Pouring granulated sugar on wounds 'can heal them faster than antibiotics'Folk medicine from Africa may hold the key to treating wounds that defy modern medicine Sugar draws water from the wound into a dressing which accelerates the healing process By Jenny Hope PUBLISHED: 00:11 GMT, 15 February 2013 | UPDATED: 08:09 GMT, 15 February 2013 According to the study, sugar draws water from the wound into a dressing accelerating the healing process Too much sugar may be bad for the waistline, but it could help doctors heal the sick.
Gym owner fined after girl, 15, suffered agonising burns all over her body following two illegal ten-minute sunbed sessions Two days after sunbed visit she was rushed to hospital after her skin broke out in blistersShe was left bed-ridden for days and it took three weeks for her skin to heal By Claire Bates PUBLISHED: 10:53 GMT, 29 January 2013 | UPDATED: 12:01 GMT, 29 January 2013 A 15-year-old girl suffered severe burns all over her body after she was illegally allowed to use a sunbed at a gym.
'Spray-on' skin treatment developed for leg ulcers that could greatly improve recovery | UPDATED: 07:29 GMT, 3 August 2012 A 'spray-on skin' developed by scientists can cut the healing time of patients' suffering from chronic ulcers in half, research suggests.
Low-fat salad dressing is 'bad for you': Study claims calorie-light versions contain fewer health benefitsFruit and veg have to be paired with correct fat dressing to get health benefits | UPDATED: 06:13 GMT, 21 June 2012 Dressing down: A new study claims that while low-fat salad dressings contain less calories, they also have fewer health benefits Choosing a low-fat dressing for your salad might help you keep your weight down because it has fewer calories – but you could lose some other health benefits, a study shows.
Great-grandmother finally finds relief from painful leg ulcers thanks to UK-first technique using dead donor skin | UPDATED: 09:24 GMT, 8 May 2012 A 92-year-old woman has become the first person in Britain to have a wound completely healed – using a skin transplant from dead people.