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Maggots return to conventional medicine

Advanced Tissue SmartBrief | Jun 22, 2016

A resurgence in interest for using maggot debridement therapy or larval therapy for chronic wounds can be attributed in part to the huge increase in diabetes-related wounds and the rise of drug-resistant bacteria. This article follows the history of using maggots, from its battlefield origins through its medical uses in more modern times and the breeding of medical-grade commercial maggots to the current interest in clinical trials. Philly.com (Philadelphia) (06/21)


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Live human tissues can now be 3D printed

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Increased regulatory oversight needed for living cell therapies

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Study suggests white coat improves patient perception and outcomes

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N.H. hospital creates successful wound care marketing campaign

Advanced Tissue SmartBrief | Jun 22, 2016

Patients with foot ulcers may benefit from automated home monitor, study finds

Advanced Tissue SmartBrief | Jun 22, 2016

Off-loading adherence tied to DFU healing, study finds

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