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Probiotic hydrogels heal gut wounds other bandages can't reach

Phys.org - Tue 13 Aug 19

External wounds such as skin cuts or abrasions can often be easily covered with a simple Band-Aid or a larger wound patch to protect them and facilitate their healing. When it comes to some ...

Harvard hydrogel made by bacteria helps heal internal wounds

Gizmag - Tue 13 Aug 19

Slapping on a Band-Aid is the easiest way to help a cut on your skin heal, but things aren't so simple for internal wounds. For one, it's obviously much harder to reach that surface to ...

Scientists create gut gel 'band-aid' made from the body's own bacteria

Engadget - Mon 12 Aug 19

If you get a cut on your skin, you stick a band-aid on it. But what if you get a wound in your gut? When doctors treat injuries to the intestines, they can't use patches or bandages ...