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1 January 1970

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Growing new blood vessels in mice

Heart attacks and strokes could be prevented using a new method of blood vessel regeneration, according to research on mice.
Heart attacks and strokes could be prevented using a new method of blood vessel regeneration, according to research on mice. Blocked blood vessels can starve the brain and… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/growing-new-blood-vessels-in-mice/

Gel may help heart disease patients

A gel made of compounds found naturally in the body could be used to grow new blood vessels, research on rats has shown.
A gel made of compounds found naturally in the body could be used to grow new blood vessels, research on rats has shown. Blocked arteries and blood vessels are a main cause of… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/gel-may-help-heart-disease-patients/

Healing properties of stem cells improved

In a mouse study, scientists have engineered stem cells to enhance their healing properties.
In a mouse study, scientists have engineered stem cells to enhance their healing properties. Stem cells are already known to have the potential to repair most tissues in the body.… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/healing-properties-of-stem-cells-improved/

Diesel fumes grow new blood vessels?

New findings indicate that the link between diesel exhaust fumes and cancer lies in the ability of particles within the exhaust fumes to cause the growth of new blood vessels, which can aid tumour development.
New findings indicate that the link between diesel exhaust fumes and cancer lies in the ability of particles within the exhaust fumes to cause the growth of new blood vessels,… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/diesel-fumes-grow-new-blood-vessels/

'Magnetic' stem cells target damaged blood vessels

Scientists have harnessed the power of magnetism to guide stem cells towards damaged tissue in rats.
Scientists have harnessed the power of magnetism to guide stem cells towards damaged tissue in rats. The team coated stem cells with iron nanoparticles. This allowed them to be… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/magnetic-stem-cells-target-damaged-blood-vessels/

Mechanism behind thalidomide's toxicity

Scientists believe they have pinpointed why thalidomide causes birth defects when given to pregnant women.
Scientists believe they have pinpointed why thalidomide causes birth defects when given to pregnant women. There have been many theories as to why thalidomide caused limb defects… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/mechanism-behind-thalidomides-toxicity/

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