Tag Archives: Organ

Smoking makes stupid

Are smokers deaf and dumb of they can't stop despite knowing about the risks for the health? The reverse seems to come closer to the truth: Smoking itself damages ears and brain in the long run. To avoid an early decay it is always worth it to stop the vice even in a more...

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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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Hepatitis C: Lazy Genes heal better

New results provided by researchers from Basel/Switzerland give new hope to physicians: The diagnostic identification of the activation status of the body's own interferon system in liver biopsies enable prognoses about the chances of success of therapy and applied more...

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Do Fat Cells just hang around?

The main function of adipocytes, i. e. fat cells, is solely the storage of the often so much despised fat pads. But it's obvious: Fat cells can do a lot more. The annoying depots even have influence on the immune system. more...

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Tracking in genetic Material

New methods of DNA analysis might soon increase the hit rate in microbiology labs considerably. Because pyro-sequencing machines even detect unknown pathogens within the shortest time. Time that might be crucial in saving a patient. more...

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Just one Drop of Blood…

Bye bye, vein tap! In the future, a sting in the finger tip might be enough. After five seconds of analytics, the attached computer supplies the prognosis - from one drop of blood only. Whether it's the threat of a heart attack or diabetes is just around the corner - more...

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Leverage in Transplantation Medicine

At first glance yet another message of success without any practical aspect - at second glance a little sensation: For the first time, scientists succeeded to suppress the natural repulsion reaction in mice with a heart transplant - without using drugs. A milestone on more...

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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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TCS – light ahead

A sonographic method could soon be the tool to discover Parkinson at an early stage - well before the disease noticeably damages the brain. Along with the patients, ingredient scientists benefit from this method. more...

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