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A stem cell fix for limbs

Patients with renal failure and blocked arteries in their legs respond favorably to a new kind of stem cell therapy

Narrowing a treatment plan for asthma

Asthma attacks come in three forms, and each requires a different management approach

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Weighing the Asian response to statins and stroke risk

Understanding the long-term use of statins for preventing stroke recurrence in Asian patients

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Tight quality control pays off for prostate cancer treatment

Standardized nationwide staff training in prostate cancer treatment in Japan contributes to high patient survival rates 

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Validating biomarkers for Alzheimer’s disease across ethnicities

Are the markers of early Alzheimer’s disease similar across populations?

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Milk thistle extract could prevent cognitive decline in Alzheimer’s disease patients

Blocking amyloid assembly in blood vessels is a promising strategy for slowing dementia

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Quick questionnaire for Alzheimer’s disease

A new questionnaire to help detect and monitor Alzheimer’s disease

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Growth factor restores scarred vocal cords

A first-in-human clinical trial demonstrates the safety and efficacy of growth factor-based therapy for vocal fold scarring

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Surgery brings on the smooth talk

A Japanese surgical procedure gives patients their voices back

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Preventing stroke in Asian populations

A common cholesterol drug could help prevent certain types of strokes in Asian people

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Repurposed drug could help clear toxic plaques in Alzheimer’s disease

Boosting the flow of blood to the brain could slow cognitive decline in patients.

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A better view for healing hearts

An infrared imaging technique effectively facilitates stent insertion into blocked heart vessels

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Saving limbs by growing new blood vessels

Stem cell therapy offers hope of rescuing blood-starved limbs

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A stem cell fix for spinal injury

Stem cells derived from bone marrow could help people with damaged spinal cords to recover

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Stem cell therapy could help fractures heal better faster

A stem cell treatment offers a faster and less invasive way to fix fractured bones that have failed to heal

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Regenerative fix is music to the ears

A growth factor helps repair ruptured eardrums without invasive surgery

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A bit of cheek restores sight

Cells transplanted from inside the mouth could restore sight in people blinded by disease, but practical challenges may hamper therapy delivery

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