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Bone marrow cells that convert into skin cells could revolutionise wound treatment

April 5th, 2011 - 2:18 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 05 (ANI): Scientists have identified specific bone marrow cells that can transform into skin cells to repair damaged skin tissue.Researchers at King's College London and Osaka University in Japan ... Read more...

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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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Newly-created bioactive peptides found to promote wound healing

December 8th, 2010 - 5:00 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 8 (ANI): Scientists have created new bioactive peptides that promote wound healing through growth of new blood vessels and epithelial tissue, such as skin.These wound-healing peptides, synthesized by researchers at ... Read more...

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Paralysed man creates ‘robotic trousers’ to help patients walk, climb stairs

December 4th, 2010 - 11:30 am ICT by ANI
London, Dec 4 (ANI): An Israeli entrepreneur who was left paralysed after a car crash, has now invented 'robotic trousers' that he claims would help paraplegics walk again.Amit Goffer was paralysed in ... Read more...

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Breakthrough: Nerve connections regenerated after spinal cord injury

August 9th, 2010 - 12:44 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 9 (ANI): In a breakthrough study, scientists have successfully achieved regeneration of nerve connections after a spinal cord injury.UC Irvine, UC San Diego and Harvard University team conducted the study ... Read more...

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Ayurveda and allopathy come together to heal spinal ailments

June 29th, 2009 - 5:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 29 (IANS) The Indian Spinal Injuries Centre in the capital has come up with a holistic treatment combining two different forms of medicine - Ayurveda and allopathy- to heal ... Read more...

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