*  Wound licking
... is also important in other animals. Removal of the salivary glands of mice and rats slows wound healing, and ... Oral mucosa heals faster than skin, suggesting that saliva may have properties that aid wound healing. Saliva contains cell- ... Fijian fishermen are reported to allow dogs to lick their wounds to promote healing, and a case of dog saliva promoting wound ... In macaques, hair surrounding a wound and any dirt is removed, and the wound is licked, healing without infection. Too much ...
*  Leishmaniasis
Diffuse cutaneous leishmaniasis produces widespread skin lesions which resemble leprosy, and may not heal on its own. ... Metacyclic promastigotes that reach the puncture wound are phagocytized by macrophages (2) and transform into amastigotes (3). ... which heals in a few months to a year and half, leaving an unpleasant-looking scar. ...
*  Chronic wound
Chronic wounds take a long time to heal and patients can suffer from chronic wounds for many years. Chronic wound healing may ... Chronic wounds seem to be detained in one or more of the phases of wound healing. For example, chronic wounds often remain in ... Acute and chronic wounds are at opposite ends of a spectrum of wound-healing types that progress toward being healed at ... Since chronic wounds underexpress growth factors necessary for healing tissue, chronic wound healing may be speeded by ...
*  Glial scar
As with scarring in other organs and tissues, the glial scar is the body's mechanism to protect and begin the healing process ... developed monoclonal antibodies to TGFβ2, cerebral wounds were generated in rat brains, and the antibodies were administered ... and the complex surrounds the blood vessels and nervous tissue to form the initial wound covering. The ultimate function of the ...
*  Wound
To heal a wound, the body undertakes a series of actions collectively known as the wound healing process. A wound may be ... An open wound (an avulsion) A laceration to the leg An infected puncture wound to the bottom of the forefoot. A puncture wound ... Treatment of recent lacerations involves examining, cleaning, and closing the wound. Minor wounds, like bruises, will heal on ... difficult to heal (i.e. bedsore). Open wounds can be classified according to the object that caused the wound: Incisions or ...
*  Wound healing assay
A wound healing assay is a laboratory technique used to study cell migration and cell-cell interaction. This is also called a ... "An introduction to the wound healing assay using live-cell microscopy". Cell Adhesion & Migration. 8 (5): 440-451. doi:10.4161/ ...
*  Healing the Wounds
"Healing the Wounds Contact and trustees". Charity Commission. Retrieved 2013-12-18. "Healing the Wounds". Healing the Wounds. ... Healing the Wounds was founded by Kevin Richards in 2009. Richards had previously served with the Royal Regiment of Wales as a ... Healing the Wounds (HTW) is a British charity launched in December 2009 to help provide support and care for British servicemen ... Since Healing the Wounds' foundation, the charity campaigned to raise funds to purchase and maintain a convalescent home based ...
*  Weight loss
Part of the body's response to surgery is to direct energy to wound healing, which increases the body's overall energy ... Surgery affects nutritional status indirectly, particularly during the recovery period, as it can interfere with wound healing ... wound healing; muscle strength (including respiratory muscles); renal capacity and depletion leading to water and electrolyte ...
*  Center for Biofilm Engineering
"Biofilms in chronic wounds". Wound Repair and Regeneration. Wound Healing Society. 16 (1): 37-44. doi:10.1111/j.1524-475x. ... The center tackles biofilm issues including chronic wounds, bioremediation, and microbial corrosion through cross-disciplinary ... chronic wounds, algae fuel, microbial corrosion, sulfate-reducing bacteria, and biofilm structure and function. CBE research ... chronic wounds, catheter infections, oral health) Industrial systems and processes (biofouling, microbial corrosion, product ...
*  Light therapy
Bouzari N, Elsaie ML, Nouri K (2012). "Laser and Light for Wound Healing Stimulation". In Nouri K. Lasers in Dermatology and ... and accelerated wound healing.[citation needed] Blood irradiation therapy Free-running sleep Low level laser therapy Sun ... "Low-level laser therapy for wound healing: mechanism and efficacy". Dermatol Surg. 31 (3): 334-40. doi:10.1111/j.1524-4725.2005 ... Low level laser therapy has been studied as a potential treatment for chronic wounds. Reviews of the scientific literature do ...
*  Aspirin
... may delay the healing of skin wounds. Aspirin may however help heal venous leg ulcers that have not healed following usual ... Stadelmann, WK; Digenis, AG; Tobin, GR (August 1998). "Impediments to wound healing". American journal of surgery. 176 (2A ...
*  Flunisolide
Corticosteroids inhibit wound healing. Therefore, use of corticosteroid nasal sprays in patients who have experienced recent ... a nasal corticosteroid should be used with caution until healing has occurred. In pregnancy, recommended doses of intranasal ...
*  Fibronectin
Fragmentation of fibronectin by proteases has been suggested to promote wound contraction, a critical step in wound healing. ... Fibronectin plays a crucial role in wound healing. Along with fibrin, plasma fibronectin is deposited at the site of injury, ... Grinnell F, Billingham RE, Burgess L (Mar 1981). "Distribution of fibronectin during wound healing in vivo". The Journal of ... Fibronectin has profound effects on wound healing, including the formation of proper substratum for migration and growth of ...
