Scientists at North Carolina State University are bringing an 18th century wound treatment into the 21st century. They’ve genetically modified maggots to secrete a human growth factor to promote healing while they clean people’s wounds.
The news about benefit for leg and feet ulcers is something those of us with blood clotting issues experience too. It’s gross, I don’t recommend searching for images of it. But those pictures led me to wear compression socks. Not medical grade currently – commercial grade socks can be difficult on their own.