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Scar-Free Healing Mice Offers Clues To Human Skin Repair
2012-09-27 12:26:26

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online African spiny mice (genus Acomys) have brittle skin, which tears off in continuous sheets, like human skin, in order to escape predators. Some of them lose as much as 60% of the skin from their backs, which then heals rapidly, regrowing hair instead of scarring. Scientists want to figure out how this healing takes place and if it could apply to treatments for people. The study, published in Nature, says the unusual healing of these...

2012-08-31 10:20:38

Scientists' discovery of an important step in the body's process for healing wounds may lead to a new way of treating inflammation. A study published today in Current Biology details how an international team of researchers led by Monash University's Australian Regenerative Medicine Institute (ARMI) discovered the mechanism, which shuts down the signal triggering the body's initial inflammatory response to injury. When the body suffers a wound or abrasion, white blood cells, or...

2012-07-31 23:03:01

Understanding the value of helping to save lives and bring a little fun back to the community, the professionals at MedMar Healing Center, a Medical Marijuana dispensary, recently played host to a charity blood drive that enjoyed a turnout much greater than even organizers expected. (PRWEB) July 31, 2012 Understanding that saving lives can be fun for the whole family , the professionals at MedMar Healing Center recently played host to a charity blood drive that enjoyed a turnout much...

2012-07-04 23:00:05

Muscular contusions are now being treated successfully at The Center for Regenerative medicine in Miami, according to Dr. A. J. Farshchian MD. Miami, FL (PRWEB) July 04, 2012 Muscular contusions are now being treated successfully at The Center for Regenerative medicine in Miami, according to Dr. Farshchian. Contusions in sports injuries are very common, typically caused by a forceful blow in to the muscle cells, muscle fibers and connective tissue gets damaged, there is some bleeding...

2012-06-21 23:00:11

Ready to explore the healing power of indigenous spiritual medicine in an intimate and restorative setting? Experience first-hand the potency of ancient Shamanic healing traditions at The Blue Deer Center´s Summer Healing Camp. Margaretville, NY (PRWEB) June 21, 2012 Healing Camp is not the average “getaway.” It´s a rare opportunity to participate an inclusive “temporary village of health” created for the express purpose of delivering powerful Huichol...

Macrocure’s CureXcell Targets Hard-To-Heal Wounds
2012-06-21 08:53:18

Connie K. Ho for redOrbit.com Chronic wounds are a growing issue. Luckily, Macrocure´s CureXcell addresses that issue. Macrocure, a biotechnology company that specializes in cell therapy for hard-to-heal wounds, is currently conducting a multi center Phase III study in North America and Israel under a Special Protocol Assessment for lower extremity chronic ulcers for adults with diabetes. Macrocure´s lead product is CureXCell, an approach to treating hard-to-heal wounds by...


Word of the Day
sough
  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'
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