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Cartilage To Reconstruct Nose Grown By Scientists

Cartilage To Reconstruct Nose Grown By Scientists

University of Basel Scientists at the University of Basel report first ever successful nose reconstruction surgery using cartilage grown in the laboratory. Cartilage cells were extracted from the patient's nasal septum, multiplied and expanded...

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2014-04-18 23:05:09

Kyle Leon, one of the popular fitness experts, recently released a new body building program called Somanabolic Muscle Maximizer at teachurself.com. With this program, Kyle aims to help people get past their muscle building plateau issues that body builders often face during their fitness regimes. (PRWEB) April 18, 2014 Body builders go through different phases of success and failure during their training years. One of the common problems that they often come across is the muscle building...

2014-04-17 14:32:49

The first MRI scan to show 'brown fat' in a living adult could prove to be an essential step towards a new wave of therapies to aid the fight against diabetes and obesity. Researchers from Warwick Medical School and University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust used a magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) based method to identify and confirm the presence of brown adipose tissue in a living adult. Brown fat has become a hot topic for scientists due its ability to use energy and...

2014-04-17 14:26:40

Florida State University researchers have identified a new syndrome called "osteosarcopenic obesity" that links the deterioration of bone density and muscle mass with obesity. "It used to be the thinking that the heavier you were the better your bones would be because the bones were supporting more weight," said Jasminka Ilich-Ernst, the Hazel Stiebeling Professor of Nutrition at Florida State. "But, that's only true to a certain extent." The syndrome, outlined in the May issue of...

2014-04-09 15:59:18

Boston University researchers have learned new information about the consequences of overeating high-calorie foods. Not only does this lead to an increase in white fat cell production, the type prominent in obesity, but it also leads to the dysfunction of brown fat cells, the unique type of fat that generates heat and burns energy. This study is the first to describe how overeating causes brown fat cells to "whiten." Published in the Journal of Clinical Investigation, the results...

2014-04-07 23:29:59

Many women have cellulite, and the new Cellulite Whisperer® report from Sublime Beauty® explains why and how to reduce it starting today. St. Petersburg, FL (PRWEB) April 07, 2014 It's time to reduce cellulite now, and a new report "Getting Control of Your Cellulite" is available to help. "In addition to our report and products, we devote a full website to cellulite strategies," says Kathy Heshelow, founder of Sublime Beauty®, "because so many...

2014-04-04 23:24:50

Greek God Muscle Building Program designed by Greg O’Gallagher is the latest fitness program for men who want to learn how to build rock-solid muscles. A full review on the site Vkool.com indicates if it is worth buying. Seattle, Wa (PRWEB) April 04, 2014 Greek God Muscle Building Program is the latest fitness program for men who want to learn how to build muscle without gaining fat. This program covers high intensity workouts to sculpt a proportionate physique, and step-by-step...

2014-04-02 23:34:17

Many women are troubled by cellulite. Cellulite Whisperer® products help reduce and diminish cellulite - and the products are on sale this week. St. Petersburg, FL (PRWEB) April 02, 2014 Beautify your body, smoothen your skin and diminish cellulite. Sublime Beauty® offers the Cellulite Whisperer® products, with clinically-tested organic products known to diminish cellulite dimpling. In addition, the ingredients smoothen and strengthen skin that has been weakened by toxins...

2014-04-02 12:11:03

High levels of GDNF protein could help the body resist weight gain despite high-fat diet More than one-third of people in the US are obese. Obesity and its related health problems—including high blood pressure, high cholesterol, diabetes, insulin resistance, and belly fat—affect so many, yet effective treatments are very few. In a new study, Simon Musyoka Mwangi and colleagues tested whether higher levels of a certain protein help fight the weight gain and health problems caused by...

Scientists Grow Self-healing Engineered Muscle In The Laboratory
2014-04-01 13:46:41

[ Watch The Video: Self-Healing Muscle Engineered And Grown In Lab ] Ken Kingery, Duke University Biomedical engineers have grown living skeletal muscle that looks a lot like the real thing. It contracts powerfully and rapidly, integrates into mice quickly, and for the first time, demonstrates the ability to heal itself both inside the laboratory and inside an animal. The study conducted at Duke University tested the bioengineered muscle by literally watching it through a...

2014-03-31 08:30:30

New contract broadens access of MatriStem to an additional 100,000 healthcare entities COLUMBIA, Md., March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ACell, Inc., a leading regenerative medicine company focused on the development, manufacturing and commercialization of tissue repair products, today announced that it has entered into a national purchasing agreement with Novation for the Company's MatriStem® devices. The MatriStem devices also were awarded the elite Innovative Technology...


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Muscle
2013-04-30 14:32:22

Muscle is soft tissue that is filled with protein filaments that manipulates the shape of a cell which can help with posture, movement and functions of other organs in the body such as the lungs and heart as well as the digestive tract. Formation and Orientation There are three different types of muscle tissues; skeletal, smooth and cardiac muscles. Skeletal muscle is used to hold together and monitor skeletal movements. Posture is mainly controlled by skeletal muscles located along...

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