Friday, April 16, 2021

Tag: Hope

Reeve recovery hopes boosted

Scientists have uncovered evidence that actor Christopher Reeve could make a full recovery from paralysis if his spinal injury can be fixed. Reeve, the star of the Superman films, was paralysed from the neck down...

Spinal cord injuries often missed, mismanaged – In House

Despite a growing awareness of the association between automobile accidents and spinal cord injuries, a recent British study shows that nearly one in 10 such injuries is being missed in acute care settings. Poonnoose and...

First-ever guidelines for spinal cord injuries.

How spinal cord injuries (SCI) are managed--especially in the critical early stages--has a profound effect on a patient's outcome. The publication of the first comprehensive SCI, treatment guidelines is an important step in standardizing...

Spinal Cord: Heal Thyself

Transplanted stem cells can improve Motor skills in injured rats FRIDAY, Aug. 30 (HealthDayNews) -- Japanese researchers are reporting yet another advance in the repair of damaged body parts using fetal stem cells. This one could...

The ‘sport’ of bioengineering

Yes, it is a picture of the Olympic rings, but the rings themselves are constructed out of living nerve cells. This biological version of the icon of sporting excellence measures 3.4 millimetres - about one-eighth...

Tube ‘could repair’ spinal injuries

Doctors trying to find a way to repair devastating spinal injuries have used a plastic tube implant to restore some movement in rats. However, experts say this is simply a step forward in the search...