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Salamanders could hold key to human organ regeneration May 21, 1:57 pm
Washington, May 21 (ANI): Scientists have found that salamanders' immune systems are key to their remarkable ability to regrow limbs, and could also underpin their ability to regenerate spinal cords, brain tissue and even parts of their hearts.
Venezuelans scrambling to find scarce toilet paper May 17, 2:54 pm
New York, May 17 (ANI): Venezuelans scrambled to stock up on toilet paper on Thursday, after fears of a bathroom emergency spread despite the socialist government's promise to import 50 million rolls.
Functional 3-D 'heart patch' created in lab May 7, 10:45 am
Washington, May 7 (ANI): Making a breakthrough in cell-based therapies, Duke University biomedical engineers have grown three-dimensional human heart muscle that acts just like natural tissue.
Now, smart tissue box that says 'bless you' when you sneeze May 5, 11:33 am
New York, May 5 (ANI): Researchers at Penn State have developed a smart tissue box that says "bless you" when you sneeze.
Gene mutations associated with nearsightedness identified May 3, 1:33 pm
Washington, May 3 (ANI): Mutations in a gene that helps regulate copper and oxygen levels in eye tissue are associated with a severe form of nearsightedness, according to a study at Duke Medicine.
Washington, May 3 (ANI): In a new study, researchers have demonstrated that grapes are able to reduce heart failure associated with chronic high blood pressure (hypertension) by increasing the activity of several genes responsible for antioxidant defense in the heart tissue.
Now, functional artificial tissues to mend broken heart Apr 30, 3:44 pm
Washington, April 30 (ANI): A team of bioengineers at Brigham and Women's Hospital (BWH) has created artificial heart tissue that closely mimics the functions of natural heart tissue through the use of human-based materials.
Early pregnancy lowers breast cancer risk Apr 30, 10:50 am
Washington, Apr 30 (ANI): Getting pregnant while you are still young is known to protect a women against breast cancer, a new study suggests.
Engineered T cells kill tumours but spare normal tissues Apr 8, 2:40 pm
Washington, April 8 (ANI): In a mouse model of human ovarian cancer, a newly engineered T cells showed potent anti-cancer activity against tumours while minimizing reactivity against normal tissues.
Patients' own stem cells could build better blood vessels, improve tissue engineering Apr 7, 11:16 am
Washington, April 7 (ANI): Researchers from the University of Michigan (UM) have reportedly discovered a new way to overcome one of the major obstacles to growing new organs-replacement hearts, lungs and kidneys.
Adult stem cells isolated from human intestinal tissue Apr 5, 3:27 pm
Washington, April 5 (ANI): American researchers have for the first time isolated adult stem cells from human intestinal tissue.
Now, 3D printer that can create tissue-like material Apr 5, 2:04 pm
Washington, Apr 5 (ANI): Oxford University scientists have developed a custom-built programmable 3D printer that can create materials with several of the properties of living tissues.
Ex-Vogue editor says models eat tissues to stay skinny Apr 4, 4:51 pm
New York, April 4 (ANI): Kirstie Clements, who was fired from her job as editor-in-chief of Vogue Australia last year has released a book, in which she has exposed the dark side of the fashion publishing industry.
Functional ovaries developed in lab Mar 27, 9:50 am
Washington, Mar. 27 (ANI): Researchers have engineered ovaries that showed sustained release of the sex hormones estrogen and progesterone.
Washington, Mar 23 (ANI): Blocking an enzyme that promotes inflammation can prevent the tissue damage following a heart attack that often leads to heart failure, a new study has found.
3D bioprinters to create artificial human organs being developed Mar 10, 2:04 pm
Washington, Mar. 10 (ANI): Researchers from US are working on 3D bioprinters to create replacement parts for damaged and failing human organs and tissue.
New injectable hydrogel repairs damage after heart attack Feb 21, 12:18 pm
Washington, February 21 (ANI): In a new study in pigs, University of California, San Diego bioengineers have shown that a new injectable hydrogel can repair damage from heart attacks, help the heart grow new tissue and blood vessels, and get the heart moving closer to how a healthy heart should.
Fish oil may help protect brain after stroke Feb 21, 10:02 am
Washington, February 21 (ANI): Triglyceride lipid emulsions rich in an omega-3 fatty acid injected within a few hours of an ischemic stroke can decrease the amount of damaged brain tissue by 50 percent or more in mice, according to a new study.
Raman spectroscopy modulated for broader biomedical applications Feb 20, 1:08 pm
Washington, February 20 (ANI): Scientists have now demonstrated the advantages of wavelength-modulated Raman spectroscopy, opening the door to wider biomedical and clinical applications such as real-time assessment of tissues during surgery.
Stem cell-based bioartificial tissues and organs being developed Feb 19, 1:55 pm
Washington, February 19 (ANI): A bioengineered stem cell-based trachea, composed of both artificial and biological material, has been successfully transplanted.
Sneezing while driving responsible for 2500 accidents a week Feb 15, 2:10 pm
London, Feb 15 (ANI): Sneezing, searching for a tissue and blowing nose are to be blamed for 2,500 accidents a week in winter, a survey has revealed.
Achilles tendon can't heal itself Feb 13, 3:27 pm
Washington, February 13 (ANI): By carbon testing tissues exposed to nuclear fallout in post WWII tests, scientists have found that despite repeated high-impact loading, the Achilles tendon is not renewed, but stays the same throughout adult life.
Docs warn healthy women against freezing ovarian tissue Feb 11, 4:49 pm
Melbourne, February 11(ANI): A breast cancer survivor has become pregnant after she was reimplanted with her frozen ovarian tissue, which was removed prior to chemotherapy.
New compounds protect heart cells during and after attack Feb 8, 1:43 pm
Washington, February 8 (ANI): Using two different compounds they developed, scientists from the Florida campus of The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) have been able to show in animal models that inhibiting a specific enzyme protects heart cells and surrounding tissue against serious damage from heart attacks.
Kidney tissue generated from iPS cells for first time Jan 23, 10:54 am
Tokyo, January 23(ANI): Kyoto University researchers have for the first time successfully generated kidney tissue from induced pluripotent stem cells, or iPS cells.
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