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2014-04-17 10:32:57

Changing where a newborn baby is held before its umbilical cord is clamped could lead to improved uptake in hospitals of delayed cord clamping, leading to a decreased risk of iron deficiency in infancy, according to new results published in The Lancet. Delaying clamping of the umbilical cord until around two minutes after birth allows for blood to pass from the mother's placenta to the baby, and has previously been shown to reduce the risk of iron deficiency in infancy. However, current...

2014-04-11 10:18:08

A new generation of high yield plants could be created following a fundamental change in our understanding of how plants develop. The research, led by the University of Warwick and published in the journal Science, provides the first evidence that plants have evolved ways to control embryo growth and development by emitting information from surrounding cells. The international study, headed by Dr Jose Gutierrez-Marcos from Warwick's School of Life Sciences, revealed that female sex...

2014-04-04 23:04:35

Scientists turn stem cells into a fish embryo, overcoming major biological challenge. Charlottesville, VA (PRWEB) April 04, 2014 Scientists at the University of Virginia School of Medicine have overcome one of the greatest challenges in biology and taken a major step toward being able to grow whole organs and tissues from stem cells. By manipulating the appropriate signaling, the UVA researchers have turned embryonic stem cells into a fish embryo, essentially controlling embryonic...

2014-04-02 16:31:06

MARIETTA, Ga., April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MiMedx (NASDAQ: MDXG), an integrated developer, manufacturer and marketer of patent protected regenerative biomaterials and bioimplants processed from human amniotic membrane, announced today that its results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2014, will be released before the opening of the market on Friday, April 25, 2014. MiMedx will host a live broadcast of its first quarter conference call on Friday, April 25, 2014 at 10:30am EDT....

2014-03-28 16:22:35

MARIETTA, Ga., March 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MiMedx (NASDAQ: MDXG), an integrated developer, manufacturer and marketer of patent protected regenerative biomaterials and bioimplants processed from human amniotic membrane, announced today that it will present at the 13(th) Annual Needham Healthcare Conference in New York, New York. Parker H. "Pete" Petit, Chairman and CEO, William C. Taylor, President and COO, and Michael J. Senken, Chief Financial Officer, are scheduled to present...

2014-03-04 16:26:08

THE COMPANY TO EXHIBIT AT THE AMERICAN ASSOCIATION OF ORTHOPAEDIC SURGEONS (AAOS) MARIETTA, Ga., March 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MiMedx Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: MDXG), an integrated developer, manufacturer and marketer of patent protected regenerative biomaterials and bioimplants processed from human amniotic membrane, announced today that it will present at the 2014 Canaccord|Genuity Musculoskeletal Conference in New Orleans, Louisiana. Parker H. "Pete" Petit, Chairman and CEO,...

2014-02-25 20:21:43

THE JOURNAL ENTITLED "NATURE REVIEWS RHEUMATOLOGY" HIGHLIGHTS THIS PUBLICATION MARIETTA, Ga., Feb. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MiMedx Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: MDXG), an integrated developer, manufacturer and marketer of patent protected regenerative biomaterials and bioimplants processed from human amniotic membrane, announced today a MiMedx-sponsored study from Georgia Institute of Technology has been published in Arthritis Research & Therapy. The article, titled "Intra-articular...

Black Box Of Embryo Development
2014-02-14 05:42:38

[ Watch the Video: Cells Organize Into Rosette-Like Arrangement ] April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Scientists have uncovered much about how embryos develop, but implantation — a key step in the process — has remained a mystery. A new study from Cambridge University, published in the journal Cell, has discovered a way to study this "black box" of development. Mammalian embryos develop in two phases: pre-implantation — where the embryo is a small, free...

2014-02-07 16:24:32

MARIETTA, Ga., Feb. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MiMedx (NASDAQ: MDXG), an integrated developer, manufacturer and marketer of patent protected regenerative biomaterials and bioimplants processed from human amniotic membrane, today issued the following statement regarding a blog post published today on Seeking Alpha. Shareholders should not rely on Seeking Alpha type articles regardless of whether they are positive or negative. The primary source of information should be the Company's...

New Model For Evolution Of Paired Appendages
2014-01-27 11:28:06

University of Vienna This news release is available in German. All of us backboned animals – at least the ones who also have jaws – have four fins or limbs, one pair in front and one pair behind. These have been modified dramatically in the course of evolution, into a marvelous variety of fins, legs, arms, flippers, and wings. But how did our earliest ancestors settle into such a consistent arrangement of two pairs of appendages? – Because we have a belly. Researchers in the...