Arthritis & Rheumatism

Scientists uncover why knee joint injury leads to osteoarthritis

Knee joint injuries are typically related to sports, such as football, rugby or ice hockey, but people often do not know that such injuries may lead to joint inflammation and post-traumatic osteoarthritis. In advanced post-traumatic ...

Oncology & Cancer

Immune-engineered device targets chemo-resistant lymphoma

Non-Hodgkin lymphoma, a cancer that is diagnosed in the U.S. more than 70,000 times annually, arises from overly proliferating immune cells within the body's lymph nodes, which are connected to a network of lymph vessels ...

Medical research

Scoliosis linked to disruptions in spinal fluid flow

A new study in zebrafish suggests that irregular fluid flow through the spinal column brought on by gene mutations is linked to a type of scoliosis that can affect humans during adolescence. Found in humans and zebrafish, ...

Other

Blood work: Technology simulates how legs bleed

To make training for combat medics more realistic, researchers at the University of California Los Angeles (UCLA) have designed the first detailed computer simulation model of an injured human leg—complete with spurting ...

Cardiology

CFD modeling confirms improved blood flow with new stent design

Vascular surgeon Pat Kelly of Sanford Health knew his patients were doing better with the stent graft he designed, but he wanted a better understanding of the mechanics before testing the device more widely in a clinical ...

Neuroscience

Team demonstrates direct fluid flow influences neuron growth

A University of Texas at Arlington team exploring how neuron growth can be controlled in the lab and, possibly, in the human body has published a new paper in Nature's Scientific Reports on how fluid flow could play a significant ...

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