News tagged with connective tissue
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Researchers from the RIKEN Center for Integrative Medical Sciences have identified a gene that when mutated is responsible for a spectrum of disorders affecting the bones and connective tissue. This finding ...
Genetics May 09, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—Some diseases are especially tough to discuss. When Tony Lee realized that his penis was curving whenever he had an erection—making it painful and difficult for him to have sex—he had no ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes May 08, 2013 | 4.7 / 5 (3) | 0
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) -- University of California, San Diego researchers have developed a new injectable hydrogel that could be an effective and safe treatment for tissue damage caused by heart attacks.
Cardiology Feb 22, 2012 | 4.6 / 5 (7) | 3 |
An inexpensive antifungal drug, thiabendazole, slows tumor growth and shows promise as a chemotherapy for cancer. Scientists in the College of Natural Sciences at The University of Texas at Austin made this ...
Cancer Aug 21, 2012 | 5 / 5 (6) | 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 |
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 |
(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 |
About 90 percent of cancer deaths are caused by secondary tumors, known as metastases, which spread from the original tumor site.
Cancer Nov 15, 2011 | 5 / 5 (4) | 1 |
A team of researchers from the University of Utah and Brigham Young University has developed a mouse model of focal dermal hypoplasia, a rare human birth defect that causes serious skin abnormalities and other medical problems. ...
Medical research Jul 20, 2011 | not rated yet | 0 |
University of Iowa researchers have determined that thigh size in obese people is a reason their hip implants are more likely to fail.
Medical research Sep 18, 2012 | not rated yet | 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
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 |
Two innovative techniques in the placement of an implanted spinal cord stimulator (SCS) are expected to reduce common complications at the implant site, according to new research revealed today. Results from a case series ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Apr 11, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0