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Neuronal survival and axonal regrowth obtained in vitro

While repair of the central nervous system has long been considered impossible, French researchers from Inserm, the CNRS and the UPMC have just developed a strategy that could promote neuronal regeneration after injury. The in vitro studies have just been published in the journal PLoS ONE . Rep...

Researchers effectively treat tumors with use of nanotubes

...wed by a 30-second laser treatment, researchers found that the higher the quantity of nanotubes injected, the longer the mice lived and the less tumor regrowth was seen. In fact, in the group that received the highest dose of MWCNTs, tumors completely disappeared in 80 percent of the mice. Many of those mice ...

Sangamo BioSciences Presents Positive Phase 2 ZFP Therapeutic Data at ADA 2009

... SB-509 over the six-month test period. In addition, new top-line data were presented from epidermal (skin) nerve fiber density (ENFD) and nerve fiber regrowth (ENFDR) studies carried out in collaboration with Michael Polydefkis, M.D., Associate Professor of Neurology, Johns Hopkins University School of Medi...

Scripps Research cancer biology department awarded more than $8 million in new research grants

...ns in general in blood cells as well as other tissue types. The second grant (approximately $1.9 million) will support Petrie's work understanding regrowth of the thymus in adults and the elderly. Decreases in T cell immunity are a direct consequence of age-related degeneration of the thymus, a process t...

Best Hair Loss Treatment Results Ever Captured on Video?

...en and women will stop losing their hair and most will also experience hair regrowth - the amount of regrowth varies from person to person." "Although this is only Belgrav...

Dormant cancer cells rely on cellular self-cannibalization to survive

...t and autophagy, which is consistent with a dormant state," Bast said. "When we blocked autophagy with chloroquine, a drug also used to treat malaria, regrowth of the cancers was inhibited, suggesting that autophagy had helped the cancer cells to survive in the absence of a blood supply." Autophagy is a ce...

Anti-angiogenic drugs impede chemotherapy-stimulated tumor recovery

...insight into a mechanism whereby chemotherapy may actually assist the rapid regrowth of tumors after treatment. The research, published by Cell Press in the Sep...ive tumors, survival benefits of such responses can be compromised by rapid regrowth of the drug-treated tumors," says senior study author Dr. Robert S. Kerbel ...

Precancerous Esophagus Disease Eliminated in 98.4% of Patients Treated With HALO Ablation System

..., colon, rectum and anus. Both HALO systems provide uniform and controlled therapy at a consistent depth, which enables removal of diseased tissue and regrowth of normal cells. Both systems are cleared by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, have CE mark certification in Europe, and are commercially availab...

Cancer-killing viruses influence tumor blood-vessel growth

...ns that stimulate the growth of new blood vessels to the tumor. These vessels transport immune cells that eradicate the viruses and actually stimulate regrowth of the tumor. "This study points to an important side effect of oncolytic viral therapy that may limit its efficacy," says principal investigator Bal...

Why some treatments rescue aging skin

...eatments work and some less powerful ones do not. Carbon dioxide laser resurfacing is effective because it removes the aging dermis; in the three-week regrowth process, new, young collagen is produced. Voorhees and his colleagues say they provide needed, independent research on the effectiveness of availa...
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Is Your Hair Taking a Break?

...ds, topical steroids or minoxidil 5% to try to regrow hair in patches of bald spots. However, she cautioned that not all patients will experience hair regrowth even with treatment -- which could have a significant negative impact on their quality of life. "Studies examining quality of life issues show ...

Definitive Outcomes of Radiofrequency Ablation for Barrett's Esophagus Using the HALO Ablation System Reported at the Digestive Disease Week Meeting for Gastroenterologists and Esophageal Surgeons

...sease, or GERD. Its main product, the HALO360 System, provides a uniform and controlled ablation effect, which removes the diseased tissue and allows regrowth of normal cells. The HALO90 System is the company's second ablation product, which is mounted on the end of an endoscope and used to treat smaller, no...

