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Glimmer of Hope for Spine-Injury Victims

Glimmer of Hope for Spine-Injury Victims

It's just in rats for now, but scientists have induced spinal cord regrowth by taking tiny nerves from the rib cage, bathing them in a growth-inducing protein, and then grafting them into the area of the cut spinal cord. "By using tiny nerves from the rib cage as cables connecting the severed... Read More


Radical Cooling May Minimize Spinal Cord Damage

Radical Cooling May Minimize Spinal Cord Damage

When a person breaks his or her neck, the delicate and vital nerve tissue of the spinal cord can be torn, setting in motion a cascade of dying nerves up and down the spine. But a new technique that runs icy cold brine into the veins of spine injury victims to reduce their body temperature t... Read More


Reducing Stress Lowers Risk of Cardiovascular Problems

Reducing Stress Lowers Risk of Cardiovascular Problems

A Review in The Lancet reveals the importance of healthy lifestyle choices to reduce stressors related to cardiovascular risk factors. Researchers from John Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore examined records between 1990 to 2006. They observed how stress affects the sympathetic nervous system, im... Read More


Power Plate Technology Can Aid Physical Therapy

Power Plate Technology Can Aid Physical Therapy

For physical therapists who treat patients suffering from back pain and weakened core muscles, the Power Plate is a beneficial piece of technology. The machine vibrates to stimulate reflexive muscle contractions 25-50 times per second. The Power Plate increases blood circulation to core spina... Read More



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