Wednesday, May 29, 2024

Tag: Infections

Uh Study Focuses on Immunity, Infection, Exercise and Spinal Cord Injured Patients

TIRR Foundation Funds Research Professors in Department of Health and Human Performance HOUSTON, TX - Mobility is a challenge for spinal cord injured patients. Infection...

Spleen Might Be Source of Damaging Cells at Spinal Cord Injury Site

Newswise — The spleen, an organ that helps the body fight infections, might also be a source of the cells that end up doing...

UTI Risk in Spinal Injury Reduced by New Catheter

The use of a hydrophilic-coated catheter called SpeediCath (Coloplast) delays the onset of urinary tract infections (UTIs) in patients with acute spinal cord injury. Compared...

Robust Regeneration of Injured Nerves Achieved for First Time in Adult Mammalian Spinal Cord

BOSTON, Aug. 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Researchers for the first time have induced robust regeneration of nerve tissue connections in injured adult spinal cord sites...

Increasing Evidence of Stem Cells Usefulness in Spinal Cord Injury was Shown in an...

Videos displaying recovery after spinal cord injury in rats, pigs and human patients were exposed to the scientific community and government authorities. That data...

Robotic legs get wheelchair users walking

A new pair of robotic legs out of New Zealand lets wheelchair users do the improbable--stand, walk, and even go up and down stairs. Users...

Social Security Disability Benefits Can Be Crucial to Surviving With Spinal Cord Injury, Allsup...

Enormous healthcare costs, lost income are significant barriers; Allsup outlines considerations when applying for SSDI with spinal cord impairments Every 41 minutes a person in...

Cranberry Concentrate Reduces Occurrence of Urinary Tract Infections in Spinal Cord Injury Patients

The results of a clinical study, recently published in the journal Spinal Cord, indicate that the use of Cran-Max(R) Cranberry Concentrate for people with...

Therapeutic Hypothermia Is Promising Strategy To Minimize Tissue Damage

Recognition of the benefits of cooling strategies to protect the brain and spinal cord after traumatic injury has led to a wealth of cutting...

Paralyzed Plano man survived 54 years, inspired others

The doctors didn't expect Don Harrington to survive the 1954 car accident that left him a quadriplegic. Then the medical wisdom of the day...