POSTS TAGGED AS inflammation

New Material for Soft Tissue Engineering

March 30, 2021 | | Posted in Newsletter

New thermoplastic biomaterials
Elasticity and biodegradability are to properties that are difficult to engineer together.  In this piece, a collaboration of [MORE]

Urine Test for Asthma

March 23, 2021 | | Posted in Newsletter

Urine testing for asthma
Using mass spectrometry, a research group headed at the Karolinska Institutet has been able to sort out [MORE]

Wearables after COVID-19 Has Passed

March 23, 2021 | | Posted in Newsletter

Covid 19 – still a concern for the heart
While the death toll from COVID-19 keeps rising, this piece from last [MORE]

Gene Therapy for Obesity

July 21, 2020 | | Posted in Newsletter

Gene therapy to build muscle and reduce OA
In studying osteoarthritis and obesity, Washington University in St. Louis reports this: “Follistatin [MORE]

Organ Specific Blood Vessel Cells

May 12, 2020 | | Posted in Newsletter

Formation of new blood vessels

University of Illinois cell scientists have discovered that gene expression profiles for blood vessel formation differ [MORE]

The Idea of Anti-Aging

December 24, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

Easter Island, in the South Pacific, is where scientists from the University of Montreal in 1964 discovered a fungicide that [MORE]

Artificial Proteins for “Smart” Cells

October 22, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

LOCKR responds to changes in cellular environment
Describing their engineered protein as “a latch, a cage, a key, and a bioactive [MORE]

Mapping Rheumatoid Arthritis

September 24, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

RA- early diagnosis with imaging
Oxygenated blood absorbs infrared light in a way (glows brighter) that reveals inflammation indicative of rheumatoid [MORE]

Stem Cells in Energy Metabolism and Inflammation

March 5, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

Mesenchymal stem cells
Mesenchymal stem cells exist in bone marrow, cord blood, fat tissue, tooth buds, and amniotic fluid—where they initiate [MORE]

“Regulator of Cartilage Growth and Differentiation”

April 10, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Arthritic Knee
Thinking there might be an injectable therapy instead of joint replacement in some cases of arthritis, researchers at the [MORE]

Atherosclerosis-on-a-Chip Models Disease

March 13, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Atherosclerosis on a Chip
Hardening of the arteries seems like the perfect subject for microfluidics modeling and that is what researchers [MORE]

Smart Hydrogel

December 19, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

Nitric Oxide Ge
Quoting directly: “At the Institute for Basic Science in Daejeon, South Korea, scientists have developed a hydrogel that [MORE]

Lab Grown Cartilage from Stem Cells for Hip Prosthetics

January 24, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

Joint pain, especially from arthritis, seems to be part of the fate of aging. Artificial prosthetics offer some relief, but [MORE]

Implantable Device Against Inflammatory Diseases

December 13, 2016 | | Posted in Newsletter

In a multi-center European trial, an implantable vagus nerve stimulator, made by SetPoint Medical (Valencia, CA), has been found to [MORE]