This message contains images. If you don't see images, click here to view.
Advertise in this news brief.

Text Version   RSS   Subscribe   Unsubscribe   Archive   Media Kit June 03, 2015


Wound dressing from cattle tissue developed in Kazakhstan
Effective biological wound dressing based on cattle tissue has been developed at the National Research Center of Oncology and Transplantation in Astana, Kazakhstan, Tengrinews reports, citing the press service of JSC National Center for Scientific and Technical Information. The biological wound dressing is made from animal tissue. Cells are first removed from the animal tissue and then the remaining biological frame is used to make the dressing.
   Share this article:   Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article

Blood turned into nerve cells may be used for specialized pain treatment
Medical Daily
Over the course of a month, scientists from McMaster University, Canada, have turned an ordinary sample of blood into functioning nerve cells. Their findings, published in the journal Cell Reports, suggest a radically new approach to specializing pain treatment and delivering important prognostic information for people with chronic disease.
Share this article:   Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article

No more non-healing wounds
OSNovative's Enluxtra “smart” wound dressing jump-starts the healing of most complex non-healing wounds of any etiology. Proven on over 100,000 patients. Adopted by leading hospitals. MORE
Lantheus Proven Success
Discovering, developing and marketing innovative medical imaging agents provides a strong platform from which to bring forward new breakthrough tools for the diagnosis and management of disease. MORE

Biofilms: Bacterial wound communities that protect themselves from attack
The Conversation
Wound infections can occur when bacteria from the skin or from the environment are introduced into damaged tissues. Crucially, all wounds are colonized by bacteria but under certain conditions these bacteria can multiply unchecked, growing to reach numbers that overwhelm the immune system. Despite rigorous cleaning and hygiene regimens, infections are often unavoidable because of the prevalence of bacteria in the environment and as part of normal human flora.
Share this article:   Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article

Missed an issue of Wound Care Report? Click here to visit Wound Care Report archive page.

Smart-e-Pants for preventing pressure ulcers: A stimulating idea
Hospital News
Pressure ulcers, or bedsores, are a serious health problem for many patients. For those with reduced mobility or sensation, the risk of developing pressure ulcers is high. And once developed, not only are they painful and debilitating, but they can also lead to local infection, sepsis — and even death. Pressure ulcers can be difficult to treat and take a long time to heal. So, it's better to prevent them before they happen. Because this, devices to help prevent pressure ulcers have been developed, such as specialized beds and mattresses and, very recently, Smart-e-Pants.
Share this article:   Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article

High hopes, unfulfilled promise: Healthcare groups look beyond portals
By Christina Thielst
The patient portal is sometimes envisioned by healthcare leaders as the one-stop shop for patient-facing technologies. However, the patient portals of most electronic health record vendors today were not designed to accommodate all of the business and functional requirements needed for population health, meeting meaningful use requirements and truly engaging patients to improve outcomes and build loyalty. The healthcare delivery system currently being transformed is moving us much closer toward longitudinal health and a virtual care team approach.
Share this article:   Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article

Missed last week's issue? See which articles your colleagues read most.

    New pain sensing gene discovered (Inquisitr)
Nanotech-enabled moisturizer speeds healing of diabetic skin wounds (Northwestern University via Next Big Future)
Sildenafil may help heal scleroderma ulcers (MedPage Today)
Using a new laser process to custom shape optical fibers (Medical News Today)

Don't be left behind. Click here to see what else you missed.

Wound Care Report
Colby Horton, Vice President of Publishing, 469.420.2601
Download media kit

Rebecca Eberhardt, Content Editor, 469.420.2608  
Contribute news

Learn how to add us to your safe sender list so our emails get to your inbox.

This edition of the Wound Care Report was sent to ##Email##. To unsubscribe, click here. Did someone forward this edition to you? Subscribe here — it's free!

Recent issue

May 27, 2015
May 20, 2015
May 13, 2015
April 30, 2015

7701 Las Colinas Ridge, Ste. 800, Irving, TX 75063