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2012-05-21 23:00:43

The George Jarkesy Show, a nationally syndicated radio program focusing on the intersection of politics and business, welcomed AxoGen co-founder and Vice President to discuss the company’s “perseverance”

2012-05-17 23:02:04

The George Jarkesy Show, a nationally syndicated radio program focusing on the intersection of politics and business, welcomed AxoGen co-founder and Vice President to discuss the company’s “perseverance”

Surgery Returns Hand’s Function After Spinal Cord Injury
2012-05-16 04:50:22

Surgeons at Washington State University in St. Louis recently revealed that they were able to restore some hand function in a quadriplegic patient who suffered from a spinal cord injury at the C7 Vertebra, which is the lowest bone in the neck.

2012-05-15 21:04:53

Surgeons at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis have restored some hand function in a quadriplegic patient with a spinal cord injury at the C7 vertebra, the lowest bone in the neck.

2012-05-15 21:02:42

A plastic surgeon and neurosurgeon at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis were successful in using peripheral nerve transfer to bypass a cervical spinal cord injury and restore partial function in both hands in a 71-year-old man.

2012-05-10 14:00:27

Around 100 billion neurons in the human brain enable us to think, feel and act.

2012-04-23 12:52:28

Engineers at the University of Sheffield have developed a method of assisting nerves damaged by traumatic accidents to repair naturally, which could improve the chances of restoring sensation and movement in injured limbs.

2012-04-18 10:31:05

Women are more prone to knee injuries than men, and the findings of a new study suggest this may involve more than just differences in muscular and skeletal structure – it shows that males and females also differ in the way they transmit the nerve impulses that control muscle force.

2012-04-02 10:04:42

A new animal model of nerve injury has brought to light a critical role of an enzyme called Nmnat in nerve fiber maintenance and neuroprotection.


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Use of the word 'swell-mobsman' dates at least to the early 1800s.