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Biotech Companies Pushing Frontiers of Wound Healing

By Peter Winter

Monday, October 29, 2012

With the escalating incidence of wound-causing illnesses such as obesity and diabetes, compounded by aging populations, wound care is a serious health issue. Fortunately, significant progress is being made in elucidating the complex physiological processes involved in wound healing. New treatment options are entering clinical testing as biotechnology companies create innovative treatments designed to accelerate healing of wounds that result from diabetes, poor circulation, bed sores, burns and scarring from surgical procedures that can take weeks or months to heal.

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