Friday, April 12, 2024

Tag: Anatomy

Recovering Movement In Chronic Spinal Cord Injury

The University of California, Irvine, has just completed the very first study to show that human stem cells can bring back movement in spinal...

Human stem cells restore motor function in mice

IRVINE — A UC Irvine study is the first to demonstrate that human neural stem cells can restore mobility in cases of chronic spinal...

Robust Regeneration of Injured Nerves Achieved for First Time in Adult Mammalian Spinal Cord

BOSTON, Aug. 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Researchers for the first time have induced robust regeneration of nerve tissue connections in injured adult spinal cord sites...

Next decade offers promise for treatment of spinal cord injuries

New study says a multidisciplinary approach is most likely to achieve results Although new developments in the management of spinal cord injuries (SCI) are on...

What is Cervical Myelopathy

Cervical myelopathy is a disorder most commonly seen in the elderly population due to spondylosis with resultant cord compression.1 There are many causes of...

Spinal Cord Injury

An injury to the spinal cord could result in a catastrophic permanent disability to the patient. Approximately 10,000 new cases of spinal cord injury...

Neurons Derived From Embryonic Stem Cells Restore Muscle Function After Injury

Dalhousie Medical School researchers have discovered that embryonic stem cells may play a critical role in helping people with nerve damage and Motor Neuron...

First stem cell trials might start in O.C.

An Irvine company could be the first to win federal approval for clinical trials. A tiny start-up company in Irvine has a shot at becoming...

Spinal cord injury research hampered by animal models

Scientists say difficulty lies in extrapolating animal data to humans Washington—Research on traumatic spinal cord injuries is hampered by a reliance on animal experiments that...

What is the spinal cord?

This may seem to be silly question but, until people get spinal cord injury or know somebody who is, most pay little attention...