Health

Vitamin D may be simple treatment to enhance burn healing

Patients with severe burns who have higher levels of vitamin D recover more successfully than those with lower levels, according to a study presented at the Society for Endocrinology annual conference in Harrogate. This study ...

Medical research

Abnormal bone formation after trauma explained and reversed in mice

Hip replacements, severe burns, spinal cord injuries, blast injuries, traumatic brain injuries—these seemingly disparate traumas can each lead to a painful complication during the healing process called heterotopic ossification. ...

Genetics

Gene research targets scarring process

Scientists have identified three genes that may be the key to preventing scar formation after burn injury, and even healing existing scars.

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