Saturday, September 18, 2021

September is National Spinal Cord Injury Awareness Month

National Spinal Cord Injury Month (National SCI Awareness Month) in September honors the courage of those with spinal cord injuries and their families. The...

History of the Paralympics

Sport for athletes with an impairment has existed for more than 100 years, and the first sport clubs for the deaf were already in...

Voluntary Exercise after Spinal Cord Injuries: Equipment and Process that Develops and Sustains Fitness and Health

Declining health and fitness are commonly known to accompany spinal cord injuries and disorders (SCI/D). Physical deconditioning and weakening of the upper limbs make...

New study in regenerative medicine identifies RNA released from damaged cells act as the signal to initiate repair after injury

New research from the Australian Regenerative Medicine Institute (ARMI) at Monash University has identified novel cell types and RNA signals that may assist with...

People with spinal cord injuries are at risk for more challenges with COVID-19

AUSTIN (KXAN) — During the pandemic, we’ve heard a lot about high-risk groups for developing more severe illness from COVID-19. One group that may not...

This Novel 3D Bioprinting Method Could Help Cure Human Paralysis

Previously untreatable spinal cord injuries may now be curable with a novel method of 3D bioprinting neural tissues established by researchers in China. The...

Experimental technology works to bring back sense of touch for those living with paralysis

Experimental research is working to improve the lives of people living with paralysis. Finding a way to bridge the severed connections between their brains...

Zoledronic acid provides protection against bone loss after acute spinal cord injury

An annual infusion of zoledronic acid can help attenuate bone loss in adults with acute spinal cord injury, according to a study published in...

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