Daily Archives: December 2, 2016
A new holiday centre will cater for people with disabilities and their families.
A world first facility has opened on Sydney’s northern beaches to support people living with spinal cord injuries.
The $22 million centre will help people with disabilities reconnect with everyday life.
The pristine resort has breath taking views and a very special clientele, only people with spinal cord injuries and their families can stay.
The gut microbiome undergoes changes after a patient suffers a spinal cord injury, according to a new study.
Researchers from The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center used mice models of spinal cord injury in order to determine whether gut bacteria dysbiosis – or, functional interruption – affects the recovery of neurological function in patients after a traumatic spinal cord injury. The researchers wrote that this dysbiosis can both cause and exacerbate a number of diseases. The study authors studied changes in the mice’s microbiomes after their injuries for a month to predict the range of their locomotor impairment, they wrote.