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Newts are the only four-legged vertebrates that can regenerate their body parts even as adults. When a newt loses a limb, a mass of cells, called a blastema, is generated at the stump, from which a new, fully functional limb is eventually regenerated.
Homeowners know that one little termite can lead to big problems: while termites are efficient at gnawing away at wood, they can do even more damage if the wood is already broken or has another defect.
University of North Carolina Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center researchers have found that by helping to form clots within tumors, immune cells that flock to a particular type of lung cancer are actually building a foundation for the tumor to spread within the body.
While several products are available to quickly seal surface wounds, rapidly stopping fatal internal bleeding has proven more difficult.
APR Applied Pharma Research sa, the Swiss independent developer of science driven and patent protected healthcare products, today announces the publication in "Advances in skin & wound care" of the results of a clinical pilot study on the efficacy and tolerability of Nexodyn AcidOxidizing Solution, a sprayable Active Cleanser with ancillary antimicrobial activity developed for acute and chronic wound management.
For years, researchers have known that a gene called EAK-7 plays an important role in determining how long worms will live.
In yesterday's keynote address to the 19th World Dermatology Congress, renowned dermatologist Dr. Saad Sami AlSogair noted that the past could hold the key to the future of anti-aging
Precision cancer treatment relies on obtaining molecular information about the tumor to guide effective treatment decisions.