Biomarkers in the teeth of orangutans provide new understanding of human breast-feeding evolution
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  May 21, 2017  
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 Biomarkers in the teeth of orangutans provide new understanding of human breast-feeding evolutionBiomarkers in the teeth of orangutans provide new understanding of human breast-feeding evolution
 
Biomarkers in the teeth of wild orangutans indicate nursing patterns related to food fluctuations in their habitats, which can help guide understanding of breast-feeding evolution in humans, according to a study published today in Science Advances.
 
 
 Light-inducible antimiRs could improve wound healing in diabetes patientsLight-inducible antimiRs could improve wound healing in diabetes patients
 
MicroRNAs are interesting target structures for new therapeutic agents. They can be blocked through synthetic antimiRs.
 
   Researchers find macrophages to be crucial for tissue regeneration in mammalsResearchers find macrophages to be crucial for tissue regeneration in mammals
 
A team of University of Kentucky researchers has discovered that macrophages, a type of immune cell that clears debris at injury sites during normal wound healing and helps produce scar tissue, are required for complex tissue regeneration in mammals.
 
   New discovery may be key to stopping shortages of vital blood-clotting cellsNew discovery may be key to stopping shortages of vital blood-clotting cells
 
The emergency call issued by the American Red Cross earlier this year was of a sort all too common: Donations of platelets were needed, and desperately.
 
   FDA warns Americans about inaccurate lead testing in children and mothersFDA warns Americans about inaccurate lead testing in children and mothers
 
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention are warning Americans that certain lead tests manufactured by Magellan Diagnostics may provide inaccurate results for some children and adults in the United States.
 
 Using Fibrous Borate Bioactive Glass in Wound Healing
 
Wound healing is a complex and dynamic biological process that requires different types of cells to complete the critical steps at the appropriate timepromptly1. When blood vessels are damaged, they constrict and dilate intermittently.
 
 
 Opioid prescription for minor injuries increases risk of continued use and addiction
 
Opioid prescription for minor injuries increases risk of continued use and addictionOverprescribing of opioid medications for pain has contributed to a record-high number of drug-related deaths in the United States in recent years.
 
 
 Study examines how noise of mechanical heart valve affects patients' sleep
 
Study examines how noise of mechanical heart valve affects patients' sleepNearly one-quarter of patients with a mechanical heart valve say it disturbs their sleep, according to research presented today at EuroHeartCare 2017.
 
 
 Sudden cardiac arrest victim's chances of receiving bystander CPR decreases with age
 
Sudden cardiac arrest victim's chances of receiving bystander CPR decreases with ageThe likelihood of a family member or friend stepping in to perform cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) on a person suffering from a sudden cardiac arrest (SCA) at home decreases with the victim's age, suggests a new study from Penn Medicine that also found low CPR training rates among older Americans.