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  • Improved avenues to train plastic surgeons in microsurgery
    on 25 Ekim 2019 at 21:08

    Microsurgery is an intricate and challenging surgical technique that involves using miniature instruments and sutures as fine as a hair strand aided by sophisticated microscopes. In plastic surgery, microsurgery is used to repair small damaged vessels and nerves following trauma, or in reconstructive procedures by moving a component of living tissue from one place of the body to another and reconnecting its vascular supply to this new region to keep its blood supply.

  • Smoothing wrinkles in mice — without needles
    on 25 Eylül 2019 at 15:51

    In the quest for a more youthful appearance, many people slather ointments on their skin or undergo injections of dermal fillers. But topical treatments often aren’t very effective because they don’t penetrate deep within the skin, whereas the results from injections typically last for only a few months and can be painful. Now, researchers have developed a needle-free ‘exosome’ treatment that reduces wrinkles in UV-exposed mice.

  • Suntanner, heal thyself: Exosome therapy may enable better repair of sun, age-damaged skin
    on 19 Eylül 2019 at 12:07

    In a proof-of-concept study, researchers have shown that exosomes harvested from human skin cells are more effective at repairing sun-damaged skin cells in mice than popular retinol or stem cell-based treatments currently in use. Additionally, the nanometer-sized exosomes can be delivered to the target cells via needle-free injections.

  • Aesthetics of skin cancer therapy may vary by treatment type
    on 3 Eylül 2019 at 16:39

    In a meta-analysis of 58 studies, a study compared four types of skin cancer treatments and found that while all four had similar recurrence rates a year after treatment, a form of radiation called brachytherapy and a type of surgery called Mohs micrographic surgery had better cosmetic results.

  • How the sun damages our skin
    on 22 Ağustos 2019 at 20:50

    Researchers have discovered the mechanism through which ultraviolet radiation, given off by the sun, damages our skin.

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