Perhaps not for the squeamish, maggot debridement therapy (MDT) is a process in which fly larvae, maggots, are applied to non-healing wounds to help promote healing. The maggots eat dead tissue and secrete anti-microbial factors. This process is especially useful for treating diabetic foot ulcers, which have a hard time healing, and not infrequently result […]

via Using Genetically Modified Maggots to Heal Humans — Around the Globe

Using Genetically Modified Maggots to Heal Humans — Around the Globe
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