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Fibrinogen may Inhibit Spinal Cord Regeneration

...e blood vessels. Once injured, neurons cannot be repaired because of various inhibitors that are present in the brain and the spinal cord after damage, which results in a patients paralysis. The researchers were surprised at the massive deposits of fibrinogen found at the sites of injury. That discovery led...

US Astronauts Successfully Complete Fourth Space Walk

... solar arrays were connected. Both problems were repaired during a third space walk. A final test of the computer navigation system will be carried out Monday before the shuttle undocks Tuesday. The Atlantis shuttle is due to return to Earth June 21....

Hemangioblasts Aiding Eye Damage Repair

...ream, they homed to the other side of the body and repaired damaged vasculature within 24 to 48 hours."For example, we injected the cells into mice with damaged retinas due to diabetes or other eye injury. The cells migrated to the injured eye, and incorporated and lit-up the entire damaged vasculature. The c...

Researchers Develop Material That Self Heals Like Human Skin

... which then reacted with the embedded catalyst and repaired the damage. However, with repeated damage in the same location, the supply of healing agent became exhausted, Sottos said. In their new research, the scientists built a scaffold using a robotic deposition process called direct-write assembly. The...

Scientists Make Major Breakthrough in Regenerative Medicine

...cine—a future where advanced organ damage// can be repaired by the body itself. Researchers show that a human evolutionary ancestor, the sea squirt, can correct abnormalities over a series of generations, suggesting that a similar regenerative process might be possible in people. "We hope the mechanisms un...

Severe Complications of Circumcision: An Analysis of 48 Cases

...rwent meatotomies. The urethral fistula cases were repaired by simple closure and not a hypospadias type repai...more of a megameatus in my interpretation that was repaired by a Mathieu in a tabularized incised plate urethroplasty type technique. The group concluded that...

Early Detection of Artery Weakening Can Be a Life-Saver

...a 95 percent chance of success. Aneurysms can be repaired by several different kinds of doctors, including vascular surgeons, heart surgeons, and interventional radiologists. The U-M Cardiovascular Center is unique because all of these doctors work together to determine the best course of action for each pa...

Substitute for Chemotherapy Tested by Canadian Scientists

...mitochondria in cancer cells have been found to be repaired by DCA. In human tissue experiments conducted at the laboratory. DCA is found to decrease the size of tumors in breast and brain. Dr Evangelos Michelakis, Professor of Medicine at the University of Alberta in Edmonton revealed that DCA has no harmf...

Jefferson Physicians Report on Potentially Fatal Complication of Heart Attack

...Once the problem was identified, surgeons promptly repaired the heart, saving his life. "As our study shows," Dr. Savage says, "CT imaging can be invaluable in establishing the diagnosis of a subepicardial aneurysm. Clinical recognition of this entity and the use of appropriate imaging modalities are imper...

Woman Undergoes Double Hand Transplant

...ere fixed with screws and we used a microscope and repaired the arteries, veins and nerves. The skin was then sealed off. She has two new hands and forearms two inches above the wrist bone. It'll be five or six months before she has any feeling. She’s delighted, because after 28 years without hands, she sees ...

Tsunami-Hit Coastal Regions Needs More Relief

...d fishing boats in the state have been replaced or repaired by the government and NGOs.At least half a dozen women who lost their children in the disaster and had undergone family planning procedures earlier have reversed the process medically and given birth. The government has issued more than a hundred o...

Underground Air - Associated With - DNA Damages

... the cell’s DNA; although such damage can often be repaired by the cell, it can sometime remains untreated, and this increases the risk of cancer. Another type of particle that stood out in the studies was that caused by the friction between car tyres and the road surface. The report shows that these parti...

Stem Cells In Brain Have Potential For Sensing Damage And To Repair

...age to the left ventricular wall was substantially repaired when these sick mice were examined six weeks later. This was suspected to be due to the limitation of the technique-some neural stem cells escaped gene deletion, thus allowing the Numb protein they synthesized to remain intact and some neural stem ce...

Cigarette Smoking Impedes Tendon-to-Bone Healing

...ess cellular proliferation in the rats' surgically repaired shoulders and decreased collagen production, leading to inferior healing. "When you have an injury and a repair, new cells come in and start to facilitate healing," Galatz says. "When the new cells arrive, they make proteins such as collagen to for...

Yet Another Reason not to Smoke

...ess cellular proliferation in the rats' surgically repaired shoulders and decreased collagen production, leading to inferior healing. "When you have an injury and a repair, new cells come in and start to facilitate healing," Galatz says. "When the new cells arrive, they make proteins such as collagen to form...

Genetics to bring about Medical Breakthroughs

...0 years’ time, wrong combination of genes could be repaired to prevent disease; new body parts could be grown ...e damaged ones and injured spinal columns could be repaired by rewiring the nerves. "Genetics would also lead to new treatments for obesity and diabetes, " P...

Engineered Tissue Implants benefited Knee Injured patients

...ded that knee cartilage injuries could be possibly repaired by bioengineered tissue implants //without any signs of osteoarthritis progression. 'The maturation of cartilage implanted with engineered tissue has taken only about 12 months and this is the first of its kind to study' – researchers reports. T...

Novel Technique To Revolutionize Treatment Of Spinal Tumors

...became much more active after their fractures were repaired using this method, increasing their overall quality of life. Vertebral compression fractures (VCFs) are common complications of spinal tumors. Approximately 10 percent of the estimated one million VCFs that occur each year in the United States are ...

SRN Hospital Dialysis Unit To Resume Function

...ey failure //. Two old dialysis machines have been repaired and additionally, four new dialysis machines have been installed. Following inspection by the Medical Council of India (MCI), the State Government has sanctioned two new dialysis machines. The patients are being charged for Rs 500 for each dialysis...

Gene Therapy Helps To Cure 'Incurable' Illness

...s against bacterial and fungal infections has been repaired with Gene therapy. // Sixteen months after an operation to repair a defective gene, the once severely ill patients show signs of complete recovery, a German-based team of scientists said Sunday.Scientists believe that this latest success will lead to...

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