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Not all cells are destined for greatness. Deemed unfit to serve in the body, some are killed off during early development through a process called cell competition. This phenomenon has previously been documented in flies and is now turning out to occur in mammals as well.
a significant amount of research over the past 20 years has demonstrated that the endocannabinoid system plays a vital role in skin homeostasis, and therefore skin conditions too.
Army research is the first to develop computational models using a microbiology procedure that may be used to improve novel cancer treatments and treat combat wounds.
Researchers at the University of Virginia School of Medicine have shed light on how cancers hijack the body’s natural wound-healing response to grow and spread.
What if doctors had a remote control that they could use to steer a patient's own cells to a wound to speed up the healing process?
For decades, articles in research journals and the popular press alike have reported that being a family caregiver takes a toll on a person’s health, boosting levels of inflammation and weakening the function of the immune system.
Negative pressure wound therapy has been used in hospitals for over 20 years; over 100 studies have been completed. However, conclusions on benefit and harm are in part uncertain because study initiators are withholding results.
AVITA Medical, a global regenerative medicine company, announced that interim results describing clinical outcomes for pediatric patients treated using the RECELL System were presented at the American Burn Association 51st Annual Meeting in Las Vegas by Jeffrey Carter, MD, FACS University Medical Center New Orleans Burn Center and LSU Health New Orleans School of Medicine.