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A new study suggests that a polyclonal antibody that blocks follicle-stimulating hormone (FSH) in mice without ovaries might offer a more effective way to prevent or arrest osteoporosis than currently available treatments.
Medical research Aug 20, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Because many physicians are unaware of nerve transfer surgery, some patients suffer long-term impairment from nerve injuries that could have been fixed.
Surgery Aug 01, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
European researchers are working toward restoration of mobility in neuromuscular disease and trauma. Using miniature scaffolds to guide nerve regeneration, they are seeking to ensure proper functional connections ...
Medical research Jul 31, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
In the first human study of its kind, researchers found that using stem cells to re-grow craniofacial tissuesmainly boneproved quicker, more effective and less invasive than traditional bone regeneration treatments.
Medical research Jul 30, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
New research shows that exercise is a key step in building a muscle-like implant in the lab with the potential to repair muscle damage from injury or disease. In mice, these implants successfully prompt the regeneration and ...
Medical research Jul 16, 2012 | not rated yet | 1 |
Scientists in Australia are studying the mechanisms of spinal cord repair in zebrafish, which unlike humans and other mammals can regenerate their spinal cord following injury. Their findings suggest a family of molecules ...
Genetics Jul 06, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0 |
The University of Nottingham has begun the search for a new class of injectable materials that will stimulate stem cells to regenerate damaged tissue in degenerative and age related disorders of the bone, muscle and heart.
Medical research Jul 06, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A protein required to regrow injured peripheral nerves has been identified by researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis.
Neuroscience Jun 20, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Finding a way to restore hair growth after substantial hair loss is something of an obsession worldwide. Investigators at the Society of Nuclear Medicine's 2012 Annual Meeting presented how stem cell research for the development ...
Medical research Jun 11, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
When autologous (self-donated) lung-derived mensenchymal stem cells (LMSCs) were transplanted endoscopically into 13 adult female sheep modeled with emphysema, post-transplant evaluation showed evidence of tissue regeneration ...
Medical research Jun 04, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
An innovative strategy for regenerating skeletal muscle tissue using cells derived from the amniotic fluid is outlined in new research published by scientists at the UCL Institute of Child Health.
Medical research Jun 01, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
The 20 proteins in the Wnt family are some of the most important proteins in controlling how an organism develops and grows, but for 30 years scientists have not known what these vital proteins actually look ...
Medical research May 31, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Scientists at the Ottawa Hospital Research Institute (OHRI) and the University of Ottawa (uOttawa) have discovered that mice that lack a gene called Snf2l have brains that are 35 per cent larger than normal. ...
Genetics May 15, 2012 | 3.5 / 5 (4) | 0 |
Could the ways animals regenerate hair and feathers lead to clues to restore human fingers and toes?
This summer's action film, "The Amazing Spider-Man," is another match-up between the superhero and his nemesis the Lizard. Moviegoers and comic book fans alike will recall that the villain, AKA Dr. Curt Connors, was a surgeon ...
Medical research May 10, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A team headed by Eduardo Soriano at the Institute for Research in Biomedicine (IRB Barcelona) has published a study in Nature Communications describing a new family of six genes whose function regulates the mo ...
Medical research May 09, 2012 | not rated yet | 0