Medical research

Fungi contribute to delayed healing of chronic wounds

Researchers in Pennsylvania and Iowa have discovered that fungal communities found in chronic wounds can form mixed bacterial-fungal biofilms and can be associated with poor outcomes and longer healing times. Their report, ...

Diabetes

Postural instability predicts off-loading nonadherence in T2DM

(HealthDay)—For patients with diabetic foot ulcers (DFUs), off-loading adherence is associated with healing, but postural instability is a powerful predictor of nonadherence, according to a study published online June 6 ...

Diabetes

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 ...

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