Friday, April 12, 2024

Tag: Nervous System

Nervous System: Facts, Function & Diseases

The nervous system is a complex collection of nerves and specialized cells known as neurons that transmit signals between different parts of the body....

Matt Courson learns to take steps again after spinal injury

A few years ago, if someone was diagnosed with a paralyzing spinal cord injury, the idea of that patient ever walking again would be out of the question.

Paraplegic Man Stands, Steps with Assistance, Moves His Legs Voluntarily

Regimen of Epidural Spinal Cord Stimulation, Plus Extensive Locomotor Training, A Significant Breakthrough A team of scientists at the University of Louisville, UCLA and the...

Curing Paralysis – Again

An article by Rob Stein on the front page of today’s Washington Post (May 20, 2011) announces a stunning breakthrough treatment for ...

Spinal cord processes information just like areas of the brain

Patrick Stroman’s work mapping the function and information processing of the spinal cord could improve treatment for spinal cord injuries. “Basic physiology books describe the...

Cancer Drug Aids The Regeneration Of Spinal Cord Injuries

Taxol stabilizes growing nerve cells and reduces the barrier-function of scar tissue After a spinal cord injury a number of factors impede the regeneration of...

Accelerating Discovery with On-demand LIMS

Cutting-edge spinal cord research team eliminates critical bottlenecks The Miami Project to Cure Paralysis, part of University of Miami, Florida, comprises a dedicated team of...

Aussie Quadriplegic is chicken soup for America’s soul

The serious impact of the spinal cord injury is remembered during the second week of November by Australians with the help of Josh Wood's...

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...

Extensive Natural Recovery Seen After Spinal Cord Injury

Newswise — A study led by researchers in the Department of Neurosciences at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine shows unexpected...