she can do it!

A resident of New Orleans, Louisiana, Savannah believes she saved her own grandmother from a kidney failure and also helped heal a 23-year-old cop in the US from acute Stage-4 leukemia, by arranging a 'pact with Lucifer'.

Sep 25, 2017, 18:11 PM IST

Scientists find new way to fight harmful bacteria

A new study found that fragments of thrombin - a common blood protein found in wounds - can aggregate both bacteria and their toxins; something that was not see in normal blood plasma.

May 07, 2017, 14:58 PM IST

Inflammation in the body: Is it good or bad?

Without inflammation, wounds and infections wound become septic and eventually the body would perish.

Jan 16, 2017, 10:40 AM IST

Walking barefoot on green grass will help you THIS way!

All of us at some point in time have heard this from our elders as a piece of health advice—'walk barefoot on green grass in the morning and evening'. Right? Ever thought is there really any health benefit associated with walking on grass? Well, even if you haven't, you should know that there indeed are many positives related to this grandma's old saying. When you walk barefoot on grass, soil, sand or any natural surface, it has several health benefits—and the process is called Earthing or grounding which is crucial for healing.

Dec 28, 2016, 01:08 AM IST

A hug is all you need: Discover the healing power of touch!

Zee Media Bureau/Ritu Singh

Dec 31, 2015, 15:38 PM IST

Access to nature boosts older adults' quality of life

A new research has revealed that nature promotes physical, mental, and spiritual healing especially in older adults who stay close to natural environment.

Jul 12, 2015, 18:41 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

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

Rihanna, Taylor Swift's songs help children get rid of pain

A new study has found that songs by Rihanna, Taylor Swiftand other singers gives a significant reduction in pain to kids after major surgeries.

Jan 09, 2015, 17:41 PM IST

Now, 'smart' bandage that emits phosphorescent glow to indicate healing

Scientists have developed a paint-on, see-through, "smart" bandage that glows to indicate a wound's tissue oxygenation concentration.

Oct 02, 2014, 15:49 PM IST

3 reasons why sun is good for you

A little sunshine can boost your mood and help prevent serious illnesses.

Jun 10, 2014, 17:47 PM IST

5 simple ways to heal yourself to happiness

Readers tell Pooja Bhula how they manage a way out of their negative emotions

Jun 07, 2014, 17:37 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

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

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.

Nov 16, 2013, 14:25 PM IST

Coming soon `self-healing` materials

Researchers have discovered that under certain conditions, putting a cracked piece of metal under tension, exerting a force that would be expected to pull it apart, has the reverse effect, causing the crack to close and its edges to fuse together.

Oct 10, 2013, 12:59 PM IST