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Designer protein makes paralyzed mice walk again

Using gene therapy, a research team has succeeded for the first time in getting mice to walk again after a complete cross-sectional injury. The nerve cells produced the curative protein themselves. To date, paralysis resulting...

New treatment allows some people with spinal cord injury to regain hand and arm...

https://youtu.be/bPucCF_g-8E Note: This video was created in January 2020 Almost 18,000 Americans experience traumatic spinal cord injuries every year. Many of these people are unable to use their hands and arms and can’t do everyday tasks...

Brain May Age Faster After Spinal Cord Injury

TUESDAY, Jan. 5, 2021 (HealthDay News) -- A new study supports the theory that people who suffer a spinal cord injury may also have accelerated brain aging that affects how fast they process information. Those...

Scientists Explore Deficits in Processing Speed in Individuals with Spinal Cord Injury

Research team finds persons with spinal cord injury and older healthy individuals have similar brain activation during processing speed tasks. Findings support the theory of accelerated cognitive aging following spinal cord injury East Hanover, NJ....

Spinal Cord Injury Podcasts You Should Follow

Spinal Cord Injury Podcasts 15 Podcasts that focus on spinal cord injury related topics by people with spinal cord injuries. 1. U2FP CureCast U2FP CureCast United States About Podcast Unite 2 Fight Paralysis exists to unite and...

A quadriplegic patient used prosthetics to feed himself. His brain was the guide

Here's a look at the work at the intersection of brain-computer interface, robotics and AI taking place at Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Lab. When there’s dessert involved, most people cut a sweet treat and eat...

Woman with spinal cord injury shares pregnancy journey to bring visibility to people in...

A woman with a spinal cord injury who has been a wheelchair user her entire life, is sharing her joy with the world about getting pregnant. Alyssa Higgins, 30, from Rockland County, New York,...

New Assistive Technology Restores Independence to Those Living with Neuromuscular Weakness

Everyday activities are now possible for people with Muscular Dystrophy, Multiple Sclerosis and Spinal Cord Injury MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--More than a million people in the U.S. rely on others to complete simple tasks such as brushing...
Ryan Shazier Fund

Ryan Shazier Launches New Nonprofit to Support Spinal Cord Injuries

Former Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker Ryan Shazier today announced the launch of his new 501(c)3, the Ryan Shazier Fund for Spinal Rehabilitation. In 2017, Shazier suffered a devastating on-field spinal cord injury after a head-on collision,...

First Annual Gaming Accessibility Awards 2020

https://youtu.be/XNzFnOaRQGY The First Annual Gaming Accessibility Awards! Alanah Pearce, Steven Spohn, and many more celebrate the games and developers who’ve helped make games more accessible in 2020, in collaboration with AbleGamers. As an additional celebration for...