Charyn has a gift for the unexpected, both linguistically and narratively: A snake wraps itself around a boy's arm "like a living bandage
," and President McKinley has "the soft, sunken heart of a chocolate eclair." The most emotionally resonant relationship in the book is between Roosevelt and Josephine, his pet mountain lion.
LIVERPOOL, U.K., December 16, 2016 -- Scientists here have tested for the first time a "living bandage
" made from stem cells that could revolutionize the treatment and prognosis of meniscal tear, a common sports knee injury.
If successful, it's thought that one day there could be a "living bandage
"--a wound would be dressed with a bandage embedded with encapsulated stem cells.
London, Nov 16 (ANI): Scientists at Bristol University have managed to grow a "living bandage
" from a patient's own stem cells in a bid to heal a common sporting knee injury.
The bacteria, which are harmless to humans, colonize potato wound sites and form a kind of living bandage
that keeps the fungus at bay.
The living bandage
, which could be supplied in several shapes and sizes, is being investigated by Johnson & Johnson, New Brunswick, N.J., Smith says.
British scientists have developed "living bandages
" made from a patient's own cells that speed healing of burns and chronic wounds associated with diabetes.
made out of a patient's own skin cells could help wounds that don't heal properly.