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Revolution in wound care? Inexpensive, easy-to-use cotton candy-like glass fibers appear to speed healing in initial venous stasis wound trial

By Yoko Co / May 3, 2011

May 3, 2011 (click for PDF version) WESTERVILLE, OH — Imagine a battlefield medic or emergency medical technician providing first aid with a special wad of cottony glass fibers that simultaneously slows bleeding, fights bacteria (and other sources of infection), stimulates the body’s natural healing mechanisms, resists scarring, and-because it is quickly absorbed by surrounding…

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Mo-Sci Corporation’s DermaFuse: Successful wound healing with borate glass nanofibers

By / April 28, 2011

The Mo-Sci Corporation recently announced its development of a novel and inexpensive wound care pad — composed of borate glass nanofibers — that helped speed the healing of venous stasis ulcers in a majority of patients enrolled in a small human clinical test group of adult diabetics.

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