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Latest Platelet-derived growth factor Stories

2012-03-06 11:11:26

A new research discovery by a team of Stanford and European scientists offers hope that people with atherosclerotic disease may one day be able to avoid limb amputation related to ischemia.

2012-02-06 08:36:43

Thousands of individuals are diagnosed with Glioblastoma mutiforme (GMB) each year and given little hope of survival. Sadly this is one of the most difficult forms of brain cancer to treat and the most common.

2012-02-01 15:57:40

Glioblastoma multiforme (GBM) is the most common of all malignant brain tumors that originate in the brain.

2011-11-14 23:16:11

Glioblastoma multiforme (GBM) is the most common malignant brain cancer in humans.

2011-10-17 16:30:00

Scientists may someday be able to develop therapies that target this pathway to treat or prevent a variety of diseases, including diabetes as reported by DiabeticLive.com. Orlando,

2011-10-12 23:15:46

As a person ages, the ability of their beta cells to divide and make new beta cells declines.

2011-10-12 23:13:14

Researchers at the Stanford University School of Medicine have identified a key molecular pathway responsible for the natural decrease in the proliferation of insulin-producing cells that occurs as a person ages.

2011-06-09 15:09:04

Few treatments for Parkinson's disease (PD) restore function for extended periods.

2010-10-06 17:32:26

In research that one day may lead to the discovery of how to regenerate tissue damaged by heart disease, investigators at Childrens Hospital Los Angeles have identified PDGF as a key factor in the proliferation and transformation of epicardial cells, one type of cell that surrounds heart muscle and contributes to vessels.


Word of the Day
ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.