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...  Three-year-old Franzua has a form of TB that deforms the spinal column. Infants and young children are at special risk of having severe, often fatal ...
... 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 ...
... expansion of the cerebral spinal fluid space surrounding the optic nerve, 22 percent had flattening of the rear of the eyeball, 15 percent had bulging of the optic nerve, and 11 percent had changes in ...
... cerebral spinal fluid space surrounding the optic nerve of nine of the astronauts, a flattening of the rear of the eyeball in six, a bulging of the optic nerve in four, and changes in the pituitary gland ...
... that an infant would require treatment in the NICU. The researchers also found that mothers who gave birth at or after 41 weeks' gestation had the lowest likelihood of requiring epidural or spinal analgesia ...
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 ...
... compressing the nerves around them. What it feels like. You may not feel them at all. "Not all herniated disks cause symptoms," explains Prather. But if part of the disk protrudes out into the spinal canal, ...
... new technique may eventually have a broader application in people, Bittner says. "If you could get it to work on peripheral nerves, it might then be applied to spinal nerves," he says Another person ...
... might reduce the strain. Between the ages of 30 and 70, most adults experience a 20 percent to 30 percent decline in range of motion; after age 70, they may suffer up to a 50 percent decline in spinal ...
... in a new class and developed “severe spinal stenosis” with debilitating back spasms when the teacher “literally forced me into maintaining an extremely painful Downward Dog.” This is a classic pose in ...
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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 ...
...  affecting at least 5.4 million Americans that robs patients of memory and reasoning skills. These characteristics, detectable with brain scans and spinal fluid tests, can appear years before Alzheimer's ...
... spinal fluid. Preservatives in the drug can cause potentially fatal respiratory and organ damage or, when put into spinal fluid, paralysis. Dr. Peter Adamson, chairman of the Children's Oncology Group, ...
... Development, where her portfolio includes research on spinal cord injury, pain, regenerative medicine and translational neural repair. Bob Andrew Rappaport, M.D., ...
... into the spinal fluid. The preservative can cause paralysis when injected into the spinal column, so cannot be used for this disease. Methotrexate is also used to treat rheumatoid arthritis. Ben ...
... Edwards to hospital themselves but were concerned about a possible spinal injury. Robert Halfon, Conservative MP for Harlow, said he had spoken to the family and would be contacting health chiefs on their ...
... 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.  ...
... organization which helps people who suffer from spinal disorders in underserved regions of the world. Frances C. Henderson, R.N., Ed.D., is a clinical professor in the Department of Medicine at the ...
... 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 ...
... were reversed by Barrack Obama in 2009. You can read more about this area of research and about other types of stem cells here. Julia Hawkins has Stargardt's disease A previous trial involving spinal patients ...
... 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 ...
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 ...
... 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 ...
... his point home with a cautionary tale. In India, he recalled, a yogi came to study at Iyengar’s school and threw himself into a spinal twist. Black said he watched in disbelief as three of the man’s ribs ...
... comparisons of various treatments for neck pain, a problem that affects three quarters of Americans at some point in their lives but has no proven, first-line treatment. While many people seek out spinal ...
MONDAY, Jan. 2 (HealthDay News) -- Spinal manipulation and home exercise are more effective at relieving neck pain in the long term than medications, according to new research. People undergoing spinal ...
... that M.S. is becoming a manageable disease.” In M.S., the body’s immune system damages neurons in the brain and spinal cord, attacking the myelin sheath that insulates these nerves. About 85 percent ...
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