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2013-11-04 09:16:31

Kidney repair may not require stem cells Harvard Stem Cell Institute (HSCI) researchers have a new model for how the kidney repairs itself, a model that adds to a growing body of evidence that mature cells are far more plastic than had previously been imagined. After injury, mature kidney cells dedifferentiate into more primordial versions of themselves, and then differentiate into the cell types needing replacement in the damaged tissue. This finding conflicts with a previously held...

2013-10-31 10:34:32

University of Notre Dame researchers have, for the first time, identified the enzymes that are detrimental to diabetic wound healing and those that are beneficial to repair the wound. There are currently no therapeutics for diabetic wound healing. The current standard of care is palliative to keep the wound clean and free of infection. In the United States, 66,000 diabetic individuals each year undergo lower-limb amputations due to wounds that failed to heal. A team of researchers from...

2013-09-11 23:17:38

Leading eco-friendly skin care line, Lotus Moons, reformulates their top selling scar-healing treatment, Skin Regen®, in to a 100 percent organic formula. Skin Regen is a vegan and gluten-free scar healing oil specially formulated to treat post surgery scarring, prevent scar tissue from forming and regenerate skin cells. Alameda, CA (PRWEB) September 11, 2013 Leading eco-beauty skincare brand, Lotus Moon, has repackaged and reformulated Skin Regen® into a 100 percent USDA...

2013-09-08 23:04:07

Dermefface FX7 is the naturally formulated product prepared with the natural antioxidants and moisturizers to diminish the appearance of scars. The product has clinically proven highly effective yet the safe to fade away different types of scars. (PRWEB) September 08, 2013 Skinception have recently launched their new product Dermefface FX7 scar reduction therapy. The product is the naturally formulated contains the clinically proven antioxidants and moisturizers to effectively fade away...

2013-08-30 12:42:55

You can't resurrect a dead cell anymore than you can breathe life into a brick, regardless of what you may have gleaned from zombie movies and Dr. Frankenstein. So when heart cells die from lack of blood flow during a heart attack, replacing those dead cells is vital to the heart muscle's recovery. But muscle tissue in the adult human heart has a limited capacity to heal, which has spurred researchers to try to give the healing process a boost. Various methods of transplanting healthy...


Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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