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Spinal cord is ‘smarter’ than previously thought

It is well known that the circuits in this part of our nervous system, which travel down the length of our spine, control seemingly simple things like the pain reflex

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Electrical signals could help repair injured spinal cords

Electrical signals could help repair injured spinal cords A professor at Wichita State University is taking a special approach to the study of spinal cord injuries through research that uses

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Acting on impulse – spinal cord stimulation

Acting on impulse SSN talks to neurosurgeon Stana Bojanic about how spinal cord stimulation can be used to treat chronic neuropathic pain Interview by Ann Blythman Spinal Surgery News caught

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Findings identify receptors modulating macrophages response to spinal cord injury

Findings identify receptors modulating macrophage responses to spinal cord injury “When it comes to spinal cord injury, macrophages are a ‘double-edged sword’, providing both neural repair-promoting properties and pathological functions

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Spinal cord axon injury location determines regenerative fate of neuron

Spinal cord axon injury location determines neuron’s regenerative fate Scientists at University of California, San Diego School of Medicine have reported a previously unappreciated phenomenon in which the location of

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Telecommunications the key to spinal cord disorders treatment

The key to treat spinal cord disorders lies in information communication technology, says Professor Ozgur Baris Akan from Koç University in Istanbul. As part of a new research project, prof.

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Barrier Breaking Drug May Lead To Spinal Cord Injury Treatments

Injections of a new drug may partially relieve paralysing spinal cord injuries, based on indications from a study in rats, which was partly funded by the National Institutes of Health