Wednesday, October 4, 2023

Tag: Texas A&M University

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Electrical stimulation could help bowel dysfunction after spinal cord injury

According to the National Spinal Cord Injury Statistical Center, approximately 18,000 new spinal cord injuries occur each year in the United States. Spinal cord...

Quadriplegic author: ‘I will be out of this chair one day’

The story he wanted to tell was several decades in the making, so it’s easy to see why David Rippy took two-and-a-half years to...

Morphine might take away pain, but does it do more harm than good?

The damaging effects of giving morphine after a major injury. A soldier on the battlefield, a driver in a car accident, a nursing home resident...

New research on paralyzed dogs aimed at helping humans

Ongoing research on paralyzed dogs may one day help military veterans and others who have severe spinal cord injuries. Researchers at the Texas A&M...

Helping Dogs (and Humans) With Spinal Cord Injury Walk Again

On Wednesday, US researchers announced they are testing a new drug in dogs that has already proven effective in mice. The drug is designed...

Lucky dogs help spinal cord injury research

Injured animals received a polymer that lets nerve cells repair selves in Purdue/Texas study. Madeline and Fred Pernell will never know exactly what happened with...