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Introduces PRO-heeLx Heel Protector
The Posey Company has introduced its new PRO-heeLx Heel
Protector, which helps protect against pressure ulcers
and foot drop. More
Potential in Treating Nonhealing Diabetic Foot Ulcers
Cardium Therapeutics reported positive data from its
Matrix Phase 2b clinical trial of Excellarate for the
potential treatment of patients with chronic nonhealing
diabetic foot ulcers based on the company's gene-activated
matrix technology platform. More
of Medical Maggots to Begin
Monarch Labs LLC, the exclusive supplier of Medical
Maggots in the United States, has partnered with MNX
to provide expedited shipping of the Medical Maggots
product (disinfected Phaenicia sericata larvae) for
maggot therapy. More
Free H1N1 Flu Patient
In response to the growing concern about the H1N1flu
epidemic, Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, in conjunction
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to patients. More
Wound Care Review
The American Professional Wound Care Association will
offer "The Essentials--A Comprehensive Review Course
on Wound Care Management and Intervention" on January
16-17, 2010, in Los Angeles, California. More
APWCA Plans 9th
National Clinical Conference
APWCA2010, Wound Care and the Related Sciences,
highlighted by more than 40 world-renowned experts from
all wound-care disciplines, will be held April 8-11,
2010, at the Sheraton, Philadelphia City Center, in
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. http://www.apwca.org/apwca2010.
For further information on these programs and other
APWCA activities, visit http://www.apwca.org.
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