Articles Tagged: Spinal Cord Injuries
Published: January 28, 2013 | Category: News
Currently there is no effective treatment used in clinical practice for patients with an injured spinal cord. However, a group of orthopaedic scientists have recently discovered that the administration of microRNA-210 could be an effective treatment for an injured spinal cord by promoting regeneration following injury.
Previously, microRNA-210 has been studied as an effective treatment for cancer and other diseases. Scientists noted that there was an absence of this particular gene in cancerous tumors, but it was found in abundance in healthy tissue. By delivering what was missing directly to the diseased tumor, scientists were able to stop the progression of the disease. Continue Reading »
Published: March 10, 2012 | Category: Links
A site for physiotherapists containing over 750 exercises appropriate for people with spinal cord injuries and other neurological disabilities. Users can select exercises to compile into booklets.
Published: December 3, 2011 | Category: Links
180 Medical is one of America’s fastest growing “Nationally Accredited” providers of sterile use catheters, urologic and disposable medical supplies. We are dedicated to meeting the supply needs of customers with chronic medical diagnoses such as Urinary Incontinence, Spinal Cord Injuries, Multiple Sclerosis, Transverse Myelitis, Spina Bifida, and many other urologic conditions that require catheterization. Continue Reading »