Monday, February 13, 2012

Stem Cell Injection Successfully Treats Urinary Incontinence>

Johnny Huard at the University of Pittsburgh developed a technique for finding stem cells in muscle tissue and then purifying and multiplying them. The biomedical firm Cook MyoSite Inc. bought the licensing rights to his technique and is overseeing the current tests on treating stress urinary incontinence.

Wednesday, July 20, 2011

Artificial Heart Goes Wireless - and Gets Safer>

Artificial hearts weren't designed to handle this load. They were supposed to work as temporary stop-gaps that kept patients alive until they could receive a heart transplant.

Saturday, January 1, 2011

Aging Well Through Exercise>

Is physical frailty inevitable as we grow older? That question preoccupies scientists and the middle-aged. Until recently, the evidence was disheartening. Many studies in the past few years showed that after age 40, people typically lose eight per cent or more of their muscle mass each decade, a process that accelerates significantly after age 70.

New COI Training & Disclosure Requirements for Investigators on University Research in effect>

By now, you should have received Vice Provost George Klinzing’s August 2012 memorandum on the above topic, advising all University faculty of actions they need to take to comply with new regulatory requirements imposed by the U.S. Public Health Service (PHS).