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Blood Vessels Incorporated Into 3D-printed Living Skin

Posted in Medicine on 2nd Nov, 2019
by Alex Muller

It certainly would be great if instead of having to be harvested from a patient's own body, permanent skin grafts could be 3D-printed as needed. Well, we may be getting a little closer to that point, as scientists have now bioprinted living skin complete with blood vessels.

Scientists Found New Antibiotic Molecules, Right In The Human Microbiome

Posted in Medicine on 21st Oct, 2019
by Alex Muller

We’re looking at “an unprecedented resource for drug discovery from within the human body,”

Lack Of Key Placental Hormone Linked To Autism Development

Posted in Medicine on 21st Oct, 2019
by Alex Muller

A new study suggests lowered levels of a pregnancy hormone can increase the thickness of these myelin sheaths, and increase a child's risk of developing autism.

First "molecular Clock" For Kids Could Reveal Early Signs Of Autism

Posted in Medicine on 16th Oct, 2019
by Alex Muller

'This powerful and easy-to-use tool could be used by clinicians to identify why some children aren’t meeting early milestones and potentially diagnose children with developmental disorders earlier in life'

America's Deadly Obesity Epidemic

Posted in Medicine on 13th Oct, 2019
by Alex Muller

A public health emergency is shortening lives and supersizing health-care costs.