Wednesday, May 22, 2024

Tag: Infections

Repairing the Damaged Spinal Cord

Once little more than a futile hope, some restoration of the injured spinal cord is beginning to seem feasible Editor's Note: This story, originally printed...

Researchers develop therapy to treat paralysis

"The majority of the research programs at the Cleveland FES Center focus on spinal cord injury (SCI) and stroke," Mary Buckett, Cleveland FES researcher,...

Blowing away a sniff of a cure

Andrew Commons is determined to walk again - utterly determined. As well as following an intensive daily exercise regime, he's also undergone courses of...

New U.S. Medicare Policy Encourages Healthier Approach to Bladder Management and Catheter Use

Coloplast supports critical change in Catheter guidelines giving consumers choices, cutting healthcare costs and reducing exposure to bacteria MINNEAPOLIS, Aug 11, 2008 (BUSINESS WIRE) --...

Everett taking nothing for granted

Coloplast supports critical change in Catheter guidelines giving consumers choices, cutting healthcare costs and reducing exposure to bacteria MINNEAPOLIS, Aug 11, 2008 (BUSINESS WIRE) --...

Pressure mapping system identifies right cushion to prevent sores for wheelchair users

A new pressure mapping system at Sunnyview Rehabilitation Hospital that helps clinicians determine the suitability of a wheelchair cushion is making life a little...

A BACTERIAL PARTNERSHIP

Elsewhere, I have discussed various approaches for controlling urinary tract infections (UTIs) that help preserve the effectiveness of life-saving antibiotics when they're really needed....

Superman’s battle with George Bush … and his legacy of hope to millions

Film star Christopher Reeve was best known for playing Superman until he was paralysed from the neck down after a riding accident in 1995....

Medical Marvel

Doctors can't explain why Pat Rummerfield is able to run marathons and race cars. Even so, there are scores of quadriplegics who long to...

PROBLEMS PHYSICALLY CHALLENGED ATHLETES FACE

The number of physically impaired athletes, who includes wheelchair athletes, amputees, and athletes with cerebral palsy, visual impaired and intellectually impaired athletes has substantially...