News tagged with clinical sciences

Gene therapy and stem cells save limb

Blood vessel blockage, a common condition in old age or diabetes, leads to low blood flow and results in low oxygen, which can kill cells and tissues. Such blockages can require amputation resulting in loss of limbs. Now, ...

Dec 08, 2009
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Human guinea pigs link pay and risk levels

Human guinea pigs do their homework before volunteering for high-paying clinical trials. New research shows that people equate large payments for participation in medical research with increased levels of risk. And when they ...

Dec 04, 2009
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Bleeding hearts revealed with new scan

Images that for the first time show bleeding inside the heart after people have suffered a heart attack have been captured by scientists, in a new study published today in the journal Radiology.

Jan 19, 2009
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