Tag Archives: Infections

Protein-Loaded Antimicrobial Hydrogel to Treat, Prevent Bone Infections

June 28th, 2019 Medgadget Editors Materials, Medicine, News, Orthopedic Surgery, Plastic Surgery, Surgery Bone infections are quite common following orthopedic surgery or as a result of injury or disease. They can be incredibly difficult to treat, and heavy duty antibiotic regimens coupled with debridement surgery is the current approach. Even after all that, inflammation is… Read More »

Electric field-based dressing helps heal wound infections

Researchers at Indiana University School of Medicine have found a way to charge up the fight against bacterial infections using electricity. Work conducted in the laboratories of the Indiana Center for Regenerative Medicine and Engineering, Chandan Sen, PhD and Sashwati Roy, PhD has led to the development of a dressing that uses an electric field… Read More »