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Medicinal Honey Improves Wound Healing, Decreases Pain
A new prospective observational study published online in the International Wound Journal found that medicinal honey can promote healing and reduce the affected area of many wounds, when used as a secondary dressing.
The study was financed in part by Derma Sciences (Princeton, NJ), a manufacturer of Medihoney, a unique line of dressings containing active Leptospermum honey from New Zealand.
More information on the study can be found at www.medscape.com/viewarticle/762958.
New Chronic Wound Treatment Device Receives Award from Veterans Healthcare Program
Electrochemical Oxygen Concepts (EO2™ Concepts, [San Antonio, TX]) has been added to Marathon Medical’s (Commerce City, CO) existing Federal Supply Schedule (FSS) contract, administered by The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). The TransCu O2®, a noninvasive, electrochemical low-dose tissue oxygenation system for the treatment of difficult-to-heal wounds, is now available to all organizations that purchase from the FSS, including the entire federal health care system, the largest health care provider in the United States with more than 1300 Veterans health facilities, Department of Defense medical treatment facilities, Military Hospitals, and Indian Health Service Hospitals.
EO2 Concepts is a privately held, advanced wound care technology company whose flagship product, the TransCu O2, is an FDA cleared Class III medical device.
Visit www.eo2concepts.com for more information.
BioElectronics RecoveryRx Approved for Surgical Recovery and Chronic Wounds in Canada
BioElectronics Corporation (Frederick, MD) announced that the Therapeutic Products Directorate, Medical Devices Bureau of Health Canada has issued a Class II License for the RecoveryRx™ Post-Surgical and Wound Care Recovery product. RecoveryRx uses pulsed electromagnetic field therapy to reduce pain and inflammation and promote healing of injured tissue.
RecoveryRx is an appropriate therapy for treating pain and inflammation after oral, joint replacement, hernia repair, cosmetic, and general surgeries.
Visit www.bielcorp.com for more information.