Tag: "regrow" at medical news
Fishing for a Speedy Recovery After Chemotherapy or Marrow Transplant
...ng more stem cells should help the blood system to regrow
faster and minimize complications, such as infections, says North....
Nanotechnology Could Treat Spinal Cord Injuries, Diabetes, and Parkinson's Disease
...the spinal tissue, we have been able to rescue and regrow
rapidly damaged neurons," said Dr. Stupp at an April 23 session hosted by the Project on Emerging Nanotechnologies. "The nanofibers – thousands of times thinner than a human hair – are the key to not only preventing the formation of harmful scar tiss...
Liver Regeneration Unplugged
...ists. It is only one of the few organs which can// regrow
from as little as 25% of its tissue. This process of regeneration may be simpler than thought. The study which is published in The Journal of Biological chemistry, has enabled novel information on the goings-on in cells, the way they regenerate, wh...
Liver Regeneration may Be Simpler Than Previously Thought
...ignificantly affect the way physicians make livers regrow
in patients with liver diseases such as cirrhosis,...ified and scientists are now trying to make organs regrow
by stimulating these proteins. Regrowing livers this way would be especially useful for patients who...
Canada Faces Skin Donation Shortages
... graft onto an injured area and until the patients regrow
their own skin. Dr. Joel Fish, medical director of Tilley Burn Center at Sunnybrook said that there is a nationwide shortage of skin from the skin bank used for serious burn patients. He added that, 'Generally the skin banks from different areas ...
Limb Regeneration Exists Innately In All Vertebrates – Says Researc
...a chick embryo – a species not known to be able to regrow
limbs. The study suggests that the potential for ...a chick embryo – a species not known to be able to regrow
limbs - suggesting that the potential for such regeneration exists innately in all vertebrates, incl...
Scientists Coax Nerve Fibers to Regrow After Spinal Cord Injury
...eveloped a treatment that helps spinal cord nerves regrow
after injury.// The findings will be published in the July 18 issue of the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. The study has implications for treating people who may face amputation of an arm after a violent injury in which nerves are...
Teeth Reformation could be Possible with Ultrasound Technology
... 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 device is aimed at those experiencing dental root resorption, a common effect of mechanical or chemical injury to dental tissue caused by diseases an...
Cancer Causing Protein May Heal Alzheimers
...iferating cancer could also potentially be used to regrow
axons that are damaged in spinal cord injuries or neurological diseases," said lead study author Antonio Iavarone, associate professor of neurology and pathology at Columbia University Medical Center's Institute for Cancer Genetics. The proteins kno...
Scientists use plastic to help body make new bone!!!!
...and helps you walk in a week and also helps you to regrow
the bone sooner! How will this be? Sounds too good to be true? This is what some researchers are trying to achieve at the Rice University, Houston, Texas. Built into the plastic scaffold are proteins called growth factors, which are released as the p...
Re –growing Brain cells destroyed by Parkinson’s disease
...arch has revealed that one can actually be able to regrow
brain tissue destroyed by the disease. ...
New gene for hairloss
.... Babies are born with scalp hair, but it fails to regrow
after being shaved, as is the custom in the Pakistani family in which the gene was identified. Other work has shown that a malfunctioning hairless gene can cause another hair-loss disorder, called papular atrichia. They investigated the function of ...