Genes linked to autism and schizophrenia are only switched on during the early stages of brain development, according to a study in mice led by researchers at the University of Oxford.
Genetics Feb 11, 2013 | 3.4 / 5 (30) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—Researchers in Spain, led by doctor Francisco Fernandez-Aviles, are blazing a trail in bioengineering that could result, the Wall Street Journal reports, in human hearts, or parts of them, being grown in a lab and transplanted into live patients, within ...
Medical research Mar 25, 2013 | 5 / 5 (12) | 0 |
It looks like bone. It feels like bone. For the most part, it acts like bone. And it came off an inkjet printer.
Medical research Nov 29, 2011 | 4.6 / 5 (10) | 5 |
A 36-year-old man who had tracheal cancer has received a new lab-made windpipe seeded with his own stem cells in a procedure in Sweden they call the first successful attempt of its kind, officials said Thursday.
Medical research Jul 07, 2011 | 5 / 5 (9) | 4
(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 |
(Medical Xpress) -- Cardiovascular diseases kill over 17 million people a year globally, according to the World Health Organization, and many more suffer heart attacks but recover. Even those who do recover are more prone ...
Cardiology Aug 10, 2012 | 5 / 5 (6) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—The smooth operation of the brain requires a certain robustness to fluctuations in its home within the body. At the same time, its extraordinary power derives from an activity structure ...
Neuroscience Mar 29, 2013 | 4.6 / 5 (5) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- Johns Hopkins scientists have discovered a "scaffolding" protein that holds together multiple elements in a complex system responsible for regulating pain, mental illnesses and other complex ...
Neuroscience Jul 27, 2012 | 4.2 / 5 (5) | 0 |
Cornell bioengineers and physicians have created an artificial ear – using 3-D printing and injectable molds – that looks and acts like a natural ear, giving new hope to thousands of children born with a congenital deformity ...
Medical research Feb 20, 2013 | 4.2 / 5 (5) | 0 |
(HealthDay)— A new bioengineered, miniature organ dubbed the BioHub might one day offer people with type 1 diabetes freedom from their disease.
Medical research Mar 05, 2013 | 5 / 5 (4) | 1 |
Scientists at The Scripps Research Institute have determined the atomic structure of a protein that the Lassa fever virus uses to make copies of itself within infected cells. The structural data reveal an ...
Medical research Nov 15, 2011 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0 |
Researchers at Northwestern University have developed a new method for creating scaffolds for tissue engineering applications, providing an alternative that is more flexible and less time-intensive than current technology.
Medical research Feb 10, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0 |
A new technology which delivers sustained release of therapeutics for up to six months could be used in conditions which require routine injections, including diabetes, certain forms of cancer and potentially HIV/AIDS.
Medical research Aug 13, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0 |
A technology usually reserved for designing buildings, bridges and aircraft has now been used to aid breast tissue reconstruction in cancer patients.
Medical research Sep 08, 2011 | 4.3 / 5 (3) | 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