Self-healing can be defined as the ability of a material to heal
(recover/repair) damages automatically and autonomously, that is, without any external intervention.
Some typical examples include self-healing coatings that retain their pristine appearance even when scratched; satellite components (including seals currently used in the International Space Station); self-healing snow goggles that heal
shallow surface scratches overnight; underground polymer pipes; self-healing car interiors that look "as good as new" for many years; covers for IC chips; coatings on train windows; and self-restoring score cards on firing ranges.
Pilch's analysis is further weakened, says Weissenrieder, by noting that in Luke 17:11-19 Jesus does not heal
lepers by touching or embracing them; this is a feature of the healing story at 5:13.
Bate, "The Mission to Heal
in a Global Context", p.
It's not unheard of for these injuries to never heal
In How Can I Heal
What Hurts, the reader will learn to understand their problems and heal
themselves, and also gain knowledge of ways in which the reader may be helped to heal
through Complimentary/ Alternative Medicine (CAM).
Healers weigh this patient right with their own need to help or heal
those who are ill.
The scientific studies have not yet shown how prayer helps people heal
, if it does.
Previous studies have demonstrated that wounds heal
more quickly when they are covered and keptmoist than when they are left open to the air.
A synthetic compound can heal
broken bones that are so damaged they don't knit on their own, a study in rats and dogs shows.
Otherwise, some families think these chronic wounds can heal
overnight, although sometimes healing is a long process.
Treatment with Biolight made the wounds heal
significantly faster compared to placebo (p=0.