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A team of scientists from the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania found a way to get skin to regenerate using fat cells, something that was previously thought to be impossible …
A team of scientists from the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania found a way to get …
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A new method of stimulating the renewal of living stem cells in tooth pulp using an Alzheimer's drug has been discovered by a team of researchers at King's College London.Following trauma or an infection, …
A new method of stimulating the renewal of living stem cells in tooth pulp using an Alzheimer's drug has been …
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Alzheimer's and Parkinson's disease are classic age-related disorders characterised by the accumulation of sticky protein clumps that over time damage the nervous system to erode mobility or memory. The human suffering they cause, as well …
Alzheimer's and Parkinson's disease are classic age-related disorders characterised by the accumulation of sticky protein clumps that over time damage …
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Osteolectin, a factor produced by particular bone marrow and bone cells, appears to coax skeletal stem cells to form new bone.Osteoporosis affects over 200 million people worldwide. While there are bisphosphonate drugs and HRT treatments …
Osteolectin, a factor produced by particular bone marrow and bone cells, appears to coax skeletal stem cells to form new …
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UC Santa Barbara neuroscientist Kenneth S. Kosik has been studying the brain for decades. His neurobiology lab focuses on the evolution of synapses that connect neurons and the genetics of Alzheimer’s disease. In particular, …
UC Santa Barbara neuroscientist Kenneth S. Kosik has been studying the brain for decades. His neurobiology lab focuses on the …
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The bionic pancreas system developed by Boston University (BU) investigators proved better than either conventional or sensor-augmented insulin pump therapy at managing blood sugar levels in patients with type 1 diabetes living at home, with no …
The bionic pancreas system developed by Boston University (BU) investigators proved better than either conventional or sensor-augmented insulin pump therapy …
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A rare and powerful type of immune cell has been discovered in the meninges around the brain, suggesting the cells may play a critical but previously unappreciated role in battling Alzheimer's, multiple sclerosis, meningitis and …
A rare and powerful type of immune cell has been discovered in the meninges around the brain, suggesting the cells …
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A study of older adults links consumption of a pigment found in leafy greens to the preservation of "crystallized intelligence," the ability to use the skills and knowledge one has acquired over a lifetime.The …
A study of older adults links consumption of a pigment found in leafy greens to the preservation of "crystallized intelligence," …
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Graying hair, crow's feet, an injury that's taking longer to heal than when we were 20—faced with the unmistakable signs of aging, most of us have had a least one fantasy of turning back time. …
Graying hair, crow's feet, an injury that's taking longer to heal than when we were 20—faced with the unmistakable signs …
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A 'living bandage' made from stem cells, which could revolutionise the treatment and prognosis of a common sporting knee injury, has been trialled in humans for the first time by scientists at the Universities of …
A 'living bandage' made from stem cells, which could revolutionise the treatment and prognosis of a common sporting knee injury, …
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