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Growth-factor-containing nanoparticles speed up healing of chronic wounds


January 27th, 2011 - 6:06 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 27 (ANI): Scientists at the Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) have developed a novel system for delivery of growth factors to chronic wounds such as pressure sores and diabetic foot ulcers.The ... Read more...

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Stem cells derived from fat cells could be useful in tissue reconstruction


December 24th, 2010 - 5:51 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 24 (ANI): Two new studies have suggested that stem cells derived from adipose (fat) cells could be used in plastic surgery and tissue reconstruction.A team of researchers from several institutions ... Read more...

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Duckbilled dino had skin like birds and crocodiles


July 1st, 2009 - 1:44 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 1 (ANI): A new study of a remarkably preserved fossil of a duckbilled dinosaur has revealed that the prehistoric reptile had skin like that of birds and crocodiles.According ... Read more...

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Oral contraceptives linked to increased risk of lupus


April 8th, 2009 - 4:26 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, April 8 (IANS) Use of oral contraceptives was linked to an increased risk of lupus, particularly among women who recently started taking them, according to a large population based study. The ... Read more...

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Menstrual blood could be a valuable source of multipotential stem cells


April 23rd, 2008 - 6:50 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Apr 23 (ANI): A team, led by an Indian researcher, has revealed that menstrual blood can be a vital source of multi-potential stem cells for use in regenerative medicine.Stromal stem ... Read more...

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Potential herpes virus-chemotherapy weapon safe and effective for difficult cancers


April 23rd, 2008 - 2:36 pm ICT by admin
Washington, April 23 (ANI): A new study on mice has found that combining a herpes virus genetically altered to express a drug-enhancing enzyme with a chemotherapy drug can effectively and safely ... Read more...

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