Biodegradable implant could simplify bone replacement surgery

Posted in Medicine on 31st Oct, 2015
by Alex Muller

A new biodegradable graft material could take the place of actual bone, for the treatment of fractures or other injuries.

Young Blood Can Mend Old Broken Bones

Posted in Medicine on 21st May, 2015
by Alex Muller

It's old blood, not old bones, that makes fracture healing difficult among the elderly.

Magnetic nanoparticles stimulate cells to regenerate bone

Posted in Medicine on 25th Nov, 2014
by Alex Muller

Researchers in bone tissue regeneration believe they have made a significant breakthrough for sufferers of bone trauma, disease or defects such as osteoporosis.

A Breakthrough in the Quest to Regenerate Bones

Posted in Medicine on 8th Oct, 2014
by Alex Muller

Scientists have successfully formed bone-like structures in mice using a new stem cell-based technique, which they believe could be transferred to humans.

Sponge Could Help Fill Gaps Where Bone Can't Regrow Itself

Posted in Medicine on 17th Aug, 2014
by Alex Muller

A biodegradable polymer sponge that supports new bone cell growth, then disappears as it's replaced by solid bone.