Friday, May 7, 2021

Tag: Pregnancy

Diabetes and Spinal Cord Injury

People with spinal cord disorders are more Prone than most to developing type 2 diabetes. But the condition can be managed and even reversed with diet, exercise and medications. “You are diabetic.” No one...

Disabled Newton mom hoping for a miracle

Five years ago, Danielle Shine became a quadriplegic after a car accident. Now, she hopes to raise money for an experimental stem cell transplant in Portugal. Newton, Ia. - Danielle Shine saw a TV news...

Stem-cell therapy: Cure or hoax in China?

'Some get miracles'; others are skeptical The website for Beike Biotechnology bursts with stories that can only be categorized as medical miracles: a Paraplegic can move his legs again; a man with muscular dystrophy can...

Tip of the iceberg

There's more to paralysis than not being able to move. Victoria reveals the hidden medical challenges faced by people with spinal injuries Paralysis is rather like an iceberg. The bit you can see, the...

Spitzer willing to bet on research

Lt. Gov. Paterson takes the lead in persuading voters on a bond issue in 2008. About one-third of the women who come to the CNY Fertility Center in Syracuse for in-vitro fertilization wind up with...

freeSpeech- Annette Ross

Seven years ago, Annette Ross suffered a spinal cord injury while giving birth.

Harvard to clone human embryos

(AP) -- Stepping into a research area marked by controversy and fraud, Harvard University scientists said Tuesday they are trying to clone human embryos to create stem cells they hope can be used one...

FERTILITY, CHILDBIRTH, AND CONTRACEPTION

Women with Paraplegia or Quadriplegia and of childbearing age usually regain menses; nearly 50% do not miss a single period following injury. Pregnancy is possible, and if pelvic measurements...

AUTONOMIC DYSREFLEXIA (HYPERREFLEXIA)

Autonomic Dysreflexia, also known as Hyperreflexia, is a state that is unique to patients after spinal cord injury at a T-5 level and above. Patients with spinal cord injuries...

Some Female Spinal Cord Patients With Amenorrhea May Still Conceive Children: Presented at AACE

CHICAGO, I.L. -- May 2, 2006 -- Many women who sustain permanent spinal cord injury and develop resulting transitory amenorrhea may still be able to conceive children, according to a poster presented here at...