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Immune System Can Accelerate Regeneration Of Peripheral Nerves
2012-10-02 13:19:21

Modulating immune response to injury could accelerate the regeneration of severed peripheral nerves, a new study in an animal model has found.

2012-09-08 23:00:02

The abstract submission titled “Clinical Results from a Multicenter Registry Study on the Use of Processed Nerve Allograft for Sensory, Mixed and Motor Nerve Repairs” was selected for an Outstanding

2012-09-07 23:00:09

Attendees at ASSH 2012 are invited to join AxoGen to “Thank a Wounded Warrior” and donate to the Wounded Warrior Project. Alachua, FL (PRWEB) September 06,

2012-09-06 23:02:50

AxoGen to support educational events at ASSH 2012 featuring presentations by clinical experts on use of pioneering regenerative technologies in peripheral nerve repair. Alachua,

2012-08-21 23:30:56

A research team from King's College London and the University of Exeter Medical School has identified how a genetic mutation acts during the development of nerves responsible for controlling eye muscles, resulting in movement disorders such as Duane Syndrome, a form of squint.

2012-08-21 23:17:11

Working with units of material so small that it would take 50,000 to make up one drop, scientists are developing the profiles of the contents of individual brain cells in a search for the root causes of chronic pain, memory loss and other maladies that affect millions of people.

2012-07-31 23:02:22

Besides the dieting required to shimmy into them, skinny jeans pose another health risk.

2012-07-26 01:06:23

Several years ago, Prof. Michael Fainzilber and his group in the Biological Chemistry Department made a surprising discovery: Proteins thought to exist only near the cell nucleus could also be found in the far-off regions of the body's longest cells – peripheral nerve cells that extend processes called axons, reaching up to a meter in length in adult humans.

2012-07-20 12:31:18

Korean scientists have used tiny stars, squares and triangles as a toolkit to create live neural circuits in a dish.

2012-06-28 20:15:46

Mayo Clinic researchers have successfully used smaller, folded DNA molecules to stimulate regeneration and repair of nerve coatings in mice that mimic multiple sclerosis (MS).