News tagged with scar tissue

Researchers use hydrogel to repair cartilage

(Medical Xpress)—Researchers in the US have created a type of hydrogel that has proven to be effective in treating patients with damaged cartilage. The gel, the team writes, in their paper published in ...

Jan 11, 2013
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3D manufacturing: Printing a new nose

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 ...

Nov 08, 2012
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Study: Stem cells from strangers can repair hearts

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 ...

Nov 06, 2012
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US state: Execution table can support obese inmate

(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.

Oct 23, 2012
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