1 January 1970
Posted by: Richard Scrase
A gel made of compounds found naturally in the body could be used to grow new blood vessels, research on rats has shown.
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.
Scientists believe they have pinpointed why thalidomide causes birth defects when given to pregnant women.
Heart attacks and strokes could be prevented using a new method of blood vessel regeneration, according to research on mice.
In a mouse study, scientists have engineered stem cells to enhance their healing properties.
Scientists have harnessed the power of magnetism to guide stem cells towards damaged tissue in rats.