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CryoLife Reports Record Quarterly Revenues of $28.2 Million

... protein hydrogel technologies and SynerGraft((R)) tissues and products. As of June 30, 2009, the ... and its effect on demand for the Company's tissues and products, and changes in foreign currency ... and distribution of implantable living human tissues for use in cardiac and vascular surgeries ...

Alliance for Regenerative Medicine Launches

... as the process of creating living, functional tissues to repair or replace tissue or organ function ... This process may include: regenerating damaged tissues by stimulating previously irreparable organs to heal themselves, using stem cells to grow cells, tissues and organs to repair damaged or destroyed cells ...

Study shows promise for new cancer-stopping therapy

... small molecule that is highly expressed in normal tissues but lost in diseased cells can result in tumor ... RNA molecules that are highly expressed in normal tissues and are critical in gene expression and in ... that are expressed in high levels in normal tissues but lost in diseases hasn't been explored ...

Research suggests new cellular targets for HIV drug development

... to see if HIV populations that infect abnormal tissues are different from those that infect normal ones, ... 780 HIV sequences from 53 normal and abnormal tissues from seven patients who had died between 1995 and ... concentrations of macrophages, with lymphoid tissues such as from the spleen and lymph nodes that had ...

A novel marker of colorectal carcinoma

... RNA was extracted in 20 human adenocarcinoma tissues for TSPAN1 mRNA assay by RT-PCR. Eighty-eight ... removed. TSPAN1 protein levels in cancer tissues were determined by immunohistochemistry using a ... and weakly expressed in 40% normal colorectal tissues by immunohistochemistry. There were significant ...

Protect Your Young Child And Baby From "Swine Flu" In Four Easy Steps

... with sleeve, elbow or preferably tissues. Discard tissues immediately after use. If your child is sick have the tissues nearby, along with a trash bag. ... a sick child to rest, give fluids and keep the tissues handy. To treat pain and fever use medications ...

SIS Trax Unveiled as First Fully Integrated Tissue Management Solution

... reduce costs and ensure compliance by managing tissues to the highest standards. (Logo: ... ) SIS Trax enables hospital staff to track tissues from receipt to final disposition. The Web-based ... and automate routine attestations. Serialized tissues can be allocated to a case with minimal effort, ...

Arterial infusion using gabexate mesilate: Is it effective therapy for severe acute pancreatitis?

... The level of protease inhibitor in pancreatic tissues after CRAI using nafamostat was 5-fold higher ... injection, and trypsin activities in pancreatic tissues are significantly suppressed by CRAI. On the ... the level of protease inhibitor in pancreatic tissues after CRAI using gabexate mesilate was 32-fold ...

How to enhance non-thermal effects of ultrasound

... HIFU exposure. Specimens of the exposed tumor tissues were obtained and observed pathologically under ... electron microscope. The remaining exposed tumor tissues were sent for TTC staining. Before TTC staining, tumor tissues in both the sham and the PHIFU+UCA group ...

Breakthrough in cell-type analysis offers new ways to study development and disease

... cell types that are tangled together in tissues like the brain. Now, in back-to-back papers in ... to getting the profiles of cell types in complex tissues have been disappointing because they require the physical isolation of whole cells from the tissues in which they are embedded. TRAP bypasses that ...

New advancements in the use of adult, embryonic stem cells for tissue regeneration

... regeneration in humans from the body's own tissues by chemical means is feasible, though many ... or restore the normal form and function of cells, tissues and, in some cases organs, appendages and whole ... as fish, the total number of cells in various tissues increases continuously, indicating that the ...

Candidate markers for gastric cancer

... expressed proteins between cancer and normal tissues of gastric cancer by 2-DE and MALDI-TOF-MS. Total proteins were isolated from tumor and normal tissues and then separated by 2-DE. Differentially ... proteins were found between tumor and normal tissues of gastric cancer, among these fifteen proteins ...

Type 1 diabetes may result from good genes behaving badly

... help the body distinguish its own cells and tissues from those that are foreign. Studies in ... looked at gene expression in three different tissues in the diabetic and non-diabetic mice at separate ... occurred in the diabetic mice in all three tissues examined: pancreatic lymph nodes, spleen and ...

