Tag Archives: Organism

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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Complete Take-Off – The Rise of Space Medicine

Pollings in Japan, Germany and the US document that nearly 60 percent of the age under 50 would travel into space. If space tourism is supposed to work out, medicine has to react now: Space-Docs are working worldwide in research - with impressive results - often more...

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Beany’s second Career

Many a patient might be able to abandon expensive lipid- and cholesterol reducers: Half a cup of Pinto beans per day reduces the cholesterol- and lipid level by about 10 percent. The basic approach was discussed time and again - now the Human Nutrition Research Center more...

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Mouse Click instead of Lab Mouse

"Gene discovered in mouse which is immune against cancer". "Protein NF-kappa B rejuvenates the mouse skin". These are almost daily news. Harmless animal testings? The objectors of animal experiments have a different point of view. They expect remedy by for example more...

Article by Karin Bäck

Germs versus Depression

The fight against depression has a new sensation - bacteria win in brightening the mood. And too much hygiene in the childhood might cause depressed adults. Does psychiatry face a similar revolution like gastroenterology once did with the Helicobacter pylorii? 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

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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Flu: Guardian Virus desired?

Right on time for the flu season, British scientists report a sensational success: In the future, so-called protective viruses can do in any influenza pathogens. Even a pandemia can be prevented that way. more...

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Fruit juice fights the Forgetting

Everyone consuming fruit- and vegetable juices on a regular basis, lowers his risk to get Alzheimer by 76 percent. The clinical study published in the September issue of the professional magazine "American Journal of Medicine" is considered a sensation. more...

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