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Daily Archives: November 27, 2013

Australian scientists working on ‘bionic spinal cord’

A "bionic spinal cord" that is likely to provide movements for those who have been paralysed by spinal cord injury or stroke is being developed by Australian researchers. According to 'The Courier Mail,' the project...

Spinal Injuries Treated With Hypoxia: What Is This Promising (And Surprising) New Treatment?

Inhaling less oxygen, known as hypoxia, boosts the walking abilities of patients with spinal injuries, according to a counterintuitive treatment described today in the journal Neurology. Scientists from Emory University found that intermittent, but safe,...

The inspirational doctor paralyzed from the waist who can still perform surgeries thanks to...

A successful Missouri surgeon has beaten unbelievable odds by returning to the OR after suffering sudden paralysis from the waist down. Dr. Ted Rummel lost his ability to walk or stand when a blood-filled cyst...