Medical research

Scientist identify first steps in muscle regeneration

Scientists from Monash University's Australian Regenerative Medicine Institute ARMI have found the first real evidence of how muscles may be triggered to regenerate or heal when damaged. The research could open the way to ...

Medical research

New clues to why nerve cells fail to grow in scar tissue

(PhysOrg.com) -- A new study led by researchers at the Wellcome Trust Centre for Human Genetics, University of Oxford, has shown how the battle between two competing molecules can determine whether nerve cells grow and migrate ...

Medical research

Broke a tooth? Grow another!

(PhysOrg.com) -- To all those who have made deals with the tooth fairy in the past: you probably sold your teeth below their fair value.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

New treatment for receding gums: No pain, lots of gain

Tufts dental researchers conducted a three-year follow-up study that examined the stability of a treatment option for receding gums and found that complete root coverage — the goal of the surgery — had been maintained. ...

Medical research

Scientists solve ageing puzzle (w/ Video)

(PhysOrg.com) -- A discovery by Newcastle University experts could provide the next step in fighting age related diseases, such as diabetes and heart disease.

Medical research

Scientist identifies mechanism to regenerate heart tissue

The MDI Biological Laboratory has announced new discoveries about the mechanisms underlying the regeneration of heart tissue by Assistant Professor Voot P. Yin, Ph.D., which raise hope that drugs can be identified to help ...

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