Bone marrow stem cells may help control inflammatory bowel disease

... Found in the bone marrow, MSCs give rise to tissues supporting blood cell development and secrete ... later the researchers examined the effects on tissues from the pancreas, the liver and the distal ileum ... in four of the six MSC-treated mice, intestinal tissues appeared almost identical to those of normal ....

Cancer research highlights

... shield that both reduces the exposure of healthy tissues to radiation and permits the use of CT and MRI ... also scale back the dose to minimize damage to tissues characterized by normal oxygen levels. N. ... shields to protect healthy bladder and rectal tissues from radiation exposure, are used to deliver ...

Penn researchers find key developmental pathway activates lung stem cells

... in adult tissue repair in the lung and other tissues and also start to help us determine whether ... linked not only in lung stem cells but in other tissues where they play important roles including the ... key stem cell populations in the lung and other tissues for adult tissue repair after injury or disease. ...

Study Suggests Green Tea May Support the Medical Treatment of Stomach and Colon Cancer

... and 6 non-cancerous adjacent human gastric tissues and 7 cancerous and 7 non-cancerous adjacent colon tissues were obtained from patients who underwent surgery ... Department of General Surgery, Turkey. The tissues were treated with aqueous green tea extract at 3 ...

Embryonic stem cells could help to overcome immune rejection problems

... tissues derived from embryonic stem (ES) cells could help ... of Oxford will tell delegates that although tissues derived from ES cells succumb to rejection, they ... and Dr Nathan Robertson are investigating whether tissues derived from ES cells will be rejected in the ...

Researchers discover new way to reverse poor circulation and heal wounds

... same signals that influence circulation in some tissues drive cell growth elsewhere. That could lead to ... forms of matrix, including both hard connective tissues like bone and the soft connective tissues that surround organs. Once thought to be no more ...

Hormone may be new drug target for preventing lymphedema, tumor spread

... fluid and immune cells that have leached out of tissues back into the circulatory system. These tubes branch, like blood vessels, into all the tissues of the body. Between two and three liters of the ... sacs that normally take up excess fluid from the tissues were much smaller than they should be, and the ...

A molecular map for aging in mice

... The work describes how aging affects different tissues in mice, and ultimately could help explain why ... two years in mice. As an organism ages, most tissues change their structure (for example, muscle tissues become weaker and have slow twitch rather than ...

Sound medicine at Acoustics Meeting

... can be detected by a sensitive microphone. Harder tissues normally produce a significantly different ... They believe that focused ultrasound agitates the tissues matrices, causing enhanced permeability for the ... drugs can then spread further and faster into the tissues than by unassisted diffusion alone. The talk ...

In vitro models will minimize animal use in arthritis studies

... "grown" together such that the different types of tissues can "communicate" as they do in the actual joint. ... using a bioreactor, a device which loads the tissues in the "test tube" environment. Using this new ... all we have do is assess what has happened to the tissues rather than trying to treat a laboratory animal ...

New strategies with greater antitumorous efficacy

... toxic for the rest of the healthy cells and tissues of the patient. To address the problem the ... the sensitivity of treatments for diseased tissues without damaging healthy cells or tissues at the same time. With this general goal the ...

Stanford researchers find culprit in aging muscles that heal poorly

... could potentially enhance the healing of aged tissues by reducing this effect of Wnt signaling on the ... Rando said, the potential benefits could include tissues such as skin, gut and bone marrow, or for that ... signaling to the stem cells in a variety of tissues studied. Rando said that, although the work of ...

CryoLife Receives CE Mark Approval for BioFoam(R) Hemostatic Technology

... Community for use as an adjunct in the sealing of abdominal parenchymal tissues (liver and spleen) when cessation of bleeding by ligature or other ... is a leader in the processing and distribution of implantable living human tissues for use in cardiac and vascular surgeries throughout the U.S. and Canada. ...

West Los Angeles Dental Practice Adds ezlase Laser Treatment to its Services

... laser technology is designed specifically to treat gum and other soft tissues in the mouth, making those procedures easier for dentists and more ... Treatment and prevention of periodontal disease Removal of excess gum tissues to improve the appearance of patients' smiles Removal of oral growths ...

Scientists Use Non-Embryonic Stem Cells to Create Healthy Mice

... ability to develop into the cellular material of any number of muscles, tissues and organs, as well as blood and bone. In March, President Barack Obama ... iPS cells can be very plastic, and used for a variety of areas to develop tissues and now an animal. And it could end up being a way to develop animal ...

Scientists Use Adult Stem Cells to Create Healthy Mice

... ability to develop into the cellular material of any number of muscles, tissues and organs, as well as blood and bone. In March, President Barack Obama ... iPS cells can be very plastic, and used for a variety of areas to develop tissues and now an animal. And it could end up being a way to develop animal ...

New strategy in tumor treatment

... A second, but non-toxic, drug is also given, which protects normal tissues from the toxic action of the first agent. This two-drug combination therapy kills tumor cells while normal tissues are well protected." They go on to state, "Among the drugs used to kill ...

BioGlue(R) Surgical Adhesive Hits 500,000 Procedure Milestone Worldwide, Company Data Indicates

... (esophageal, gastrointestinal, and colorectal), and other abdominal tissues (pancreatic, splenic, hepatic, biliary). It is also used in the fixation ... is a leader in the processing and distribution of implantable living human tissues for use in cardiac and vascular surgeries throughout the U.S. and Canada. ...

University of Leeds wins $18 million funding to improve the quality of our old age

... older, through improved prosthetic implants and technologies to help our tissues regenerate. We are also looking to understand the process of degeneration ... implanted. These are providing a long-term solution for the replacement of tissues such as heart valves and blood vessels. Four years of studies in Brazil ...

Spinal Cancer Patient Finds New Hope at the Palo Alto Medical Foundation

... Novalis Tx can accurately target a tumor while minimizing exposure of tissues and organs only a few millimeters away. "My situation was very ... a precisely sculpted beam at a patient's tumor, while avoiding sensitive tissues nearby. "The image-guidance tools enable us to verify repeatedly ...

Organogenesis Launches Regenerative Medicine College Scholarship

... and medical professionals to advance the science of growing living cells, tissues and organs in the laboratory, and then translate it into technologies that ... medicine, and engineering to empower scientists to grow living cells, tissues and organs in the laboratory, and to safely implant them into the human ...

PEAK Surgical Announces First Use of PEAK PlasmaBlade(TM) in Europe

... For decades, surgeons have relied on scalpels to cut skin and delicate tissues and have used electrosurgical devices to cut and coagulate fat and other ... temperature reduction results in significantly less damage to surrounding tissues compared to traditional electrosurgery. The PlasmaBlade is also able to ...

Discovery Sheds Light on Huntington's Disease

... kills cells in the corpus striatum. The protein causes little damage to tissues elsewhere. In the new study, researchers discovered that a tiny ... found in the corpus striatum, clumping somehow protects cells in other tissues of the body from dying," Subramaniam said. The team is currently ...

Herb May Offer Hope for Autoimmune Diseases

... occur when the immune system mistakenly attacks and destroys healthy tissues and organs. The disorders, which include multiple sclerosis, lupus and ... drugs that can suppress inflammatory attacks by the immune system on body tissues often have the side effect of suppressing the functioning of the immune as ...

Neovasc Inc. Reports First Quarter 2009 Financial Results

... products, consulting services and contract manufacturing revenues for tissues and surgical products. The company revamped its internal sales and ... more consulting services and contract manufacturing clients for its tissues business and has begun to experience an increase in interest from ...

Treating gum disease helps rheumatoid arthritis sufferers

... progression of the disease over time. In both diseases, the soft and hard tissues are destroyed from inflammation caused by toxins from bacterial infection. ... treatment to clean and remove the infection from the bones and tissues in the gum areas. The other half of those studied did not receive the ...

PEAK Surgical Announces Positive Fascia Incision Healing Results From Preclinical Study of PEAK PlasmaBlade(TM) for Gynecologic Surgery

... For decades, surgeons have relied on scalpels to cut skin and delicate tissues and have used electrosurgical devices to cut and coagulate fat and other ... temperature reduction results in significantly less damage to surrounding tissues compared to traditional electrosurgery. The PlasmaBlade is also able to ...
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