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NEW YORK, March 29, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- United Spinal Association and National Spinal Cord Injury Association (NSCIA), two leading nonprofits with more than 125 years of combined service to the disability community, have recently announced their intended merger unifying resources to become the single, largest membership organization dedicated to improving the lives of people with spinal cord injuries and disorders (SCI/D) nationwide. The combined organization will significantly...
Patrick Stromanâ€™s work mapping the function and information processing of the spinal cord could improve treatment for spinal cord injuries.
For the first time, scientists discovered that a specific type of human cell, generated from stem cells and transplanted into spinal cord injured rats, provide tremendous benefit, not only repairing damage to the nervous system but helping the animals regain locomotor function as well.
After a spinal cord injury a number of factors impede the regeneration of nerve cells.
Scientists have discovered the origin of a unique type of cell known for its ability to support regeneration in the central nervous system.
September 18th( )Fundraiser in Bushnell Park Seeks to Raise Awareness for the Care & Cure for People in Connecticut Living with Spinal Cord Injuries GLASTONBURY, Conn., Sept.
New study says a multidisciplinary approach is most likely to achieve results ROSEMONT, Ill., April 6 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Although new developments in the management of spinal cord injuries (SCI) are on the horizon, any eventual cure for the condition is more likely to involve a multidisciplinary approach, drawing from expertise in several fields, according to a review article published in the April 2010 issue of the Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (JAAOS).
New study says a multidisciplinary approach is most likely to achieve results
The signaling molecule CD95L, known as "death messenger," causes an inflammatory process in injured tissue after spinal cord injuries and prevents its healing.
Researchers have shown how an experimental drug might restore the function of nerves damaged in spinal cord injuries by preventing short circuits caused when tiny "potassium channels" in the fibers are exposed.
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