Impressive Regeneration To Repair Large Bone Injuries

[ad_1] AMer surgical rib resection (top), a cartilage and bone bridge form (second from top) and then resolve (third from top) and remodel to regenerate the missing tissue in the gap (boQom). Blue shows cartilage matrix; red shows mineralized matrix. Credit: Images by Stephanie Kuwahara and Max Serowoky, Mariani Lab A stem cell study presents […]

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Small HDL “Good Cholesterol” Particles May Help Protect Against Alzheimer’s Disease

[ad_1] Researchers from USC’s Keck School of Medicine discovered that a higher number of tiny HDL particles in spinal fluid samples was linked to two critical markers that the particles may protect against Alzheimer’s disease. First-ever study to measure high-density lipoprotein particle numbers in spinal fluid led by Keck School of Medicine of USC. Keck […]

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Endocrinologist Discovers Potential New Ways To Prevent Cognitive Decline From Alzheimer’s Disease

[ad_1] Yassine Lab. Credit: USC USC endocrinologist takes Alzheimer’s disease research in new directions. A USC Keck School of Medicine researcher discovers potential new ways to prevent cognitive decline by studying the APOE4 gene and its impact on brain inflammation and fatty acid metabolism. For decades, the thinking about Alzheimer’s disease has been dominated by […]

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Newborn Cells in the Epileptic Brain Provide a Potential Target for Anti-Seizure Medications

[ad_1] Altered cells create an electrical “fire” in patients with epilepsy. Credit: BioRender illustration by Aswathy Ammothumkandy/Bonaguidi Lab/USC Stem Cell Over the years, everyone loses a few brain cells. A study led by scientists from USC Stem Cell and the USC Neurorestoration Center presents evidence that adults can replenish at least some of what they’ve […]

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