Wednesday, June 12, 2024

Tag: Treatments

Researchers: Don’t try to clone babies

The South Korean researchers who made history this week in creating human embryos through cloning and extracting viable stem cells say they adamantly oppose...

Dana Reeve Visits Walter Reed Army Medical Center

WASHINGTON, Feb. 10 /U.S. Newswire/ -- Today, Dana Reeve, wife of actor Christopher Reeve, a director of the Christopher Reeve Paralysis Foundation (CRPF) and...

Severed spinal cord regenerated

Scientists have succeeded in restoring movement to rats paralysed by spinal injuries. The breakthrough could ultimately lead to new treatments for people who have been...

Spinal Cord Tumors

Definition A spinal cord tumor is a benign or cancerous growth in the spinal cord, between the membranes covering the spinal cord, or in the...

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...

School Uses Cells From Aborted Fetuses

Researchers at the Georgetown University Medical Center, a Catholic institution, are using cells derived from aborted fetuses in medical research. Catholic doctrine opposes abortion, but...

Axon Growth and Guidance

Currently, an important question in spinal cord repair is how to influence nerve fibers to regenerate across long distances and make meaningful connections. During...

Phase II Trials of ProCord

Proneuron Biotechnologies Teams with Craig Hospital in Denver to Expand IND Phase II Trial of ProCord for the Treatment of Spinal Cord Injuries to...

Hope for new source of stem cells

US scientists have found a way to turn adult cells back into immature cells with the potential to become many different types of tissue. The...

Feeling restored after paralysis

Scientists say they have successfully restored feeling to patients paralysed for at least two years. A team from the University of San Paulo in Brazil...