Spinal Cord Injuries

Using Brainpower to Control Paralyzed Limbs

Using Brainpower to Control Paralyzed Limbs

Researchers at Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois are developing systems to translate brain activity into real time muscle movements. Combining functional electrical stimulation (FES) and a neural implant, the new system could allow people paralyzed because of spinal cord damage ...

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Cell Death Discovery to Help Spinal Cord Injuries

Cell Death Discovery to Help Spinal Cord Injuries

Researchers from the Max Delbrueck Center for Molecular Medicine (MDC) Berlin-Buch, Germany in collaboration with researchers from the Aarhus University in Denmark have found a receptor responsible for inducing neuronal cell death caused by spinal cord injuries, strokes and aging. ...

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