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New Cellular Approach Found to Control Progression of Chronic Kidney Disease

Researchers have demonstrated for the first time that extracellular vesicles - tiny protein-filled structures - isolated from amniotic fluid stem cells (AFSCs) can be used to effectively slow the progression of kidney damage in mice with a type of chronic kidney disease. The findings, by a research team at the Saban Research Institute of Children's

Topical Gel Made from Oral Blood Pressure Drugs Shown Effective in Healing Chronic Wounds

An international team of researchers led by Johns Hopkins has shown that a topical gel made from a class of common blood pressure pills that block inflammation pathways speeds the healing of chronic skin wounds in mice and pigs. A report of the findings, published Oct. 16 in the Journal of Investigative Dermatology, marks efforts to

November 17th, 2017|Categories: Disease Specific|Tags: , , |