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Double Dose

Reprinted from PN/Paraplegia News July 2015

Two drugs already on the market may help treat multiple sclerosis (MS). (More)

Stem Cell Surge

Reprinted from PN/Paraplegia News June 2015

The University of California-San Diego charges forward with the first human clinical trial to inject stem cells directly into the spinal cords of patients with complete thoracic spinal-cord injury. (More)

Preventing Pressure

Reprinted from PN/Paraplegia News June 2015

The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is working with General Electric (GE) to test a new tool in hopes of putting an end to pressure sores. (More)

Protein Treatment

Reprinted from PN/Paraplegia News June 2015

The key to preventing paralysis may be in a protein found in white blood cells. (More)

The Big Idea

Reprinted from PN/Paraplegia News May 2015

In April of 2014, results from a study in which electrical stimulation applied to the spines of four participants with spinal-cord injury (SCI) at the University of Louisville shocked the nation. The stimulation helped the men voluntarily move paralyzed limbs. (More)

Down To The DNA

Reprinted from PN/Paraplegia News May 2015

Gene therapy, the latest research in a cure for SCI, uses genetic material as opposed to stem cells, to promote regrowth. (More)

Realistic Touch

Reprinted from PN/Paraplegia News April 2015

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) and the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) are together improving prosthetics with wounded and paralyzed veterans in mind. (More)

Spinal Stimulation

Reprinted from PN/Paraplegia News April 2015

Researchers in Switzerland have developed a spinal implant that gets paralyzed rats walking again. (More)

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