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US scientists’ adenosine-harvesting bandage offers healing “boost” to broken bones

December 17, 2019

In a typical bone fracture or break, the body produces adenosine to provide internal healing, but the substance is metabolised by the body just as quickly. As such, scientists at North Carolina’s Duke University (Duke) designed a prototype bandage to absorb and retain adenosine at the injury site, to prolong its healing duty. Duke’s Professor […]

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