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Fibrosis is the growth of fibrous tissue.
Deactivating specific protein with drugs reverses inflammation, scarring of liver in NASH patients

Deactivating specific protein with drugs reverses inflammation, scarring of liver in NASH patients

Novel program that provides comprehensive care for Turner syndrome earns national recognition

Novel program that provides comprehensive care for Turner syndrome earns national recognition

Drug routines of children with type 1 diabetes are disrupted during holidays

Drug routines of children with type 1 diabetes are disrupted during holidays

Genetic variation in heart valve cells of developing fetus creates mitral valve prolapse

Genetic variation in heart valve cells of developing fetus creates mitral valve prolapse

Study discovers origin of neurofibromas that develop throughout the skin of NF1 patients

Study discovers origin of neurofibromas that develop throughout the skin of NF1 patients

New algorithm guides catheters to accurately locate atrial fibrillation sources

New algorithm guides catheters to accurately locate atrial fibrillation sources

Research recommends prompt endoscopic removal when children swallow button batteries

Research recommends prompt endoscopic removal when children swallow button batteries

MDI Biological Laboratory receives $30,000 to support course in organoid technology

MDI Biological Laboratory receives $30,000 to support course in organoid technology

Penis enlargement surgery ineffective and potentially dangerous

Penis enlargement surgery ineffective and potentially dangerous

British teenager with life-threatening infection successfully treated with phage therapy

British teenager with life-threatening infection successfully treated with phage therapy

Early clinical trial of new treatment for severe dry eye disease shows promising results

Early clinical trial of new treatment for severe dry eye disease shows promising results

Experts to present tumor DNA, breast and jaw reconstruction studies at PSRC annual meeting

Experts to present tumor DNA, breast and jaw reconstruction studies at PSRC annual meeting

Plastic surgeons and scientists develop synthetic soft tissue substitute with fewer side effects

Plastic surgeons and scientists develop synthetic soft tissue substitute with fewer side effects

Scientists enter research collaboration to find a cure for cancer

Scientists enter research collaboration to find a cure for cancer

Three studies show how tumors hijack the immune system to develop radiotherapy resistance

Three studies show how tumors hijack the immune system to develop radiotherapy resistance

Study suggests new approach to treat renal fibrosis

Study suggests new approach to treat renal fibrosis

Framingham Heart Study receives $38 million for the next six years

Framingham Heart Study receives $38 million for the next six years

Novel serum biomarkers to detect NAFLD-related fibrosis

Novel serum biomarkers to detect NAFLD-related fibrosis

Aldo-keto reductase family 1 member B10 enzyme found in advanced liver diseases

Aldo-keto reductase family 1 member B10 enzyme found in advanced liver diseases

EuroCMR 2019 to present novel studies on clinical use of cardiovascular magnetic resonance

EuroCMR 2019 to present novel studies on clinical use of cardiovascular magnetic resonance