Thursday, May 6, 2021

Tag: Cancer

How injured nerves grow themselves back

Unlike nerves of the spinal cord, the peripheral nerves that connect our limbs and organs to the central nervous system have an astonishing ability to regenerate themselves after injury. Now, a new report in...

Effect on stem cell ruling on companies unclear

(Reuters) - Government officials say they will appeal a U.S. District Court injunction that stops new federal funding of human embryonic stem cell research. The ruling has no direct effect on researchers or companies working...

Adult stem cell research far ahead of embryonic

NEW YORK — A few months ago, Dr. Thomas Einhorn was treating a patient with a broken ankle that wouldn't heal, even with multiple surgeries. So he sought help from the man's own body. Einhorn...

Battling paralysis

Americans' love affair with automobiles has come with a cost higher than the price of the cars. Although stroke is the leading cause of paralysis in this country, auto accidents account for 41.3 of...

Scientists discover cause of destructive inflammations

The signaling molecule CD95L, known as "death messenger," causes an inflammatory process in injured tissue after spinal cord injuries and prevents its healing. This discovery was published by scientists of the German Cancer Research...

Cancer claims R&B singer Teddy Pendergrass, 59

Teddy Pendergrass , an R&B singer who was one of the most electric and successful figures in music until a car crash 28 years ago left him in a wheelchair, died Wednesday in suburban...

Paralysed teenager has ‘very good chance of recovery’

Aspiring model Vladislava Kravchenko has a very good chance of recovery form her paralysis, according to doctors in Moscow, where she has now begun stem cell treatment. "It's great, I'm really happy. They're helping a...

Adult Stem Cells Saved My Life

Imagine a tragic automobile accident that leaves a young girl a quadriplegic. Imagine a young mother of two who discovers that a disease is ravaging her body and turning her vital organs into stone....

Bladder cancer in spinal cord injury patients

Retrospective review.Objective:Spinal cord injury is a known risk factor for bladder cancer. The risk of bladder cancer has been reported at 16-28 times higher than the general population. Earlier studies have identified indwelling catheters...

Seeking cancer survivors with limited mobility

Are you a cancer survivor who had limitations in activities of daily living prior to your cancer? If you have completed active treatment for your cancer, you are invited to participate in a study to...