Tuesday, July 23, 2024

Tag: Anatomy

Experimental therapy may ease spinal cord injury

An experimental body cooling treatment used on an injured National Football League player offers promise for preventing paralysis in people who sustain severe spinal...

Scientist’s discovery of role of Aquaporin in spinal injuries recognized with research funding award

Dr. Olivera Nesic-Taylor, an assistant professor in biochemistry and molecular biology at the University of Texas, Galveston, was presented with the Erica Nader Award...

What is the spinal cord and the vertebra?

The spinal cord is about 18 inches long and extends from the base of the brain, down the middle of the back, to about...

Los Angeles Man Working To Beat Comeback Odds After Spinal Cord Injury Leads To...

According to the diagnostic scans, Leon Smith would never be able to reach out with his arms, grasp with his hands or take another...

Los Angeles Man Working to Beat Comeback Odds After Spinal Cord Injury Leads to...

Newswise — According to the diagnostic scans, Leon Smith would never be able to reach out with his arms, grasp with his hands or...

An Oregon Tale

RECENTLY MY OLDEST son, Noah, graduated from the University of Oregon. He wore the traditional cap with tassel as a concession to his mother’s...

Fast and slow – How the spinal cord controls the speed of movement

Cornell research may have implications for treating human ITHACA, N.Y. -- Using a state-of-the-art technique to map neurons in the spinal cord of a larval...

Why is my spinal cord important?

Your Spinal Cord is important because without a spinal cord your brain and your body couldn't communicate with each other. The spinal cord is the...

‘Lord of the Rings’ director makes donation to UCI stem cell research

Gift will support next generation of stem cell scientists Irvine, Calif., July 14, 2006, Peter Jackson, Academy Award-winning director of the “Lord of the Rings”...

Regeneration After Spinal Cord Injury

Newswise — More than 250,000 people in the U.S. are suffering from long-term spinal cord injuries, with more than 11,000 new occurrences taking place...