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.
The osteoporosis drug alendronate was linked with a reduced risk of cardiovascular death, heart attack, and stroke in a Journal of Bone and Mineral Research study of patients with hip fractures. The association was seen for up to 10 years after fracture.
Researchers at the University of Washington have designed a convenient and natural product that uses proteins to rebuild tooth enamel and treat dental cavities.
Scientists of the Center for composite materials nust «MISIS» developed a material for bone implants, with the possibility of self-healing cracks. In was based on a polymer with a shape memory which recovers its structure with local heating.
An immune system-boosting cancer treatment that recently demonstrated astounding results in mice is now advancing to human testing.