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Adult ADHD: Pippi is growing up

Attention Deficit-Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), a problem of  Fidgety Philip or Pippi Longstocking? For some time now psychiatrists have classified this ailment as an illness of children. Help is also needed by adult patients, yet it does not always need to be more...

Bone-breaking Job for Bio-Researchers

For a long time, bone regeneration materials were considered the "babies" of biotechnology retorts. But orthopedists of the future have to readjust: Bones growing back on special matrices are just as much part of future bone medicine as absorbable bone regeneration more...

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When Mutants mingle with Mutants

The term "evolution" trepans into thinking of times long gone: Prehistoric men, stone age and primitive life. Doesn't the modern human stand at the end of this development? To the contrary says an international team of researchers which quantifies the scope of genetic more...

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Tissue Engineering – The next Step

Accidents or disease quite often necessitate the replacement of tissue. Tissue engineering raises great hopes here. One project at the University Hospital of Lübeck tests the treatment of diabetic feet with the patient's own cells, their production enabling the growth more...

Article by Bettina Reich

New Chance for Preemies

There is hope for babies suffering from brain damage caused by a periventricular Leukomalacia: Innsbruck neonatologists examine a possibility to remedy existing damage. more...

Article by Monika Lerch

Stemcells: Therapy Thanks to a Chopstick Accident

It sounds like an anecdote, but once you take a closer look, you see, it's a small sensation: neuronal stem cells can be hatched relatively effortless to renew damaged organ material - from tissue originating from the damaged brain. New therapies are coming closer and more...

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Cartilage Technology for Advanced Learners

Twenty years later, the autologous cartilage cell transplantation still suffers from a blatant lack of studies. But - data or no data, the old technology will be left behind now anyway. Biophysicians open new sources for cells and invent tricky carrier substances on more...

Article by Philipp Graetzel
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