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2011-07-02 02:29:20

Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) researchers have discovered the first of an entirely new class of antiangiogenesis drugs – agents that interfere with the development of blood vessels.

2011-05-31 12:17:16

Scientists identify in the journal Nature a new molecular pathway used to suppress blood vessel branching in the developing retina – a finding with potential therapeutic value for fighting diseases of the retina and a variety of cancers.

2011-04-28 00:00:27

Muscular-skeleton, joint injuries and arthritis affect over 100 million Americans, or one in every three people. A majority of these people develop chronic problems and disability.

2011-04-25 14:25:24

Cancer has a mighty big bag of tricks that it uses to evade the body's natural defense mechanisms and proliferate.

2011-02-07 14:58:48

A low cost, nanometer-sized drug to treat chronic wounds, such as diabetic foot ulcers or burns, has been developed by a group of scientists from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Harvard Medical School and others in the U.S. and Japan.

2010-10-26 13:57:00

PALO ALTO, Calif., Oct. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Telik, Inc.

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2010-08-16 12:31:35

A new study describes how a carbohydrate-binding protein, galectin-3, promotes angiogenesis, the growth of new blood vessels.

2010-08-12 15:39:33

Dr. Jean-Philippe Gratton, Director of the Endothelial cell biology research unit at the Institut de recherches cliniques de Montréal (IRCM), identifies a new intracellular mechanism responsible for modulating vascular permeability: the nitrosylation of beta-catenin protein by nitric oxide.

2010-07-21 15:52:46

Implanting tiny plastic scaffolds seeded with genetically engineered stem cells reduced organ damage and led to better cardiac function after a heart attack.


Word of the Day
plim
  • To swell, as grain or wood with water.
The word 'plim' is probably a variant of the word 'plum'.
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