News tagged with human tissue
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(Medical Xpress) -- A new study from the University of Reading has established that a prosthetic cornea made from human cells is the best model for testing how irritants and toxins cause eye injuries.
Ophthalmology May 28, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
For the first time scientists have succeeded in taking skin cells from heart failure patients and reprogramming them to transform into healthy, new heart muscle cells that are capable of integrating with existing heart tissue.
Cardiology May 23, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
As people live longer, repairing or regenerating human tissues has become an ever-more critical issue. Just in the past decade alone, human stem cells are emerging as powerful tools for tissue regeneration, as they can differentiate ...
Medical research May 14, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
A small, external bioreactor holding human cells pumped out an anti-inflammatory protein to prevent organ damage and other complications in a rat with acute inflammation caused by bacterial products in a model of sepsis, ...
Inflammatory disorders May 14, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Scientists at Duke University Medical Center have shown the ability to turn scar tissue that forms after a heart attack into heart muscle cells using a new process that eliminates the need for stem cell transplant.
Cardiology Apr 26, 2012 | 4.9 / 5 (10) | 2 |
(Medical Xpress) -- In studies on a human skin tissue model, researchers at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory used a systems biology approach to show that an ionizing radiation dose mimicking that received ...
Genetics Apr 25, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay) -- Women with HIV are at increased risk for anal cancer, a new study finds.
HIV & AIDS Apr 16, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
An international team of researchers led by Georgia State University scientists have found a key component in the pathological process of pulmonary fibrosis, a fatal disease for which there is currently no cure.
Immunology Apr 10, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Using computational methods, Stanford University School of Medicine investigators have strongly implicated a novel gene in the triggering of type-2 diabetes. Their experiments in lab mice and in human blood and tissue samples ...
Genetics Apr 09, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0 |
A new drug developed by Northwestern Medicine scientists prevented human prostate cancer cells from spreading to other tissues without any toxic effects to normal cells or tissues. The drug turns off the "go" switch in the ...
Cancer Apr 03, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
Researchers have developed multiple techniques and procedures to detect cancer cells during the earliest stages of the disease or after treatment. But one of the major limitations of these technologies is their inability ...
Cancer Mar 27, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Researchers from Huntsman Cancer Institute (HCI) at the University of Utah report they have discovered a method to identify cancer-causing rearrangements of genetic material called chromosomal translocations quickly, accurately, ...
Cancer Mar 19, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Researchers from Queen Mary, University of London and the University of Surrey have found a protein inside blood vessels with an ability to protect the body from substances which cause cardiovascular disease.
Cardiology Mar 11, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
Newcastle University scientists, in work funded by Arthritis Research UK, have discovered a new way of potentially treating rheumatoid arthritis. This works by preventing damaging white blood cells cells from entering the ...
Inflammatory disorders Mar 05, 2012 | 5 / 5 (5) | 0 |
Cambridge research that created liver cells from stem cells has today been recognised with a national prize by the National Centre for the Replacement, Refinement and Reduction of Animals in Research (NC3Rs).
Medical research Feb 29, 2012 | not rated yet | 0