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Spinal Cord Injury

Dyson-Hudson receives grant to study treatment for shoulder injuries in wheelchair users – EurekAlert

revor Dyson-Hudson, MD, director of the Center for Spinal Cord Injury Research at Kessler Foundation, was awarded…

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How Two Paralyzed Patients Walked Again Without Surgery – Singularity Hub

Just a decade ago, the Walk Again Project was a blue sky, Hail Mary moonshot at total…

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InVivo Therapeutics launches new neuro-spinal scaffold study – Mass Device

InVivo Therapeutics (NSDQ:NVIV) said today that it launched a new trial of its neuro-spinal scaffold, dubbed the…

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A Photo-Responsive Hydrogel Assists in Spinal Cord Repair – Advanced Science News

Tissue engineering is an interdisciplinary field that applies the principles of engineering and life sciences to restore…

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The Best Exercises for Spinal Cord Injury Survivors – U.S. News & World Report

AFTER A SPINAL CORD injury, it’s no surprise that life changes. Even daily tasks, like getting dressed…

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Brain-controlled, non-invasive muscle stimulation allows chronic paraplegics to walk – EurekAlert

In another major clinical breakthrough of the Walk Again Project, a non-profit international consortium aimed at developing…

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Fooling nerve cells into acting normal – Science Daily

Nerve cells, or neurons — specifically the “workhorse cells” involved in walking, breathing and chewing — can…

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Wings for Life to boost spinal cord research – UQ News

A world-wide competition will pit human against machine in a virtual high-tech car chase this weekend. The competition…

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Active lifestyles may help nerves to heal after spinal injuries – Medical Xpress

Leading an active lifestyle may increase the likelihood of damaged nerves regenerating after a spinal cord injury. The…

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Union official speaks for first time about horrific spinal injury – NW Evening Mail

A GMB official who was unfairly dismissed after he was left partially-paralysed has spoken out for the…

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5th International Spinal Cord Injury Rehabilitation Conference & WheelChair Games 2019 – NewzHook

“The Man Who Has Confidence In Himself Gains The Confidence Of Others.” It’s a great opportunity for Wheelchair…

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60 Minutes: New medical trial could ‘cure spinal cord injuries in Australia’, experts claim – 9news

An extraordinary medical trial has provided a major breakthrough in global spinal cord injury research, with Australian…

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Can a pre-existing active lifestyle improve the chances of nerve regeneration after a spinal cord injury? – SciTech Europa

A pre-existing active lifestyle before a spinal cord injury could improve a person’s chances of nerve regeneration. A…

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Active lifestyle shown to repair spinal cord injuries – News-Medical.net

Leading an active lifestyle could help repair and regenerate damaged nerves of the spinal cord after an…

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Three people a week sustain life-changing spinal cord injury, research discovers – Irish Examiner

Research has discovered three people a week, on average, sustain a life-changing spinal cord injury (SCI) in…

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Researchers induce limb movement in paralysed mice – Cosmos

Researchers used a molecule-sized activator to fire up an axon-regenerating molecular pathway in paralysed mice, triggering the…

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Gene medication to help treat spinal cord injuries – EurekAlert

The two-gene medication has been proven to recover motor functions in rats. After several months of treatment,…

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Implants detect changes in chemical released following spinal injury – The Engineer

It has previously been impossible to detect such a fast change in the level of the responsible…

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Transplanting adult spinal cord tissues: A new strategy of repair spinal cord injury – EurekAlert

Spinal cord is the main pathway of communication between brain and peripheral nervous system. Spinal cord injury…

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Robotic arms and temporary motorisation—the next generation of wheelchairs – Phys.Org

Next-generation wheelchairs could incorporate brain-controlled robotic arms and rentable add-on motors in order to help people with…

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