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Engineering Our Arteries: Replacements And Assisted Healing
...neered arteries -- including assisted healing
that will stop clotting and allow healthy cells to...t reduces clotting and assists in the healing
process. She aims to apply the polymer through the catheter that is used to do the ball...
Wistar Scientist Invited To Speak On Regeneration At National Meeting Of American Association For The Advancement Of Science
...air or regeneration, which is a rare form of wound healing
inmammals. Since then, however, our findings have ...duringmammalian development. In fact, fetal wound healing
is scarless and occursbefore the development of the T-cell compartment of the immune system." Dr. He...
UPMC Researchers Report On Gene Therapy Advances
...o ananimal's cells. The cells then produced these healing
substances both locallyand throughout the body. T...sed as a vehicle to deliver genes toimprove muscle healing
after common muscle injuries," commented Johnny Huard,Ph.D., assistant professor of orthopaedic surg...
First Evidence That Localized Arthritis Gene Therapy Heals Distant Diseased Joints
...that localized gene therapy for arthritis produces healing
effects on distant joints affected with the disease. Results of this landmark study, conducted in a rabbit model of rheumatoid arthritis, appear in the April 15 issue of the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. It is a major advance in ...
Biochemist Solves Riddle Of Collagen Stability
...potential of collagen in treating serious disease, healing
wounds and repairing damaged organs, said UW-Madison biochemist Ron Raines. It also holds promise in finding new treatments for arthritis, the most serious collagen-related disorder. "We have essentially shown the way to create a stronger collagen th...
Improved Oxygen Bath To Heal Wounds, Lessen Number Of Amputations: Sandia To
Sign Agreement With Numotech To Help Create Home-Use Healing Facility
...eration of Numotech's uniqueoxygen-bath system for healing
wounds, pressure sores, and pressure ulcers--quick... said. Pressure ulcers, which are usually slow in healing
and can be lethal, plagueparaplegics, diabetics, and victims of burns and severe abrasions, all of w...
Peptic Ulcers: Stress Does Matter, After All
...who are anxious or under stress have a harder time healing
and staying healed." Other research has suggested that psychological stress may push a H.pylori-infected person over the edge into developing an ulcer, and may even help H.pylori multiply in the body. Researchers are trying to trace in both a...
CU Team Develops New Techniques For Repair Of Bone And Cartilage
...hniques and materials that show promise for faster healing
ofsevere bone fractures and the regeneration of cartilage in ailing joints. The process involves the use of ultraviolet light to create repeatingchains of complex molecules called polymers into putty-like, three-dimensional"scaffolds" that c...
Discovery Of Possible New Weight Control Role For Leptin Announced By Yale University School Of Medicine Researchers
...velopment in infants and children, and duringwound healing
and female reproductive functions, such as the men...p scientists understand more about defective wound healing
andalterations of the blood vessels in diabetic patients. "Whether leptinangiogenesis plays a role ...
Wistar Scientists Locate Genes Involved In Mammalian Tissue Regeneration
...To collect information about the genetics of wound healing
and regeneration, Dr.Heber-Katz and her group cros...ers. It appearsthat, in inbred mice, this type of healing
is a heritable trait. By screening the entire mouse genome, Dr. Heber-Katz's laboratory, working inc...
Pet Therapy Programs Help Patients In Rehab, Physical Therapy And More
...aling. They can also serve as an active partof the healing
process, says Rickann Clapp, the Recreation Therap...rtment. "We use the dogs as an active part of the healing
process. If the patient isworking on arm strength or balance we incorporate the dog in the exercise....
UNC-CH Ligament-Tendon Structure Discovery May Lead To Better Treatment, Scientists Explain
... body.Then we will understand a lot more about the healing
process and how we might beable to take advantage of it in treatment or change it." One unproven possibility is that doctors might one day be able to injectthe peptides into patients to loosen up stiff joints, he said. Injured jointsoften sti...
Growth Factors Improve Muscle Healing In Animals
Several growth factors speed the healing
of muscle injuries in animal models,according to a... of the Growth andDevelopment Laboratory. Muscle healing
after an injury often is slow and incomplete because dense scartissue forms at the site of an injury...
UCSF Researchers Identify Key Genes In Bone Healing Process That Could Lead To New, Molecular-Based Treatments
...niversity of California San Franciscostudying bone healing
in animal models have found that two genes essenti...xpression of two proteins that contributed to bone healing
in the adultmodel in a sequence very similar to the pattern that takes place during skeletalformatio...
UCSF Researchers Pinpoint Molecule That Triggers Deadly Progress Of Pulmonary Fibrosis
...lecule known as TGF Beta playsan essential role in healing
damaged tissue throughout the body. The molecule i...aid,because it is crucial to a number of essential healing
and other processesthroughout the body. The researchers further found that knockout mice, lacking th...
Computer Simulation Reveals Nano-Switch That Activates Cell-Binding Function Of Key Protein In The Body
... the cell-bindingfunction of a protein involved in healing
and other fundamental biologicalactivities. Comput...ong other things, the developmentof embryos, wound healing
and metastasis of cancer cells....
New Biomaterial May Replace Arteries, Knee Cartilage
...ichsevered nerves heal. "This ability to speed the healing
process could eventuallyhelp patients with spinal cord injuries, like (actor) Christopher Reeve's, towalk again," Ku said. As an implantable drug delivery system, Salubria may work for manydrugs, such as insulin and morphine, that need to be...
New Coating Process May Prevent Body From Rejecting Medical Implants
...int for making medical implants that triggernormal healing
rather than the body's typical, and often disrupti...cproteins to potentially unlock the body's natural healing
process. "The ability to make surfaces that can be recognized by the body is amajor step fo...
Continuing Research On Knee Surgery For Horses At Colorado State University Holds Promise Of Helping Humans With Osteoarthritis
...ng apolymer that could deliver growth factors to a healing
joint. Working with Oratec and the Steadman-Hawkins Foundation, a radiofrequency probe is being evaluated to see if it can help "weld" cartilage. Gene therapy, which involves finding a gene and using a virus to carryit into joint cells where it c...
Maybe you can get blood from a turnip after all
... thrombin which are clotting enzymes thataid in healing
wounds and offer an alternative to sutures and othersurgical sealants. Pacific Northwest has funded thisresearch to date but is interested in ...
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