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A new study suggests that the glands which make us sweat and help our bodies calm down after a heavy workout or on a warm day, is also responsible for another vital function in our body - that of healing wounds. There are millions of eccrine sweat glands in our body, which, according to researchers from University of Michigan Health System research, also play a significant role in providing cells for recovering skin wounds - such as scrapes, burns and ulcers.