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Due to long-term conflicts and modern warfare, injuries to military personnel are increasing, and more severe. In order to help those who have served their country, a new Military Medicine Program comprising specialists, rehabilitation, and reconstruction will address the damaged nerves, muscles...

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The journal of Scientific Reports has published an article in which researchers discuss a potential treatment for burn injuries. These injuries, which globally affect over 6 million people every year, may cause infections, scarring, and even death. Clinical benefits have been noted through the use...

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The Journal of Controlled Release discusses the use of a bioresorbable poly(ester urea) (PEU) film that delivers etoricoxib, a nonopioid COX-2 inhibitor, for postsurgical pain. The painkillers are released to a wound via a patch, which eventually dissolves. Coauthor Matthew Becker, a professor of...

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An article in BMJ states, “Pain remains a major issue following a burn, and research suggests that pain from burn injuries continues to be undertreated in children.” In a study, two burn dressings were compared to determine the efficacy of treatment for pediatric burns. This was the first randomized...

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Newswise — University Hospitals Ahuja Medical Center (UH) is the first clinical setting in Ohio using special technology to identify harmful bacteria, leading to healing for patients suffering from chronic wounds.

Windy Cole, DPM, Medical Director of the UH Ahuja Wound Care Center, conducted...

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Newswise — The American population is aging, and conditions such as diabetes and cardiovascular disease are on the rise. With those factors in place, the medical community has growing concerns about wound treatment. According to the American Professional Wound Care Association, about 15 percent of...

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Researchers at Binghamton University’s Intimately Bio-Integrated Biosensors lab have developed a skin-inspired, open-mesh electromechanical sensor that is capable of monitoring lactate and oxygen on the skin. The development team was under the direction of Ahyeon Koh, PhD, assistant professor of...

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