Scarring of the airways can lead to long-term breathing problems for some people exposed to high levels of chlorine gas from events such as an industrial accident, chemical spill following a train derailment or terroristic ...
Medical research Dec 19, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
(Medical Xpress)—A research team working at Italy's International Centre for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology has succeeded in causing heart tissue to regenerate by introducing two microRNAs into damaged mice hearts. ...
Medical research Dec 06, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 1 |
In research published in the journal Acta Biomaterialia, researchers from the University of Sheffield describe a new method for producing membranes to help in the grafting of stem cells onto the eye, mimick ...
Medical research Dec 05, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—A Yale-led team of researchers has uncovered a genetic malfunction that may lead to hardening of the arteries and other forms of cardiovascular disease. The study appears in the journal Cell Reports.
Medical research Nov 30, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
First there was the "heart in a box," a revolutionary experimental technology that allows donor hearts to be delivered to transplant recipients warm and beating rather than frozen in an ice cooler.
Surgery Nov 26, 2012 | 3 / 5 (2) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—Using tissue from pigs, scientists at the Technion-Israel Institute of Technology have created a "scaffold" that preserves the infrastructure of natural blood vessels and supports human ...
Medical research Nov 13, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
The suffering caused by the loss of a nose must be indescribable. In terms of function, a sense of smell is perhaps less important than the ability to see, hear and eat - and we can breathe through our mouth ...
Other Nov 08, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Scientists at the Universities of Liverpool and Glasgow have uncovered a possible new method of enhancing nerve repair in the treatment of spinal cord injuries.
Neuroscience Nov 06, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Researchers are reporting a key advance in using stem cells to repair hearts damaged by heart attacks. In a study, stem cells donated by strangers proved as safe and effective as patients' own cells for helping ...
Cardiology Nov 06, 2012 | 4.5 / 5 (2) | 0
(AP)—The warden of the prison where Ohio puts inmates to death says the state's execution table can easily hold a 400-pound (181-kilogram) condemned inmate who has argued he is so big it might collapse.
Other Oct 23, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Decorative tinted contact lenses will be popular accessories this Halloween, but a Loyola University Medical Center optometrist is warning that improper use could cause severe eye damage.
Ophthalmology Oct 23, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—A full year of aggressive anti-clotting therapy—which can lead to heavy bleeding—may not be needed after surgery to implant a drug-coated cardiac stent, two new studies suggest.
Cardiology Sep 20, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Novartis AG and Incyte Corp. said Tuesday that European Union regulators approved their blood cancer drug Jakavi.
Medications Sep 04, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A protein known as galectin-3 can identify people at higher risk of heart failure, according to new research supported by the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI), part of the National Institutes of Health. This ...
Cardiology Aug 29, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Researchers have made a major advance in efforts to regenerate damaged hearts.
Medical research Aug 05, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |