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A need for new stem cell lines

...ases won't be healed. He also said that since much biomedical research is international, it's likely most useful lines and reagents will be developed outside the U.S..Therefore, a ban on importation would also curtail important research....

Scientists open the book of life

... from which revolutionary progress will be made in biomedical sciences and in the health and welfare of humankind". The group, along with a competing private effort, completed a rough draft of the genome in 2000, but the draft included thousands of gaps in the long sequence of DNA base pairs. However all but 40...

Researchers developed world’s smallest toothbrus

...researchers hope to use the brush for a number of biomedical aspects as well. Their research was published in the new edition of the journal Nature Materials. Reference: Nature Materials, June 2005, toothbrush, cardbon nono tubes, silicon carbide fibre, single row of bristles, coated with gold, micrometers in...

Acrolein may be the key to halting spinal cord damage

... who is an associate professor of neuroscience and biomedical engineering in Purdue’s School of Veterinary Medicine and Weldon School of Biomedical Engineering. "Our latest research indicates that acrolein may be the primary culprit that enables this vicious cycle. Because acrolein has already been implicated i...

The Indian Government has given the nod to conduct Human volunteer trials inorder to develop preventive AIDS vaccines

...e, says India is important because of its advanced biomedical research facilities and strong pharmaceutical industry which has developed cheap and effective AIDS drugs that are exported across the globe....

A Mirror Miracle!

...warn about the regrowth of tumor cells. Now a biomedical company in Worcestershire, have developed a better way to pick up signs of cancer. They intend to insert mirrors under the skin that change their reflectivity as cancer marker builds up in the bloodstream. The reflectivity can be checked by firing an...

An Eye Opener for the blind

A US biomedical engineering team has announced the development of an artificial vision system for a totally blind person,with an ability to deliver a visual acuity of about 20/400. The system uses a sub-miniature television camera and an ultrasonic distance sensor...

Mechanical forces drive early heart development

A biomedical engineer sees the heart as a pump, plain and simpl... biomechanical forces.Larry A. Taber, professor of biomedical engineering at Washington University in St. Louis, has been probing the forces, stresses and deforma...

New Stem Cells lines will be required

...ses won't be healed." He also said that since much biomedical research is international, "it's likely most useful lines and reagents will be developed outside the U.S." Therefore, a ban on importation would also curtail important research....

New form of ultrasonic vision

A ‘SONIC flashlight’ developed by a biomedical engineer at the University of Pittsburgh makes the human body seem translucent right in front of your eyes. The prototype device merges the visual outer surface of the patient’s skin with a live ultrasound scan of what lies beneath. It creates the ef...

A man who lost both of his arms in an accident

...plains Dr. Brian Schmit, an assistant professor of biomedical engineering . The technology has the possibility to dramatically change those that have lost limbs or who are paralyzed. Some of the thought-driven devices being developed could navigate wheelchairs, control a robotic arm's movement, or even move a ...

Digoxin Pill To Fight Against Both Heart Diseases And Cancer

...best way to do it. This technique is an important biomedical advance, which could increase the chances of finding active drugs against cancer and a wide range of other conditions. Any drug developed using this technique will need to go through rigorous clinical trials to determine their safety and effectiven...

‘Inflammation Gene’ identified by scientit

...esearch is likely to be of immense use to doctors, biomedical and pharmaceutical researchers, as it is now known that inflammation plays a role in many human disorders. The research study found that when cells are under stress mis-folded proteins build up and ‘SEPS1’ gene acts as a type of “garbage truck” th...

Leeches Provide Clues Regarding The Prevention Of Heart Disease

...vascular diseases. The leeches have added to the biomedical interest by showing that it contains an extensive list of new potential molecules that may become useful tools. There has been an increasing tendency to turn towards blood-feeding invertebrates as a source for drugs and lead compounds to treat cardio...

Cholesterol provides immunity against infection by certain parasites

For years biomedical researchers have known that high density lipoproteins, commonly called HDLs or "good cholesterol," are responsible for protecting humans from certain parasites. // The mechanism however remained unclear but has now has been uncovered by Scientists. ...

Malaria Vaccine May Be 10 Years Away

...ions are rising,' said Pierre Druilhe, head of the biomedical unit at France's Pasteur Institute. Scientists say it could take more than 10 years before a fully effective malaria vaccine is approved for use. Hundreds of malaria experts gathered this week in Yaounde, Cameroon, for a conference on the disease. ...

Anti-Microbial Coating For Use Over Biomedical Devices Developed

...ings are currently being developed to be used over biomedical implants and devices to prevent bacterial infectio...orporate these compounds as a form of coating over biomedical devices. As soon as bacteria adhere to any surface, they anchor themselves strongly by reaching ou...

Dog (Man's best friend) Genome Sequenced

...e lead author of the white paper that provided the biomedical rationale for sequencing the dog genome. The researchers found that the certain sequence in the gene of dogs were present as small elements that are crowded around just a small fraction of the genes in the genome. Future studies of these clusters m...

Human neurons grown in the brains of mice

...o the ethics and potential dangers of cutting-edge biomedical research. However, the findings are significant in the stem cell field because they suggest that stem cells respond to much the same signals in mice as in humans—if not all mammals. Previous development or "differentiation" studies of stem cells i...

Chicago :FDA imposes Ban on Biomedical Tissue Services

...ut the potential risk. Five recipient companies of biomedical tissues have ensured that the tissues are not transplanted into patients, soon after the FDA sought to investigate the matter in October.According to Kim McCullough of the Gift of Hope Organ and Tissue Donor Network., regulation has been extremely ...

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