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Scientists repair injured spinal cord using patients’ own stem cells

Intravenous injection of bone marrow derived stem cells (MSCs) in patients with spinal cord injuries led to significant improvement in motor functions, researchers from Yale University and Japan report Feb.

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ASCOT – Anterior Cervical Stabilisation

Promotional feature In 2005, the first SIGNUS plate for anterior cervical stabilisation was launched: TOSCA. In 2015 SIGNUS expanded its product range for the cervical spine: ASCOT is a system

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More than 200,000 patients waiting over a year for hospital treatment

New NHS England statistics published recently show the huge strain COVID-19 is putting on waiting lists, with more than 200,000 patients waiting more than a year for hospital treatment. A

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Fear of complaints pushing doctors to breaking point, warns MDU

Doctors fear a wave of complaints due to the difficulties of caring for patients during the pandemic, according to a new survey published recently. The survey of 1,203 doctors by

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Spinal Improvement Partnership between The Walton Centre NHS Trust and Northgate Public Services set to enhance patient safety

 The Walton Centre NHS Foundation Trust will become the first centre of excellence for spinal services to give surgeons and medical device manufacturers detailed insight on the long term effectiveness of

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TOSCA® Standard and Expansion – Anterior Cervical Stabilization

Promotional feature In 2005, the first SIGNUS plate for anterior cervical stabilization was launched: TOSCA. It offers the user a high degree of flexibility for ventral stabilisation of C2 to

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Blood pressure can be controlled without drugs after spinal cord injury

Dr. Richi Gill is back at work, able to enjoy time with his family in the evening and get a good night’s sleep, thanks to research. Three years ago, Gill

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Student uses zebrafish to study spinal deformities

Popular in aquariums all over the world, the zebrafish is native to South Asia. But in a Cincinnati Children’s laboratory, the freshwater variant plays a vital role in scientific discovery.

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Dr Kern Singh takes spine surgery to the next level

Dr. Kern Singh of Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush is one of a few spine surgeons in the Midwest performing endoscopic minimally invasive spinal surgery. This new, ultra-minimally invasive technique allows

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New treatment allows some people with spinal cord injury to regain hand and arm function

Using physical therapy combined with a noninvasive method of stimulating nerve cells in the spinal cord, University of Washington researchers helped six Seattle area participants regain some hand and arm