MONDAY, April 8, 2019 (American Heart Association News) -- Heart disease and cancer -- ruthless conditions that are the nation's leading causes of death -- can sometimes intertwine. Certain cancer treatments can directly damage the heart, while others leave survivors dealing with weight gain or loss of fitness.
One way to potentially counteract these heart-related risks is to adopt a cardiac rehab plan like the one heart attack survivors follow.
MONDAY, March 18, 2019 -- Scientists have developed a way to grow live bone using a rib and a 3-D mold in animal studies, and they say their technique could offer a new way to treat severe head and facial injuries.
The technique was tested in sheep. First, the researchers made a rectangular defect in the animal's jaw. Then they printed out an implantable mold and spacer made of bone cement.