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Surgical site infections are an incredible cause of morbidity and mortality, especially in low resource settings, where you can have up to five times the amount of surgical infections after an operation. We already know basic infection prevention practices that can reduce risk, wherever you are in the world, if you use them effectively. So for Lifebox, this research wasn't aiming to reinvent infection prevention, it was about understanding how to implement existing best practices. The goal of this program was to develop a scalable program where we could improve basic infection prevention strategies. Read More
Cryotherapy and hyperbaric oxygen therapy are two cutting-edge advanced technology treatments going beyond fad status and gaining popularity for everyone from elite athletes, Olympians, brides-to-be and weekend warriors to those needing postoperative care. Read More
Glasgow scientists have reprogrammed human cells using leftover skin tissue from surgery to replicate wounds from diabetic foot ulcers. The work is part of a three-year project which researchers hope could lead to the development of new treatments for diabetic foot ulcers which do not need to be tested on animals. Read More