News tagged with human bones
(Medical Xpress)—White blood cells have long reigned as the heroes of the immune system. When an infection strikes, the cells, produced in bone marrow, race through the blood to fight off the pathogen. ...
Medical research Nov 19, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 2 |
Airing for the first time last night on KAET's "ASU Discovers," the work of scientists at ASU including Ariel Anbar, a professor in ASU's Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry and the School of Earth ...
Medical research Oct 25, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
For decades, overtightening has been blamed for the phenomenon that sometimes causes surgical screws and plates used in bone repair to irreversibly fuse together, a complication that can make subsequent removal difficult ...
Other Oct 23, 2012 | not rated yet | 1 |
(Medical Xpress)—A common type of geographic mapping software offers a new way to study human remains.
Medical research Sep 25, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—Coating a bone graft with an inorganic compound found in bones and teeth may significantly increase the likelihood of a successful implant, according to Penn State researchers.
Medical research Sep 25, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Researchers have demonstrated that a refined gene therapy approach safely restores the immune systems of some children with severe combined immunodeficiency (SCID). The rare condition blocks the normal development of a newborn's ...
Immunology Sep 11, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0 |
Environmental endocrine disruptors are man-made chemicals that have been shown to have adverse effects on animal and human health and fertility. Aberdeen scientists told the British Science Festival today their effects on ...
Health Sep 06, 2012 | not rated yet | 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 |
Researchers at Mount Sinai School of Medicine have identified the genetic cause of a rare and fatal bone disease by studying frozen skin cells that were taken from a child with the condition almost fifty years ago. Their ...
Genetics Aug 29, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Small but significant breakthrough studies on people who have been able to overcome or control HIV were presented Thursday at a major world conference on ways to stem the three-decade-old disease.
HIV & AIDS Jul 26, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
The Nobel laureate who helped to discover HIV says there is hope for an AIDS cure following recent discoveries, in an interview with AFP ahead of a global conference on the disease.
HIV & AIDS Jul 20, 2012 | 3 / 5 (2) | 0
Although the first successful preservation of fertility from the freezing, thawing and grafting of ovarian tissue was reported eight years ago,(1) the technique has remained experimental and confined to a few specialist centres. ...
Obstetrics & gynaecology Jul 04, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- Scientists have found that a protein expressed by some cancers is a good predictor of how the cancer will respond to standard chemotherapy for osteosarcoma, the most common bone cancer in children. Knowing ...
Cancer Jul 03, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
An American man whose HIV seemed to disappear after a blood marrow transplant for leukemia may be showing new hints of the disease, sparking debate over whether a cure was really achieved.
HIV & AIDS Jun 13, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
An antibody that helps a person's own immune system battle cancer cells shows increasing promise in reducing tumors in patients with advanced kidney cancer, according to researchers at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center.
Cancer Jun 04, 2012 | not rated yet | 0