With an artificial tissue, pigs with a damaged penis can get an erection again. This may lead to treatments for erectile dysfunction in humans.
Live maggots rid wounds of dead tissue and bacteria
Gareth Kempson is the CEO of Biomonde, the sole distributor of maggot therapy in Europe, with manufacturing facilities in Germany and Wales. According to Kempson, the two production sites can each house 50,000 green blowflies (Lucilia sericata), and in recent years the maggots of this fly have contributed to 25,000-30,000 wound treatments per year across … Read more