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  • Healogics, Inc. Completes Acquisition of Accelecare Wound Centers, Inc.

    Mon, 02 Mar 2015

    Healogics, Inc., the nation’s largest provider of advanced wound care services announced today that it has completed the acquisition of Accelecare Wound Centers, Inc., also a leadi

  • Revelstoke Capital Partners Completes Sale of Accelecare Wound Centers

    Tue, 03 Mar 2015

    Revelstoke Capital Partners , a Denver-based private equity firm, has completed the sale of Accelecare Wound Centers, Inc. to Healogics, Inc.

  • Center for Wound Healing helps the father of the bride make a dream come true

    Tue, 03 Mar 2015

    By Dr. John Kramer Last winter, 58-year old Joe Veloce of Staten Island threw on a pair of sneakers to go out and brush the ice and snow from his wife’s car. His sneakers got wet; he slipped and banged his foot. Although he didn’t think he was injured, Joe’s foot became swollen, and the arch of his foot was red and very sore. Joe developed frostbite, which led to an infection. read more

  • Wound healing with fish? [Life Lines]

    Sun, 22 Feb 2015

      Researchers in China have discovered that collagen isolated from the skin of tilapia effectively reduce wound healing time in mice. The usefulness of collagen, a major structural protein found in connective tussues, in wound healing has been known. Using fish proteins instead of typical mammalian sources reduces the risk for potential pathogens. Dr. Jiao…

  • Jolo Revilla still in ICU, has ‘foot-long’ gunshot wound –lawyer

    Mon, 02 Mar 2015

    Cavite Vice Governor Jolo Revilla's doctors “have insisted” to keep him in the ICU for the meantime, in order for them to determine if the gunshot wound he sustained over the weekend is healing properly following surgery, according to the family's spokesperson, lawyer Raymond Fortun.

  • Wound Healing Market Will Reach $18.3 Billion by 2019 - New Report by MarketsandMarkets

    Sat, 07 Feb 2015

    In the coming five years, growth in the wound healing market is likely to be centred on China, Japan, Malaysia, Taiwan and India. (PRWeb February 07, 2015) Read the full story at

  • Mundipharma Announces Plans to Distribute Medifoam in China

    Mon, 02 Mar 2015

    SINGAPORE, March 2, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Mundipharma today announced its planned distribution of Medifoam ®   in China starting early 2015, marking a key milestone in the company's plan to rapidly expand ...

  • Cuba sees Obama terror promise as healing of historic wound

    Thu, 19 Feb 2015

    HAVANA (AP) — A year after he took office, President Ronald Reagan placed Cuba on a list of state sponsors of terror for backing leftist guerrilla groups in Central and South America.

  • GWM Products, LLC, Changes Name to Keneric Healthcare

    Mon, 02 Mar 2015

    GWM Products, LLC, manufacturer of the RTD® Wound Care Dressing, announced today it has changed its name to Keneric Healthcare. (PRWeb March 02, 2015) Read the full story at

  • How a wound closes

    Mon, 23 Feb 2015

    Researchers decode the molecular mechanism of collective cell migration important for wound healing in a new article.