Medical research

Girl infected with Mycobacterium marinum after iguana bite

A three-year-old girl contracted an unusual Mycobacterium marinum infection that developed following an iguana bite while she was on holiday in Costa Rica. The doctors who treated her will report on the case at this year's ...

Biomedical technology

Can algae enhance skin regeneration and wound healing?

A product of a freshwater single-celled green algae called Euglena gracilis may enhance skin regeneration to speed up wound healing, according to new research published in Advanced Materials Interfaces.

Medical research

Targeting a protein to combat slow wound healing

Untreatable wounds are likely to get better when the levels of a biochemical catalyst found in the skin increases, find scientists at The University of Manchester.

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