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October 7th, 2010

New developments in medicine

Abstract:
Russian experts have developed a new anti-scarry coating by using modified carbon which is now used in applied medicine. The discovery was made by Professor Valery Levchenko, a leading expert in nanotechnology at Moscow State University. This is an absolutely biocompatible polymer that has no analogue in the world. It is laid on a wound received during an accident or a fire, and it heals without leaving a scar owing to its properties. The new coating improves blood circulation during the healing process and promotes life-sustaining activity, and consequently, prevents formation of scars. The material is known as multifunctional carbon polymer and is used to make plasters and dressing materials and various kinds of medical equipment.

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