Thursday, June 20, 2024

Tag: Infections

Medtronic Announces FDA Approval of Smaller Implantable Drug Pump for Chronic Pain, Severe Spasticity

New programmable pump features greater accuracy, larger reservoirs and longer refill intervals, making treatments more convenient and easier to manage Medtronic, Inc. (NYSE:MDT), today announced...

Benefit to aid infant with rare disease

WALLINGFORD — Jonathan Narducci was born a happy and healthy baby, but after seven months all that changed in an instant. Last May, Paul Narducci...

With Tiny Brain Implants, Just Thinking May Make It So

Can a machine read a person's mind? A medical device company is about to find out. The company, Cyberkinetics Inc., plans to implant a tiny...

Rehabilitation Process of Persons With Spinal Cord Injury

Rehabilitation Process of Persons With Spinal Cord Injury Spinal cord injury (SCI) can occur at any time to any individual. Acute SCI is an...

The Marathon Miracle

BOSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--March 19, 2004--This April, a young man named Jack Shadduck plans to bicycle 26.2 miles--completing the same distance as the thousands of runners...

Rehabilitation program challenges people with spinal cord injuries.

Perched 60 feet above the ground and alongside a cliff at Mississippi Palisades State Park, first-time rock climber Joel Irizarry took a quick breather....

He’s a whole bunch of miracles wrapped up in one

RANKLIN — Jeremy Sublett began playing football at Franklin-Simpson High School last fall. He was just looking for something to do to pass the...

When spinal cord injury affects the bowel

Neurogenic bowel is a frequent problem for patients with spinal cord injury. With planning and care, however, you can help them regain control over...

New Findings in Pressure Ulcer Prevention and Treatment

Pressure ulcers are a common, debilitating, and costly complication of SCI, often requiring long periods of immobility, hospitalization, and/or surgery. Patients with SCI are...

Prevention of Urinary Tract Infection in Persons with SCI

Urinary Tract Infection (UTI) is the most frequent medical complication during initial medical Rehabilitation after SCI, and continues to be a common cause of...