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...  At least half a million babies and children become ill with tuberculosis (TB) each year, according to the World Health Organization (WHO) and the Stop TB Partnership. Photographer Carlos Cazalis, ...
...  according to the report published in in the March 23 issue of the CDC's Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR). The study, released to coincide with World TB Day, also found that the TB rate was ...
... the spinal cord, in many cases, still functions. So reflexes, again, a reflex, the word means you don't need your brain to interfere in that process. A reflex happens without your brain being alive, essentially. ...
... If researchers could harness these flexible cells, they might create replacement tissues to treat diabetes, spinal cord injury and other debilitating conditions. For all the medical promise that embryonic ...
... nerve fibers in the central nervous system, according to the National Multiple Sclerosis Society. The brain, spine and optic nerves make up the central nervous system. Symptoms of the disease can include ...
... bid by a majority of four to three. After reading out a summary of the court's decision, Lord Wilson said: "Putting aside the law for one moment, all seven members of the court would wish to record their ...
... "A lot of soldiers who have lost limbs apparently have given up using these devices and gone back to a simple hook, which at least is reliable. "The device we're producing is for recording sensory impulses ...
... in earthbound patients, he added. Vision changes in some International Space Station astronauts have been noted but the cause is not fully understood, according to Dr. William Tarver, chief of the flight ...
One of the world's leading researchers into spinal cord injuries says China could hold the key to a cure that he has been searching for since he met late actor Christopher Reeve in the 1990s. US-based ...
... -- take according to package directions. After 48 hours: If pain doesn't improve, call your primary care physician to rule out a more serious condition. Health.com: How to stop work-related back pain  ...
... “Ohmygod ohmygod” — this time a whisper. I was so mesmerized by the steering wheel spinning of its own accord that I forgot to brake, despite the beeps and red warning signals on the dashboard screen. ...
... in Washington, D.C. suffered a spinal cord infarction, a blockage that caused sudden leg paralysis. She has since regained only partial use of her legs. Mr. Broad concluded, based on his research, that ...
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... attacked the cells in his spinal cord, paralysing his legs which are now wasted. He gets about by crawling, but is at the hospital for surgery. Mohammad will need four operations - to straighten each ...
... this year and 215 that began in 2010 or 2011 and remain unresolved, according to Erin R. Fox, manager of the University of Utah Drug Information Service, which tracks national drug shortages. Multiple ...
... Development, where her portfolio includes research on spinal cord injury, pain, regenerative medicine and translational neural repair. Bob Andrew Rappaport, M.D., ...
... declared in short supply — a record number. Prices for some have risen as much as eightyfold. President Obama issued an executive order in October to help ease the problems. “People are panicking” ...
... is a degenerative condition of the nerves in the brain and spinal cord that gradually robs the patient of the ability to use the muscles, trapping the victim in an increasingly unresponsive body.  ...
... trials that have been approved by the FDA. One was Geron for spinal cord injuries. They have halted that study. And then these two studies. So these are actually the first published results that are indicating ...
... of the visual gains we have recorded were due to the transplanted cells, the use of immunosuppressive drugs, or a placebo effect." That is crucial and shows why further larger trials are needed. As I've ...
... field by abruptly halting the world’s first clinical trial based on embryonic stem cells — one aimed at treating spinal cord injury. Geron, which has not published results from the aborted trial, also ...
... because human embryos have to be destroyed to harvest the cells. The latest news comes two months after Geron Corp. halted its stem cell-based experiment for spinal cord injuries, saying it planned to ...
... not be in its final form and may be updated or revised in the future. Please be aware that the authoritative record of NPR's programming is the audio. Read more http://www.npr.org/2012/01/20/145525002/be-here-now-meditation-for-the-body-and-brain?ft=1&f=1007 ...
J. Levine, Texas A&M UniversityNew research to help injured dogs walk again could lead to treatments for human spinal cord injuries. An experimental drug being tested on dachshunds and other dogs ...
... and exercise and treated with bone-building drugs. Nearly half of all women older than 50 will break a bone because of osteoporosis, according to the National Osteoporosis Foundation. The government task ...
... half), the proportion who get tested for osteoporosis still remains very low despite the big red flag. That means few of those women will take advantage of medications with good track records of preventing ...
... such as dry skin, curvature of the spine, dental problems, cleft palate or cleft lip, and weak muscle tone that can cause short stature, according to the National Institutes of Health. Depending on the ...
... four other major strains are included in the vaccine, the danger from meningitis B remains. InflammationThe infection, which causes inflammation of membranes surrounding the spinal cord and brain, still ...
... to spinal cord injuries, treatments that are backed by little or no scientific evidence and which are considered at best experimental. Some of these involve large general hospitals where patients pay ...
... that completely removed from his right leg a tumor twice his body weight, according to the hospital in Ho Chi Minh City. The growing tumor had rendered the patient, Nguyen Duy Hai, virtually immobile until ...
...  According to Black, a number of factors have converged to heighten the risk of practicing yoga. The biggest is the demographic shift in those who study it. Indian practitioners of yoga typically squatted ...
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