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Monthly Archives: December 2006

Drug for shingles relieves spinal cord injury pain

Australian doctors have discovered that patients with spinal cord injuries with moderate to severe nerve pain, received relief from a drug usually given to alleviate diabetic nerve pain and the pain from shingles. The researchers...

Spinal cord injury patients may benefit from new treatment

Clinical trial shows that pregabalin reduces the pain of spinal cord injury and may eliminate it altogether. Spinal cord injury is often associated with pain and this generally responds poorly to currently available treatments. Researchers...

Hope for a cure found in embryonic stem cell research

Michael J. Fox‘s successful acting career might soon be upstaged by his success as a lobbyist – his stumping for stem cell research in last month’s election turned the tide in favor of the...