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You definitely don't want to be on the receiving end of a lightning strike, but in the right doses the stuff may have a healing effect. A new study from Tel Aviv University suggests that the electromagnetic fields given off by lightning activity around the world could protect living cells from certain kinds of damage, which may have had implications for the evolution of life on Earth... Co
For some time now, scientists have known that electrical currents can help heal chronic wounds. And while there are electrotherapy units that are in use, they can be quite bulky and complex. That's why researchers have created an "electric bandage" that's powered by the motion of the body... Continue Reading Motion-powered electric bandage speeds healing by zapping wounds Category: Medica
Although we've already heard about hydrogels that help to heal chronic wounds, the University of New Hampshire's Asst. Prof. Kyung Jae Jeong states that most of them have a shortcoming – they're not porous enough. An inexpensive micro-hole-filled gel made by his team, however, is claimed to perform much better... Continue Reading New healing hydrogel is full of holes Category: Medical Ta
Chronic skin ulcers such as those associated with diabetes are notoriously difficult to treat. As a result, we've seen experimental approaches such as spray-on skin, ultrasound band-aids, and silver-laced dressings. Now, scientists are getting very good results using a high-tech lamp... Continue Reading Healing lamp lights the way for improved treatment of chronic ulcers Category: Medical
Whether someone is recovering from a tendon injury, or they have an abnormality that makes walking difficult, it can be useful for their doctor to know how much tension their tendons experience when placed under load. A new non-invasive device is designed to provide that information... Continue Reading Tendon-tapping device could help in the healing Category: Health & Wellbeing Tags:


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