A new study reveals that paralysis patients now have a shot for recovery with an experimental treatment that includes a spinal implant and physical therapy. A handful of patients already show positive results.
Human who have stayed in space for long period of times are at risk of developing visual problems due to volume changes in the clear fluid located around the brain and the spinal cord.
Spinal cord injuries are notorious for being practically irreversible, with accidents or diseases to the area often resulting in long-term paralysis or other disabilities. But now new research indicates that an already existing drug may give hope to patients suffering from these types of injuries.
A newly developed type of spinal implant may give hope for paralyzed patients everywhere and one day help them to walk again, according to new research.
Researcher Leonid Moroz and fellow scientists are studying a fascinating translucent sea creature that has regenerating abilities on a floating laboratory off the Florida Keys in hopes of finding clues to genetics and spinal cord regeneration.