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Students invent protective pouch to enhance cell therapy

...ells inside a major blood vessel. A team of five seniors and two freshmen, working with Johns Hopkins doctors and engineers, devised a protective "pouch" that should fit inside the portal vein, which feeds into the liver. This pouch would keep microcapsules of therapeutic cells in one place, allowing them ...

'Best of both worlds' -- Targeting a single gene could inhibit bone decay and stimulate bone growth

...with a drug we may be able to help the millions of seniors with osteoporosis." Dr. Choi was recently named the 2006 winner of Korea’s prestigious Ho-Am Prize for his work in osteoimmunology. The award recognizes scholars and researchers who make outstanding achievements by international standards while en...

Experimental shingles vaccine proves effective in nationwide study

...sults, which have the potential to greatly benefit seniors in years to come." Approximately 12 percent of older people with shingles experience pain lasting for 3 months or longer (the definition of PHN used in the study). As people age, however, shingles-associated nerve pain increases in frequency and sev...

Exercise aside, genes may ultimately dictate seniors' mobility

...the American Medical Association. Of nearly 3,000 seniors studied, those who exercised stayed healthier than...clear. In the current study, researchers assessed seniors in an effort to better understand the relationship between genetic makeup, intensity of physical act...

Evolution of life on Earth may hold key to finding life in outer space

...w are $5 for adults, $3.50 for children (3-11) and seniors (62+) and $3 for Museum Members. For tickets information, visit www.hmns.org or call 713-639-4629. ...

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