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New osteoporosis therapy's dual effects on bone tissue
Sclerostin is a protein produced by osteocytes in the bone that inhibits bone formation. (2019-06-25)
Laser light detects tumors
A team of researchers from Jena presents a groundbreaking new method for the rapid, gentle and reliable detection of tumors with laser light. (2019-06-25)
Study investigates role of family doctors in advanced therapies
A group of researchers at the University of Granada has conducted a study into the knowledge and attitudes of Family Medicine residents, in relation to the so-called 'advanced therapies'. (2019-06-24)
Tapping into the way cells communicate
For the first time, scientists can record cells communicating in real time, opening the floodgates for new developments in cell therapy and other areas within cell biology. (2019-06-24)
Timed release of turmeric stops cancer cell growth
A WSU research team has developed a drug delivery system using curcumin, the main ingredient in the spice turmeric, that successfully inhibits bone cancer cells while promoting growth of healthy bone cells. (2019-06-20)
New e-tattoo enables accurate, uninterrupted heart monitoring for days
A new wearable technology, developed by engineers at the University of Texas at Austin, that is made from stretchy, lightweight material, could make heart health monitoring easier and more accurate. (2019-06-20)
Phage display for engineering blood-contacting surfaces
Surfaces that enable endothelial cell attachment without causing blood clotting are needed for various tissue engineering efforts. (2019-06-19)
Scaffold helps cells repair torn meniscus in lab tests
About a million times a year, Americans with a torn meniscus in their knee undergo surgery in hopes of a repair. (2019-06-19)
3D printed tissues and organs without the scaffolding
A research team led by Eben Alsberg, the Richard and Loan Hill Professor of Bioengineering and Orthopaedics at the University of Illinois at Chicago, has developed a process that enables 3D printing of biological tissues without scaffolds using 'ink' made up of only stem cells. (2019-06-17)
Promising esophageal reconstruction based on engineered constructs
The loss of complete segments of the esophagus often results from treatments for esophageal cancer or congenital abnormalities, and current methods to re-establish continuity are inadequate. (2019-06-17)
Tiny probe that senses deep in the lung set to shed light on disease
A hair-sized probe that can measure key indicators of tissue damage deep in the lung has been developed by scientists. (2019-06-16)
Artificial nose identifies malignant tissue in brain tumours during surgery
An artificial nose developed at Tampere University, Finland, helps neurosurgeons to identify cancerous tissue during surgery and enables the more precise excision of tumours. (2019-06-14)
Researchers develop drug-targeting molecules to improve cancer treatment
A compound was developed from a new material, described as an easily injected hydrogel, which acts as a 'homing' cue to attract drug molecules to sites bearing a tumor. (2019-06-12)
BU researchers develop new metamaterial that can improve MRI quality and reduce scan time
New magnetic metamaterial could be used as an additive technology to increase the imaging power of lower-strength MRI machines, increasing the number of patients seen by clinics and decreasing associated costs, without any of the risks that come with using higher-strength magnetic fields. (2019-06-10)
Tissue engineering: The big picture on growing small intestines
CHLA surgeon Dr. Tracy Grikscheit and colleagues describe how stem cell therapies could help babies with severe intestinal issues. (2019-06-07)
Intercultural communication crucial for engineering education
In an increasingly connected world it helps to engage with other cultures without prejudice or assumption. (2019-06-06)
Normal tissues not so normal, but instead mosaics of mutated cells
Normal cell populations may not be as 'normal' as once thought; rather, tissues contain lineages of mutational mosaics developed over a lifetime, according to a comprehensive RNA sequence analysis of more than 6,700 samples across 29 different human tissues. (2019-06-06)
Molecular bait can help hydrogels heal wounds
Rice University bioengineers develop modular, injectable hydrogels enhanced by bioactive molecules anchored in the chemical crosslinkers that give the gels structure. (2019-06-05)
Texas A&M research team develops bioinks to print therapeutics in 3D
A team of researchers at Texas A&M University has developed an innovative way to print therapeutics in 3D for regenerative medicine. (2019-06-03)
The body responds to variations in light between the day and night independently of the brain
In mice whose body clock -- an internal mechanism located in the brain -- does not work properly, each tissue still knows what time it is and has the capacity to respond to changes in light intensity. (2019-05-31)
Scientists engineer unique 'glowing' protein
Biophysicists from MIPT and their colleagues from France and Germany have created a new fluorescent protein. (2019-05-30)
