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The classical tissue factors typically are proteins used for tissue repair and growth stimulation. Among the approved products are the growth factors PDGF, IGF, EGF, BMP and FGF. One of the commercial...
Learn all about the signs and symptoms of stomach ulcers. This article looks at the indigestion and pain caused by stomach ulcers, along with their causes.
This article reports on 2 randomized clinical trials that assess the efficacy of macitentan in treating digital ulcers among patients with systemic sclerosis and active ischemic digital ulcers.
Patrick Kennedy, a former congressman from Rhode Island, and Newt Gingrich, who was once the House Speaker, are advancing policies to combat this national crisis.
Survival of those with diabetic foot ulcers is independently affected by beliefs and expectations about their illness, according to recent study findings. “We wanted to test the hypothesis that life...
Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs)—including ibuprofen, diclofenac, naproxen and others—are commonly used pain medications that are generally safe but may increase the risk of developi...
(Reuters Health) - When Elizabeth Kennedy’s 84-year-old father was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease two years ago, she removed the car keys from his Johnstown, Pennsylvania home and his Volkswag...
* Biocept appoints Timothy Kennedy as chief financial officer and senior vice president of operations
-- Foot ulcers are wounds that commonly develop under the big toe or on the balls of the feet. They're common among people with diabetes. To care for a foot ulcer, the American Diabetes Association su...
Leg ulcers usually occur secondary to venous reflux or obstruction, but 20% of people with leg ulcers have arterial disease, with or without venous disorders. Between 1.5 and 3.0 in 1000 people have a...
Through social media and camera phones, users enact selective self-presentation as they choose, edit, and post photographs of themselves (such as selfies) to social networking sites for an imagined au...
Timely identification of a bacterial agent and its corresponding antibiotic sensitivity pattern is paramount in the management of infective corneal ulcers. Isolating the microbiological agents can tak...
Lower leg ulcers are characterized by a chronic and recurrent course, being considered as a difficult therapeutic problem. Based on epidemiological data chronic ulcers concern 0.2 to 2% of the Western...
Pressure ulcers are preventable events. Critically ill patients are particularly vulnerable. The Braden scale has been used identify hospitalized patients at high-risk for development of pressure ulce...