Patch could heal, prevent diabetic ulcers
Researchers knew that a drug administered to remove iron from the blood could also overcome diabetic interference with blood vessel formation, but finding the right way to deliver it for this use was the challenge.
Stem cells go awry in muscular dystrophy
In a mouse model of Duchenne muscular dystrophy, muscle stem cells express connective-tissue genes associated with fibrosis and muscle weakness, according to a new study.
Medicare payment reform saves money, helps patients, study finds
Researchers have found evidence that Medicare reimbursement reform has reduced the incidence of easily preventable, hospital-acquired health problems.
Poor semen quality linked to hypertension, other health problems, study finds
A study of men who were evaluated for the cause of their infertility finds previously unknown relationships between deficiencies in their semen and other, seemingly unrelated health problems.
Stanford Blood Center partners with BayKids Studios to boost December blood supply
Those who donate blood at the Stanford Blood Center in December will also be helping a filmmaking project for children facing serious illness.