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Silk scaffolds and magnetism to generate bone tissue and be able to use it in implants
Researchers from the UPV/EHU, BCMaterials and various centres in Portugal have shown that the combination of biocompatible scaffolds formed from silk components, and stimulation of cells by means of magnetism is valid for generating bone tissue. (2020-08-05)
Scientists discover the switch that makes human brown fat burn energy
The receptor responsible for activating the energy-burning property of brown fat in humans has been identified. (2020-08-05)
Hydrogel paves way for biomedical breakthrough
Dubbed the ''invisibility cloak'', engineers at the University of Sydney have developed a hydrogel that allows implants and transplants to better and more safetly interact with surrounding tissue. (2020-08-03)
Trying to listen to the signal from neurons
Toyohashi University of Technology has developed a coaxial cable-inspired needle-electrode. (2020-07-29)
Study challenges idea that lower BMI shields smokers from fat-associated health risks
Some smokers might rationalize continuing to smoke because of lower body weight often associated with the habit. (2020-07-27)
Mix and match: New 3D cell culture model replicates fibrotic elements of pancreatic cancer
Pancreatic cancer is a deadly cancer characterized by prominent fibrosis, which plays a crucial role in disease progression and therapeutic resistance. (2020-07-22)
Healthy offspring from testicular tissue plantation in mice: Retinoic acid key
Germ cell depletion in recipient testis has adverse effects on spermatogenesis in orthotopically transplanted testis pieces via retinoic acid insufficiency. (2020-07-16)
Adipose-derived stem cells considerably improve fat graft retention in breast augmentation
Results of a clinical trial released in STEM CELLS Translational Medicine indicates that breast augmentation in patients treated with fat grafts enriched with autologous adipose-derived stem cells (ASCs) had significantly superior results compared to those treated with non-enriched grafts. (2020-07-08)
Age-related impairments reversed in animal model
Frailty and immune decline are two main features of old age. (2020-07-06)
How the body regulates scar tissue growth after heart attacks
New UCLA research conducted in mice could explain why some people suffer more extensive scarring than others after a heart attack. (2020-07-03)
Oat and rye bran fibres alter gut microbiota, reducing weight gain and hepatic inflammation
In a newly published experimental study, the consumption of dietary fibre from oat and rye brans supported the growth of beneficial gut microbiota, which in turn ameliorated cholesterol metabolism, enhanced gut barrier function and reduced hepatic inflammation. (2020-07-02)
Researchers have found a promising therapy for cardiac regeneration
New research gives information in order to understand safety, efficacy and mechanisms of action of a new cardiac therapy. (2020-06-30)
Scientists devise gentle technique to study heart tissue functioning
Biophysicists from the Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology and their colleagues have proposed a simple way to observe the heart tissue. (2020-06-29)
Excessive sugar intake linked with unhealthy fat deposits
Sugar consumption is linked with larger fat deposits around the heart and in the abdomen, which are risky for health. (2020-06-28)
Receptor makes mice strong and slim
Increasing abdominal girth and shrinking muscles are two common side effects of aging. (2020-06-25)
Super-strong surgical tape detaches on demand
Engineers have designed a super-strong, detachable adhesive that may someday replace surgical sutures. (2020-06-22)
Researchers study a novel type of extracellular vesicles
Researchers from Sechenov University and the University of Pittsburgh compared the properties of two groups of extracellular vesicles. (2020-06-18)
3D X-ray reveals secrets from inside bones
An international team of researchers from Aarhus University, the European Synchotron (ESRF), Chalmers University and the Paul Scherrer Institute have uncovered a previously unknown substructure in bone tissue using a new X-ray technique to produce 3D images of the internal structure of bones. (2020-06-15)
Directly printing 3D tissues within the body
In the TV series Westworld, human body parts are built on robotic frames using 3D printers. (2020-06-15)
Transforming spleen to liver brings new hope for organ regeneration
Scientists from Nanjing University and University of Macau have transformed the spleen into a functioning liver in living mice, which could bring new hope for patients suffering from organ shortage worldwide. (2020-06-10)
Research reveals insights into bioprinted skeletal muscle tissue models
SUTD collaborates with NTU to provide in-depth analysis of 3D in vitro biomimetic skeletal muscle tissue models, highlighting the great potential of bioprinting technology. (2020-06-09)
Microneedling therapeutic stem cells into damaged tissues
Small and minimally invasive 'Detachable Microneedle Depots' effectively deliver stem cells for localized MSC therapy of skin disorders. (2020-06-09)
Researchers identify secretion mechanisms for a protein necessary for maintaining healthy connective
