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Blood Cells Capable of Regenerating Liver

...0;br.He said other studies suggest that the brain, skeleton and lungs also call in stem cells from elsewhere. The study suggests other ways to treat liver disease using stem cells. "You could take cells from the circulation, get them to turn into hepatocytes (liver cells), and re-inject then into the patient ...

Hormone contraceptives lead to bone problems

...r, we start to lose more than we make, causing our skeleton to grow more fragile. In women, the start of this process is often marked by menopause, a time when, not coincidentally, estrogen levels dramatically decline. Now, researchers say that DMPA, which blocks pregnancy by suppressing estrogen productio...

Get, set, go...

... says the study. Many fail to strengthen up their skeleton during a vital two-year window before puberty, which is critical to building healthy bones. In girls this tends to be between 10 and 12 and in boys it is from 13 to 15. Extra effort to exercise during this time will make a big difference, say researc...

Early Warning System For Breast Cancer

...se, is an enzyme involved in changing the internal skeleton of a cell - changes that allow a cell to polarize or move. That ability is important in muscle cells, which produce a lot of RhoC. But in cancerous non-muscle cells, RhoC is key to the structural changes that give a cell the ability to break off from...

Lumbar bone mineral density affected by daily physical activity

...hysical activity causing mechanical loading on the skeleton had a small positive influence on LMBD in males aged from 27 to 36 years old. The researchers concluded that MECHPA was a significant positive linear predictor of LMBD for men but not for women....

The Benefits of Strontium in the treatment for Osteoporosis Questioned

...um in the bone mineral and may remain bound in the skeleton for years. Strontium not incorporated into bone is excreted through the kidneys and feces. After three years' treatment with strontium ranelate, bone tissue will contain around one strontium atom for every 100 calcium atoms. No human studies have ye...

Water fluoridation and tooth decay

...se a condition called fluorosis, which affects the skeleton including bones and teeth....

Kasturba Medical College Organizes 'CME- Orth 2005' From 4th To 6th November

... elephant and whale skulls and the long king cobra skeleton continue to fascinate many visitors. The unique interactive teaching environment attracts students from both school and college. The museum has numerous skeletons and anatomical specimens highlighting abnormalities found in patients. Cross-sectiona...

UF scientists Throw light on the origin of vertebrate skeleton

...hibians, sharks and bony fishes, while the lamprey skeleton was based on quite different proteins," said Martin Cohn, Ph.D., a developmental biologist and associate professor with the UF departments of zoology and anatomy and cell biology. "Knowing that lampreys also use collagen to build their skeletons make...

Species Linking Fish And Land Animals Found

...n of evolutionary change in different parts of the skeleton as fish evolved into land animals. The high qualit...haps even out of the water for short periods. "The skeleton of Tiktaalik indicates that it could support its body under the force of gravity whether in very sha...

Discovery Of Human Skeletons Could Unfold Facts About By-Gone Ages

The discovery of a 170cm tall adult human skeleton and that of a 70cm tall child is 'very conspicuous', says Mishra. // 'A lot of hitherto unknown facts can be unfolded through this discovery related to the culture, customs, lineage or gene-pool, birth, death, disease, health, food habits and even ...

Campaign To Create Awareness For Following A stricter Drug Regime For Osteoporosis

... quality of the bone that leads to weakness of the skeleton and increased risk of fracture. The most common sites for osteoporotic fracture are the spine, hip and wrist. Prof. Jean-Yves Reginster, of the University of Liege, Belgium, said that it is treatable condition, yet lack of faithfulness to treatment...

Studies Show That Brain Cells Do Not Regenerate But Remain The Same Throughout

...yer of skin is renewed every other week, while the skeleton is thought to be completely renewed once every ten years or so. Source: EurekAert...

Adult stem cells are sensitive to responses from the environment

...against surrounding objects. Each cell has its own skeleton and molecular motors that it uses as muscles. According to the researchers, the amount of force the stem cell needs to move its cellular muscles triggers an internal chemical signal that, in turn, directs the cell to differentiate. "The cytoskelet...

Mouse Gene With Gene Stutter Will Help Leukemia Research

... of which govern the growth and development of the skeleton and of blood cells. Next, the researchers examined cells in the bone marrow and spleen that give rise to blood cells. The cells looked normal, as did their numbers. But when the cells were grown in a laboratory test tube, those with the mutation gr...

Formula Predicts Osteoporotic Fracture Risk

...weight seemed to increase the force applied to the skeleton during a fall. Findings of most previous studies indicated that lighter body weight led to increased risk of fracture, due to lower bone mass. Development of this formula to predict future fracture risk is important because it will allow physicians ...

Researchers explore medicine in space

...own, that completely offloads the musculature, the skeleton and the circulation, and it causes adaptations in bone, muscle and circulation that are very similar to real space flight, minus the nausea that comes with not having gravity,' Seubert said. Seubert also feels that aside from understanding how anes...

Exercise In Childhood Provides Lifelong Benefits

...ise increases bone size and strength, and that the skeleton is most responsive to exercise during the crucial growing years around puberty when you reach adult size and strength,' Warden said. 'We also knew that bones are not as responsive to exercise when you are older.' What was not known, however, was i...

Vitamin D or Anti-osteoporosis Drug Reduces Bone Loss from Binge Drinking

...efore that, in the teen and young adult years, the skeleton is developing and requires exercise, calcium, vita...e is a constantly changing tissue. Don’t take your skeleton for granted, Wezeman cautioned. “Of course individuals should speak to their physician, but genera...

UCLA Find Yields Further Insight into Causes of Parkinson’s Diseas

...s, such a compound, which could serve as a kind of skeleton for other therapeutic drugs, could then be tested in mouse models and eventually in humans. While non-scientists may have trouble understanding how a simple fruit fly can have implications for humans, Jackson said that, thanks to the biological si...

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