Researchers Present Safety and Efficacy Results of 429 Patients Treated With Radiofrequency Ablation for Pre-Cancerous Barrett's Esophagus

...sease, or GERD. Its main product, the HALO360 System, provides a uniform and controlled ablation effect, which removes the diseased tissue and allows regrowth of normal cells. The HALO90 System is the company's second ablation product, which is mounted on the end of an endoscope and used to treat smaller, no...

vProtect(TM) Luminal Shield Stabilizes Vulnerable Plaque

... Six-Month Follow-Up Shows Reduced Stenosis, Healthy Endothelial regrowth in Vessel Treated Proactively for Vulnerable Plaque DOYLESTOWN, Pa., June 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Six months after placement of a vProtect(TM) Lumina...

Study in the New England Journal of Medicine Shows Non-Surgical Treatment for Pre-Cancerous Condition of Esophagus is Effective and Reduces Risk for Cancer Development

...sease, or GERD. Its main product, the HALO360 System, provides a uniform and controlled ablation effect, which removes the diseased tissue and allows regrowth of normal cells. In the largest clinical trial conducted and published to date (the AIM-II Trial), 98.4 percent of patients were Barrett's-free after...

Multi-Centre European Clinical Trial Shows Advanced Dysplasia and Early Cancer of Esophagus Cured With Combined Endoscopic Resection and Radiofrequency Ablation With HALO Ablation System

... areas of diseased tissue. Both HALO Systems provides uniform and controlled therapy at a consistent depth to remove Barrett's esophagus and allow the regrowth of normal cells. Both systems are cleared by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and have CE Mark in Europe. Based in Sunnyvale, Calif., BARRX Medic...
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Prostate removal

...... ... treat an enlarged prostate .See also:Benign prostatic hypertrophyProstate resection - minimally... What is Prostate Removal ? ... regrowth of prostate tissue after prostate surgery may cause an increase in PSA level. ... levels to increase after prostate removal due to benign...
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Sea cucumbers fast track organ regrowth by healing their wounds

Sea cucumbers are the champions of organ regrowth because they direct their wound healing abilities towards restoring their organs, according to research published in the online open access journal, BMC Developmental Biology. The discovery that Holothuria glaberrima uses similar cellular mechanism...

New treatment boosts bone healing and regrowth

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. A drug originally used to treat iron poisoning can significantly boost the bodys own ability to heal and re-grow injured bones, according to researchers at the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB). The researchers injected the drug deferoxamine (DF), which is designed to ...

Population movements and money remittances spur forest regrowth

A study of forest cover in El Salvador in the September issue of BioScience presents novel findings on how economic globalization, land policy changes, and monies sent to family members by emigrants have transformed agriculture and stimulated forest regrowth. The study, by Susanna B. Hecht and Sas...

Researchers find molecule that inhibits regrowth of spinal nerve cells

A molecule that helps the body's motor nerve cells grow along proper paths during embryonic development also plays a major role in inhibiting spinal-cord neurons from regenerating after injury, researchers at UT Southwestern Medical Center have found. In cultured cells, the researchers found that a...

Coral face 'a stormy future'

...udy of the fate of corals in the wake of large climate-driven bleaching and storm events. "We have found clear evidence that coral recruitment the regrowth of young corals drops sharply in the wake of a major bleaching event or a hurricane," says lead author Dr Jennie Mallela of the ARC Centre of Excelle...

Carbon accounting from atmospheric measurements -- the aircraft perspective

...he Southeast. This agrees with estimates of crop uptake, which proves to be a significant part of the US atmospheric CO2 sink, and of secondary forest regrowth in the East. The NOAA/ESRL aircraft network has embarked on many recent intensive efforts to explore processes at the 10 to 100 km scale. In part...

Superglue from the sea

...art says. And where pieces of bone now are cut out due to cancer, the adhesive might be used to firmly attach "tissue scaffolds" used to encourage regrowth of the missing bone. Stewart is seeking to patent the synthetic sea worm glue so it can be licensed to an outside company that would develop it as...

Engineer develops detergent to promote peripheral nerve healing

...d about the detergent processing work in Schmidt's lab, licensed it and combined it with the University of Florida enzyme treatment that removes other regrowth inhibiting factors, creating the AVANCE product. "So they've taken something from our lab that works really well and made it work even better," Sch...

