Tag: "wound" at biology news
Media Invite: Dinner to award prize for Progress in Cancer Research
...g VPF tumors induce angiogenesis by turning on the wound
healing response. He noted that wounds, like tumors, secrete VPF, causing blood vessels to leak plasma fibrinogen which stimulates blood vessel growth and provides a matrix on which they can spread. Unlike wounds however that turn off VPF production ...
Carbon monoxide inhibitor controls traumatic bleeding, Tulane University researchers show
...of the research. Not only could it be used to save wound
victims and reduce the need for transfusions for surgery patients, but the principal could be applied as a precaution to soldiers in battle zones. In fact, it may be possible to provide a diet that contains the preventative treatment....
New antimicrobial compound adheres to skin to promote healing
...ur bioadhesive can adhere to wet skin, cleanse the wound
and promote healing," he said, adding that they're also looking at a non-oily gel formulation for use as a combination cleanser and ointment for killing acne-causing bacteria....
World first research to speed up cure for ear infections
...Dr Ghassemifar said the clinical research into the wound
healing process was a major milestone towards LEHI...search have indicated that gene therapy (to target wound
healing genes) could prevent wound
scarring and be potentially applied to clinical scar treatments. ...
Penn researchers discover gene that creates second skeleton
...cause of a possible molecular short-circuit in the wound
repair system of the body, tendons, ligaments, and skeletal muscle begin an inexorable transformation into an armament of bone, imprisoning its childhood victims in a second skeleton. "FOP bone is perfectly normal in every way, except it should not b...
DARPA grant supports research toward realizing tissue regeneration
...ter understand the intricate processes involved in wound
healing and tissue restoration. A large part of th...is to identify ways for enhancing the capacity for wound
healing and tissue restoration in humans. Coordinating the effort is Stephen Badylak, D.V.M., M.D....
Mutation in deafness gene can help heal wounds and prevent infection
...h deafness can play an important part in improving wound
healing, a scientist told the annual conference of...an, "we found that it was directly associated with wound
healing and bacterial invasion. We concluded that there is a definite advantage to carrying a muta...
ACS weekly press package May 1st, 2006
...ned in the effluent, while the majority of the TCC wound
up in thesludge. They estimate that, due tosludge recycling practices, more than 70 percent of the TCC used byconsumers served by the plant is ultimately released to the environment byapplication of sludge to land used in part for food production. T...
Bedsores and bald hides: Novel roles revealed for a 'scaffolding' protein
..., the protein K17 has been found to also influence wound
healing and maintain the structural integrity of h...al Sciences at Hopkins. "The involvement of K17 in wound
healing has not previously been known to influence the making of proteins, and this information has ...
UCI among recipients of $3.9 million grant advancing wound healing research
...w these two species deal differently with a severe wound
injury such as the loss of a limb. Salamanders are... avenues that could lead to great breakthroughs in wound
healing and ultimately, tissue and limb regeneration. This is particularly important given the large...
Tulane receives grant for study of tissue restoration after traumatic injury
...an make a blastema, a mass of cells growing at the wound
site that fully restores lost tissue, Muneoka says. The same type of "bud" is produced when a child loses only the tip of a finger, yet this capability is lost by adulthood. The researchers will focus on stimulating the regeneration process in a mous...
New materials developed for vascular graft
... is the best bioreactor for tissue regeneration or wound
healing, we hope this new material will be recogni... degrades the materials faster and results in poor wound
New roles for growth factors: Enticing nerve cells to muscles
...wth factor family regulate blood vessel formation, wound
repair, lung maturation, and development of skeletal muscle, blood and bone marrow cells. The Salk study adds on more job to an already long list. "Our study emphasizes that the nervous system does not necessarily rely on an entirely new set of molec...
Showing off your weapons in the animal kingdom
...h great force, which means that they can seriously wound
rivals in fights. "When you've seen what these lizards can do to each other with their jaws, inflicting deep lacerations and even breaking bones, it makes sense that avoiding fights would be advantageous, even if you are likely to win," Lappin says....
Worcester Polytechnic Institute, CellThera collaborate on work aimed at regenerating limbs
...ulty members with expertise in tissue engineering, wound
healing, stem cells, and related fields are expected to be involved in the project. CellThera is a collaborator on a multi-institution research program funded by a one-year, $3.9 million award from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DA...
Researchers discover communication signal for tissue development
...ues about the basic mechanisms of inflammation and wound
healing in vertebrates." Page-McCaw's laboratory...ir normal function is to help in tissue growth and wound
healing," Page-McCaw said. "MMP research eventually could lead to therapeutics for a range of illnes...
ACS News Service Weekly PressPac -- July 19, 2006
...sfully fasten a corneal transplant and secure the wound
interface," they report. ARTICLE #3 "Hydrogels Formed by Multiple Peptide Ligation Reactions to FastenCorneal Transplants" DOWNLOAD HTML: http://pubs.acs.org/cgi-bin/sample.cgi/bcches/asap/html/bc060060f.html DOWNLOAD PDF: http://pubs.acs.org/...
Honey helps problem wounds
...er, and the wounds heals more rapidly,' Kai Sofka, wound
specialist at the University Children's Clinic, emphasises. 'What is more, changing dressings is less painful, since the poultices are easier to remove without damaging the newly formed layers of skin.' Some wounds often smell unpleasant an enormous...
Mapping system tells skin cells whether to become scalp, palm tissues, Stanford study finds
...lular cornerstones direct embryonic patterning and wound
healing by sending vital location cues to their ne...invaluable during embryogenesis, normal growth and wound
healing, each of which requires location-specific responses by cells. Many of the genes identified b...
Blood clot fibers more elastic than spider's web
...e blood clot models, provide new insights into the wound
healing process and offer a deeper understanding of heart attacks and strokes. Researchers from Wake Forest's physics department and Wake Forest University School of Medicine worked closely with researchers from the University of North Carolina at C...
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