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Traumatic brain injuries can have severe and long-lasting repercussions that involve damage to the organ's tissue, cognitive impairments and disability. An implantable "brain glue" material developed at the University of Georgia could offer a way to intervene, by mimicking the supporting structure of brain cells to prevent tissue loss and regenerate neurons.Continue ReadingCategory: Medical, Scie
A detailed analysis of 13 case histories has found intravenous injections of stem cells lead to substantial motor function improvements in patients suffering spinal cord injury. The research also suggests the novel therapy is safe, with no major adverse events recorded, but larger clinical trials are needed to further affirm efficacy.Continue ReadingCategory: Medical, ScienceTags: Stem Cells, Spi
The brain is an incredibly complex network of connections, but in some neurological disorders those connections can be lost. Researchers from the UK, Germany and Japan have now created synthetic molecules that may be able to help patch them up, with tests in cultured cells and mice showing promise in treating disease and injury.Continue ReadingCategory: Medical, ScienceTags: Brain, Molecules, Pro
One of the serious and enduring side effects of a spinal cord injury can be the gradual development of regular muscle spasms, something that afflicts around 70 percent of sufferers, according to researchers at the University of Copenhagen. These scientists may have uncovered an effective new treatment for this side effect in the form of an existing blood pressure medication, which proved capable
Scientists at the University of California San Diego are reporting a breakthrough in spinal injury research, demonstrating a new injection technique in mice they say can deliver far larger doses of stem cells to problem areas with far less risk.
After months of concern, the CDC has revealed it's confident in claiming the “vast majority” of recent lung injury cases related to e-cigarette use can be linked to illicit THC vape liquids containing vitamin E acetate.


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