News tagged with foot ulcers

Modified maggots could help human wound healing

In a proof-of-concept study, NC State University researchers show that genetically engineered green bottle fly (Lucilia sericata) larvae can produce and secrete a human growth factor - a molecule that helps promote cell growth ...

Mar 23, 2016
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How to avoid foot amputation in diabetic patients

Scientists from Tomsk Polytechnic University and National Autonomous Mexico University have developed techniques to treat diabetic foot syndrome with special insoles with silver nano-particles. The technique helps to fight ...

Apr 20, 2016
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A smart shoe to help reduce diabetic amputations

EPFL researchers have developed a shoe sole with valves that electronically control the pressure applied to the arch of the foot. The goal is to relieve foot ulcers commonly caused by diabetes and help them heal to avoid ...

Mar 02, 2016
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Podiatry services manage diabetes fallout

A Fremantle-based study has revealed the incidence of foot ulceration in patients with type 2 diabetes has remained stable over the past 15 years, due to community and hospital-based improvements in foot care.

Apr 08, 2015
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