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2013-06-27 23:41:12

“Regenerative Medicines: Bone and Joint Applications” is the new market research report added to ReportsnReports.com store. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) June 26, 2013 Regenerative medicine in orthopedic applications is a $2.7 billion per year niche sector in America’s $2.6 trillion per year healthcare system. However, it is a sector of immense interest in terms of technical and medical possibilities. The best analogy to the current state of regenerative therapies in the bone and joint healing...

2013-06-20 12:03:57

Studies in zebrafish reveal abundant potential source for repair of injured heart muscle In a study published in the June 19 online edition of the journal Nature, a scientific team led by researchers from the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine visually monitored the dynamic cellular events that take place when cardiac regeneration occurs in zebrafish after cardiac ventricular injury. Their findings provide evidence that various cell lines in the heart are more plastic,...

2013-06-13 10:51:05

Researchers discover biochemical pathway that links nail growth to fingertip regeneration Mammals possess the remarkable ability to regenerate a lost fingertip, including the nail, nerves and even bone. In humans, an amputated fingertip can sprout back in as little as two months, a phenomenon that has remained poorly understood until now. In a paper published today in the journal Nature, researchers at NYU Langone Medical Center shed light on this rare regenerative power in mammals, using...

Skin Regeneration May Help Burn Victims
2013-06-04 08:47:33

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Much like the liver, it is thought that human skin once had the ability to regenerate. Over time, however, this ability was lost. Anthony Metcalfe professor of burns and wounds at the University of Brighton and director of research at the Blond McIndoe Research Foundation, led a team of researchers who are attempting to restart the process. "The idea that humans once had the ability to regenerate skin comes from the notion that...

2013-06-03 13:30:35

Penn Medicine study highlights interplay between immune system and tissue regeneration Researchers in the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania have determined the role of a key growth factor, found in skin cells of limited quantities in humans, which helps hair follicles form and regenerate during the wound healing process. When this growth factor, called Fgf9, was overexpressed in a mouse model, there was a two- to three-fold increase in the number of new hair...

Macrophages Key In Salamander Regeneration
2013-05-21 15:06:03

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online For years, scientists have considered salamanders the ℠Holy Grail´ of biological regeneration. Now, a new study in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences has revealed an exciting step forward in the quest to adapt this ability for medical use in humans. Based on experiments with the tiny amphibians, researchers from the Australian Regenerative Medicine Institute at Monash University have found that elements of a...


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