Global SCI Research News (page 32)

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FES cycling promotes recovery in chronic spinal cord injury

A new study by Kennedy Krieger Institute’s International Center for Spinal Cord Injury finds that long-term functional electrical stimulation (FES) cycling is associated with substantial improvements in people with chronic spinal cord injury (SCI). Improvements include neurological and functional gains,…

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Cancer drug could be effective in treating SCI

A group of orthopaedic scientists have recently discovered that the administration of microRNA-210 could be an effective treatment for an injured spinal cord by promoting regeneration following injury. Previously, microRNA-210 has been studied as an effective treatment for cancer and…

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Leprosy bug turns adult cells into stem cells

Leprosy bacteria can reprogram cells to revert to a stem-cell-like state, able to mature into different cell types. The scientists stumbled on the discovery while researching the way leprosy spreads around the body. The mechanism of the hijacking is unclear,…

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