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Therapy for chronic patients is a special challenge because the human body responds to a spinal cord injury with cell death, cysts and scarring. Now scientists from Canada found a promising therapy.
The administration of minocycline shortly after a spinal cord injury can reduce the over-activation of the autonomic nervous system and thus possibly avoid life-threatening situations.
Back by popular demand, Wings for Life UK bought the Cord Club back to M, Victoria Street, for a record-breaking evening. Learn more here.
STIMO is currently receiving a great deal of publicity. Three patients with chronic paraplegia have significantly improved their walking capacities after participating in this clinical study.
David can take voluntary steps again. He is one of three spinal cord injury patients benefitting from a truly remarkable clinical trial.
“I do feel a little wistful,” says Rosi Lederer and smiles. She plans to transition into retirement after eight years at Wings for Life. A very personal retrospective.
A completely new approach could significantly improve respiratory function after a spinal cord injury, thereby fundamentally improving the quality of life of many injured patients.
Hannes Kinigadner’s accident 15 years ago was the impetus to launch Wings for Life. For the very first time, his mother Waltraud speaks out on how his spinal cord injury changed the entire family.
Three leading scientists and their group teamed up to find something impressive. They showed how neurons regenerate over a complete injury site.
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At a mere 14 years of age, Emma Mertzokat passed away after suffering a spinal cord injury. We sat down with Sandra, her mother, to talk about the devastating injury, happiness, and a project very close to her heart.