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Spinal Cord Injury News Articles

FDA Approves Expanded BOTOX® Label to Include Eight New Muscles to Treat Adults with...

NORTH CHICAGO, Ill., July 29, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Allergan, an AbbVie (NYSE: ABBV) company, today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)...
Voices United campaign

United Spinal Launches ‘Voices United’ Campaign To Highlight The Positive Impact Of People With...

United Spinal Association recently launched its 'Voices United' campaign to amplify the strengths and talents of its membership community as the organization celebrates its...

‘Zombie cells’ hold clues to spinal cord injury repair

Mammals have a poor ability to recover after a spinal cord injury which can result in paralysis. A main reason for this is the...
wheelchair repairs

More than half of wheelchair users with spinal cord injury needed repairs in past...

Vulnerable populations are most likely to experience negative consequences of wheelchair breakdown, such as missing work or school or being stranded outside the home East...

Keio University to test use of iPS cells to treat spinal cord injuries

The Yomiuri ShimbunKeio University has begun a clinical study to treat patients with spinal cord injuries using induced pluripotent stem (iPS) cells, The Yomiuri...

Brain-Computer Interface Enables Johns Hopkins Study Participant to Touch and Feel Holographic Objects

As part of a larger study exploring neural multiplexing and new modes of perception enabled by brain-computer interface (BCI), Johns Hopkins researchers have demonstrated...
microRNA

A New microRNA Target for Treating Spinal Cord Injuries

WASHINGTON, June 9, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- An article published in Experimental Biology and Medicine (Volume 246, Issue 11, June 2021) describes a new target for treating...
accessFind

Introducing accessFind

My name is Josh Basile, and I am a 35-year-old disability rights advocate, lawyer, mentor, adventure seeker, and C4-5 quadriplegic. My life was flipped...
Paralyzed Racecar Driver Walks Again Thanks To New Technology

Paralyzed Race Car Driver Walks Again Thanks to Arrow Technology

https://youtu.be/6JePr6C9tQk Twenty-one years ago, former Indy race car driver, Sam Schmidt, hit the wall at 200 mph during practice laps and was paralyzed from the...
shoulder pain relief for wheelchair users

Autologous adipose injection for shoulder pain in wheelchair users with spinal cord injury

A pilot study of micro-fragmented adipose tissue injection suggests that the biologic is an effective treatment option for wheelchair users with chronic shoulder pain. East...