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Study Explores the Biology of Mending a Broken Heart

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Early research results suggest scientists might be on to a way to preserve heart function after heart attacks or for people with inherited heart defects called congenital cardiomyopathies. Researchers at the Cincinnati Children’s Heart Institute...
27-Sep-2017 9:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Scientists Identify Key Regulator of Male Fertility

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When it comes to male reproductive fertility, timing is everything. Now scientists are finding new details on how disruption of this timing may contribute to male infertility or congenital illness.
19-Sep-2017 10:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Study Hints at Experimental Therapy for Heart Fibrosis

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Researchers report encouraging preclinical results as they pursue elusive therapies that can repair scarred and poorly functioning heart tissues after cardiac injury. Scientists from the Cincinnati Children’s Heart Institute inhibited a protein...
9-Aug-2017 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Lab Grown Human Colons Change Study of GI Disease

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Scientists used human pluripotent stem cells to generate human embryonic colons in a laboratory that function much like natural human tissues when transplanted into mice, according to research published June 22 in Cell Stem Cell. The study is...
19-Jun-2017 1:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Bioengineered Human Livers Mimic Natural Development

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An international team of researchers bioengineering human liver tissues uncovered previously unknown networks of genetic-molecular crosstalk that control the organ’s developmental processes – greatly advancing efforts to generate healthy and...
12-Jun-2017 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

One Gene Closer to Regenerative Therapy for Muscular Disorders

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A detour on the road to regenerative medicine for people with muscular disorders is figuring out how to coax muscle stem cells to fuse together and form functioning skeletal muscle tissues. A study published June 1 by Nature Communications reports...
31-May-2017 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Experimental Therapy for Immune Diseases Hits Achilles Heel of Activated T cells

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Immune diseases like multiple sclerosis and hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis unleash destructive waves of inflammation on the body, causing death or a lifetime of illness and physical impairment. With safe and effective treatments in short supply,...
22-May-2017 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Year-Round Flu Vaccinations Promote Healthier Infants in Subtropics

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Vaccinating pregnant mothers year-round against flu in the resource-challenged region of subtropical Nepal reduced infant flu virus infection rates by an average of 30 percent, increased birth weights by 15 percent and resulted in babies having less...
15-May-2017 6:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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