Thursday, June 20, 2024

Tag: Neurons

Human clones verified

For the first time, scientists have achievedhuman "therapeutic cloning," creating human embryos through cloning and extracting stem cells that were thenmorphed into other kinds...

Current Interventions 2004

Drug Therapy Effective drug therapy for spinal cord injury first became a reality in 1990, when methylprednisolone, the first drug shown to improve recovery from...

Basic Anatomy

Together, the brain and spinal cord make up the Central Nervous System. They are covered by three layers of membranes called meninges and bathed...

Chinese Scientists Grow Embryonic Stem Cells To Motor Neurons

Scientists reported Sunday that they coaxed human embryonic stem cells to become spinal Motor neurons, critical nervous system pathways that relay messages from the...

Nanofiber Gel Could Heal Spinal Damage

A gel of tiny fibers could help reverse paralysis from spinal cord injury. The gel, created by scientists from Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois, contains...

Spinal Cord Regeneration

For successful Regeneration to occur following spinal cord injury, several things must happen. First, damaged nerve cells and supporting cells must survive or be...

Steroids May Reverse Loss Of Substance Tied To Nervous System Disease

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. -- Steroids help to reduce inflammation, but University of Illinois scientists suggest they also could be used to reverse a loss of...

New study may explain spinal cord pain

BY PAULA BRADY - Staff Reporter A new study by Yale researchers has found a possible explanation for chronic pain in patients with spinal cord...

Spinal Cord Injury Treatment and Cure Research

When spinal cord injury (SCI) occurs, one of the most difficult issues to deal with is that there is no “cure” at the...

Exercise may speed spinal cord repair

Running boosts nerve talk in injured rats. Exercise speeds the recovery of rats with spinal cord injuries, a new study suggests. Regular runs...