Thursday, July 29, 2021

Tag: Medical Conditions

Maryville woman seeks awareness for Syringomyelia

If you’ve never heard of syringomyelia, you aren’t alone, but a Maryville woman suffering from the spinal cord disorder hopes to change that as...

Leading experts urge Canadian health-care providers to improve care for people living with SCI

Leading Canadian spinal cord injury (SCI) experts have launched the unprecedented Spinal Cord Injury: A Manifesto for Change—a call to action and a plea...

New Research Demonstrates Safety of Cord-blood-derived Stem Cell Treatments

Beike Biotechnology and Medistem, Inc. Report on 114 Patients Treated With Novel Cord Blood Stem Cell Protocol; New Approach Opens Door to Expanded Uses...

Understanding Spinal Injury – Complete and Incomplete Spinal Cord Injury

In the evaluation of spinal injuries, they are often classified as complete or incomplete injuries. Traditionally, a complete spinal cord injury meant that there...

What is Cervical Myelopathy

Cervical myelopathy is a disorder most commonly seen in the elderly population due to spondylosis with resultant cord compression.1 There are many causes of...

Georgia colleges embrace Obama’s stem cell decision

For eight years, scientists have taken extreme measures to continue researching how embryonic stem cells could treat illness and injury. With limits on federal money...

Tackling spinal cord injuries

Dr. Ragnarsson is a physiatrist (specialist in physical medicine and rehabilitation) and professor and chairman of the Department of Rehabilitation Medicine at Mount Sinai....

To Wait or Not to Wait: Overseas’ Stem Cell Treatments

We at Stemblog have decided to weigh in on the medical tourism issue, which is fueled by the lack of adequate curative treatments available...

From the lab to the operating room

Dr. Brian Kwon just may be the future of spinal cord research. The 35-year-old medical specialist splits his professional time these days performing delicate surgeries...

Still making a difference

Twenty years ago, the kind of spinal-cord injury Caleb Brousseau sustained when he landed badly from a 12-metre jump while snowboarding in February would...