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(Medical Xpress)—One of the world's top selling drugs potentially also acts against the growth of new lymphatic vessels, with potential implications for cancer therapy. This surprising finding was brought ...
Cancer Sep 04, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Scientists at the University of Glasgow are working to harness the regenerative power of stem cells to improve orthopaedic implant surgery.
Surgery Sep 03, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Compared with a bare-metal stent, the use of a stent with a biodegradable polymer that releases the drug biolimus resulted in a lower rate of major adverse cardiac events at 1 year among patients with ST-segment elevation ...
Cardiology Aug 21, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Cancer cells and stem cells can now be cultivated in 3 dimensions to serve in various experiments to great advantage for researchers. This matrix, commercialized by the start-up QGel, which is based in the scientific park ...
Medical research Jun 25, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- University of Michigan researchers have proven that a special surface, free of biological contaminants, allows adult-derived stem cells to thrive and transform into multiple cell types. ...
Medical research May 23, 2012 | 5 / 5 (9) | 1 |
Engineers at the University of Sheffield have developed a method of assisting nerves damaged by traumatic accidents to repair naturally, which could improve the chances of restoring sensation and movement in injured limbs.
Medical research Apr 23, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Combined, complimentary therapies have the ability to maximize the benefits of neural stem cell (NSC) transplantation for spinal cord repair in rat models, according to a study carried out by a team of Korean researchers ...
Medical research Apr 17, 2012 | 3.7 / 5 (3) | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- Pioneering work by a leading University of Nottingham scientist has helped reveal for the first time a vital process in the development of the early mammalian embryo.
Medical research Mar 02, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 1 |
UT Arlington engineers working with Army surgeons are developing a pliable, polymer mask embedded with electrical, mechanical and biological components that can speed healing from disfiguring facial burns ...
Other Jan 25, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- Because of its high water content and polymer network, peptide hydrogel is a promising material for protein storage and transfer without significant loss of their biological activity. These hydrogels have ...
Medical research Dec 02, 2011 | 5 / 5 (2) | 2 |
A clinical trial has established the non-inferiority of a drug-eluting stent with a bioabsorbable polymer compared to a drug-eluting stent with a durable polymer. Results of the EVOLVE clinical trial were presented today ...
Cardiology Nov 11, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
A new study demonstrates that mechanical forces affect the growth and remodeling of blood vessels during tissue regeneration and wound healing. The forces diminish or enhance the vascularization process and ...
Medical research Oct 24, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Kyle Figuray eyed the reflection of his ear with intense fascination.
Medical research Sep 30, 2011 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
Researchers at the University of Sheffield have developed polymers that fluoresce in the presence of bacteria, paving the way for the rapid detection and assessment of wound infection using ultra-violet light.
Medical research Sep 15, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
A new way to fight inflammation uses molecules called polymers to mop up the debris of damaged cells before the immune system becomes abnormally active, researchers at Duke University Medical Center report.
Inflammatory disorders Aug 15, 2011 | 4.8 / 5 (4) | 1 |