Regenerative Medicine – New Body Parts

Regenerative Medicine – New Body Parts

From ‘Recent Developments in Science and Medicine’ by  Professor Marilyn Monk. Network Review 107, WInter 2011 Regenerative medicine is the process of generating human cells, tissues or organs in the laboratory, for the repair of diseased or damaged tissue in the body. Normally, the repair and replenishment of tissues takes place from resident tissue-specific stem […]

The Burden of Disorders of the Brain

The Burden of Disorders of the Brain

From ‘Recent Developments in Science and Medicine’ by Marilyn Monk. Network Review 107, Winter 2011 It appears that more than a third of people in Europe (164.8 million persons) suffer from mental disorders and only a quarter of these receive help. Wittchen and collaborators (Institute of Clinical Psychology and Psychotherapy, Technische Universität Dresden, Germany) report […]