There are a slew of natural toothpastes and mouthwashes available on the market today. This article details two natural ingredients found in some natural oral hygiene products that are backed by scientific studies for gingivitis treatment.
A natural supplement that you can purchase at the health food store may prevent and even treat Alzheimer’s.
The goal of pancreatic tissue engineering is to restore diabetes patients’ ability to produce insulin. Scientists are researching ways to improve pancreatic tissue engineering methods. With the current diabetes epidemic, the success of pancreatic tissue engineering could benefit many lives
The goal of bone tissue engineering is to grow new bones, cartilage and teeth that are fully functional and have the ability to regenerate like natural healthy bone. Researchers are working on engineering bone that will replace and repair degenerated or injured bone.
Between the years 1999 to 2001, Children’s Hospital Boston implanted nine children with tissue engineered bladders. Of the nine children, seven were available for follow-up. The tissue engineered bladders of all seven children are functioning well. How were these tissue engineered bladders made?
Harvesting autologous cells to repair or replace organs is quickly becoming a reality. Scientists have already successfully used autologous cells for tissue engineering in the research field and in real patient settings.
Tissue engineering has the potential to change the way we deal with disease, injuries and old age. Growing new living tissue to replace diseased and damaged tissue could be commonplace in the future.
The artificial pancreas could change the lives of diabetes patients worldwide. The artificial organ will perform the functions of a normal and healthy pancreas. The device will be more efficient than manual insulin injections and prevent major diabetes health complications.
High protein diets are popular with body builders and dieters. People on high protein diets may be eating too much protein. What are the health risks associated with a diet that consists of too much protein?