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There has been concern that this escaped silicone might cause harmful effects, including connective tissue and related disorders and cancer.
One thing we know is that we are all individuals with our own potential for problems related to our muscles and connective tissues.
The National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases (NIAMS), a part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), is the lead Federal agency for connective tissue research.
Inflammatory eicosanoid signaling elevates free radical destruction of tissue membranes throughout the body--especially in the connective tissues.
addresses various joint and connective tissue disorders including runner's knee, osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, lupus, gout and fibromyalgia.
Connective tissues such as bone, cartilage, muscle, marrow stroma, ligament and tendon are covered expressly by the patent.
For use in cell therapy, MSCs would be collected from patients, isolated, purified and culture-expanded (multiplied) under controlled manufacturing conditions and then either reinfused into patients or combined with a biodegradable matrix to regenerate bone, cartilage or other connective tissues.
covering the functional genomics of human mesenchymal stem cells (hMSCs), the progenitors of structural and connective tissues.
Copper has also been linked to liver scarring and scleroderma, a rare autoimmune disease that causes degeneration of connective tissues and can damage blood vessels.
Regenerative medicine for the repair of connective tissues is a fast moving field which generates a lot of interest.
Eggshell membrane is a naturally occurring source of the bioactive compounds found in joints and connective tissues.
Working with Ugo Ripamonti, an oral surgeon at the University of the Witwatersrand Medical School in Johannesburg, South Africa, Reddi has applied the protein to coax damaged bone and tooth-anchoring connective tissues to repair themselves.
These compounds have the potential for multiple therapeutic uses, primarily in the treatment of diseases that cause inflammation and destruction of the connective tissues.
But recently, while cleaning some stored specimens of extinct dolphin-like reptiles called ichthyosaurs in preparation for display, curators at the Leicestershire Museums in England discovered that some of the animals' skin, tendons, muscle and connective tissues were exceptionally well preserved.
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