Recent content by barbara

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    Meet the xenobot: World’s first living, self-healing robots created from frog stem cells

    JANUARY 15, 2020, BY WQAD DIGITAL TEAM Play Video (CNN) — Scientists have created the world’s first living, self-healing robots using stem cells from frogs.Named xenobots after...
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    New clinical trial uses stem cells to restore mobility in stroke patients

    NJTV News BY Briana Vannozzi, Senior Correspondent | January 17, 2020 A new clinical research trial is helping some stroke patients with limited mobility. While previous therapies focused on rehabilitation, the Pisces III trial is one of few to use a new drug product injecting lab-grown stem...
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    Bronchiectasis Common in COPD Patients with Frequent Flares and Hospitalizations, Study Finds

    Bronchiectasis News Today JANUARY 16, 2020 BY IQRA MUMAL, MSC People with moderate-to-severe chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) often develop bronchiectasis, particularly those with a long disease history or flares that lead to at least once hospitalization each year, a study...
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    Dario Minatta is banking on science and a Sonoma oral surgeon to help him walk again Sonoma dentist Tyler Boynton with Dario Minatta prior to the removal of his wisdom teeth. CAROLE KELLEHER INDEX-TRIBUNE CORRESPONDENT January 9, 2020 Ever since his C6 vertebrae shattered in a...
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    Rejuvenating the brain with stem cells

    Science Daily More stem cells improve learning and memory of old mice :January 9, 2020 Source:Technische Universität Dresden Summary:The older we get the more our brains will find it difficult to learn and remember new things. The research group used a method to stimulate the small pool of...
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    What is the autonomic nervous system?

    Medical News Today 1-10-19 Anatomy Function What affects how it works? Disorders and causes Disorder symptoms Seeing a doctor Testing Summary The autonomic nervous system is a complex network of cells that controls the body's internal state. It regulates and supports many different internal...
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    Cancer drugs could potentially treat COPD

    You are always a fountain of knowledge. Thank you. I hope they get off their behinds too. This really shouldn't be something they should oppose, because they can still sell us millions of dollars worth of drugs which is what we know they want to do.
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    Plant-derived SVC112 hits cancer stem cells, leaves healthy cells alone

    Science Daily Date: January 8, 2020 Source:University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus Summary:Study shows drug SVC112 stops production of proteins that cancer stem cells need to survive and grow.Share: The red, tube-shaped flowers of the firecracker bush (Bouvardia ternifolia), native to...
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    Researchers Unveil Stem Cell Models Of Human Spine Development

    Science Blog January 9, 2020 More than 20 years ago, the lab of developmental biologist Olivier Pourquié discovered a sort of cellular clock in chicken embryos where each “tick” stimulates the formation of a structure called a somite that ultimately becomes a vertebra. In the ensuing years...
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    Are You at Risk for a Heart Attack Due to Knee or Hip Replacement Surgery?

    This is excellent advice. I know someone who did die of a heart attack 3 days after having knee replacement surgery. Regenexx Blog By Chris Centeno, MD / January 9, 2020 Yesterday I saw a new patient in the clinic and told him that because his hip arthritis was too severe that we couldn’t...
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    A Few Slots Left for Our Rotator Cuff and ACL Tear Studies

    By Chris Centeno, MD / January 7, 2020 As you may know, we’ve been performing lab-based and clinical research for many years. Two of our most recent studies are for patients with ACL and rotator cuff tears. Both of these research projects will soon be completed, so this is your last chance to...
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    Circadian Clock of Cells in Lung Appears Troubled in Pulmonary Fibrosis, Study Finds

    Pulmonary Fibrosis News JANUARY 6, 2020 BY MARISA WEXLER, MS The molecular clockwork that regulates circadian rhythms can become dysregulated in the lungs of people with pulmonary fibrosis, promoting processes that scar lung tissue, a study suggests. Poor sleeping habits also appear to...
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    New protocol could signal shift in bone regenerative medicine

    A new, safe and efficient way to coax stem cells into bone cells is reported in a recently published article from STEM CELLS Translational Medicine (SCTM). DURHAM, N.C., Jan. 6, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- A new, safe and efficient way to coax stem cells into bone cells is reported in a recently...
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    Cancer drugs could potentially treat COPD

    Science Daily January 6, 2020S ource:University of Sheffield New research has shown the potential for clinically available cancer treatments to treat chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). Scientists from the University of Sheffield have been investigating the effect of drugs used to...
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    With cellular blueprint for lungs, researchers look ahead to organ regeneration

    jgp - I am so glad that you replied. I was worried since you hadn't posted for awhile. I wish they would hurry up too before Big Pharma can put the kabosh on it.