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Monthly Archives: April 2006

Cutting-Edge Research on Repair of Spinal Cord Injuries Presented in Journal of Neurotrauma

Exciting advances in the research effort to develop and refine novel techniques for repairing injured spinal cords have led to promising strategies for regenerating damaged neural tissue, inhibiting scar tissue formation, repairing underlying molecular...

Stem Cell Technology Gives Hope in Spinal Cord Injuries

Recent research using stem-cell technology in rats with spinal-cord injuries has allowed them to walk again within two weeks. The results of the study show promise for people with traumatic spinal-cord injuries. According to lead...

Purdue researchers work on drug to relieve spinal cord injuries

Purdue University researchers are working to develop a drug that could reverse some spinal cord injuries as well as other neurological traumas. Richard Borgens, founder of the Center for Paralysis Research and a leader of...

Spinal Cord Injury Repaired By New Type of Stem Cells

New Type of Cells Repair Injuries Researchers have found that transplanting a certain type of immature support cell from the Central Nervous System could regenerate more than 60% of the nerves that are damaged after...

Adult stem cell surgery may have teen walking again

WAVERLY, Ill. (BP)–Jacki Rabon was riding with some friends in the back of an SUV in August 2003 when she was thrown out of the vehicle as it veered off the road. She skidded...

Stem-Cell Tech Improves Spinal-Cord Injury

WASHINGTON, DC, United States (UPI) -- A new stem-cell technology has allowed rats with spinal-cord injuries to walk again within two weeks, an advance that could one day help people with traumatic spinal-cord injuries. The...

Bladder Management, Age Tied To Urinary Stones In Men With Spinal Injury

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - A variety of factors, including age at injury and type of bladder drainage, appear to influence the risk of urinary stone formation in men with spinal cord injury, Korean...

Paralysis Cure Worth Waiting For

Every time I turn around I seem to read about some paralyzed person who's traveled to a far-flung country for a miracle treatment not available in the United States. "I can now wiggle a...

Teen’s injury mirrors Reeve’s

Although his spinal cord injury is similar to that of Christopher Reeve, Ben Trockman has shown "phenomenal" strength, courage and attitude, his father said. Trockman, 17, of Evansville, suffered a broken neck March 19 during...

stepnow.org

The purpose of the site is to explore and develop global plans to aid in the fight for a cure for paralysis. This is a site that aims to go beyond politics, beyond national...