Wound Healing

News and research about wound healing, including research, studies and treatments for would healing.

Epithelial in Vivo Regeneration

Breakthrough Technique Turns Open Wounds and Ulcers into Skin

New technique to treat large cutaneous ulcers, including those seen in people with severe burns, bedsores or chronic diseases such as cancer and diabetes, announced by researchers.
Without TSP2 Protein - Heal Diabetic Wounds Faster

Breakthrough Could Lead to Faster Diabetic Wound Healing

New research uncovers the role of a particular protein that could help aid wound healing in patients with diabetes.
Arthritis Drug May Help Wound Healing, Stem Cells

Common Arthritis Drug Helps Wound Healing, Stem Cell Survival

Scientists have found a new way to protect stem cells from harsh inflammation during wound repair, and it involves a common anti-inflammatory drug.
Photo of Jeffrey Litt, D.O., assistant professor of surgery at the MU School of Medicine

Better Fix for Chronic Wounds Uses Minimally-Invasive Skin Graft

A team at MU Health Care used a recently developed, minimally-invasive autograft harvesting system to care for patients with various types of chronic wounds. Data...
Diabetic Foot Care in Australia

Better Diabetic Footcare in Australia Can Save Billions

Australia could save billions of dollars in healthcare costs by investing in proven treatments for people with diabetic foot disease, according to QUT research. A...
Better Diabetic Wound Healing

Potential Treatment for Better Diabetic Wound Healing Found

Findings from a recent study of wound healing in people living with diabetes may lead to the development of new treatment methods and better...
Study from Diabetic Foot Australia

Australian First Study: Massive Diabetic Foot Disease Costs

New research from Queensland University of Technology shows preventable hospitalization from diabetic foot disease is costing Australia hundreds of millions of dollars each year. Senior...

Patient Attitude About Diabetic Foot Ulcers Impacts Survival

Researchers expanded on previous research which linked depression to poorer clinical outcomes for diabetic ulcer patients. New research by health psychologists has shown that the...

Skin and Wound Healing Accelerated by Ultrasound in Diabetics

Scientists were able to reduce healing time for skin ulcers and bedsores by a third, as well as reduce the chance of wound infection,...
protein that helps also hurts wound healing

Protein That Normally Aids Tissue Repair Inhibits Healing When Sugar Levels are High Instead

New study finds that a protein that normally fosters tissue repair instead acts to inhibit healing when sugar levels are high. The role reversal...