*  Skin care
Ostomy Wound Manage. 50 (12): 59-67. PMID 15632457. CS1 maint: Uses authors parameter (link) Flanagan M. Wound Healing and Skin ... Add from Wound healing. Add from 2001 American Society for Clinical Nutrition Nutritional skin care: health effects of ... Skin care is a part of the treatment of wound healing, radiation therapy and some medications. Skin care sits at the interface ... Formulations with moisturising, anti-inflammatory, anti-microbial and wound healing properties are often used, but no preferred ...
*  Regeneration (biology)
Within two weeks of skin wounding the mucus is secreted into the wound and this initiates the healing process. One study showed ... Fernando (2011). "Wound healing and blastema formation in regenerating digit tips of adult mice". Developmental Biology. 350: ... Yu H, Mohan S, Masinde GL, Baylink DJ (December 2005). "Mapping the dominant wound healing and soft tissue regeneration QTL in ... Masinde G, Li X, Baylink DJ, Nguyen B, Mohan S (April 2005). "Isolation of wound healing/regeneration genes using restrictive ...
*  Platelet-poor plasma
"Fibrin and Wound Healing". Annals New York Academy of Sciences, 2001, vol. 936 pp. 355-367. R.K. Spence. "Current concepts in ... Wound healing requires cell migration and attachment, which is facilitated by this fibrin clot. Fibrin sealants have found use ...
*  Sue Bale
Bale was part of the original team that established a unique wound healing service in the Wound Healing Research Unit based at ... Jones, V.; S. Bale; K.G. Harding (2004). Acute and chronic wound healing. In "Wound Care Essentials Practice" (S. Baronowski & ... Professor Sue Bale, OBE, FRCN, RGN, NDN, RHV is a British nurse with a special interest in wound healing. She received her PhD ... She has written a range of books and articles on wound care. She is a founder member of the Wound Care Society (1985); the ...
*  Arginine
Witte MB, Barbul A (2003). "Arginine physiology and its implication for wound healing". (review). Wound Repair and Regeneration ... Arginine plays an important role in cell division, wound healing, removing ammonia from the body, immune function, and the ... Stechmiller JK, Childress B, Cowan L (Feb 2005). "Arginine supplementation and wound healing". (review). Nutrition in Clinical ...
*  Estrogen (medication)
Oh DM, Phillips, TJ (2006). "Sex Hormones and Wound Healing". Wounds. 18 (1): 8-18. MedlinePlus DrugInfo medmaster-a682922. ... In humans and mice, estrogen promotes wound healing. "estrogen (CHEBI:50114)". ChEBI. Retrieved 15 July 2015. [1] "Proluton ... "Heal Yourself At Home". Heal Yourself At Home. Retrieved 15 July 2015. "NIH - Menopausal Hormone Therapy Information". National ...
*  Malum perforans
Wound Healing and Skin Physiology. Springer Science & Business Media. p. 423. ISBN 978-3-642-77882-7. DeGowin's Diagnostic ... Necrotic portions of the wound are removed and wound is kept moist at associations. Infected ulcers are administered ...
*  Phenytoin
Tentative evidence suggests that topical phenytoin is useful in wound healing in people with chronic skin wounds. A meta- ... Shaw, J; Hughes, CM; Lagan, KM; Bell, PM (Nov 2007). "The clinical effect of topical phenytoin on wound healing: a systematic ... Bhatia, A; Prakash, S (Jul 15, 2004). "Topical phenytoin for wound healing". Dermatology online journal. 10 (1): 5. PMID ...
*  Skin
Desiree May Oh, MD, Tania J. Phillips, MD (2006). "Sex Hormones and Wound Healing". Wounds. CS1 maint: Multiple names: authors ... Smith MM, Melrose J (2015). "Proteoglycans in normal and healing skin". Adv. Wound Care. 4 (3): 152-73. doi:10.1089/wound. ... The speed and quality of wound healing in skin is promoted by the reception of estrogen. Fur is dense hair. Primarily, fur ... Gillian S. Ashcroft; Teresa Greenwell-Wild & Mark W. J. Ferguson (1999). "Topical Estrogen Accelerates Cutaneous Wound Healing ...
*  Hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis
Detillion CE, Craft TK, Glasper ER, Prendergast BJ, DeVries AC (September 2004). "Social facilitation of wound healing". ... promoting positive health effects such as wound healing. The HPA axis is a feature of mammals and other vertebrates. For ...
*  Evolution of ageing
Wounds heal; dead cells are replaced; claws regrow. A non-programmed theory of mammal ageing that fits with classical evolution ...
*  Blood doping
EPO also stimulates increased wound healing. Because of its physiological side effects, particularly increased hematocrit, EPO ...
*  List of The Smiling, Proud Wanderer characters
She is mortally wounded by a masked attacker (later revealed to be Yue Buqun) in Shaolin Monastery. Before dying, she passes on ... Linghu Chong masters the skills and heals himself of his internal injuries in the process. Fangsheng (方生; Fāngshēng; Fong1- ... Yu Canghai is known for his 'Pine Wind Swordplay' (松風劍法), which allows him to enshroud his foes in a green hue. Changqingzi (長青 ... Tong Baixiong (童百熊; Tóng Bǎixióng; Tung4 Baak3-hung4) is the master of the cult's Wind and Thunder Hall (風雷堂) and a close ...
*  Jonathan Shepherd
Shepherd, J P. (1983). "Wound Healing and scarring after cryosurgery. Cryobiology 21: 157-169". Missing or empty ,url= (help) ... he studied wound healing after cryosurgery under the supervision of Rodney Dawber. He discovered that the reasons low ...