News tagged with connective tissue cells
Scientists have discovered that fat cells in the knee secrete a protein linked to arthritis, a finding that paves the way for new gene therapies that could offer relief and mobility to millions worldwide.
Arthritis & Rheumatism May 08, 2013 | 5 / 5 (6) | 0 |
Stem cells drawn from amniotic fluid show promise for tissue engineering, but it's important to know what they can and cannot do. A new study by researchers at Rice University and Texas Children's Hospital ...
Medical research May 02, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—Pharmacy researchers at the University of Florida have isolated a new marine compound they believe may lead to improved drug therapies for pulmonary diseases by inhibiting their progression rather than ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Feb 28, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Repression of a single protein in ordinary fibroblasts is sufficient to directly convert the cells – abundantly found in connective tissues – into functional neurons. The findings, which could have far-reaching ...
Medical research Jan 10, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Korean researchers believe that the 'DJ-1 protein' can be used to promote the formation of new bone tissue in patients suffering from osteoporosis by improving communication between bone making cells (osteoblasts) ...
Medical research Jan 10, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(Medical Xpress)—A Yale-led team of researchers has uncovered a genetic malfunction that may lead to hardening of the arteries and other forms of cardiovascular disease. The study appears in the journal Cell Reports.
Medical research Nov 30, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—Arterial stiffening has long been considered a major risk factor for cardiovascular disease. Keeping arteries soft and supple might reduce disease risk, but the mechanisms of how arteries ...
Cardiology Nov 01, 2012 | 4 / 5 (3) | 0 |
Scientists have identified a molecular 'flag' in women with breast cancer who do not respond or have become resistant to the hormone drug tamoxifen.
Cancer Oct 31, 2012 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0 |
A natural substance found in the surrounding tissue of a tumor may be a promising weapon to stop triple negative breast cancer from metastasizing.
Cancer Sep 19, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
The stiffness of breast tissue is increasingly recognized as an important factor explaining the onset of breast cancer. Stiffening induces molecular changes that promote cancerous behavior in cells. Bioengineering ...
Cancer Sep 07, 2012 | 4 / 5 (5) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- New research from Karolinska Institutet shows that the survival for patients with chronic myeloproliferative diseases has improved in recent decades. This is despite the fact that no targeted drugs have ...
Cancer Jul 17, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay) -- Claims data can be used to accurately identify rates and risk factors for surgical site infection (SSI) following spinal surgery, according to a study published in the July 1 issue of Spine.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jul 13, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Stem cells from patients with a rare form of muscular dystrophy have been successfully transplanted into mice affected by the same form of dystrophy, according to a new study published today in Science Tr ...
Medical research Jun 27, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- Discoveries by a Yale-led team of scientists could lead the way for development of new therapies for treating fibrosis and tumor metastasis. The researchers have both uncovered a signaling ...
Medical research May 21, 2012 | 4.7 / 5 (3) | 0 |
Tampere University of Technology (TUT), Finland, has been the first in the world to develop biodegradable joint implant, RegJoint. The implant is used in the treatment of osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis.
Inflammatory disorders Feb 28, 2012 | not rated yet | 0