Surgery

Special gel could help in surgery after pelvic organ prolapse

Of women who have had surgery for pelvic organ prolapse, 20% require surgery again. This is usually due to suboptimal wound healing after surgery. The synthetic PIC gel (discovered at Radboud University) might help improve ...

Oncology & Cancer

How one type of lung cancer can transform into another

Lung tumors called adenocarcinomas sometimes respond to initially effective treatments by transforming into a much more aggressive small cell lung cancer (SCLC) that spreads rapidly and has few options for treatment. Researchers ...

Gastroenterology

New growth factor for the liver identified

A healthy liver is capable of completely regenerating itself. Researchers from Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf (HHU), University Hospital Düsseldorf (UKD) and the German Diabetes Center (DDZ) have now identified the ...

Neuroscience

Mapping brain repair and remodeling after stroke

Researchers at Weill Cornell Medicine have cataloged the cellular response to stroke in a preclinical model, identifying the immune cells involved and the roles they may play in the days and weeks following a stroke.

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