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Monthly Archives: April 2005

Obstacles facing stem cell research

Reaching the point where society can reap the potential benefits of stem cells will take time. Researchers face a number of major challenges as they study stem cells. Technical hurdles Controlling stem cells isn't easy. Both...

Stem cells in use: Current treatments

Although they're not a cure for any condition, stem cells can assist in the treatment of certain conditions. Despite the fact that stem cell research is still in its relative infancy, doctors have used...

Types of stem cells: From embryos to adults

Although they're not a cure for any condition, stem cells can assist in the treatment of certain conditions. Despite the fact that stem cell research is still in its relative infancy, doctors have used...

Various Cell-Based Therapies of SCI

Not all stem cells are created equal. The potential for stem cells to differentiate into other specialized cells changes as an embryo develops. Stem cells can be: Totipotent. In the early stages after fertilization —...

What are Schwann Cells?

Description of Schwann Cells provided by Inner Learning Online. Larger axons passing through Peripheral nerves commonly are enclosed in sheaths called "Schwann cells." These are tightly wound around the axons, somewhat like insulation...

Legal Forms & Issues

Spinal Cord Injury Legal Issues, Legal Issues, & A Few Law Firms News & Information InjuryBoard.com - Spinal Cord Injury Legal & Health News InjuryBoard.com scours the Internet once a day for spinal cord injury legal and...

Social Security Disability Benefits

When to apply: You should apply as soon as you become disabled. If you apply for Social Security, Disability benefits will not begin until the sixth full month of disability. The Social Security disability waiting...

What lies ahead- Possible uses

Potential uses for stem cells could someday extend far beyond bone marrow and blood transplants. Stem cells may help to: Replace diseased cells. Form new tissues. Develop new medications. Learn about cancer and birth defects. Replace diseased cells. If...

Coping skills

An accident that results in paralysis is a life-changing event, whether you've lost movement in your legs and lower body or all four extremities. Recovery from such an event takes time, but many people...

Treatment

Fifty years ago, a spinal cord injury was usually fatal. Today, there's still no way to reverse damage to the spinal cord. But advances in recent years have improved the recovery of patients with...