Thursday, April 15, 2021

Tag: Urinary Tract Infection

Magnesium efficacy in a rat spinal cord injury model Laboratory investigation

Object: Magnesium has been shown to have neuroprotective properties in short-term spinal cord injury (SCI) studies. The authors evaluated the efficacy of magnesium, methylprednisolone, and magnesium plus methylprednisolone in a rat SCI model. Methods: A...

A walking miracle: Swampscott’s Tom Smith overcame an injury that nearly put him in...

No one was sure if Tom Smith was going to be able to chase down the skater that had slipped away from the pack for a breakaway — least of all his own goalie. According...

The stem-cell funding ban is a step backwards for Texas

Why would Texas hamper its own universities, discouraging them from seeking cures for age-old diseases? Why would state leaders cut the state off from millions of dollars in research funding in the search for...

Stem Cell Administration Study Demonstrates Improved Quality Of Life For Patients Suffering From Spinal...

DaVinci Biosciences, in collaboration with Luis Vernaza Hospital in Ecuador, have announced the publication of study results demonstrating the safety and feasibility of its acute and chronic spinal cord injury treatment platform in Cell...

Young accident victim continues journey to recovery

Margaret Romph, 5, will be transferring to facility in Maryland On Jan. 2, the Romph family’s lives changed forever. A car accident left the youngest, 5-year-old Margaret, with severe injuries, including an injury to her spinal...

U.S. behind on embryonic stem cell research

When I taught at Rutgers University, my department chair was Wise Young, a pioneer in spinal chord rehabilitation. The Keck Center, where the research was done, was conveniently in the same building as my...

Hans Keirstead to brief Congress on stem cell research

UCI scientist is behind the field’s first human clinical trial Irvine, Calif., UC Irvine’s Hans Keirstead – the neurobiologist behind what will be the world’s first human embryonic stem cell clinical trial – will brief...

The Whole World Is Watching

Hope—and anxiety—run high as the first clinical trial of embryonic-stem-cell therapy begins this summer. Six weeks before the hoopla over President Barack Obama's executive order lifting restrictions on embryonic-stem-cell research, Hans Keirstead, a scientist at...

Therapeutic Hypothermia Is Promising Strategy To Minimize Tissue Damage

Recognition of the benefits of cooling strategies to protect the brain and spinal cord after traumatic injury has led to a wealth of cutting edge research, prime examples of which are featured in a...

Pinay scientist raises hope for the disabled

Yadong Wang, assistant professor at the Coulter Department of Biomedical Engineering of Georgia Tech and Emory University, and graduate student Christiane Gumera have developed a potentially promising strategy for encouraging the regeneration of damaged...