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Global Health Institutions Implement Plans to Curb Sepsis

POSTED ON July 21, 2017  - POSTED IN Wound infections

Sepsis is a degenerative condition caused by the body’s response to wound infection

Sepsis is getting the attention it deserves.

Sepsis, a degenerative condition caused by the body’s response to wound infection that can result in tissue damage, organ failure and potential death, has become an increasingly severe problem worldwide. The disastrous nature of the global ailment has pushed the World Health Organization and the World Health Assembly to create a resolution to better prevent, treat and inform the world about sepsis.

New technology may lead to early detection of diabetic foot ulcers

POSTED ON July 19, 2017  - POSTED IN diabetic wound care

Diabetic foot ulcers may be detected by patients’ foot temperatures

A new study suggests that diabetic foot ulcers may be detected by monitoring patients’ foot temperatures.

Foot ulcers are a painful side effect that many diabetics incur as a result of foot-tissue disintegration. While diabetic foot ulcers are often manageable, the wounds require proper care in order to prevent infection. A new study suggests that such ulcers may be detected by the remote monitoring of patients’ foot temperatures.

Studying Worms Offers Insight into Human Wound Care

POSTED ON July 14, 2017  - POSTED IN wound care

A team from Stanford is using nanoparticles to study wound healing in worms, and that could eventually translate to aiding human beings. 

Using nanoparticles to study wound healing in worms could eventually translate to aiding human beings.

A large percentage of research projects in the wound care industry focus on finding new ways to heal specific injuries. That could be the development of new drugs, the creation of groundbreaking dressing types or new methods for detecting harmful infections.

Tips for Getting a Good Night’s Rest

POSTED ON July 12, 2017  - POSTED IN Wound healing

Proper sleep can help heal wounds more effectively and ensure you reach peak productivity. 

Proper sleep can help heal wounds more effectively and ensure you reach peak productivity.

 

Anyone who has spent a night tossing and turning knows the frustration and lack of productivity that follows the very next day. Sleeplessness as a whole has become a huge issue in recent years: Per a December 2014 survey from the National Sleep Foundation, 45 percent of Americans didn’t get enough ZZZs at least once in a week-long span.

A lack of proper rest doesn’t just cause you to feel agitated or prevent you from getting work done but can also increase your risk of Type 2 diabetes and impact normal wound healing.

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