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An experimental treatment for blindness, developed from a patient's skin cells, improved the vision of blind mice in a study conducted by Columbia ophthalmologists and stem cell researchers.
Medical research Oct 01, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 1 |
(Medical Xpress)—Scientists at The University of Auckland's Centre for Brain Research have succeeded in converting human skin cells directly into immature brain cells (or neural precursor cells).
Medical research Sep 27, 2012 | 4.8 / 5 (4) | 0 |
University of Iowa researchers have determined that thigh size in obese people is a reason their hip implants are more likely to fail.
Medical research Sep 18, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Melanoma is the most dangerous type of skin cancer and is the leading cause of death from skin disease. Rates are steadily increasing, and although risk increases with age, melanoma is now frequently seen in young people.
Cancer Sep 13, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
A common bacteria ever-present on the human skin and previously considered harmless, may, in fact, be the culprit behind chronic sinusitis, a painful, recurring swelling of the sinuses that strikes more than one in ten Americans ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Sep 12, 2012 | 5 / 5 (6) | 0 |
Pick your poison: sun exposure that leads to skin cancer or low physical activity that leads to obesity? In fact, a University of Colorado Cancer Center study published this week in the journal Preventing Ch ...
Cancer Sep 06, 2012 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- Researchers at King's College London have developed the first artificial functioning blood vessel outside of the body, made from reprogrammed stem cells from human skin. The team also ...
Cardiology Aug 15, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
(HealthDay) -- Skin intrinsic fluorescence (SIF) is significantly associated with coronary artery disease (CAD) in middle-aged adults with a long duration of type 1 diabetes, according to a study published ...
Diabetes Aug 07, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- Yale Cancer Center geneticists, biochemists, and structural biologists have painted the most comprehensive picture yet of the molecular landscape of melanoma, a highly aggressive and often ...
Genetics Jul 29, 2012 | 5 / 5 (4) | 0 |
For more than 20 years, doctors have been using cells from blood that remains in the placenta and umbilical cord after childbirth to treat a variety of illnesses, from cancer and immune disorders to blood ...
Medical research Jul 16, 2012 | 5 / 5 (5) | 0 |
In the July 6 issue of Cell Stem Cell, researchers at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine describe how human epidermal progenitor cells and stem cells control transcription factors to avo ...
Medical research Jul 05, 2012 | 5 / 5 (4) | 0 |
Researchers have taken a step toward personalized medicine for Parkinson's disease, by investigating signs of the disease in patient-derived cells and testing how the cells respond to drug treatments. The study was funded ...
Parkinson's & Movement disorders Jul 04, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- Researchers at the Australian Institute for Bioengineering and Nanotechnology (AIBN) are a step closer to understanding and combating the degenerative brain disease ataxia-telangiectasia.
Medical research Jul 03, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Drugs are first to topically deliver gene therapy via commercial moisturizers for skin disease treatment
"Getting under your skin" takes on a brave new meaning thanks to Northwestern University research that could transform gene regulation.
Medical research Jul 02, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1 |
Cedars-Sinai's Regenerative Medicine Institute has pioneered research on how motor-neuron cell-death occurs in patients with spinal muscular atrophy, offering an important clue in identifying potential medicines to treat ...
Medical research Jun 20, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |