tissue regeneration

Healing damaged liver tissues


December 5th, 2011 - 4:39 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 5 (IANS) Damaged liver tissues, which cause scars, can bring on cirrhosis -- where the organ is unable to clean blood or produce vital hormones and clotting agents. ... Read more...

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Stem cell transplants show promise for patients with kidney problems


February 15th, 2011 - 5:33 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 15 (ANI): In a new study, scientists found that transplanting autologous renal progenitor cells (RPCs), (kidney stem cells derived from self-donors), into rat models with kidney damage from pyelonephritis - ... Read more...

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Genetic switch that controls tissue regeneration found


February 4th, 2011 - 5:07 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 4 (ANI): It is well known that human body has the ability to heal itself. Thanks to the presence of stem cells, many organs can undergo continuous renewal. But this ... Read more...

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Stem cells Can Be used In Mending Broken Hearts


February 2nd, 2011 - 9:11 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Feb 2, (THAINDIAN NEWS) A top heart charity of UK started a research project worth $80 million recently to discover the potential of stem cell for regenerating cardiac tissues and ... 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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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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Gene that triggers human cancer identified


November 10th, 2010 - 5:50 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 10 (ANI): Early cancer diagnostic may now be possible, as researchers have identified the gene responsible for initiating human cancer.The study paves the way for developing early cancer diagnostic tests, ... Read more...

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Human tissue regeneration hope following successful experiment in mice


August 6th, 2010 - 3:59 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 6 (ANI): Scientists have wondered for a long time why tissue regeneration is such a simple task for salamanders and newts but not for mammals.New research suggests that because regeneration ... Read more...

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‘Body’s natural cell-suicide program can fuel tumour development’


August 1st, 2010 - 5:19 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 1 (ANI): Researchers at the Walter and Eliza Hall Institute researchers in Melbourne, Australia, have made a discovery that has turned on its head scientists' understanding of programmed cell death ... Read more...

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Boffins discover enhanced delivery method of DNA payloads into cells


July 10th, 2010 - 6:27 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 10 (ANI): Chemical engineers at Virginia Tech have discovered an enhanced delivery method of DNA payloads into cells.The work, by Chang Lu and his colleagues, appears in the journal Lab ... Read more...

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New way to accelerate bone healing


April 29th, 2010 - 3:09 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 27 (ANI): A group of researchers has found a way to significantly speed up the healing of broken bones in mice.The feat which, if replicated in humans, could mean people ... Read more...

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Worms may harbour human limb regeneration secrets


April 24th, 2010 - 1:53 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 24(ANI): Regeneration of old or damaged human organs and tissues may soon be a reality, as scientists have discovered the gene that enables an extraordinary worm to regenerate its own ... Read more...

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Injured Beckham can heel in time to play World Cup


March 19th, 2010 - 1:50 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 19 (ANI): The Achilles tendon injury of ace midfielder David Beckham can heel in time to enable him to play his fourth World Cup in South Africa, according to ... Read more...

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How body repairs itself when organs become diseased


February 27th, 2010 - 2:36 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 27 (ANI): Rhode Island Hospital boffins have discovered how cells communicate with each other during times of cellular injury.The findings shed new light on how the body repairs itself ... Read more...

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Humans may one day be able to regrow organs and limbs


February 20th, 2010 - 2:12 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Feb 20 (ANI): A breakthrough research by an Indian-origin Kiwi scientist may soon enable humans to regrow parts of their body in the same way some amphibians do.Vishal Bhasin, a former ... Read more...

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Found: Molecular route to regenerate organ tissue


February 16th, 2010 - 1:23 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 16 (IANS) Scientists have discovered a molecular pathway that works through the immune system to regenerate damaged kidney tissues. The breakthrough may lead to new therapies for repairing injury in a ... Read more...

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Molecular pathway for organ tissue regeneration, repair discovered


February 16th, 2010 - 1:11 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 16 (ANI): A molecular pathway that works through the immune system to regenerate damaged kidney tissues and may lead to new therapies for repairing injury in a number of organs ... Read more...

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Prostate cancer cells more likely to spread with specific gene function loss


February 3rd, 2010 - 3:42 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 3 (ANI): A new research has shown that prostate cancer cells are more likely to spread to other parts of the body if a specific gene quits functioning normally.Certain ... Read more...

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‘Jekyll and Hyde’ cell paves way for muscular dystrophy, fibrosis treatment


January 19th, 2010 - 1:12 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 19 (ANI): Researchers at the University of British Columbia have identified new potential targets for the treatment of muscle diseases such as muscular dystrophy and fibrosis.Study's lead author Fabio Rossi ... Read more...

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Scientists develop ’scaffold’ to regenerate lost or damaged bones, tissues


October 20th, 2009 - 5:08 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 20 (ANI): Lizard has a unique ability to regrow body tissue that is damaged or torn. If its tail is pulled off, it grows right back. It's an impressive feat, ... Read more...

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Scientists boost stem cells’ ability to promote tissue regeneration


October 6th, 2009 - 5:15 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 6 (ANI): Engineers from Massachusetts Institute of Technology have successfully enhanced stem cells' ability to regenerate vascular tissue such as blood vessels by equipping them with genes that produce extra ... Read more...

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Injectable gel helps regenerate brain tissue in traumatic injuries


September 3rd, 2009 - 2:44 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 3 (ANI): In a breakthrough study, a Clemson University bioengineer has successfully regenerated brain at the site of a traumatic brain injury with the help of a novel biomaterial gel.Assistant ... Read more...

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Light therapy can enhance stem cells’ power


August 12th, 2009 - 5:55 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 12 (ANI): In a novel study, University of Central Florida researchers have shown that light energy can be used to harness the healing power of stem cells and guide them ... Read more...

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Compounds from fish oil may resolve periodontal inflammation


April 6th, 2009 - 1:25 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 6 (ANI): Boston University scientists say that they have discovered a new family of biologically active products of omega-3 fatty acids, which can resolve periodontal inflammation and restore the gums ... Read more...

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On-off switch for major diseases uncovered


October 7th, 2008 - 12:57 pm ICT by ANI
London, October 7 (ANI): An international team of researchers has discovered a novel receptor that appears to act as an on-off switch for several major diseases. The researchers say that the ... Read more...

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Life-changing innovations vie for top global tech honour


June 9th, 2008 - 9:39 pm ICT by IANS
By Jaideep Sarin Helsinki (Finland), June 9 (IANS) Few would know that it is an algorithm that helps us use the mobile phone technology that has made our lives simpler. Or that an ... Read more...

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Stem cells from hair follicles may help engineer new blood vessels


March 29th, 2008 - 4:27 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Mar 29 (ANI): Scientists at the University of Buffalo have suggested that stem cells derived from hair follicles have the potential to be formed into new blood vessels.The study, led ... Read more...

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New ‘bionic nerve’ may bring damaged limbs and organs back to life


November 14th, 2007 - 2:27 am ICT by admin
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