Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Liver surgery success boosted by growth hormone

Growth hormone has been identified as playing a key role in reducing inflammation and increasing survival rates following liver surgery.

Neuroscience

Can sea anemones show us how to regrow brain tissue?

Re-growing damaged or diseased brain tissue may be the answer to improving treatment of central nervous system disorders such as traumatic brain injury, stroke, epilepsy and Parkinson's disease, among others.

Immunology

Sensing infection, suppressing regeneration

In a new peer-reviewed publication, University of Illinois at Chicago researchers describe how the body's response to inflammation, which helps to fight many kinds of infections, also can counterproductively suppress much-needed ...

Neuroscience

Imaging nerve regeneration provides insight to success of repair

When peripheral nerves are injured and surgically repaired, regeneration must occur in a timely fashion to restore sensory and motor function. Current methods for following nerve regeneration provide only limited information ...

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