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T.I.M.E. Assessment to Treat Wounds Impacted by Biofilms

As researchers continue to study the impacts of biofilms on wounds, individuals living with chronic wounds often experience a negative impact on their overall physical and mental health, especially for those whose wounds continue for months or even years. Chronic wound patients commonly report concerns

Kane Biotech Announces Achievements in October 2022

Kane Biotech experienced significant achievements in October 2022, for both their coactiv+™ and their DispersinB® technologies. For over 20 years, Kane has been developing new technologies and innovations, leading to 80 patents and patents pending in biotechnology focusing primarily on biofilm. Kane Biotech Announces 510(k)

Antibiotic Resistance & Biofilms: The Next Pandemic

Antimicrobial resistance (AR) occurs when bacteria are exposed to levels of antibiotics that fail to kill the bacteria. For example, when an antibiotic that was able to treat an infection previously is no longer able to effectively kill bacteria, and results in an ongoing or

Biofilm: Protector of Bacteria & Fungi

The National Institute of Health reports that 80% of all known human infections are associated with biofilms. Biofilms are a serious and urgent clinical and financial burden to health care systems and patients, costing industry, cities, and hospitals over $500 billion each year. What are

Biofilms: Their Goal is to Keep You Sick

If you have never heard of biofilms before, you are not alone. Biofilms may be an uncommon word, but they impact our lives and health in many ways – including keeping us sick. A simple way to describe a biofilm is it being a glue-like

Biofilms May Prevent Healing in Diabetic Foot Ulcers

For those living with diabetes, Diabetic foot ulcers (DFUs) can be a severe condition with tremendous economic and physical impacts on patients and their caregivers. However, one of the main reasons that DFUs are difficult to heal is likely related to the existence of biofilms.

The Science of Pet Oral Health & Role of Biofilms

Bad breath in your dog or cat is actually bacteria. In fact, approximately 70% of cats and 80% of dogs develop some degree or form of periodontal disease by the time they are 3 years old according to the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA). Additionally,