390 Results for Spinal Cord Injuries

  1. FDA Clears First Embryonic Stem Cell Trial for Spinal Cord Injury

    ...ARTICLE IN BRIEFThe FDA has approved a small clinical trial to begin testing the safety of GRNOPC1, an oligodendrocyte (spinal cord) human embryonic stem cell therapy that has shown promise in stimulating nerve growth...

    • Neurology Today
    • March 05, 2009
  2. FDA Approves Breathing Device for Spinal Cord Injury Patients

    ...In June, the FDA approved the NeuRx Diaphragm Pacing System (DPS)™ for spinal cord injury patients dependent on ventilators who cannot control their diaphragms. The electronic device is implanted in the diaphragm

    • Neurology Today
    • August 07, 2008
  3. Novel Brain-Controlled Technology Allows Paralyzed Man to Use His Arm and Hand

    ... of that possibility in a March 28 online report in The Lancet in which they describe a “proof-of-concept” demonstration with a man who had suffered a C4 spinal cord injury eight years before signing up for the...

    • Fitzgerald, Susan
    • Neurology Today
    • May 04, 2017
  4. Adverse Events Reported to Be Higher for Neurological In-Patients in Canadian Study: What Can Be Done?

    ... Conditions.”]In the new study, AEs occurred most often in patients with spinal cord injury, stroke, Alzheimer disease and related dementia (ADRD), and traumatic brain injury (TBI). Infections and respiratory...

    • Samson, Kurt
    • Neurology Today
    • July 06, 2017
  5. Dr. Barth Green: Stem Cells and Spinal Cord Injury

    Barth Green, MD, co-founder of the Miami Project and chairman of neurosurgery at the University of Miami, talks with Neurology Today about the opportunities for neural stem cell transplantation to cure paralysis — what...

    • Neurology Today
    • September 20, 2012
  6. Spinal Cord Injury Patients May Have Higher Risk for Cardiovascular Disease

    ...ARTICLE IN BRIEFInvestigators, who analyzed data from a population-based health survey, reported that spinal cord injury (SCI) patients were 2.72 times more likely than people without a SCI to report having heart

    • Fitzgerald, Susan
    • Neurology Today
    • August 15, 2013