Older adults in England with fewer financial resources are more likely to develop dementia, according to new UCL and University of Exeter research.
An automated system that uses robots has been designed to rapidly produce human mini-organs derived from stem cells. Researchers at the University of Washington School of Medicine in Seattle developed the new system.
Metformin might be able to prevent aging in human cells by acting through the Nrf2-GPx7 pathway, researchers say.
Researchers have identified a compound that blocks the spread of pancreatic and other cancers in various animal models.
Cardiovascular tissue engineering aims to treat heart disease with prostheses that grow and regenerate. Now, researchers from the University of Zurich, the Technical University Eindhoven and the Charité Berlin have successfully implanted regenerative heart valves, designed with the aid of computer simulations, into sheep for the first time.