Tag: "regrow" at medical news
Drug can quickly mobilize an army of cells to repair injury
..., homing to sites of injury and helping repair and regrow
blood vessels that bring oxygen and nutrients to tissues. "Like AMD3100, G-CSF can bring these beneficial cells from the bone marrow into the bloodstream, but with G-CSF you don't see an increase in angiogenic cells until the fourth day," says senio...
New method shows that neocortical nerve cells are not renewed
Most bodily organs continually die and regrow
a little at a time. It takes two years, for example, for all the cells of the liver to be replaced by fresh ones. Research from Karolinska Institutet in Sweden now shows that there is one important exception to this the nerve cells of the brain rema...
Cancer-causing protein may heal damaged spinal cord and brain cells
...iferating cancer could also potentially be used to regrow
axons that are damaged in spinal cord injuries or neurological diseases," said Antonio Iavarone, M.D., associate professor of neurology and pathology at Columbia University Medical Center's Institute for Cancer Genetics, and the study's lead author. ...
Ultrasound may help regrow teeth
...y of Alberta researchers has created technology to regrow
teeth--the first time scientists have been able to... now be fixed," said El-Bialy. "And because we can regrow
the teeth root, a patient could have his own tooth rather than foreign objects in his mouth." The...
Johns Hopkins celebrates its first century of neuroscience
...at the knowledge might reveal ways to successfully regrow
damaged nerves. And of course scientists at Hopkins studying the biological problems underlying diseases of the brain and nervous system are trying to understand what causes these diseases with the hope that their knowledge will help lead to new tre...
Johns Hopkins scientists use gene therapy to prevent heart arrhythmias from stem cell transplants
...are injected directly into damaged heart muscle to regrow
new tissue. In petri dish studies using these cells, the transplantation process caused an immediate disruption in heart muscle tissue's regular electrical rhythm, or conductivity, which is necessary to stimulate a regular heart beat. Moreover, th...