Probiotic hydrogels heal gut wounds other bandages can't reach

Slapping on a Band-Aid is the easiest way to help a cut on your skin heal, but things aren't so simple for internal wounds. For one, it's obviously much harder to reach that surface to put a dressing on it, but even when its open, say during surgery, the slippery mucus lining prevents bandages sticking. Now, researchers from Harvard have developed spray-on hydrogels, produced by bacteria, that can help heal these internal wounds... Continue Reading Harvard hydrogel made by bacteria helps heal internal wounds Category: Medical Tags: Bacteria Harvard Healing Hydrogels Wound Wyss Institute

Probiotic hydrogels heal gut wounds other bandages can't reach

External wounds such as skin cuts or abrasions can often be easily covered with a simple Band-Aid or a larger wound patch to protect them and facilitate their healing. When it comes to some ...

Tue 13 Aug 19 from Phys.org

Harvard hydrogel made by bacteria helps heal internal wounds

Slapping on a Band-Aid is the easiest way to help a cut on your skin heal, but things aren't so simple for internal wounds. For one, it's obviously much harder to reach that surface to ...

Tue 13 Aug 19 from Gizmag

Scientists create gut gel 'band-aid' made from the body's own bacteria

If you get a cut on your skin, you stick a band-aid on it. But what if you get a wound in your gut? When doctors treat injuries to the intestines, they can't use patches or bandages ...

Mon 12 Aug 19 from Engadget

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