Scientists evaluated the effects of different chemical treatments to tissue transplants
A group of scientists from Russia and Ireland found out how quality of tissue-engineered biomeshes (biological 'frame' which is used for tissue repair) is affected by various chemical fixatives (cross-linkers). (2019-05-28)
New understanding of how cells form tunnels may help in treating wounds, tumors
'A major aspect of our research is that it just really illustrates how complex all these different components are going on inside a person's body,' said Andrew Ford. (2019-05-23)
Better gene knockout in aneuploid cell lines
CRISPR/Cas9 technology enables convenient and effective genome editing in diploid cell lines based on the isolation and expansion of edited single-cell clones. (2019-05-23)
Vascularized kidney tissue engineered by WFIRM scientists
Wake Forest Institute for Regenerative Medicine (WFIRM) researchers have shown the feasibility of bioengineering vascularized functional renal tissues for kidney regeneration, developing a partial augmentation strategy that may be a more feasible and practical approach than creating whole organs. (2019-05-22)
Scientists use molecular tethers, chemical 'light sabers' for tissue engineering
Researchers at the University of Washington unveiled a new strategy to keep proteins intact and functional in synthetic biomaterials for tissue engineering. (2019-05-21)
Algorithm steers catheters to the right spot to treat atrial fibrillation
Some patients with atrial fibrillation or A-Fib need an ablation, which requires a catheter and an advanced 3D map of the heart. (2019-05-21)
New findings could lead to improved vaccinations against sexually transmitted infections
In a study published today in the Nature Communications, researchers from King's College London have shown how skin vaccination can generate protective CD8 T-cells that are recruited to the genital tissues and could be used as a vaccination strategy for sexually transmitted infections (STIs). (2019-05-17)
A new way of diagnosing and treating disease -- without cutting skin
University of British Columbia researchers have developed a specialized microscope that has the potential ability to both diagnose diseases that include skin cancer and perform incredibly precise surgery -- all without cutting skin. (2019-05-15)
Nipple reconstruction techniques could be improved with 3D scaffolds
Nipple and areola reconstruction is a common breast reconstruction technique, especially for breast cancer patients after mastectomy. (2019-05-13)
Human gut microbiome physiology can now be studied in vitro using Organ Chip technology
A research team at Harvard's Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering has developed an approach to co-culture a complex human gut microbiome in direct contact with intestinal tissue for at least five days using 'organ-on-a-chip' (Organ Chip) microfluidic culture technology. (2019-05-13)
Will MSC micropellets outperform single cells for cartilage regeneration?
Repair of cartilage injuries or defects is aided by the introduction of mesenchymal stem cells (MSCs), which can be incorporated into hydrogels to amplify their effects. (2019-05-09)
New approach to drug discovery could lead to personalized treatment of neuropsychiatric disorders
Researchers have developed a method that could drastically accelerate the search for new drugs to treat mental health disorders such as schizophrenia. (2019-05-08)
KAIST identifies the cause of sepsis-induced lung injury
A KAIST research team succeeded in visualizing pulmonary microcirculation and circulating cells in vivo with a custom-built 3D intravital lung microscopic imaging system. (2019-05-07)
Russian scientists developed a system for malignant brain tumors diagnosing during surgery
Scientists of the Research Medical University of Volga region and the Institute of Applied Physics, RAS have developed a system for malignant brain tumors diagnosing during surgery. (2019-05-06)
Mechanics, chemistry and biomedical research join forces for noninvasive tissue therapy
A fortuitous conversation between two University of Illinois scientists has opened a new line of communication between biomedical researchers and the tissues they study. (2019-05-06)
Johns Hopkins researchers develop soft tissue substitute with fewer side effects
A team of plastic surgeons and material scientists has made an important advance in treating the common clinical problem of soft tissue loss. (2019-05-02)
Army research may be used to treat cancer, heal combat wounds
Army research is the first to develop computational models using a microbiology procedure that may be used to improve novel cancer treatments and treat combat wounds. (2019-05-01)
Risk of metastatic cancer increases in those who have diabetes
As if people living with diabetes didn't have enough health concerns, here's another: increased risk of metastatic cancer. (2019-05-01)
'Seeing the light' behind radiation therapy
Delivering just the right dose of radiation for cancer patients is a delicate balance in their treatment regime. (2019-04-30)
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