Saturday, December 4, 2021

Tag: Medical Technology

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...

Pig Snouts Used to Treat Spinal Cord Injury

In a recent study, scientists used cells from pig snouts to successfully repair severed spinal cords in rats. The pig cells were engineered so...

Life Satisfaction Among Persons with Spinal Cord Injuries

Every year, approximately 10,000 persons in the United States, typically young adults (New Mobility, 1996), seriously injure their spinal cords and become permanently paralyzed....

Sexual problems of disabled patients

ABC of sexual health Almost 4% of the UK population have some form of physical, sensory, or intellectual Impairment--almost 2.5 million people. Many of these...

A Comparison Between People with Spinal Cord Injuries

Spinal cord injury (SCI) is a severe traumatic Disability that occurs suddenly and affects both sensory and Motor functions. According to the National Spinal...