The spinal cord
injuries captured by the data for this study were those serious enough to land patients in the emergency room and included temporary bruising to severed or permanently damaged cords that cause paralysis, difficulty breathing, an inability to fill and empty the bladder, and other motor disabilities.
The WHO report pointed out that spinal cord
injury was associated with lower rates of school enrollment and economic participation.
Also during SCIAW the Darrell Gwynn Foundation, through its Education & Prevention Program, will send speakers in wheelchairs and show its powerful “It Could Happen to You” video to dozens of Florida high schools in an effort to prevent spinal cord
Talk about how the brain connects to the spinal cord
and that the brain uses the spinal cord
to talk to all of the other parts of the body.
While helping patients with spinal cord
injury walk again is the ultimate goal, even restoring use of the thumbs can help a patient live more independently, she said.
When they implanted these structures into excised regions of rats' spinal cords
, the stem cells provided the appropriate cues to trigger the animals' nervous systems to repair themselves.
disease in West Nile virus infection [letter].
Tremblay, "Going Back to Civvy Street," 149-157, and idem, "The Canadian Revolution in the Management of Spinal Cord
Injury," 141-55; personal communication from Mary Tremblay, November 26, 1999 (on the number of spinal cord
-injured Canadians and CPA members).
The publication of the article forced the VA to build a new Bronx Veterans Affairs Medical Center (VAMC) and to establish a stand-alone national Spinal Cord
Proneuron Biotechnologies, Ness-Ziona, Israel, a privately held company, has initiated a second Phase 1 clinical trial of autologous activated macrophage therapy for patients with complete spinal cord
Prions mostly infect an animal's brain and spinal cord
, not its meat.
Miami's Colson Hicks Eidson recently made a $100,000 donation to benefit the Miami Project to Cure Paralysis, a comprehensive research center dedicated to finding more effective treatments and, ultimately, a cure for paralysis resulting from spinal cord