In the new study, researchers instead started with human induced pluripotent stem cells. These are cells taken from adult non-muscle tissues, such as skin or blood, and reprogrammed to revert to a primordial state. They grew the first functioning human muscle tissue from cells obtained from muscle biopsies. This is published in Nature Communications.
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According to a new study, research revealed Neighborhood-level socioeconomic factors in low-income areas may significantly predict heart failure risk beyond individual health factors and socioeconomic status. This is published in Circulation: Cardiovascular Quality and Outcomes, an American Heart Association journal.
The objective of this study was to investigate dialysis staff ( n = 509), primarily social workers and nurse managers, perceptions of renal transplant disparities in the Southeastern United States.
According to the Emergency Care Research Institute, researchers declined geriatric adults (65 and older) account for up to 25 percent of all ED visits, but their needs may not be met in a general ED. This study has been published in the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society.
Recent incidents of expensive healthcare and medical negligence have brought the focus back on poor healthcare facilities in the country. The writer takes a look at the policy challenges and how the situation can be changed.
The government’s latest efforts in import substitution through the establishment of a pharmaceutical manufacturing zone will see 60% of the demand for pharmaceutical tablets and pills being met by locally made drugs by 2020, in furtherance of the vision of the late Pharmacologist Professor Senaka Bibile.
In a new study published in the Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior, researchers have found that the amount of time in a study and day of the week were associated with dietary self-monitoring but not the season after examining weekly and seasonal patterns of dietary self-monitoring, particularly when using a smartphone application (app).
According to new research by a team from the Nebraska Center for Virology, a vaccine combining centralized ancestral genes from four major influenza strains appears to provide broad protection against the dangerous ailment.
A new University at Buffalo study has shown that HIV testing among transgender adults was higher in those who identified as female, were African-American or Hispanic, or had a history of incarceration.
A team of Yale researchers tested a new chemical compound that suppresses HIV, protects immune cells, and remains effective for weeks with a single dose.
In animal experiments, the compound proved to be a promising new candidate to enhance current HIV treatment regimens — without increasing toxic side effects, a new study published in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences reported.
Elderly patients with stage III non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) showed improved overall survival when treated with the combination of chemotherapy and radiotherapy compared to definitive radiation alone. The study was published in the Journal of Thoracic Oncology,
New research shows autogenous conduits improve patency in hemodialysis patients undergoing lower-extremity bypass surgery, but are used less often in women than in men. The study findings were published in the Journal of Vascular Surgery.