Tuesday, October 23, 2007

First FDA-Cleared Honey-Based Treatment

Honey Makes Sweet Comeback in Treating Advanced Wounds
Business Wire, 10/22/2007

PRINCETON, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--An ancient remedy has been rediscovered for its therapeutic properties and has become a really sweet addition to treating serious wounds.

MEDIHONEY™ Wound & Burn Dressings are being distributed this month to physicians, hospitals and acute rehabilitation clinics. The product marks the first FDA clearance of a honey-based product for managing wounds and burns…

Use of MEDIHONEY™ involves applying it on bandages and wounds. The dressings can be used in all phases of the wound healing process, and are indicated for the management of:

· Diabetic foot ulcers
· Leg ulcers (venous stasis ulcers, arterial ulcers and leg ulcers of mixed etiology)
· Pressure ulcers/sores (partial and full thickness)
· First and second degree partial thickness burns
· Donor sites, and traumatic and surgical wounds...

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