Killer freeze of '07 illustrates paradoxes of warming climate

...ion in the fraction of absorbed photosynthetically active radiation, which is a sensitive indicator of plant growth," he said. "We also noted that the regrowth in the following weeks and months did not result in the levels of plant development in previous years." Gu's team hypothesized that the freeze coul...

Will intensive forest practices impact water quality?

...nd prevent direct application of fertilizers to streams, thus reducing potential water quality impacts. Finally, rapid herbaceous and woody vegetation regrowth and subsequent nutrient uptake in the warm, humid Southeast reduced the amount of nutrients available for movement offsite. ...
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Histogen Hair Regrowth Clinical Trial Presented at ISHRS Annual Meeting

Data shows statistical significance at three key efficacy endpoints San Diego, CA (PRWEB) July 27, 2009 -- Histogen, Inc., a regenerative medicine company developing solutions based on the products of newborn fibroblasts grown under embryonic conditions, shared the resu...

Histogen to Present Preliminary Hair Regrowth Clinical Results at Stem Cell Summit

Company will Share Sneak Peek at Safety and Efficacy Results from In Progress Clinical Trial New York (PRWEB) February 16, 2009 -- Dr. Gail Naughton, CEO of Histogen, Inc., a regenerative medicine company developing solutions based on the products of newborn fibroblasts...

Histogen Announces Start of Hair Regrowth Clinical Evaluation

Histogen, Inc., a regenerative medicine company developing solutions based on the products of newborn fibroblasts, today announced the start of the Company's first human clinical evaluation of ReGenica for hair regrowth. ReGenica is the first naturally stabilized and bioactive formulation of wnt ...

Celator(R) Pharmaceuticals Presents Data on the Activity of CPX-351 Against Leukemia at the European Hematology Association Congress

...by human leukemia cells both in vitro and in vivo (mouse xenograft models).(2) They reported that CPX-351 ablated leukemic cells but permitted the regrowth of normal bone marrow cells within 42 days of treatment in a Rag2-M mouse xenograft model. These mice remained leukemia-free for up to 70 days (salin...

Patent for Making Combination Chemotherapy Work Better

...ment at the appropriate time, while using the HER1 blocker to inhibit tumor regrowth between administrations of S-Phase cytotoxic. Patent 7,507,704 is ...ncers in check. Tripling the number, while simultaneously preventing tumor regrowth between administrations of S-Phase cytotoxic, is required under established...

Video: Allergan Announces U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Approval of Latisse(TM) -- First and Only Treatment Approved by the FDA for Hypotrichosis of Eyelashes

...al papilla and outer root sheath. Although the precise mechanism of action is unknown, PG receptors are thought to be involved in the development and regrowth of the hair follicle,(i) by increasing the percent of hairs in, and the duration of, the anagen or growth phase. "As an oculoplastic surgeon w...

New Study Reports That Ablative Therapy With HALO360 Device Effectively Treats Highest-Risk Category of Barrett's Esophagus

...all areas of Barrett's tissue. Both devices provide uniform and controlled heat therapy which remove the thin layer of diseased tissue and allow the regrowth of normal cells without undue injury to normal underlying tissue. Treatment is performed without incisions using an endoscopic approach with the pat...

Researchers Pinpoint Best Treatment to Reduce Deadly USA300, MRSA Staph Infections

...hich surprised me," said Christensen. "Usually you see an initial kill, which is followed by the bacteria growing again. But Staphaseptic blunted this regrowth and suppressed the bacteria, showing killing for up to 24 hours." According to Bearden, USA300 is being passionately studied for a reason. "USA300 h...

PCI Guideline Update Stresses Long-Term Anticoagulant Therapy After Treatment With Drug-Eluting Stents

...rug clopidogrel for at least one year after the artery is opened with a stent. "By emitting tiny amounts of medication, drug-eluting stents reduce the regrowth of scar tissue and other build-up that could renarrow the artery, creating a need for a repeat angioplasty," explains Dr. Weiner. "While we don't want...

Wisconsin scientists to be recognized for innovative biofuel technology

...d waste, of which there is plenty. The process uses less energy than other methods, and produces minimal carbon dioxide, which is consumed by plant regrowth the following year. Additionally, a catalyst made of nickel and tin is used instead of platinum, which is expensive. The team patented the technol...
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