Tag: "heal" at biology news
Biomedical engineers at case develop first sliver-sized sensor to monitor glucose levels
...ds of biomedical applications since the skin would heal
very quickly above it and after that no track infection can occur. The associate professor of biomedical engineering and researcher at the Case School of Engineering has developed for the first time a "sliver-sensor" a fully functional, minimally ...
UNC Lineberger researchers identify molecular markers of aging
...ransplantation, to predict how well a patient will heal
after surgery and, by being able to characterize t...stem cells could affect the ability of the body to heal
after injury or surgery and may also predict the ability of certain diseases, such as cardiomyopathy...
How the battle of Waterloo could help doctors fight death from multiple organ failure
...f how we underestimate the human body's ability to heal
itself under the most extreme conditions. Of the 52 privates in the 13th Light Dragoons wounded by sabre, gunfire and cannon injuries at Waterloo, only two subsequently died. Prof Singer says: "Despite the non-existence of antibiotics, blood transfus...
Purdue research offers hope for canine, human spinal injuries
...cells from rupturing irrevocably, enabling them to heal
themselves. "Nearly 75 percent of the dogs we t...is makes it difficult for the cellular membrane to heal
on its own. "Imagine children blowing bubbles with wands, the kind with a small round ho...
Cigarette smoke a culprit in poor healing and increased scarring
...cigarette smoke whether "first-" or "second-hand" heal
poorly and are more likely to develop scarring and associated diseases. The negative effects of smoking on cells during the inflammatory phase of tissue repair are well documented. However the effects of cigarette smoke on the phase in...
Doctors link common chemotherapy drug to jawbone necrosis
...ition in which the bone tissue in the jaw fails to heal
after minor trauma such as a tooth extraction, causing the bone to be exposed. The exposure can eventually lead to infection and fracture and may require long-term antibiotic therapy or surgery to remove the dying bone tissue. The chief of the Divi...
JCI table of contents
...t/full/115/2/231 . Single stem cells from bone heal
a broken heart Myocardial infarction results in irreversible damage to the heart that can cause congestive heart failure. The lasting damage results from the limited ability of the myocardium to regenerate and self-repair. Douglas Losordo and coll...
Stimuli and desire linked to help stroke patients
...ontrol group. It's all about linking the desire to heal
with the stimulated movements." Popovic soon hopes to find an industry partner to build the technologically advanced neuroprosthesis and to persuade other institutions to use the approach....
New Georgia Tech micro-CT imaging technique to help tissue engineers improve bone regeneration
...New Georgia Tech research points to better ways to heal
and regenerate bones using microcomputed tomograph...grate with existing bone. Consequently, they don't heal
as well as autografts and can re-break in up to 30 percent of patients within a year. Live autograft...
U-M scientist to talk about tissue engineering at AAAS
... area, like a jaw bone damaged too badly to simply heal
on its own. A tiny scaffold helps direct the engin...nd. "In certain kinds of defects, the body cannot heal
itself and the body needs a jumpstart," Krebsbach said. To heal
a large wound, like that created whe...
Helping the body heal itself: Regenerative medicine to be discussed at UH
... investigated for their potential.to help the body heal
itself." Herself a recipient of a heart and lung transplant a decade ago, Polak will discuss how biology, materials science and biomedical engineering have come together in this new field directed toward long-term repair and replacement of failing...
Molecular messengers perform a crucial role in the ability of injured nerve cells to heal themselves
...cial role in the ability of injured nerve cells to heal
themselves. A nerve cell has a cell body and a long extension, called an axon, which in humans can reach up to one meter in length. Nerve cells belonging to the peripheral nervous system can regrow when their axons are damaged. But how does the damag...
Dental researchers answer key enamel question
...an essential part of bone structure, helping it to heal
after fractures - amelogenin degrades and disappears during the process of enamel mineral growth, or biomineralization. Because its transient role makes it hard to study, amelogenin has not been well understood despite investigations stretching over ...
NJIT Presidential Award winner takes stem cell research another step
...from bone fractures and other defects that may not heal
because they are also suffering from other disorders. We are looking at the current treatment for repairing bone defects, which is the use of allograft tissue, as well as newer treatments such as combining allograft with stem cells." One day soon, a...
Was Agns Sorel, the first official royal mistress of France, poisoned?
... worms. This could indicate that she was trying to heal
herself by taking medicines and that she ingested too high a dose of these, which produced her death. Other possibilities include the fact that mercury appeared as a result of mummification or contamination from the surrounding environment. It is als...
Talking robots, green buildings, and shockwave healing
...ill describe the use of shock waves on patients to heal
non-union fractures, those that fail to heal
after 6-9 months (1aBB1). Joerg Hausdorf of the Ludwig-Maximilians-University in Munich ( joerg.hau...
Gene therapy completely corrects hemophilia in laboratory animals
...es-Jewish Hospital. "People with the disease don't heal
well after injuries or surgery. Even running can cause bleeding into the joints." For their own safety, hemophiliacs must be near a refrigerated supply of clotting factor at all times. Over the long term, hemophiliacs suffer from joint damage and o...
UCLA researchers discover new method to generate human bone
...nd isolated a natural molecule that can be used to heal
fractures and generate new bone growth in patients who lack it. Bioengineering professor Ben Wu at UCLA's Henry Samueli School of Engineering and Applied Science, and Kang Ting, Thomas R. Bales Professor at UCLA's School of Dentistry, are developing ...
Royal Society study on adaptability of fish to warming oceans
...r MT Longaker and Dr DR Carter Young children can heal
skull injuries, but older children and adults cann...ension may give immature dura mater its ability to heal
skull injuries. These findings may lead to strategies for repairing adult skull injuries. Contact: ...
Cancer exploits the body's wound-healing process
...They are an integral part of the body's ability to heal
itself. The stromal cells in the breast cancer tumor produce SDF-1, which in turn persuades these endothelial precursor cells to enter the tumor. Once they do, they help the tumor to form its own robust network of blood vessels, weaving a circulator...
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