Researchers from the RIKEN Center for Integrative Medical Sciences in Japan have identified the first gene to be associated with adolescent idiopathic scoliosis (also called AIS) across Asian and Caucasian ...
Genetics May 12, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
From the chimera in Greek mythology to the sphinx in ancient Egypt, humans have imagined making creatures from pieces of different organisms for millennia.
Medical research May 15, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
UCLA researchers have discovered a type of cell that is the "missing link" between bone marrow stem cells and all the cells of the human immune system, a finding that will lead to a greater understanding of how a healthy ...
Immunology Sep 02, 2012 | 3.9 / 5 (8) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—In "before" and "after" photos from advertisements for wound-healing ointments, bandages and antibiotic creams, we see an injury transformed from an inflamed red gash to smooth and flawless ...
Medical research Feb 20, 2013 | 4.9 / 5 (8) | 2 |
(Medical Xpress) -- Researchers from Japan recently published a paper in PLoS One describing their successful growth and transplantation of new teeth created from the stem cells of mice.
Medical research Jul 13, 2011 | 4.9 / 5 (23) | 8 |
(Medical Xpress)—Researchers in the US have created a type of hydrogel that has proven to be effective in treating patients with damaged cartilage. The gel, the team writes, in their paper published in ...
Medical research Jan 11, 2013 | 4.4 / 5 (8) | 1 |
(Medical Xpress)—New research has shown that it is possible to grow new bone by "nanokicking" stem cells 1,000 times per second using high frequency vibrations.
Medical research Apr 05, 2013 | 5 / 5 (3) | 2 |
Some stem cells can lay dormant for more than two weeks in a dead person and then be revived to divide into new, functioning cells, scientists in France said Tuesday.
Medical research Jun 12, 2012 | 4.2 / 5 (5) | 3
Joslin scientists have discovered a mechanism that regulates the production of brown fat, a type of fat which plays an important role in heat production and energy metabolism. The findings, which appear in the upcoming issue ...
Medical research Mar 13, 2013 | 5 / 5 (5) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—Researchers in Japan have injected induced pluripotent stem cells (iPSCs) from mice back into genetically identical mice and report that doing so caused no immune reaction. This contradicts the results ...
Medical research Jan 10, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
UCLA stem cell scientists purified a subset of stem cells found in fat tissue and made from them bone that was formed faster and was of higher quality than bone grown using traditional methods, a finding that may one day ...
Medical research Jun 11, 2012 | 1 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Neurosurgery researchers at UC Davis Health System have used a new, leading-edge stem cell therapy to promote the growth of bone tissue following the removal of cervical discs -- the cushions between the bones in the neck ...
Neuroscience Sep 06, 2011 | 5 / 5 (8) | 5 |
Broken bones in humans and animals are painful and often take months to heal. Studies conducted in part by University of Georgia Regenerative Bioscience Center researchers show promise to significantly shorten the healing ...
Medical research Feb 06, 2012 | 4.4 / 5 (14) | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Researchers at the National Institutes of Health have identified proteins that allow muscle cells in mice to form from the fusion of the early stage cells that give rise to the muscle cells.
Medical research Jan 09, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
It looks like bone. It feels like bone. For the most part, it acts like bone. And it came off an inkjet printer.
Medical research Nov 29, 2011 | 4.6 / 5 (10) | 5 |