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Spinal cord processes information just like areas of the brain

— 28 Mar 2011 16:07 | Health

Patrick Stroman's work mapping the function and information processing of the spinal cord could improve treatment for spinal cord injuries…

Researchers focus on human cells for spinal cord injury repair

— 3 Mar 2011 13:17 | Health

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…

Voice-saver: Light therapy for early-stage laryngeal cancer

— 29 Jan 2011 17:55 | Health

Light, or photodynamic, therapy can help preserve the voice and vocal cord function for patients with early stage laryngeal (voice box) cancer, according to a study from Henry Ford…

Research uncovers extensive natural recovery after spinal cord injury

— 15 Nov 2010 17:03 | Health

A study led by researchers in the Department of Neurosciences at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine shows unexpected and extensive natural recovery after spinal…

Don't clamp umbilical cords straight after birth, urges expert

— 11 Nov 2010 11:05 | Health

Obstetricians and midwives should wait a few minutes before clamping the umbilical cords of newborn infants so that babies are not harmed by the procedure, argues Dr David Hutchon in…

Stem cells repair damaged spinal cord tissue

— 9 Oct 2010 08:47 | Health

Researchers at the Swedish medical university Karolinska Institutet have shown how stem cells, together with other cells, repair damaged tissue in the mouse spinal cord. The results…

Spinal cord stimulation may benefit Parkinson's patients

— 15 Jun 2010 03:18 | Health

A new study from Rhode Island Hospital indicates that spinal cord stimulation may be able to modulate Parkinson's disease symptoms. The lead author will present the findings at the…

Improving recovery from spinal cord injury

— 10 Jun 2010 10:57 | Health

Once damaged, nerves in the spinal cord normally cannot grow back and the only drug approved for treating these injuries does not enable nerve regrowth. Publishing online this week…

Untangling the mystery of knotted flex

— 7 Jun 2010 11:08 | Technology

Aston University Reader, Robert Matthews, believes his 'Loop Conjecture' theory can prevent knots in everything from simple flex through to mountain and sailing ropes and potentially…

Mannitol boosts effectiveness of potential cord blood treatment for cerebral palsy in lab animals

— 1 Jun 2010 20:00 | Health

The sugar-alcohol compound mannitol improved the therapeutic effectiveness of human umbilical cord blood cells injected into neonatal rat models of cerebral palsy, reports a new international…

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