Tag: "regrowth" at biology news
New component of the 'brakes' on nerve regeneration found
...of possible treatments to switch off the brakes on regrowth
of spinal cord or brain tissue. The two groups--one group led by Jong Bae Park, Glenn Yiu, and colleagues from Children's Hospital Boston and the other led by Sha Mi and colleagues of Biogen Idec, Inc.--discovered that a protein variously called TAJ...
Natural protein stops deadly human brain cancer in mice
... to remove glioblastoma in hopes of preventing the regrowth
of the cancer and improving survival time," says Alessandro Olivi, M.D., director of the Division of Neurosurgical Oncology at Hopkins and a contributor to the study. Olivi says clinical studies using BMP4 could begin within a year and, if successf...
Researchers urge monitoring of bone health during chemotherapy
... recently increased because by speeding blood cell regrowth
it allows patients to undergo more intensive chemotherapy regimens in which anticancer agents are given at more frequent intervals. Studies have suggested these dose-dense therapies could prolong survival in women with breast cancer. "We are not a...