Search results for bone tissue engineering

Medical research

New ways to grow human 'mini-bones'

Human bones can recover from small fractures, but if the fractures are too large or the regrowth process is unbalanced, as is the case with osteoporosis, treatment is required. To develop treatments, animal experiments are ...

Surgery

Can stem cells improve shoulder surgery?

In the annals of shoulder surgery, NFL quarterback Drew Brees is an anomaly. In 2005, Brees was tackled and the rotator cuff tendon in his throwing shoulder was severely torn, a potentially career-ending injury. But after ...

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