Researchers have discovered that a defective form of the protein aortic carboxypeptidase-like protein (ACLP) from patients with Ehlers-Danlos syndrome (EDS) is retained in cells and induces cellular stress. (2020-06-03)
How a fat cell's immune response makes obesity worse
Cincinnati Children's obesity science expert Senad Divanovic, PhD, reports in Nature Communications that adipocytes themselves can unlock a dormant inflammatory potential during obesity that further disrupts a person's metabolism. (2020-06-02)
Researchers develop new method to map cholesterol metabolism in brain
A team of researchers led by Swansea University have developed new technology to monitor cholesterol in brain tissue which could uncover its relation to neurodegenerative disease and pave the way for the development of new treatments. (2020-05-29)
Mapping immune cells in brain tumors
It is not always possible to completely remove malignant brain tumors by surgery so that further treatment is necessary. (2020-05-28)
Scientists find optimal age of stem cells
Biophysicists from MIPT and Vladimirsky Moscow Regional Clinical Research Institute have determined the optimal age of reprogrammed stem cells suitable for restoring heart tissue. (2020-05-26)
Cell-culture based test systems for anticancer drug screening
As we know, a malignant tumor is a complex system of mutated cells which constantly interacts with and involves healthy cells in the body. (2020-05-21)
Weight loss surgery may alter gene expression in fat tissue
New findings published in the Journal of Internal Medicine reveal altered gene expression in fat tissue may help explain why individuals who have regained weight after weight loss surgery still experience benefits such as metabolic improvements and a reduced risk of type 2 diabetes. (2020-05-21)
Navigating nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD)
Gastroenterology, the official journal of the American Gastroenterological Association (AGA), has released a special issue providing clinicians and researchers an up-to-date resource on the risk factors, natural history, diagnosis and treatment of nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD). (2020-05-19)
Determining the quantity and location of lipids in the brain
The Sweedler Research Group at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign has developed a new technique to measure the amount and distribution of lipids in rat brain samples. (2020-05-19)
Clinical trial shows ability of stem cell-based topical solution to regrow hair
The results of a clinical trial released today in STEM CELLS Translational Medicine demonstrate how a topical solution made up of stem cells leads to the regrowth of hair for people with a common type of baldness. (2020-05-18)
Atrial fibrillation among overweight people is not due to fat
In a recently published study, researchers from Aarhus University document that the risk of atrial fibrillation is not linked to the amount of body fat, but instead to large muscle mass, or more precisely, a high fat-free weight (2020-05-18)
New study shows how our surveillance system is triggered inside tissues
A new study led by Marc Veldhoen, group leader at Instituto de Medicina Molecular and published this week in the prestigious Nature Immunology, shows that the local availability of specific molecules is crucial to generate these tissue resident surveillance cells. (2020-05-18)
COVID-19 and the role of tissue engineering
Tissue engineering has a unique set of tools and technologies for developing preventive strategies, diagnostics, and treatments that can play an important role during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. (2020-05-08)
New molecular auto-control system to avoid an excessive brown adipose tissue activity
A scientific team found a new metabolism regulation system for the brown adipose tissue using the kallikrein-kinin hormonal system, so far related to the physiology of the renal and cardiovascular system and inflammation and pain processes. (2020-05-07)
A study by TalTech geneticists revealed new potential causes of female infertility
Over the last six years a group of Estonian geneticists led by Associate Professor Agne Velthut-Meikas and a PhD student Ilmatar Rooda from TalTech Department of Chemistry and Biotechnology have studied genes previously associated primarily with female hormone synthesis and ovarian follicle development. (2020-05-06)
Screw cancer: Microneedle sticks it to cancer tissue
A drug-loaded microrobotic needle effectively targets and remains attached to cancerous tissue in lab experiments without needing continuous application of a magnetic field, allowing more precise drug delivery. (2020-05-05)
Nanostimulators boost stem cells for muscle repair
In regenerative medicine, an ideal treatment for patients whose muscles are damaged from lack of oxygen would be to invigorate them with an injection of their own stem cells. (2020-05-01)
Biofabrication drives tissue engineering in 2019
In the quest to engineer replacement tissues and organs for improving human health, biofabrication has emerged as a crucial set of technologies that enable the control of precise architecture and organization. (2020-04-29)
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