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Healing Broken Bones, Wounds and Internal Organs

Ronke Olabisi, assistant professor in the Department of Biomedical Engineering, and her lab focus on tissue engineering and regenerative medicine to replace or repair bone, skin, muscle and the retina. Credit: Cameron Bowman/Rutgers University Click for a full size image ...

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Autism symptoms improve after fecal transplant

  Autism symptoms improve after fecal transplant, small study finds By: Misti Crane Parents report fewer behavioral and gastrointestinal problems; gut microbiome changes Children with autism may benefit from fecal transplants – a method of introducing donated healthy microbes into ...

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RNA hitches a ride on ultrasound waves

MIT engineers have shown that they can use short bursts of ultrasound to efficiently deliver RNA into cells. Image: Ella Maru Studio Click for a full size image   RNA hitches a ride on ultrasound waves Anne Trafton Technique enables ...

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The Shadow Network of Anti-Vax Doctors

Click for a full size image   The Shadow Network of Anti-Vax Doctors Olga Khazan Both mainstream and alternative doctors help patients avoid or delay vaccines. Trump’s rhetoric might empower them further. When Andrew Brandeis encounters patients who are skeptical ...

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Precision Medicine Impact

Image: Google images Click for a full size image   Precision Medicine Impact By Robert Levy Genomic profiling can guide treatment of pediatric brain tumors Precision medicine—in which diagnosis and treatments are keyed to the genetic susceptibilities of individual cancers—has ...

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Candidates for Bionic Hand Reconstruction

  Candidates for Bionic Hand Reconstruction Bionic hand? No longer only an image conjured by science fiction, bionic hands return functionality in cases of traumatic nerve and muscle loss. Certainly something to consider if you’ve lost your hand in an ...

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