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Stem cells can repair torn tendons or ligaments

...rapeutic options used to repair torn ligaments and tendons have consisted of tissue grafting and synthetic pr...searchers implanted these cells into torn Achilles tendons of rats they found that the cells not only survived the implantation process, but also were recruite...

Scientists tie several cancers to common 'oncogene engine'

...clear cell sarcoma ?that develops near muscles and tendons in teenagers and young adults. The scientists had been alerted to the possibility of MITF involvement because clear cell sarcoma tumors are sometimes pigmented ?a process requiring the MITF transcription factor. In this form of sarcoma, Fisher explai...

MIT engineers probe spiders' polymer art

...ufactured spider silk could be used for artificial tendons and ligaments, sutures, parachutes and bulletproof vests. But engineers have not managed to do what spiders do effortlessly. In a study published in the November issue of the Journal of Experimental Biology, Gareth H. McKinley, professor of mechani...

Cigarette smoking impedes tendon-to-bone healing

... rotator cuff is a group of four muscles and their tendons in the shoulder that provide rotation, elevate the... that nicotine has a negative impact on healing in tendons as well as in bone." As to how nicotine works to interfere with healing, Galatz says it's still t...

Natural polyester makes new sutures stronger, safer

...ures, which are prone to re-opening, and to stitch tendons and ligaments. Developed using a method created at MIT, the absorbable sutures are the first made from material produced by genetically modified bacteria. About 20 years ago, researchers in the laboratory of MIT biology professor Anthony Sinske...

Bones in motion: Brown scientists to create new 3-D X-ray system

... position and movement of bones and the ligaments, tendons and cartilage that surround them, would require cutting into flesh ?not a desirable option. The new system, dubbed CTX, will combine the 3-D capability of CT scanners and the real-time movement tracking of cinefluoroscopy. CTX technology is expect...

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