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Blood Cell Therapy Developed for Wounds That Won't Heal

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July 9, 2013
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An Israeli biotech company which uses donors' white blood cells to help cure chronic wounds is claiming substantial success in treating hard-to-heal lesions and hope to receive FDA approval by 2017.


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PICO: Helping Wounds Heal Faster

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