Agents that block receptors for adenosine may be applied topically to wound sites, helping to diminish scars, according to results of a new study.
Adipose stem cells (ACS) are promising for their use in plastic surgery and regenerative medicine, but more research is needed to determine their safety and efficacy in human patients, according to a review in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery.
Researchers at New York University have developed a method that models biological cell-to-cell adhesion and could have applications that include artificial tissue engineering.
The Food and Drug Administration has issued a new draft guidance encouraging cosmetics manufacturers to subject products containing nanomaterials to additional testing.
Regulators are beginning to address stem cell therapies, which show promise for skin rejuvenation as well as many other clinical applications, as research into this burgeoning field continues to grow worldwide.
Researchers claim to have discovered — accidently — a potential hair-loss treatment, the online New York Times reports.
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the injectable antibiotic ceftaroline fosamil (Teflaro, Forest Laboratories) for treatment of adults with community-acquired bacterial pneumonia (CABP) and acute bacterial skin and skin-structure infections (ABSSSI), including methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA), Docguide.com reports.
Paris — France’s largest pharmaceutical firm is eyeing the acquisition of a major U.S. company, Bloomberg.com reports.
Holon, Israel — Results of a recent study suggest that women would be well advised to take heart-protective measures before getting a deep chemical peel.
A new procedure is designed to optimize the umbilicus in combination with other procedures.