manuka honey

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manuka honey

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honey from the nectar of the manuka tree, often used for medicinal purposes; known as active manuka honey if it has a UMF rating of over 10.
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Derma Sciences (OTCBB: DSCI), a manufacturer and marketer of advanced wound care products, today announced that two separate international journal articles were published this month detailing the growing body of evidence being generated on the use of Active Leptospermum honey for the management of post-surgical wounds.
The new products consist of 100 percent Active Leptospermum Honey packaged in a tube, and a patented colloidal sheet referred to as a Honeycolloid(TM).
Leptospermum honey dressings have been in use for some time throughout the United Kingdom, Australia and New Zealand.
June 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Derma Sciences (BULLETIN BOARD: DSCI) , a provider of advanced wound care products, announced today that its key product line, MEDIHONEY(TM) Wound & Burn Dressings with Active Leptospermum Honey, has been cleared by the FDA for over the counter (OTC) sales.
Management of an MRSA colonized wound using Active Leptospermum Honey impregnated calcium alginate.
Derma Sciences (OTCBB:DSCI), a manufacturer and marketer of advanced wound care products, today announced that the Statistical Analysis Durable Medical Equipment Regional Carrier (SADMERC) - a contracted intermediary and carrier for the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) - has notified the company of its decision regarding Healthcare Common Procedure Coding System (HCPCS) codes for billing purposes for MEDIHONEY(TM) Calcium Alginate dressings with Active Leptospermum Honey.
Use of Active Leptospermum Honey to Heal Pressure Ulcers - A Case Series of Pressure Ulcer Patients Cynthia Bridgman BSN, RN, CWOCN and Carol Hall BSN, RN, CWOCN, CFCN, The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas
The Clinical Use of Leptospermum Honey on Neuropathic Forefoot Ulcerations in Patients with Diabetes Mellitus; by Steven Kavros, DPM, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN
Derma Sciences has strong IP around dressing configurations that include honey, exclusive rights for MEDIHONEY in the Americas, and a partnership with New Zealand-based Comvita, which controls 75% of the Leptospermum honey harvested.
The Use of Active Leptospermum Honey Dressings in Common Pediatric Wound Etiologies Roxana Reyna, RNC, WCC, Wound Care Nurse, Driscoll Childrens Hospital
Active Leptospermum Honey for Pediatric Wound Care: Moving Evidence into Practice for Pediatric Wound Care" by Roxana Reyna, RNC, WCC, Driscoll Children's Hospital, of Corpus Christi, TX
NJN health reporter Sara Lee Kessler reported on how the medical-grade honey known as Leptospermum honey, native to New Zealand and Australia, has been found to be an effective agent in topical wound care, especially for non-healing diabetic wounds.