Spinal Cord Injury

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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Scientists identify gene partnerships that promote spinal cord regeneration – Phys.org

Researchers are one step closer to solving the mystery of why some vertebrates can regenerate their spinal…

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Gene medication shows promise to treat spinal cord injuries – News Medical

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

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Management of patients with non-traumatic spinal cord injury – Nursing Times

Introduction Traumatic spinal cord injury (TSCI) caused by an external event, such as a road traffic accident, previously…

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First Teaser Trailer for ‘Any One of Us’ Doc About Spinal Cord Injuries – First Showing

“There’s a chance that he’s not going to walk again.” Red Bull Media has unveiled a teaser…

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SUFU 2019: Transcutaneous Spinal Cord Stimulation to Effect Lower Urinary Tract Activity after Spinal Cord Injury – Uro Today

ranscutaneous stimulation of spinal cord in spinal cord injury patients has been used to improve trunk and…

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Printed scaffolds promote precision spinal cord repair – Physics World

Researchers from California have used a rapid fabrication technique to produce tissue scaffolds that mimic the 3D…

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‘Just like Iron Man’: Calgary surgeon undergoes experimental spinal surgery – CBC News

Dr. Richi Gill’s life changed in an instant. The 38-year-old surgeon, who helped develop Calgary’s bariatric surgery program,…

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Japan approves use of iPS cells to treat spinal cord injuries – Nikkei Asian Review

Japan’s health ministry on Monday approved the use of induced pluripotent stem (iPS) cells to treat spinal…

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Researchers test new way to restore bladder control after spinal cord injury – KFSN-TV

Twenty nine-year-old Hinesh Patel broke his neck and damaged his spine when he fell off a balcony…

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Direct Nerve Stimulation Using MyoRegulator System Seen to Reduce Spasticity in Mice with Spinal Injury – Multiple Sclerosis News Today

Treatment with PathMaker Neurosystems’ anodal trans‐spinal direct current stimulation (tsDCS), a non-invasive direct nerve stimulation tool called…

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Reconstructing the Spinal Cord with a Hydrogel Scaffold – Advanced Science News

The spinal cord plays an essential role in sensory processing and controlling movement, breathing, and other voluntary…

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Jess Collins grateful to be home and ready for new challenges after spinal cord injury – Newcastle Herald

BACK home, but with more goals in mind, a smiling Jess Collins says she has a lot…

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Christopher Reeve Foundation raised $138M for spinal cord injury research to help the paralyzed walk – Daily Mail

Christopher Reeve’s daughter says her late father’s charity work has helped develop research into a new technique…

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