Sunday, July 14, 2024

Tag: Anatomy

Race to Human Stem-Cell Trials

SAN DIEGO -- Several scientists have used embryonic or fetal stem cells to help rodents with spinal cord injuries walk again. The researchers travel...

What does the spinal cord look like and what does it do?

The cord in humans may be likened to a coaxial cable, about one inch in diameter, and is a continuation of the brain. It...

Glimmers of hope as scientists continue their search for the ‘next big thing’

Are stem cells the holy grail for medical research? Donna Chisholm reports on the scientific advances that might help in the battle against disease. If Dr...

New findings on nerve cell proteins show promise for reducing disability

New findings in animals suggest a potential treatment to minimize Disability after spinal cord and other nervous system injuries, say neuroscientists from Wake Forest...

Findings on Nerve Cell Proteins Show Promise for Reducing Disability

New findings in animals suggest a potential treatment to minimize Disability after spinal cord and other nervous system injuries, say neuroscientists. Newswise — New findings...

Basic Anatomy

Together, the brain and spinal cord make up the Central Nervous System. They are covered by three layers of membranes called meninges and bathed...

Pediatric cervical spine injuries: avoiding potential disaster.

Although Cervical spine injuries (CSIs) are uncommon in children, a missed or delayed diagnosis may have devastating consequences for the patient. A thorough understanding...