Designer drug jab may partially relieve paralyzing spinal cord injuries

Scientists have revealed that they have developed a new drug that may partially relieve paralyzing spinal cord injuries, based on indications from a study in rats.

Designer drug jab set to make paralysis history

 Scientists have revealed that they have developed a new drug that may partially relieve paralyzing spinal cord injuries, based on indications from a study in rats.

Spinal cord injury may cause brain damage

Spinal cord injuries (SCI) may cause progressive brain degeneration, says a new research.

How animals walk

A new breakthrough study, which has identified the key neuron that allows animals to walk, will come in handy while developing new therapies for patients with spinal cord injuries or other motor impairments.

New treatment helps people with spine injuries walk better

Scientists have identified a new treatment that can help people with spinal cord injuries walk better.

Novel stimulation therapy brings cure for spinal cord injuries closer to reality

Researchers have discovered a new technique called Biphasic Electrical stimulation (BES), a non-chemical procedure, that they believe can be used for spinal cord injury patients in the future.

Advanced exoskeleton `may soon help paralysed walk`

A team of researchers has developed a powered exoskeleton that enables people with severe spinal cord injuries to stand, walk, sit and climb stairs.

Soon, teeth cells may repair damaged spines

Teeth cells could soon be used to fix spinal cord injuries.

Spinal cord injuries up heart disease risk

After SCI the autonomic nerves in the spinal cord can be damaged and lead to abnormal control of the heart and blood vessels.

`Human cells helpful in repairing spinal cord injuries`

Human astrocyte cells have been found to help repair spinal injury.

`Human cells helpful in repairing spinal cord injuries`

Human astrocyte cells have been found to help repair spinal injury.