Ottawa paramedics and police have joined the frontline fight to help identify potential tissue donors.
More than half of women have dense breast tissue. The more dense it is, the more difficult it is for a mammogram to detect cancer. And even though mammograms reveal breast density, most women aren’t told about it.
A new “tissue bank” located in Dartmouth, N.S., is already making a difference in the number of corneas, heart valves, bones and other tissues available for transplant to the people who need them.
Published time: 20 Dec, 2017 08:19 Chinese businessmen have finally found a way to make money from dung – producing luxury tissue paper from panda poop. True panda fans will have to pay up to 10 times more than for usual tissue. Dung from the iconic Chinese bears is now being used to make a […]
In a study published recently in Angewandte Chemie, researchers demonstrated that an imaging technique called scanning electrochemical microscopy could become a very useful medical tool. Rather than having to use additional chemicals like dyes or fluorescent markers to get a good look at tissue, this method uses electrochemical probes to detect natural biomolecules around the […]
Dr. Saeid Amini Nik answers this week’s Quirks Question. CBC | Health News
Biomedical researchers have created a novel way of overcoming one of the biggest hurdles to the regeneration of human tissue in a lab by using spinach leaves to build working heart tissue. The demand for organs and tissues for transplantation far exceeds availability. In the US, 22 people die each day while waiting for an […]
The goal of new ‘nano-warming’ technology is to make more organs and tissue available for transplant. CBC | Health News