Sunday, April 18, 2021

Tag: Cure

Transcending Disability… Toward a Cure for Spinal Cord Injury

https://youtu.be/b47FE_8ycsQ Dr. Dena Shahriari works on improving function after traumatic nerve injuries especially spinal cord injuries. She aims to introduce approaches and tools that are accessible to other researchers and clinicians to join forces in...

Drug aims to help treat spinal cord injuries

Researchers at ReNetX Bio are hoping a new name, the potential for a new influx of cash on the horizon and a new chief executive officer are the winning combination needed to bring its...

Drug offers hope for spinal patients

Treatment proven in lab to assist recovery and could be part of cure alongside other research, say experts. Kiwi and Australian researchers have developed a protein-based drug that offers a potential breakthrough treatment for those with severe brain and spinal cord injuries.

Numbers Tell The Tale Of The Wings For Life World Run

Now the dust has settled on an unforgettable day of running and inspiration, the numbers that lie behind the second Wings for Life World Run show how the event captured the world’s imagination. Encouraged and...
Intracellular Sigma Peptide

Peptide Shows Great Promise for Treating Spinal Cord Injury

Case Western Reserve Scientists Design Intracellular Sigma Peptide (ISP) to Promote Functional Recovery Following Spinal Cord Injury Case Western Reserve scientists have developed a new chemical compound that shows extraordinary promise in restoring function lost...

When a cure isn’t a cure: searching for miracles can do more damage

Modern science can offer a lot of things, but the search for a miracle cure to spinal cord injury is dangerous on many levels. It's understandable that someone who has just been given life changing...

A Cure for Spinal Cord Injury? Mark Pollock and Superman’s Legacy

http://youtu.be/0JE8LYSCdMA Adventurer Mark Pollock joined us to explore the frontier research that is pointing towards a cure for spinal cord injury. For this special event, Mark was joined - in person and via Skype -...

Will stem cell therapy help cure spinal cord injury?

A systematic survey of the scientific literature shows that stem cell therapy can have a statistically significant impact on animal models of spinal cord injury, and points the way for future studies. Spinal cord injuries...

Rachelle Friedman, ‘Paralyzed Bride,’ Speaks Out: More Than Equality, We Want A Cure

Ever since my injury three years ago I have been determined to show the world that people with disabilities can be just as happy, independent and productive as those without disabilities. But is it...

Bad choices can change lives forever

In April 2007, Amanda left a prom after-party with a friend who had been drinking. On the way home, the driver crashed into a ditch. Amanda's spinal cord was injured, and she was paralyzed from...