Women’s health

April 28, 2021 · Leave a Comment

Mayo Clinic preclinical study triggers wound healing, skin regeneration

By Susan Buckles Susan Buckles (@susanbuckles)

ROCHESTER, Minn. — Difficult-to-treat, chronic wounds in preclinical models healed with normal scar-free skin after treatment with an acellular product discovered at Mayo Clinic. Derived from platelets, the purified exosome product, known as PEP, was used to deliver healing messages into cells of preclinical animal models of ischemic wounds. The Mayo Clinic research team documented […]

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Tags: #Dr. Ao Shi, #Dr. Atta Behfar, #Dr. Steven Moran, #Mayo Clinic Center for Regenerative Medicine, #Purified exosomal product, #Wound healing


December 3, 2020 · Leave a Comment

A regenerative detour for lymphedema

By Susan Buckles Susan Buckles (@susanbuckles)

Mayo Clinic is refining its regenerative approach to treating lymphedema, a debilitating buildup of fluid after cancer treatment. Research by Antonio Forte, M.D., Ph.D., a Mayo Clinic plastic surgeon, seeks to better pinpoint who is most likely to benefit from surgery aimed at regenerating a faulty lymphatic system. Mayo Clinic’s Center for Regenerative Medicine supports […]

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Tags: Antonio Forte, Breast cancer, lymphedema, lymphovenous bypass surgery, Mayo Clinic Center for Individualized Medicine, Mayo Clinic Center for Regenerative Medicine


April 16, 2020 · Leave a Comment

Focus on women’s health: regenerative approaches to stress and fecal incontinence

By Susan Buckles Susan Buckles (@susanbuckles)

Mayo Clinic is taking a regenerative approach to women’s healthcare to provide new therapeutic options for common conditions that standard treatments don’t fully address. One key area of focus is pelvic floor injury that leads to stress incontinence, a widespread and often embarrassing problem affecting some 18 million women, according to the National Association for […]

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Tags: #Dr. Emanuel Trabuco, #fecal incontinence, #incontinence, #Mayo Clinic Center for Regenerative Medicine, #urinary incontinence


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