Orlando Duque is among the world elite of cliff jumpers. And he ran the Wings for Life World Run. Here's the story behind this great photo.
Rapidly after a spinal cord injury, most patients receive opioids to diminish pain. A new study suggests that this decreases recovery and this effect is reversed by minocycline.
This photo taken during the Wings for Life World Run went around the world. Here’s the story behind the female participant suffering from a spinal cord injury.
After a spinal cord injury, cells die. But not all cell death is the same. Understanding and preventing the different types of cell death is important for a cure.
Many people with high spinal cord injury suffer from shortness of breath. In an animal experiment, breathing could now be restored for the first time in chronic spinal cord injury.
Everywhere, tons of data are being generated. Also in spinal cord research. Proper handling of so-called “big data” can help to promote a cure for spinal cord injuries.
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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.