Woodland Trust fears lockdown littering will ‘hugely increase’ the risks of scarring the countryside

Woodland Trust fears lockdown littering will ‘hugely increase’ the risks of scarring the countryside – and hurting animals Woodland Trust says there has been a surge of damaging behaviour at its sites  The cost of clearing up damage for the year is projected to be about £134,000  The trust said that the litter includes broken glass … Read more Woodland Trust fears lockdown littering will ‘hugely increase’ the risks of scarring the countryside

Luke Horsfield left with severe scarring after £1,250 botched hair transplant surgery

A young British man has told how he was left with a scarred head and bald spots after undergoing a botched £1,250 hair transplant in Turkey.  Luke Horsfield, 26, an IT technician from Bradford, was worried about his thinning hairline and found a clinic in Turkey which would perform a transplant for half the price … Read more Luke Horsfield left with severe scarring after £1,250 botched hair transplant surgery

Chancellor Rishi Sunak warns of economic ‘scarring’ from coronavirus

Chancellor Rishi Sunak warns of economic ‘scarring’ from coronavirus saying there might not be an ‘immediate bounceback’ – as he hints self-employed bailout will not carry on past June Chancellor Rishi Sunak has been giving evidence to a House of Lords committee Warned of economic ‘scarring’ from covid and recovery may not be ‘immediate’ Hinted … Read more Chancellor Rishi Sunak warns of economic ‘scarring’ from coronavirus

Red LED lights used to treat acne could prevent scarring after surgery

Form of red light used to treat acne is being tested as a way to help prevent scars after surgery

Red LED lights used to treat acne could prevent scarring after surgery by slowing down collagen production, say researchers Researchers leading trial say that if effective it could ‘revolutionise’ scarring  Scars are a natural response to tissue damage as fibroblasts form to seal skin Red light is thought to slow down the formation of fibroblasts and so … Read more Red LED lights used to treat acne could prevent scarring after surgery

Slug slime may may glue together wounds more securely with less scarring

Slug slime could create stronger glue to prevent scarring and infection in surgery, suggest scientists. The defensive slime is produced by a common garden slug found in the UK to fouls the jaws of any would-be predator . The Dusky Arion slug which can grow up to seven centimeters long can be found in gardens … Read more Slug slime may may glue together wounds more securely with less scarring