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Engineers Create Cross-Linked Hydrogels to Lure Stem Cells Into Wounds

Hydrogels have become a popular material for new treatment strategies targeting a variety of diseases. They can deliver encapsulated therapeutic molecules, degrade in the body at a predefined rate, and can be biocompatible. However, each application requires the hydrogel to have appropriate strength, consistency, and the ability to carry growth factors or other molecules within… Read More »

Problematic PR releases: As evidence lags on proton therapy, hospitals lure patients with anecdotes and high-tech appeals

October 17, 2018 Posted By Categories Mary Chris Jaklevic is a reporter-editor at HealthNewsReview.org. She tweets as @mcjaklevic. A recent news release from Michigan’s Beaumont Medical Center shared the story of an 8-year-old girl with a brain tumor who traveled from Hawaii to be treated at the hospital’s proton therapy center. Its heart-warming details include… Read More »