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How injured nerves grow themselves back

Unlike nerves of the spinal cord, the peripheral nerves that connect our limbs and organs to the central nervous system have an astonishing ability to regenerate themselves after injury. Now, a new report in the October 1st ...

dateSep 27, 2010 in Medical research
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Lizard reveals cancer secrets

(PhysOrg.com) -- A compound produced by a pregnant lizard may provide important information on the origins and treatment of cancer in humans, according to zoologist Bridget Murphy from the School of Biological Sciences who ...

dateJun 29, 2010 in Cancer
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A new cancer vaccine starves tumors of blood

A DNA-vaccine that restricts the supply of blood to tumours has been developed by scientists at the Swedish medical university Karolinska Institutet. The vaccine slows the growth of breast cancer tumours in mice.

dateMay 24, 2010 in Cancer
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A novel in vitro model for light-induced wound healing

Today, during the 39th Annual Meeting of the American Association for Dental Research, convening at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, DC, lead researcher C. Millan (U.S. Army Dental Corps, Martinez, ...

dateMar 04, 2010 in Other
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Bacteria toxic to wound-treating maggots

Bacteria that infect chronic wounds can be deadly to maggot 'biosurgeons' used to treat the lesions, show researchers writing in the journal Microbiology. The findings could lead to more effective treatment of wounds and th ...

dateFeb 04, 2010 in Cell & Microbiology
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