A health ministry panel in Japan has approved the testing of human-induced pluripotent stem cells to treat spinal cord injuries.
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For the first time, a 3D printed spinal implant has been revealed to promote nerve growth across spinal cord injuries, restoring connections and lost function.
New rehabilitation protocols lead to restored neurological function in three paralyzed men who sustained cervical spinal cord injuries years ago.
Spinal cord stimulation and physical therapy have been reported to help a man, paralyzed since 2013, regain his ability to stand and walk with assistance.
Researchers have reported successful creation of spinal cord neural stem cells that could provide a scalable source of replacements cells for spinal cord injuries.
A first-in-human trial has reported that transplantation of neural stem cells into patients with spinal cord injury could produce measurable improvements.
A molecule associated with myelin has been demonstrated to stimulate growth in some neural cells; this aids current research methods for treating spinal cord injuries.