Published on June 14, 2017

New Medical Breakthroughs for Spinal Cord Injuries

AMAZING MOMENT: Man with spinal cord injury walks using exoskeleton in Charlotte

A man with a spinal cord injury will be going home with an exoskeleton device that allows him to walk again.

Scot Mills fell while building a tree house five years ago.

The accident robbed him the use of his legs.

“They said I would …

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Motocross rider launches foundation to inspire other young people with spinal cord injuries

“Sometimes they just need a mate,” the 27-year-old says of his motivation for launching What Disability, a not-for-profit foundation aimed at mentoring and inspiring people just like him — young spinal cord injury victims.

“I’m not going to sit there …

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Spinal cord injury patients continue to improve in Asterias Bio’s SCiStar study; shares ahead 8% premarket

Thinly traded micro cap Asterias Biotherapeutics (NYSEMKT:AST) perks up 8% premarket on average volume in response to its announcement of new data from ts Phase 1/2a SCiStar study assessing AST-OPC1 in patients with acute spinal cord injury.

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Evaluation of sexual and fertility dysfunction in spinal cord-injured men in Jamaica

Sexual dysfunction and infertility are common in males with traumatic spinal cord injuries (SCIs).

The objective of this study was to determine the prevalence of sexual dysfunction and infertility in males with traumatic SCI managed in Jamaica, as well …

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Wanted: People with spinal cord injuries for clinical trials

When people think about spinal cord injuries, oftentimes they honk of late actor Christopher Reeve, who suffered spinal cord injuries who was thrown from his horse during trial events for an equestrian competition in 1995.

NYPD Officer Steven McDonald …

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Woman On A Roll To Find Cure For Spinal Cord Injuries

Jessika decided she wouldn’t let her spinal cord injury stop her from doing what she loves.

She still works out, takes vacations to Disney World, and even scuba dives.

“This whole process is 90 percent mental.

If you’re not in a good mental state, it’s …

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Stem cell-based spinal cord therapy expanded to more patients

Moreover, the cells show signs of integrating with the surrounding tissue in animal studies, Ciacci said.

If the preliminary evidence holds up, Ciacci and colleagues plan to submit a paper detailing the results.

Curing paralysis from spinal cord injury …

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