Tissue

Researchers develop new method to 3D print living tissues

Researchers develop new method to 3D print living tissues

In a step towards helping repair damaged body parts, scientists in Britain have developed a new method to 3D-print laboratory-grown cells to form living structures.

Aug 16, 2017, 18:49 PM IST
This 25-year-old former model looks pregnant after eating food – Find out why!

This 25-year-old former model looks pregnant after eating food – Find out why!

A former lingerie model named Carla Cressy suffers from a rare incurable condition called 'frozen pelvis disease' which makes her look pregnant after eating food.

Jun 16, 2017, 19:57 PM IST

How vitamin A can reduce scarring in blood vessels

 A team of US researchers has developed a new biodegradable material with built-in vitamin A which has been shown to reduce scarring in blood vessels.

Jan 28, 2016, 13:36 PM IST

Scientists grow new cartilage tissue from cow knee joint cells

The team from Umea University in Sweden created a successful method with conditions conducive to growing healthy cartilage tissue from cow knee joints. 

Jan 22, 2016, 19:00 PM IST

Simple method to improve breast cancer treatment

A simple and non-invasive imaging method can effectively replace the current practice in determining appropriateness of breast cancer treatment, thereby reducing the need for invasive tissue sampling, new research has found.

Dec 31, 2015, 11:24 AM IST

Indian firm says 3D-printed liver tissue developed

A Bengaluru-based biotechnology start-up has developed a 3D-printed tissue that functions like a human liver and can one day be used for full-fledged liver transplants, according to the developers.

Dec 26, 2015, 00:11 AM IST

Researchers develop new method to trap cancer cells

An international team has discovered a new way to potentially "fence in" a tumour and help stop cancer cells spreading, according to a study released on Thursday by Cancer Research UK.

Oct 02, 2015, 11:48 AM IST

Aus man to connect ear grown on arm to internet!

In a unique project, an Australian artist is growing a human ear on his arm and plans to turn it into an internet-connected 'remote listening device'.

Aug 13, 2015, 16:05 PM IST

New compound could terminate pancreatic tumours

An effective therapy for pancreatic cancer could soon be a reality as researchers have discovered a chemical compound that reduces the growth of cancerous tumours in the pancreas by 80 percent in treated mice.

Jun 27, 2015, 12:34 PM IST

New method to rejuvenate skin without side effect

 A new non-invasive method for skin rejuvenation may have less unintended side effects such as scarring and altered pigmentation than conventional methods.

Jun 21, 2015, 16:46 PM IST

Gene that can reverse cancer effect found

In a major development of cancer treatment, now the cancer cells can be turned back into normal tissue simply by reactivating a single gene, new reserach says.

Jun 21, 2015, 16:40 PM IST
How the brain knows what's going to happen before it does

How the brain knows what's going to happen before it does

Researchers have recently pinpointed the epicenter of brain's predictive ability that unravels how the brain is such a surprisingly accurate fortune-teller, but only when it comes to mundane events.

Jun 03, 2015, 15:36 PM IST

E-cigarette flavourings can alter lung function

Certain flavourings used in the liquid for electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes) may adversely affect the lungs by changing important cellular functions in their tissue, says a new study.

May 18, 2015, 13:36 PM IST

Scientists may have uncovered 'fountain of youth' while researching breast cancer

Researchers recently stumbled upon the " fountain of youth" while conducting the breast cancer research.

Apr 09, 2015, 12:57 PM IST

High cholesterol stops vitamin E from reaching tissues

 High cholesterol and triglycerides levels in the body can prevent the essential vitamin E from reaching the tissues that need it, new research has found.

Mar 13, 2015, 12:24 PM IST

Scientists take step closer towards creating artificial cartilages

Researchers have found a way to create artificial replacement tissue that mimics both the strength and suppleness of native cartilage.

Dec 16, 2013, 14:52 PM IST

A tissue that burns oodles of flab

`Brown fat`, a wondrous tissue, can burn oodles of flab and help us stay slim and trim.

Sep 05, 2011, 10:41 AM IST

Brain bypass regenerates lost brain tissue

Chronic cerebrovascula disease leads to neurocognitive impairment and reduces quality of life.

Apr 25, 2011, 13:56 PM IST

Brain bypass regenerates lost brain tissue

Chronic cerebrovascula disease leads to neurocognitive impairment and reduces quality of life.

Apr 25, 2011, 00:00 AM IST

Some stars eat tissue to stay slim, says Janet

Janet Jackson has revealed that some stars eat tissue to stop hunger pangs.

Feb 16, 2011, 16:39 PM IST