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Yearly Archives: 2003

Feeling restored after paralysis

Scientists say they have successfully restored feeling to patients paralysed for at least two years. A team from the University of San Paulo in Brazil...

Blocking immune response to spinal cord injury can improve chances for recovery

People who suffer spinal cord injuries may have a greater chance of recovery if treated with drugs that block the body’s own Immune Response...

Understanding the Importance of Language

Every day more than thirty people become paralyzed from spinal cord injury (SCI) or disease. SCI generally results in one of two types of...

Spinal Cord Injury Treatment and Cure Research

When spinal cord injury (SCI) occurs, one of the most difficult issues to deal with is that there is no “cure” at the...

NUTRITION AND DIET

After a spinal cord injury, three primary areas of nutritional concern are: regulation of bowel habits, skin care, and weight management. Dietary habits affect...

Pain after Spinal Cord Injury

This InfoSheet is based in large part on "Pain Following Spinal Cord Injury: Clinical Features, Prevalence, and Taxonomy"* by Philip J. Siddal, Robert P....

Equipment eases adjustment

Paralyzed from the neck down and still dependent on a respirator, actor Christopher Reeve is nevertheless a man with much work to do. "I...

Exercise may speed spinal cord repair

Running boosts nerve talk in injured rats. Exercise speeds the recovery of rats with spinal cord injuries, a new study suggests. Regular runs...

Earliest Time Frame of Potential SCI Therapies

Many people have been asking about potential time frames of therapies that are under development for spinal cord injury. There are too many unknowns...

The Magic Bullet: Laxative Suppositories

Medexus offers a different, faster acting, safe and sure 10mg. bisacodyl suppository. The Magic Bullet is designed to help minimize the cost and excessive...